A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 5/7/2021

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Good afternoon,

This week has been a busy time at town hall. First and foremost, we had a tremendous turnout for the referendum, which is a credit to all of our town’s people. The vote went off smoothly, which is not an easy task!  A huge thank you to the Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Aquarion Water Company Donates Water Rescue Bags to Easton Police

After a dangerous water rescue last winter imperiling the safety of an Easton police officer, a local resident and his dog, the Easton Police Department will be equipped to better assist water rescues in the future.

“I would like to express my gratitude to the Aquarion Water Company Continue reading “Aquarion Water Company Donates Water Rescue Bags to Easton Police”

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”

Emergency Broadband Benefit Program Enrollment Begins May 12

The Easton Public Library is working to help build consumer awareness about the Emergency Broadband Benefit, a new Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program. The temporary benefit will help to lower the cost of broadband service for eligible households during the on-going COVID-19 Continue reading “Emergency Broadband Benefit Program Enrollment Begins May 12”

Mother’s Day Plant Sale Helps Ovarian Cancer Services

Noreen Forde

Noreen Forde of Easton has organized a special way to support women with ovarian cancer and to celebrate Mother’s Day.

COVID-19 has affected everyone in so many ways, and women facing cancer need support now more than ever. Forde urges friends and neighbors to consider Continue reading “Mother’s Day Plant Sale Helps Ovarian Cancer Services”

ZBA Delays Vote on Permit for Slaughterhouse

The Zoning Board of Appeals during its May 3 meeting delayed voting on a controversial permit to allow a chicken farm equipped with a slaughterhouse to operate on Tranquility Drive.

After more than three hours of impassioned debate at the packed meeting at Samuel Staples Elementary Continue reading “ZBA Delays Vote on Permit for Slaughterhouse”

Unofficial Results: Town of Easton and Regional School District No. 9 Referendum

May 4, 2021 

Following are the results of the May 4 polling at Samuel Staples Elementary School:

1. Shall the Town of Easton appropriate the sum of $46,249,385 for the annual budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022?  (This includes Easton’s share of the Region Continue reading “Unofficial Results: Town of Easton and Regional School District No. 9 Referendum”

Polls Stay Active Throughout the Day

A cloudy but temperate spring day greeted voters at the polls throughout the morning and afternoon. Tables were set up by political parties, the Easton 175th Committee and others. As of 4 p.m. 1,205 votes had been cast, including 41 absentee ballots, according to Jim Bromer, assistant Continue reading “Polls Stay Active Throughout the Day”

‘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”

Goodwill of Western and Northern Connecticut Welcomes Stephen Zehring to Board of Directors

Goodwill of Western and Northern Connecticut today announced the addition of Stephen Zehring of Easton to its Board of Directors. Zehring is the General Manager of Buick GMC of Watertown, founder of software company HJW, LLC and brings extensive business experience to his role on Continue reading “Goodwill of Western and Northern Connecticut Welcomes Stephen Zehring to Board of Directors”

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