Friday, October 26, 2012
A look around Easton today.
1. Art Adventures at the Children's Museum in Easton Join us every Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. starting September 23rd for this exciting drop in. Every week has a new adventure! Explore different forms of dance, music, drama, as well as painting, clay and more in this creative workshop. Special guest teachers will bring their art to life in this interactive and fun filled program. "Art Adventures" does not require registration and is free with paid admission to the Museum. Admission is $7.50 per person; members and children under 1 are free. 2. Special Town Meeting Nov. 19 The Town of Easton will hold a Special Town Meeting on Monday, November 19, 2012 at the Oliver Ames High School Auditorium on Lothrop Street. For a copy of the …
Monday, October 15, 2012
A look at what is happening today in Easton.
1. Book Discussion at Ames Free Library There will be a discussion of Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Ames Free Library. 2. Green Communities Committee The Green Communities Committee will be meeting at Easton Town Offices today beginning at 5 p.m. To view the Town Calendar, click here. 3. Easton Board of Selectmen The Easton Board of Selectmen is meeting today at Easton Town Offices beginning at 7 p.m. tonight. For more information, click here. 4. Master Plan Steering Committee Seeking Candidates The Planning Board and Board of Selectmen are seeking candidates for the Master Plan Steering Committee. This committee will direct the development of Easton’s new comprehensive Master Plan which will lay out a detailed …
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
During a live chat last week, Town Administrator David Colton took questions on a number of topics.
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Few hot topics weren't discussed last week when Town Administrator David Colton took questions from Easton residents during a live Patch chat. Colton was joined by Police Chief Allen Krajcik, DPW Director David Field, Town Accountant Wendy Nightingale and Town Planner Brad Washburn. Topics included shovelshop and downtown revitalization, town elections, and crime. Overwhelmingly, however, residents were interested in development around town and town finances. Colton will join us for a live chat again on May 24 at noon. Residents will have an opportunity to ask questions about the May 21 Town Meeting or any other topic. Here is a look at some highlights from last week: EastonPatch: With the Shovelshop deal now closed, what can we expect to …
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
What is happening today in Easton?
1. Story Time for children ages 4-6 will be at the Ames Free Library today at 10:30 a.m. An afternoon session will be at 1:45 p.m. For more information, click here. 2. There will be a Thursday Knitters Group today at the library beginning at 5:30 p.m. For more information, click here. 3. An Overeaters Anonymous Meeting will be at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church today at 7 p.m. For more information, click here. 4. The Easton School Committee is meeting tonight at 7 p.m. at Oliver Ames High School. For more information, click here. 5. In case you missed it, disturbances at two Easton restaurants have kept Easton Police busy. Click here to read about it.
Monday, February 6, 2012
What is the most important issue at tonight's Town Meeting?
Monday, February 6, 2012
The Easton Special Town Meeting is scheduled for tonight at Oliver Ames High School. The town will vote on eight articles (one article will be dismissed on the floor). Articles range from a Mobile Home Bylaw to budget amendments, to adding a generator for the Town of Easton Offices. What do you think is the most important issue at tonight's Town Meeting?
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
A look ahead at Wednesday
1. Mornings With Mother Goose will be at Ames Free Library today at 10:30 a.m. Story Time for Children ages 2 and a half to 3 will be at 11:30 a.m. 2. Tween Yoga will be at the Easton Yoga Center today at 3:15 p.m. Children's Yoga Class will be at 4:30 p.m. 3. The Easton Cultural Council will meet at 7 p.m. tonight at the Town of Easton Offices. For a full schedule, click here. 4. The Oliver Ames hockey team will take on Mansfield today and the wrestling team will travel to Canton. To view our Tiger Tally, click here. 5. In case you missed it, Republican Sean Bielat officially announced his bid for Congress yesterday. Click here to read about it.
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Easton has secured a total $3 million in state grants for revitalization of downtown.
Trustees of Reservation, which has partnered with the Town of Easton in the purchase of the former Governor Ames Estate on Oliver Street, will receive $500,000 worth of help for the state., Senator Brian A. Joyce told Easton selectmen Monday the town was awarded the money through the state's Local Acquisitions for Natural Diversity grant during fiscal year 2013. The money will go towards helping the Trustees of Reservation's purchase of the $4 million 30-acre estate, which is being sold by the Ames family. At Town Meeting last May, the town voted to bond $500,000 in Community Preservation Act funds to purchase Conservation Restrictions for the land. The remaining $3 million will be raised by anonymous donors to the Trustees. The State's …
Happy Wednesday, Easton
1. Mornings with Mother Goose will be at 10:30 a.m. this morning at Ames Free Library. Story Time for ages 2 1/2 to 3 will be at 11:30 a.m. For more information, click here. 2. There will be an adult bible study today at 2 p.m. at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. For more information, click here. 3. The Easton Finance Committee will meet tonight at the Town of Easton Offices at 7 p.m. For more information, click here. 4. The Oliver Ames wrestling team will be at home tonight against Foxborough at 7:10 p.m. The hockey team will take on North Attleboro at 7 p.m. To view our Tiger Tally, click here. 5. In case you missed it, Easton was awarded $500,000 by the state to put towards the Gov. Ames Estate. To read about it, click here.
Thursday, January 5, 2012
10 current articles to include shovelshop, dam at Ames Pond and a generator for Town Offices.
The latest draft of the Town of Easton Special Town Meeting Warrant was released this week with 10 proposed articles. The Easton Special Town Meeting is currently scheduled for Feb. 6 at the Oliver Ames High School auditorium. Selectmen and Finance Committee members have yet to officially recommend any of the proposed articles, which range from Shovelshop easement purchases to a Mobile Home Bylaw. The Mobile Home bylaw, Article One, would allow the town to regulate rents and evictions in Easton’s mobile home park once the state grants the authority to Easton. The bylaw is an extension of an article passed in the May 2011 Town Meeting. Other notable articles include Article Six, which would purchase a generator for the Town of Easton …
Monday, December 12, 2011
Happy Tuesday, Easton!
1. Today at 9 a.m., children's class registration will be at Maplewood Country Day Camp and Enrichment Center. For more information, click here. 2. Storytime and Fun will be today at the Village Toy Shop at 10:30 a.m. To view a full schedule of events, click here. 3. At Town Offices tonight, the Historical Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. and the Capital Planning Committee is meeting at 7 p.m. 4. The boys' basketball scrimmaged Taunton last night and the girls basketball team will scrimmage against Braintree at 4:45 today. To view our winter sports Tiger Tally, click here. 5. In case you missed it, columnist Ross Muscato sat down with the founder of Hilliards Candy over the weekend. Click here to read about it.