Board of Selectmen Meeting of April 1, 2021

Comments about the proposed multi-use path along Sport Hill Road and the results of the March 30th referendum dominated the discussion during the regular Board of Selectmen meeting on April 1st. Several people spoke during public comment in support of the pathway, the outcome of Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting of April 1, 2021”

Op-Ed: Know Before You Vote

The level of community engagement surrounding the upcoming referendum is encouraging. So many people are taking an active stance in the future of our community. Of course, the culmination of that involvement is to be sure to get out and vote on Tuesday.

Regardless of how you feel Continue reading “Op-Ed: Know Before You Vote”

A War Where Everyone Wins

1, 2, 3, 4, we declare a COIN WAR!

Students at Samuel Staples Elementary School recently accepted a challenge from their friends at Redding Elementary School to see who could collect the most change, and bring about change.

Easton PTO and Redding Elementary PTA organized the Continue reading “A War Where Everyone Wins”

Board of Selectmen Sets Agenda Items for Special Town Meeting, Rescinds Resolution on Racism

The Board of Selectmen approved five items to be included on the agenda for the upcoming special Town Meeting. The meeting will be held in person on Tuesday, March 23 at 7 p.m. in the Samuel Staples Elementary School cafetorium.

Attendance will be limited based on restrictions Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Sets Agenda Items for Special Town Meeting, Rescinds Resolution on Racism”

Body Cameras for the Easton Police Department

Plans are being made for the Easton Police Department to acquire body cameras in order to be in compliance with the state’s new police accountability law. The law requires each member of the department to wear a camera at all times while on duty. Department vehicles must also have Continue reading “Body Cameras for the Easton Police Department”

Board of Selectmen Extends 5G Moratorium

Easton’s ban on the installation of 5G technology within the town now extends to June 30, 2021. First Selectman David Bindleglass, Selectman Bob Lessler and Selectman Kristi Sogofsky voted to extend the moratorium. The June deadline allows time for several state proposals on the Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Extends 5G Moratorium”

Board of Selectmen Business

The Board of Selectmen addressed several topics at its most recent regular meeting, including approval of  the schedule of regular monthly meetings for 2021.  The schedule will be posted on the town Board of Selectmen page.  Meetings are held on the first and third Thursday of the Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Business”

Board of Selectmen Meeting Recap

The Board of Selectmen Meeting on Nov. 5 included discussion and action on several ongoing topics.

Easton Diversity and Inclusion Task Force

The selectmen discussed making changes to the Easton Diversity and Inclusion Task Force. Following the task force’s first meeting, one Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting Recap”

Letter: State Senator Tony Hwang Represents Us

To the Editor:

Easton, and the 28th Senate District, need the experience, dedication and passion that State Senator Tony Hwang brings to the Capitol.  As a parent, I know he is fighting to ensure my children’s school is safe, has access to resources and remains under the control Continue reading “Letter: State Senator Tony Hwang Represents Us”

Letter: Shaban for State Rep.

To the Editor:

The title is also its definition: representative.  In terms of a state representative, it’s someone who voices the needs, desires and issues of those they are elected to serve. 

This district needs a state representative who is focused on our community.  Someone Continue reading “Letter: Shaban for State Rep.”

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