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5 Things You Need to Know August 8 in Easton

What is happening today around Easton?

5 Things You Need to Know August 8 in Easton

1. Easton Lions Grange Thrift Shop

Today beginning at 10 a.m., new used inventory is 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. Tips for Staying Safe With EEE

Want to make sure you're staying safe with EEE? Check out the town's website related to the subject by clicking here.

3. Governor Announces Economic Development Bill

Governor Deval Patrick yesterday signed, "An Act Relative to Infrastructure Investment, Enhanced Competitiveness and Economic Growth in the Commonwealth." The legislation will increase economic development and create jobs in the Commonwealth's key sectors of innovation and infrastructure.

“Jobs are our top priority, and creating the right environment for job growth means improving our infrastructure, preparing our workers, and encouraging industrial and commercial innovation,” said Governor Patrick. “That’s why Massachusetts is recovering faster than the nation, and why this bill matters.”

The legislation also sets the weekend of August 11-12 as a sales tax holiday to increase business for the Commonwealth’s retailers. For those two days, the sales tax is exempted from most items, but the holiday does not include restaurant meals, tobacco and single items that cost more than $2,500.

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5. Southeastern Regional School Committee Chair aiming for Beacon Hill

Yesterday, we continued our series profiling State Rep candidates in the 11th Plymouth District. To read about Mark Linde,

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