A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass
On Tuesday June 14th, we celebrated the many years of service by Anne Fiyalka to the Easton Senior Center. Congratulations Anne, we appreciate your years of service!
Joel Barlow’s Annual Commencement Ceremony is Monday, June 20th at 5:00pm. Students arrive at 4:00pm to start to line up and doors open to guests at 4:00pm at the William A. O’Neill Center/ Stephen Feldman Arena at Western Connecticut State University.
Public Works will begin chip sealing the town roads the week of June 20th. Details can be found on the home page of the town website or by copying and pasting this link, https://www.eastonct.gov/home/news/chip-sealing-on-town-roads-beginning-week-of-june-20th
If you need a recycling container or yours is damaged, please contact RWS at 203-334-1660. Also, please refer to the Easton Courier article on June 15th regarding the contamination of Easton’s recycling mainly with plastic bags https://eastoncourier.news/2022/06/15/you-might-not-be-recycling-as-well-as-you-think/ Please keep in mind that the town pays fines or rather, the tax payers do for contamination.
Prior to the pandemic, I held a number of brown bag lunches or evening programs to reach out to the people of Easton. I believe we are now at a point where it is safe to go back to these and I have planned a meeting for June 28th at 7:00 p.m. at Easton Town Hall.
ERBL is hosting the 11U Cal Ripken District Tournament starting this Saturday at Maple Row Field (50/70 field behind Easton Country Day School). The tournament runs from June 18th through June 25th with games every day so come on out and watch some competitive and fun baseball games. ERBL’s 11U team plays Sunday, June 19th at 3:30 p.m. and will be defending their 2021 10U championship title!
6/18 – Games are 10:00 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.
6/19 – Games are 1:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. (ERBL game)
*** Redding Roadhouse Food Truck for both days ***
6/20 – 6/24 – Games start at 5:45 p.m.
6/25 – 11U Championship game
Any Easton/Redding singers in town? We would love to have folks sing the national anthem before each game. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested.
A couple of reminders:
Christ Church Easton, 59 Church Road will once again host its Concerts on the Hill summer concerts beginning June 19th. Concert goers may bring a BYOB picnic or dine from food and ice cream trucks and buy craft beer or wine on site. Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for seniors, and free for children and teens. Concerts will run from June 19th through August 14th. Gates open at 5:30 p.m and music begins at 6:00 p.m. Rain dates are on Mondays. Learn more at www.facebook.com/concertsonthehilleaston or you may contact the church for more information about the series at email@example.com.
Please join us for an Ice Cream Social at the Morehouse Park Pavilion on Saturday, June 18th at noon in recognition of students from SSES and HKMS who submitted artwork for the Welcome to Easton signs. This event is sponsored by the Easton Planning & Zoning Commission. The signs created with the winning artwork will be on display. Rain Date will be Sunday, June 19th at noon. Please see website by copying and pasting to browser https://www.eastonct.gov/land-use/news/ice-cream-social-on-june-18th
Union Cemetery volunteer clean-up continues on June 18th from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. with the emphasis on removing the brush and vegetation around the headstones to allow mowers access. Volunteers need to bring their own tools. Brush cutters, clippers, and heavy-duty gloves. There is a good deal of poison ivy and poison sumac growing, long sleeves are highly recommended.
A reminder from the Tax Collector’s Office that tax bills will be sent out late June and are due July 1, 2022 and payable without interest until August 1, 2022. Taxes will be available for viewing and payment online at www.eastonct.gov as of July 1st. If you closed on a property or refinanced during the months of May, June, or July, and your taxes are not escrowed through your bank, and you did not receive a real estate property tax bill by July 1, 2022, please contact our office. If you have any additional questions, please contact the tax office via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 203-268-6291, Ext. 140.
June is dog license month, please visit the Town Clerk’s Office during regular business hours 8:30 a.m-4:30 p.m .M-F (closed 1-2 p.m).
Happy Father’s Day!