Letter: ‘Pathway’ Simply Wrong Design for Easton

To the Editor:

Vote ‘”No” for the pathway. It is a monstrosity as proposed. Were we talking a simple sidewalk to get people more safely from Keller to The Village Store, well, we’ve done without for decades, but OK, let’s discuss that.

But a 10-foot wide sidewalk? What the heck Continue reading “Letter: ‘Pathway’ Simply Wrong Design for Easton”

Letter: A Yes Vote On Pathway Is a Vote For Commercialization – Vote No

To the Editor:

In his Sept. 18 message, ostensibly published in his role as First Selectman, Mr. Bindelglass went too far with his last line that people that should be cautious about “false and conspiratorial narratives.” I agree but I don’t know what those are in this context Continue reading “Letter: A Yes Vote On Pathway Is a Vote For Commercialization – Vote No”

Letter: Is Jeff Parker For or Against the Pathway?

To the Editor:

This is in response to Jeff Parker’s published opinion on the Pathway dated Sept 12.

The reader was led to believe Mr. Parker was going to provide the Easton Voters his opinions on the Pathway as was stated in the body of the article, yet what he provided to Easton Continue reading “Letter: Is Jeff Parker For or Against the Pathway?”

Letter: Fund the Pathway Design

To the Editor:

At this past Monday’s Town Meeting when the topic of the multi-use/pedestrian path was discussed, many people expressed their opinions. Questions were asked about the path itself, like: would it have lights, how many trees will have to be cut down, would the copper Continue reading “Letter: Fund the Pathway Design”

Letter: Vote “No” on Pathway Design

To the Editor:

Typically, situations needing improvement are evaluated for a least cost, mid-cost or shoot-for-the-moon project.

We have never been given any other options for different solutions to this situation. Why? How about moving the road to the west and enlarging shoulder Continue reading “Letter: Vote “No” on Pathway Design”

Letter: Support the Sport Hill Road Pathway

To the Editor:

I am writing in support of the proposed pathway from Helen Keller Middle School to the Easton Village Store.

Just for a minute, I want you to imagine you are an 8th grader at Helen Keller. School just let out and you are walking to the Easton Village Store (or Silverman’s) Continue reading “Letter: Support the Sport Hill Road Pathway”

Letter: Support Pathway Design Plan

To the Editor:

We encourage Easton voters to vote yes on September 21st to fund an initial $80,000 for a design plan for the Pathway from Helen Keller Middle School to EVS and Silverman’s Farm. After a $64,000 reimbursement from the state, the Town of Easton will owe $16,000 of the Continue reading “Letter: Support Pathway Design Plan”

All But One Item on Sept. 21 Referendum Will Benefit our Citizens

To the Editor:

The badly needed revised Ethics Ordinance, the long overdue Land Use Ordinance, the essential Tax-Exempt Handicap Vehicle Ordinance, and funds for the Partial Roof Replacement at 660 Morehouse Road are all badly needed items for our town. But I had to laugh when Continue reading “All But One Item on Sept. 21 Referendum Will Benefit our Citizens”

Letter: Moderator Worthy?

To the Editor:

I was disheartened to read the recent article regarding our need for increased security in our schools during elections. I was not surprised to see that this was in response to the actions of Dana Benson, through the work of the “Save Our Towns” group.

Benson Continue reading “Letter: Moderator Worthy?”

Letter: Pathway Design Funding

To the Editor:

In his 9/10/2021 Easton Courier missive defending his support for the multi-use Pathway Design funding, First Selectman Dr. Bindelglass states that he believes that the pathway is a needed safety for allowing the people of Easton to enjoy our town by walking or biking Continue reading “Letter: Pathway Design Funding”