Wednesday, May 22, 2013
The Stoneforge Grille took home top honors for the night.
Business owners, restaurateurs, chefs, and residents gathered at Stonehill College Tuesday night for the sixth annual Taste of Easton conducted by the Chamber of Commerce. In total, 46 local businesses showcased the best they had to offer. Twenty-five exhibitors and sponsors joined the festivities, and 21 restaurants provided samples and munchies. The Oliver Ames jazz band provided entertainment for the night and a percentage of proceeds from the event benefited the Easton Food Pantry. This year, the Stoneforge Grille was named as the best dish winner for its sirloin steak courtesy of chef Vasilios Papas. The 'Forge has come close to winning before, including last year when it was a runner-up to Maguire's Bar and Grille. "We do the steak …
Looking to get a sense of local real estate values? Here’s a quick snapshot of homes that have sold in Easton over the past week.
As part of Easton Patch's Sold! feature, we'll be showing you a roundup of homes that have been sold in Easton during the previous week. Here’s a closer look at the homes sold in Easton this past week: 61 Wedgewood Dr, Easton, MA 02356 46 Center Street, Easton, MA 02356 39 Union Street, Easton, MA 02356
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
A home on granite Lane is on sale for over $800,000
This home at 10 Granite Lane is being marketed for $849,900. Description from NewEnglandMoves.com: This gracious custom Colonial is set on 3.78A & boasts sophisticated spaces wi/mpeccable detail. The spectacular gourmet kitchen features granite counters, high end appliances, immense ctr island plus sunlit dining area w/window seat. This home also offers a majestic library w/coffered ceiling &gas FP. Lower level is a nicely laid out game room along w/full gym &le storage area. All of this framed by lush landscaped grounds, I/G heated pool, magnificent full svc.cabana, ext.FP,stonework&more! Home is listed by: Listed By Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Michelle Lawton For more information, click here.
Monday, May 20, 2013
A look at some available jobs in and around the Shovel Town.
Sunday, May 19, 2013
A smattering of business news in the region.
Easton Easton’s Pawsitive Energy Offers Massages For Dogs Has your dog had a long, hard day running around Frothingham Park? Or maybe your older pooch's bad leg is acting up again. It might be time to take your pet for a little pup pampering. Pawsitive Energy Animal Massage located at the intersection of Routes 106 and 138 on Turnpike Street offers massages for all kinds of dogs by owner and trained animal masseuse Shannon Ribeiro. Ribeiro opened the business in 2012 and has been enjoying her time in town Norton Blueview Nursery in Norton Thriving Since 1949 When you come to the Blueview Nursery in Norton, acres and acres of thousands of flowers, trees and shrubberies come into view. Anthony Cogliano has been in the plant …
The state's Restaurant and Business Alliance said there was "no sign of opposition" at a hearing this week.
The Joint Committee on Revenue in the Massachusetts legislature held a hearing this week on the notion of a potential meals tax holiday for August and one supporting group liking its chances. According to the state's Restaurant and Business Alliance (R.A.B.A), the hearing held Tuesday for the Meals Tax Holiday Bill saw "no sign of opposition" to the measure. Twelve legislators have signed on to the bill primarily sponsored by Rep. Keiko Orrall of Lakeville and Sen. Michael O. Moore of Millbury. If passed, the legislation would go into effect from Sunday, Aug. 11 through Thursday, Aug. 15. "We should offer a Meals Tax Holiday to benefit employees and small local business owners inside Massachusetts to help stimulate the economy," said …
Friday, May 17, 2013
Wheaton Farm's Community Gardens held a ribbon cutting ceremony last weekend.
Submitted to Easton Patch: It was still raining at 7:00 Saturday morning, May 11, but by 8:00, the rain had stopped and by 9:30 the sun was trying hard to peek through the clouds. It was going to be a fine day for the ribbon cutting ceremony at the new community gardens at the Wheaton Farm in Easton. “I asked the Great Spirit to shine on us this day”, said Bill Bean, a local Native American who blessed the land before the ribbon to the garden was cut. “This garden is possible because of the community effort put into it”, said Todd Sandstrum, vice chair of the Agricultural Commission. “The gardens are a collaboration between the Easton Agricultural Commission, the Conservation Commission and the Wheaton Farm Committee”, Sandstrum said …
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Thursday, May 16, 2013
I'm hoping to drive my old beater into the ground before we need to get another car, but I'm on the lookout. What's your next car going to be?
My wife and I drive a perfectly good 2002 Nissan Sentra with 127,318 miles on it. "Stella" has four wheels and gets us from Point A to Point B. We've reached the stage in the life of the car where we don't repair body damage (as you can tell from the accompanying photo). I'm ashamed for my Dad to see it. But hey, it's paid for. Even though I'd love to get 200K miles out of Stella, she has some mechanical problems, like a seized bolt that has left the transmission fluid unchangeable for about eight years. She could conk out any old day. So we've been on the lookout for our next car. I'm paying attention to car commercials, asking friends about their cars. You know the feeling. We're looking for something that gets good gas mileage, and is …
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