Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 2/26/2021

Good evening,  

We continue to see improvements in the COVID-19 numbers. While three more Eastonites were diagnosed with the virus for the week ending February 20, the rate per 100,000 fell to 14.3 for the two weeks ending that day. We continue to vaccinate more Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Easton Democrats Welcome New Residents

Invite Participation on Town Boards and Commissions

Like many towns in Connecticut, Easton has seen a rapidly increasing number of voters who register as Democrats. So many, that for the first time in many years, “We’re nearly at parity and that’s great news for everyone,” said Continue reading “Easton Democrats Welcome New Residents”

Letter: Courage in Leadership

To the Editor:

Citizens who attended the Feb. 19 Board of Selectman meeting were treated to an act of courage we rarely witness in our leaders. Selectwoman Kristi Sogofsky suggested that the BOS withdraw a decision they made last summer and bring the issue to our legislative body, Continue reading “Letter: Courage in Leadership”

Virtual Roundtable on Public Health Care Options

State Rep. Anne Hughes along with fellow Fairfield County legislators state Rep. Cristin McCarthy-Vahey, state Rep. Jennifer Leeper, and state Senator Will Haskell will hold a virtual roundtable discussion with state Comptroller Kevin Lembo tonight.

The discussion will be on health Continue reading “Virtual Roundtable on Public Health Care Options”

Jesse Lee Church Document Spring Shredding Event

A spring document shredding event at Jesse Lee United Methodist Church, 25 Flat Rock Road, Easton, Conn. is on for Saturday, April 17, from 9 a.m. to noon, rain or shine.

Church members feel confident that despite Covid-19, their vendor, ShredSmart, can safely and securely destroy Continue reading “Jesse Lee Church Document Spring Shredding Event”

Pummeled by Cross Currents of Politics and Violence

Waves of fury and incredulity pummel my mental shores. Naïve as I am, despite the pundits’ prediction that Senate Republicans would vote to acquit Trump, I believed that dedication to democracy, oaths of office, oaths of impartiality, and love of country would win out over party Continue reading “Pummeled by Cross Currents of Politics and Violence”

Pro Bono Legal Program to Benefit from Local Day of Giving Event

The Center for Family Justice will participate in the eighth annual Fairfield County’s Giving Day on Feb. 25, with its proceeds from the regional day of philanthropy designated for an innovative program which offers its domestic violence clients free legal services.

This year, Continue reading “Pro Bono Legal Program to Benefit from Local Day of Giving Event”

Christ Church Announces ‘Ash & Dash’

Christ Church in snow

The Parish of Christ Church is preparing for its annual Ash & Dash Ash Wednesday, on Feb.17, from 3 to 5 p.m.  In years past, Ash & Dash enabled those unable to attend an in-church service to receive ashes while remaining in their cars.

This year, Ash & Dash Continue reading “Christ Church Announces ‘Ash & Dash’”

Time to Talk to Teens About Dating Abuse Is Now

February is the month of hearts, flowers, candy, and romance. Beyond the sweet remembrances that can make this month so special, February is also Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. That makes this month the perfect time for parents and guardians to begin a conversation with the Continue reading “Time to Talk to Teens About Dating Abuse Is Now”

Alms to the Reading Gods of Samuel Staples Elementary School

I am quite sure that I stepped into my first grade classroom as a beam of pure light, radiating myself out as ardently as I could to every single color-coded Lippincott Basic Reader, singing hallelujahs with my very presence. Frozen by the moment, I stood coveting a desk at the very Continue reading “Alms to the Reading Gods of Samuel Staples Elementary School”