A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated Sept. 24, 2021


Good afternoon,  

We have had a very busy week at town hall. As most of you know there was a referendum on Tuesday. First, I want to thank all of our citizens who worked many hours that day so the referendum could run smoothly. I also want to thank our Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Putting a Mask on Poor Judgement

Two weeks ago, a police deputy in Maryland shot and killed a groundhog. Having reviewed the unedited videotape of this encounter, I concluded that, although the action was apparently consistent with Maryland police guidelines, it was ridiculous. Some comedians have noted that the Continue reading “Putting a Mask on Poor Judgement”

A Message from the First Selectman

Updated 9/18/2021

Good afternoon,

Lest we forget about Covid this week Easton passed 500 cases overall.  Still the trend is towards better. As you know, several weeks ago I joined my Republican colleagues, the First Selectmen of Fairfield and Westport in declaring a mask mandate Continue reading “A Message from the First Selectman”

Column: Texas Bans Pregnancy Terminations with Medical Consequences

The Governor of Texas proclaimed, “Our Creator endowed us with the right to life…” as he signed the bill that will effectively ban pregnancy terminations in Texas and will probably end most organ transplantation in America. He was photographed at the signing, from which the press Continue reading “Column: Texas Bans Pregnancy Terminations with Medical Consequences”

A Tribute to our Mothers on 9/11 and Everyday

To all mothers who have lost a child on 9/11, or anytime, through illness, accidents, suicide, overdose or  separation.

​All of us should give thanks to our mothers, since we wouldn’t be here today if it weren’t for them. Each time there’s the loss of a mother, all of society suffers, Continue reading “A Tribute to our Mothers on 9/11 and Everyday”

Message from the First Selectman

Updated 9/10/2021

Remembering 20 years
Good afternoon, 

As a reminder, tomorrow there will be a ceremony in remembrance of September 11, at 10 a.m. to be held at the Memorial in front of the library. The program is available at https://www.eastonct.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif3071/f/news/9-11_program_web_v2_2021.pdf .

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Column: ‘Shop Windows’ by Tom Rudne Photo Exhibit

Disturbing and Deeply Rewarding!

The depth of vision expressed in Tom Rudne’s exhibition of photographs currently on view at the Easton Public Library offers a fascinating journey through shop windows to images that stare right back at you. It’s a trip not to be taken lightly.

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Column: Wanted: Public Service Not Lip Service

Thomas “Tip” O’Neill was the Speaker of the House of Representatives when Ronald Reagan was President.  He was asked to characterize how the U.S. government functioned under President Reagan, and he allegedly responded, “We borrowed a trillion dollars and threw a party.” We may still Continue reading “Column: Wanted: Public Service Not Lip Service”

Labor Day Message 2021

Those most deserving of our gratitude this Labor Day include health care workers who had a brief reprieve only to be swept back onto the front lines of Covid redux. We’re also keeping law-enforcement officials, firefighters, educators and volunteers in our thoughts this Labor Day.

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Column: Easton Will Observe 20th Anniversary of 9/11

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Neighbors, friends, and community representatives are uniting for “A Day of Remembrance” at Easton’s own  9/11 memorial in front of the Easton Public Library on Saturday, Sept. 11 at 10 a.m.

The event Continue reading “Column: Easton Will Observe 20th Anniversary of 9/11”