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5 Things You Need to Know September 5 in Easton

A look at what is happening today in Easton.

1. Easton Lions Grange Thrift Shop is Open Today

The Easton Lions Grange Charitable Thrift Shop is open every Wednesday from 10-2 and Saturdays from 9 to 3. We are located at the intersection of Rt.138 & Elm St, next to the Union Villa. Your donations are tax deductible.

New used inventory coming in all the time. We are loaded for bear. Dining sets, end tables, couches, chairs, patio sets, glassware, prints, paintings, tools, collectibles, jewelry, nick-knacks, books, toys, bikes, records, clothing, baby things, household items, and an endless count of usable items by the many hundreds. Everything is priced to move and everyone can dicker. No reasonable offers refused.

2. Easton Finance Committee Meeting Tonight

The Easton Finance Committee is scheduled to meet tonight at 7 p.m. at the Town of Easton Offices. For a full look at the Town of Easton calendar, click here.

3. Primary Elections Are Scheduled for Thursday

Easton residents are reminders that election day for State Primaries is Thursday, Sept. 6. Voting will be at . Below is a message from Town Clerk Jeremy Gillis relating to election day traffic:

Due to a mix of scheduling issues, this will be the first election held on a Thursday in Massachusetts since 1988.  It is also  the first week of school in Easton.  In an effort to reduce traffic congestion during bus drop-off/Start of the School day, and during pick-up/end of school day, I am requesting that if voters can avoid the times of 7-7:30 AM and 2-2:30 PM IF POSSIBLE, it will greatly reduce wait times to vote and allow buses/parents to drop off/pick up quicker as well. 

If you can notify your voters that if they  can vote at different times during the day, it will greatly enhance their ability to get in and vote and get out in a timely fashion.  Of course if they need to vote during those times, we will make their experience as efficient as possible. 

As a reminder the deadline to apply for an absentee ballot is tomorrow @ 12 noon.

4. Easton Patch is on Facebook!

Help us in our quest to reach 1,000 facbeook fans. "Like" us on facebook by clicking here - and tell your friends!

5. Oliver Ames to Add IPad Mobile Lab

The Easton School Committee approved a plan to add a mobile IPad lab to Oliver Ames High School using Naming Campaign Funds.

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