Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 2/26/2021

Good evening,  

We continue to see improvements in the COVID-19 numbers. While three more Eastonites were diagnosed with the virus for the week ending February 20, the rate per 100,000 fell to 14.3 for the two weeks ending that day. We continue to vaccinate more Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Heroines of Civil Rights Movement Tell Their Stories

Community Groups To Hold Virtual Discussion

A bi-partisan coalition of community groups from Easton, Redding, and Weston will present a virtual panel discussion, “Unsung Heroines: Women of the Civil Rights Movement.”

The virtual discussion with the Civil Rights heroines will Continue reading “Heroines of Civil Rights Movement Tell Their Stories”

American Democracy Under Siege: Party Polarization and Political Extremism

The public is invited to attend a free virtual panel discussion this evening, Tuesday, Feb. 23 from 7-8 p.m. organized by the College of Arts and Sciences at Sacred Heart University. The panel includes state Senator Tony Hwang, a Republican, who represents Easton, Fairfield, Newtown, Continue reading “American Democracy Under Siege: Party Polarization and Political Extremism”

Virtual Roundtable on Public Health Care Options

State Rep. Anne Hughes along with fellow Fairfield County legislators state Rep. Cristin McCarthy-Vahey, state Rep. Jennifer Leeper, and state Senator Will Haskell will hold a virtual roundtable discussion with state Comptroller Kevin Lembo tonight.

The discussion will be on health Continue reading “Virtual Roundtable on Public Health Care Options”

Drug Pushers

When I travelled to cities outside the United States, I routinely wandered the streets without any destination in mind.  This gave me a feel for the city away from the landmarks and tourist attractions. On one such excursion in London, England, I came across an advertisement painted Continue reading “Drug Pushers”

Board of Selectmen Meeting of Feb. 18, 2021

The board held its second regular February meeting as a full Zoom session due to the snowy weather. The board approved the minutes of the Feb. 4, meeting and approved five tax refunds as recommended by Krista Kot, tax collector.

Resignations and Appointments

The board acted on Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting of Feb. 18, 2021”

Jesse Lee Church Document Spring Shredding Event

A spring document shredding event at Jesse Lee United Methodist Church, 25 Flat Rock Road, Easton, Conn. is on for Saturday, April 17, from 9 a.m. to noon, rain or shine.

Church members feel confident that despite Covid-19, their vendor, ShredSmart, can safely and securely destroy Continue reading “Jesse Lee Church Document Spring Shredding Event”

Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 2/19/2021

Good afternoon, 

Ah, winter in Easton. While we are all getting a little tired of it, there is no denying that the recent snowfalls highlight the true beauty of our town. As winter has its grip on us and COVID has us all fatigued, it is very important to Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Local Land Dispute Leads to Lawsuit

A portion of a 55-acre plot of farmland on Banks Road is the subject of a lawsuit that pits an Easton resident against a limited liability company linked to the chairman of the Planning and Zoning Commission.

Daniel Lent of Banks Road filed a lawsuit in Bridgeport Superior Court Continue reading “Local Land Dispute Leads to Lawsuit”

Easton Skier Dies at Stowe Mountain in Vermont

Arthur Powers, Jr., 60, of Easton died suddenly on Monday, Feb. 15, while skiing in Stowe, Vermont. 

Known for having a comedic actor’s sense of humor and drama, Art was an inventor and manufacturer of state-of-the-art outdoor speakers who designed music systems for 40 years. He Continue reading “Easton Skier Dies at Stowe Mountain in Vermont”

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