Easton Town Meeting approves new pickleball courts engineering

Last night, Easton Town Meeting attendees voted to approve CPA spending of $38,000 for engineering work for 6 new dedicated pickleball courts. Next steps are to acquire construction bids and obtain final approval. If all goes right, construction can begin June 2020.

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MarketWatch:Uber and Lyft IPOs mean the cheap rides are coming to an end

To get to profitability, ride-hailing companies will have to get rid of drivers or raise prices, and they are likely to do both…

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/uber-and-lyft-ipos-mean-the-cheap-rides-are-coming-to-an-end-2019-05-09

 

 

Lee Williams, Having a Paper Route in Easton during the 40’s and 50’s

Listen to Easton townie, Lee “Mr. Easton” Williams, talk about how it was to have a paper route as a kid growing up in Easton during the 1940;s and 50’s.

NPR – Anger Can Be Contagious — Here’s How To Stop The Spread

Even if you’re not aware of it, it’s likely that your emotions will influence someone around you today.

This can happen during our most basic exchanges, say on your commute to work. “If someone smiles at you, you smile back at them,” says sociologist Nicholas Christakis of Yale University. “That’s a very fleeting contagion of emotion from one person to another.”

But it doesn’t stop there. Emotions can spread through social networks almost like the flu or a cold. And the extent to which emotions can cascade is eye-opening.

For instance, Christakis’ research has shown that if you start to become happier with your life, a friend living close by has a 25 percent higher chance of becoming happy too. And your partner is more likely to feel better as well. The happiness can even spread to people to whom you’re indirectly connected…

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