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Easton Town Crier for November 2nd

This week's Easton Town Crier

Reminder! All precincts in Easton vote at the Oliver Ames High School on Tuesday, November 6th, 2012. Polls are open from 6:30 am to 8:00 pm. Your vote is your voice.

Local Government News

Special Town Meeting on November 19th
The Town of Easton will hold a Special Town Meeting on Monday, November 19th, 2012 at the Oliver Ames High School Auditorium at 7:00 pm. To view the warrant, please click here.

On November 6th Vote and Vax!
The Easton Board of Health will be offering flu vaccines at Oliver Ames High School the day of the election, November 6 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm. Note that pre-registration is not necessary unless you want a child between the ages of 2 and 18 to have a dose of the Flu Mist. If so, please call the Board of Health at 230-0620 to secure a dose of the Flu Mist or with any other questions. Click here for more information.  

Disposal of Storm Debris from Hurricane Sandy
The Town of Easton Department of Public Works will temporarily accept Storm Debris at the Prospect Street Landfill located at 114 Prospect Street on the following days between the hours of 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM:

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 3rd
FRIDAY NOVEMBER 9th
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 10th

Only normal Storm Debris consisting of limbs and brush will be accepted from Easton residents. No leaves or grass clippings will be accepted. Landscapers, tree companies, or commercial contractors WILL NOT be allowed to use this location regardless of where the debris was collected from.

This is a service for Easton residents to dispose of storm debris resulting from Hurricane Sandy. The Town will not be picking up debris from private property. Residents are asked not to drag debris to the side of the road. Storm debris determined to be from private property will not be removed. If you have any questions regarding storm debris, please call the Department of Public Works at (508) 230-0800.

Update to the Conservation Commission
The Conservation Commission meeting originally scheduled for October 29, and cancelled because of Hurricane Sandy has been rescheduled for Monday, November 5th at 6:30 p.m. at 15 Barrows Street, Frothingham Hall.   

 Community News

Easton Garden Club Meeting
On Thursday, November 8 the Easton Garden Club will hold their next meeting at the Covenant Congregational Church, 204 Center Street, N. Easton.  Social time will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting will start at 7:00 p.m.  The meeting will be a workshop for the Green Sale.  Members will learn construction of swags, wreaths and centerpieces.  Members should bring garden gloves and clippers.

Environmental Links to Breast Cancer

Monday, November 5, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm at the Main Library, 53 Main Street. Cheryl Osimo, Director of Events & Communication for the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) and Co-Founder & Outreach Coordinator for Silent Spring Institute (SSI), will discuss environmental and political issues surrounding the breast cancer epidemic. She will discuss the imperative to prevent breast cancer before it starts in order to change the legacy of breast cancer for future generations. Free and open to all, registration required.

FEEE Volleyball Tournament Sign Up Extended
Due to the storm craziness, FEEE has extended the deadline for registering for November 16's Volleyball Tournament to Monday, November 5.  The $200 fee covers your team of eight players (teams can be up to 10, but players over the first eight are an extra $10 apiece).  For more information and all the forms you'll need, visit http://feeeonline.org/?page_id=7.  This event is filling up quickly and will sell out, so get your paperwork in now!  FEEE is also looking for new members to join its board.  If you want to play a bigger role in your child's education, reach out to info@feeeonline.org.  We'd especially love to hear from you if you have experience with database management (such as Microsoft Access) or marketing/design (Adobe programs, Constant Contact, etc).

Bristol County TRIAD – Reducing Crimes Against Seniors
The Bristol County TRIAD is a three way partnership between the Bristol County Sheriff's Office, the Easton Police Department and senior citizens of Easton. The primary goal of TRIAD is to reduce the criminal victimization of the elderly. The next meeting will be on Thursday, November 8th at Frothingham Hall at 9:30am.  A guest speaker will be doing a presentation on Fall Prevention.  All Easton seniors are invited to attend.

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