Easton toy shop to close on Christmas Eve

A beloved Massachusetts toy store plans to close before the end of the year.

After 25 years, The Village Toy Shop in Easton is shutting its doors on Christmas Eve.

Manager Julie Vaughan said business was impacted about 10 years ago when Target came to town but now there is just too much competition.

…The business just can no longer compete with Amazon and other big box retailers….

https://turnto10.com/news/local/easton-toy-shop-to-close-on-christmas-eve

Who needs car keys? Hyundai’s New Car Lets Drivers Use Fingerprints Instead of Keys

…The South Korean carmaker unveiled the 2019 Santa Fe SUV at a Chinese auto show Friday, and its new fingerprint technology allows consumers to do much more than open doors.

Hyundai said that multiple owners will be able to register their encrypted fingerprint data on a car and also record certain driving preferences,…

http://fortune.com/2018/12/17/hyundai-santa-fe-suv-fingerprints-keys/

Women & Finance – Today Dec. 18, 2018, 3 to 4PM – Another FREE Ames Free Library Event

Are you hesitant to jump into the world of online bill paying or banking?  Do you keep putting off setting up your 401k or IRA?  Does talk of risk tolerance or asset allocation  make you uneasy?  Do you avoid financial planning because someone else in your household makes most of the financial decisions?  Sit down with Mary to talk about some basic financial concepts from a woman’s perspective. This is a discussion only and the goal is to make you more comfortable with finance and financial topics.

Register Here! or call 508-238-2000, Ext. 3

 

Event Location:

Queset House, 1st Floor Presentation Commons
51 Main St.
EastonMA 02356

Event Time

3:00pm – 4:00pm

Social Media Trends to Watch in 2019

 

…1. The growing importance of personal branding to business branding

Particularly for small businesses, putting a real, human face to a brand name helps to build loyalty. A brand that’s more relatable, and has the human element, naturally garners more trust, and trust is essential for building relationships.

One way to humanize a brand is to promote the personal brand of the business owner or a high-level leader…

https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/5-social-media-trends-to-watch-in-2019/544441/

70 Is The New 40 (For People Who Stick With Exercise)

Exercise Wins: Fit Seniors Can Have Hearts That Look 30 Years Younger

When the running and aerobics boom hit in the 1970s, a lot of smart people took up an exercise habit and have stuck with it ever since. Those people, some now in their 70s, seem to have put a brake on the aging process, maintaining the heart, lung and muscle fitness of healthy people at least 30 years younger.

Those are the findings of  a recent study from Ball State University,  headed by exercise physiologist Scott Trappe…

https://goo.gl/rhAfji

Active Easton Police Investigation

EASTON — There is an active police investigation in the area of Bay and Allen roads in Easton at this time. The public and motorists are asked to stay clear of the area at this time to allow emergency vehicles to have access.

It has been determined that there is no danger to the public at this time. Police Chief Gary Sullivan will be addressing the media later this afternoon at the Easton Police Department, and updates will be posted to this website and on social media.

Members of the media are asked to stage at the Easton Police Department, located at 46 Lothrop St. in North Easton.

Shooting at intersection of Bay and Allen. Three gun shot wound victims being reported at this time. One is the suspect. EPD set to speak in a press conference soon.

Active Police Investigation

Hollywood loves making movies in Easton

The town has played host to filming of at least five movies, with three in the last 13 months.

Easton is located about 25 miles from Boston, just off Route 24. The town has several historic buildings and a state park in Borderland. One location manager who has scouted dozens of locations for Hollywood movies previously said he eyed the Ames Mansion at the park for years. “I’ve scouted that house for several movies, but never used it,” Charlie Harrington told The Enterprise last August. “The director looked at five mansions in the area and they drove around to each one and the director picked this one.”…

http://easton.wickedlocal.com/news/20160410/hollywood-loves-making-movies-in-easton—-heres-why

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I am here today at South Easton Motor Sales – 12/16/2018

South Easton Motor Sales
300 Turnpike St. Easton, MA 02375
508-238-1077 - text me at 508-789-8699
semscars.net
Email Me

I’m here today from 11 to 5, if anyone is interested in purchasing a used vehicle. We have a great selection of sedans, SUV’s, pickup trucks and vans.

A family run  business since 1947, one of Easton’s oldest!

Comment below if you have any questions.

Thank you!

Genealogy help with Easton Historian Ed Hands – Today 12/15, 2:30pm – 4:30pm, Ames Free Library, Queset House – FREE and open to all…

Easton Genealogy Club

Stuck on a tough “puzzle” in your family tree?  Join Ed Hands and the Easton Genealogy Club where you can use the Ames Free Library’s resources to solve the riddle!

The Easton Genealogy Club meets the 2nd Saturday of each month.

Free and open to all!

Event Location:
Queset House, 1st Floor Library Room
51 Main St.
Easton, MA 02375

Event Time

2:30pm – 4:30pm