Column: Life Expectancy

The average life expectancy of Americans has been declining in recent years. This applies to Americans of every skin shade, ethnic extraction, and national origin. Men have been hardest hit, but women are also exhibiting a progressive decline in longevity. This may surprise citizens Continue reading “Column: Life Expectancy”

Board of Selectmen Meeting of September 15, 2022

The Board of Selectmen held its regular meeting on Sept. 15. After approving the minutes from the Aug. 25 meeting and approving twelve tax refunds as recommended by the tax collector, the board moved to hear unique agenda items scheduled for the meeting.

The board appointed Jacob Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting of September 15, 2022”

The Friends of the Library to Host Annual Used Book Sale

The Friends of the Easton Library will host their annual Used Book Sale at the Easton Public Library on Saturday Oct. 1 and Sunday Oct. 2 from  9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Friends’ members in good standing can arrive early at 8:30 a.m. to get a head start on the sale. 

As an added feature, Continue reading “The Friends of the Library to Host Annual Used Book Sale”

A Message From First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 9/23/2022

Good afternoon – 

This week we were fortunate to receive a Small Town Economic Assistance Program Grant from the state of approximately $240,000 which was designated for resurfacing of our tennis courts and lining them simultaneously for pickle ball. This Continue reading “A Message From First Selectman Bindelglass”

Easton PD Moves to Electronic Ticketing System

The days of waiting in your car for what feels like an eternity while a police officer writes out your traffic ticket will be over soon.

The Easton Police Department is moving away from handwriting traffic tickets to an electronic system that allows officers to print out tickets Continue reading “Easton PD Moves to Electronic Ticketing System”

New Officer Joins Easton PD

John Asik, who previously served in the Bridgeport Police Department for 5 years, was sworn in by Easton Police Commissioner Richard J. Colangelo on Sept. 15.

Asik, 45, a longtime resident of Milford, graduated from Joseph A. Foran High School. He received a nursing diploma from Continue reading “New Officer Joins Easton PD”

Don’t Recycle Those Black Plastic Takeout Food Containers

Next time you order takeout, be sure to throw the black containers in the trash instead of your recycling bin.

The black plastic containers might seem recyclable, as they do have a recycling triangular arrow logo on the bottom, but beginning last year they are no longer accepted Continue reading “Don’t Recycle Those Black Plastic Takeout Food Containers”

Easton Volunteer Fire Department Constructs Pole Barn

Easton’s volunteer firefighters are putting the finishing touches on the interior of new red pole barn that graces the grounds of their headquarters on Center Road.

The barn is part of a three-phase project to expand its headquarters to better serve the community. The initial phase Continue reading “Easton Volunteer Fire Department Constructs Pole Barn”

An Invitation to Join the Easton Diversity and Inclusion Task Force

The Easton Diversity and Inclusion Task Force (EDIT), formed in August 2020, is embarking on its third year of service to our community. EDIT has sought to cultivate a sense of belonging and valuing of all people through events such as the Voices of Diversity project with the Easton Continue reading “An Invitation to Join the Easton Diversity and Inclusion Task Force”

Between a Headstone & a Hard Place – Union Cemetery

Anyone who has passed by Easton’s Union Cemetery this summer has certainly noticed a difference in its appearance of late. Unlike the past few summers, the grounds are neatly mowed and the weeds and unkempt shrubs that formally obscured many of the headstones have been trimmed Continue reading “Between a Headstone & a Hard Place – Union Cemetery”

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