Bindelglass Runs for Second Term as First Selectman

Dr. David Bindelglass announced that he will run for re-election to a second two-year term as Easton’s first selectman. A small group gathered June 3 at Town Hall to witness the ceremonial filing, including his wife, Gloria, who is a nurse at Bridgeport Hospital, and Selectman Robert Continue reading “Bindelglass Runs for Second Term as First Selectman”

Finance Board OKs Design Funds for Pathway

The proposed multi-use pathway on Sport Hill Road is on the agenda for tonight’s Board of Selectman meeting following a 4-2 vote by he Board of Finance to approve $80,000 for preliminary design, pending taxpayer approval.

Expenditures of $20,000 or more must be approved by voters Continue reading “Finance Board OKs Design Funds for Pathway”

Voters Approve Town and School Budgets

Reject Resolution on Racism and Public Health

Town Clerk Christine Halloran today released the official results of the May 4 referendum. The polling went well and more voters turned out for the referendum than was typical in recent years, she said.

Last year, an executive order Continue reading “Voters Approve Town and School Budgets”

‘Balloon Lady’ Creates Welcome Message for Voters

Patty Jurgielewicz lifted the spirits of passers by on the corner of Westport Road and Bibbins Road with her ballon art messages last year during the the COVID-19 pandemic shut down.

Today, as taxpayers go to the polls at Samuel Staples Elementary School to vote on the town and Continue reading “‘Balloon Lady’ Creates Welcome Message for Voters”

Proposed 2021-22 Budget Heads to Annual Town Meeting

The Board of Finance approved a budget of $46,249,385 to fund town and school spending in 2021-22, pending taxpayer approval. 

Town officials will present the budget proposed for discussion and comment at the Annual Town Meeting on Monday, April 26 at 7 p.m. at Samuel Staples Elementary Continue reading “Proposed 2021-22 Budget Heads to Annual Town Meeting”

Memorial Service for Bill Kupinse Set for April 24

William J. Kupinse Jr.

There will be a memorial service for former First Selectman, Bill Kupinse on Saturday, April 24 at 1 p.m.  It will be held at the Aspetuck Park on Black Rock Turnpike, next to the Blue Bird Inn.  

The event will have socially distanced, outdoor seating limited Continue reading “Memorial Service for Bill Kupinse Set for April 24”

Voters Will Make Major Decisions About Easton’s Future UPDATED

At Two Upcoming Town Meetings and Two Town-wide Votes

Easton property owners will help chart the town’s future at two upcoming Town Meetings on March 23 and April 26, and two town-wide votes on March 30 and May 4. In addition, taxpayers can register their opinion about the proposed Continue reading “Voters Will Make Major Decisions About Easton’s Future UPDATED”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 3/19/2021

Good evening,

The news on Covid is mostly good. The state continues to vaccinate more and a wider range of people. The CDC says that small gatherings of people who have been vaccinated can be done without masks. In Easton for the second week in a row the Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Easton EMS Makes a Special Delivery

All too often people call us when it is their absolute worst day. They are very sick or severely injured. It is a rare occurrence when we are called to help celebrate something good. But today, just that happened. At approximately 7:45 a.m. Easton 911 received a call for a woman Continue reading “Easton EMS Makes a Special Delivery”

Letter: Questions ‘Mean Behavior’ Reporting in ER9 Schools

To the Editor:

I was recently made aware of the form below generated by our public schools community. Its genesis is being investigated. However, of grave concern is that our public schools are encouraging students of any age to bring to their attention ” information that can be Continue reading “Letter: Questions ‘Mean Behavior’ Reporting in ER9 Schools”