Voters Approve All Ballot Questions Except the Pathway

Note: This story has been updated with the following link to the official results of the referendum posted on the Town of Easton website: https://www.eastonct.gov/home/news/official-results-town-of-easton-referendum-on-09-21-2021.


Below are the unofficial results of the Sept. Continue reading “Voters Approve All Ballot Questions Except the Pathway”

Easton Voters Will Decide Fate of Five Ballot Items

The Town of Easton is holding a referendum today, Tuesday, Sept. 21 at Samuel Staples Elementary School, 515 Morehouse Road, Easton, to give voters their say about five ballot questions. The polls are open from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m.

Click to access referendum_09-21-2021_sample_ballot.pdf

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Op-Ed: The Case for Universal Design Adding Value to Our Town

At our recent Town Meeting, the governing body of the town, we heard differing views on the meaning, intention and uses of the proposed multi-use pathway, which is an item on Tuesday’s referendum, asking to affirm spending 80,000 upfront for the initial design phase, to be 80% reimbursed, Continue reading “Op-Ed: The Case for Universal Design Adding Value to Our Town”

Voters Speak Out at Special Town Meeting

Pathway and Roof Replacement Generate Debate

The Town of Easton held a Special Town Meeting at Samuel Staples Elementary School on Sept. 13 to give voters their say about major town decisions in advance of a referendum on Tuesday, Sept. 21. Following are the agenda items that will Continue reading “Voters Speak Out at Special Town Meeting”

Easton to Increase Security at the Polls Following Breach

The hallways and doors at Samuel Staples Elementary will be locked during the upcoming town-wide referendum and municipal election following a March 30 incident where an unauthorized individual took pictures in hallways and a classroom.

The incident prompted town and school officials Continue reading “Easton to Increase Security at the Polls Following Breach”

Special Town Meeting Tonight at 7 O’clock at Samuel Staples Elementary School

The Town of Easton will hold a Special Town Meeting tonight at 7 p.m. at Samuel Staples Elementary School, 515 Morehouse Read, Easton.

You can see the agenda and repeated documents on the Easton Town Website here. Options to view the meeting will be provided on the town website. Continue reading “Special Town Meeting Tonight at 7 O’clock at Samuel Staples Elementary School”

Selectmen Explain Proposed Ethics Ordinance

The Board of Selectmen has accepted the recommendation of a four-person working group to offer a revised Ethics Ordinance to the Town Meeting. The Town Meeting will take place on Monday, Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. in the Samuel Staples Elementary School cafetorium, with a machine vote referendum Continue reading “Selectmen Explain Proposed Ethics Ordinance”

Parker Comments on the Proposed Multi-Use Pathway

Jeff Parker, Republican candidate for the first selectman’s seat and a member of the Easton Board of Education, commented on the proposed multi-use pathway on Sport Hill Road. Read incumbent First Selectman David Bindelglass’s comments here. Bindelglass, a Democrat, is completing Continue reading “Parker Comments on the Proposed Multi-Use Pathway”

Selectmen Explain the Tax-exempt Handicapped Vehicle Ordinance

An ordinance that the town will be asked to consider at the Special Town meeting is the Tax-exempt handicapped vehicle ordinance. The purpose of this ordinance is to give tax relief to our neighbors with
disabilities. We recognize that some of our neighbors have serious disabilities Continue reading “Selectmen Explain the Tax-exempt Handicapped Vehicle Ordinance”

Selectmen Explain Proposed Land Sale Ordinance

On the Agenda for Sept. 13 Special Town Meeting Agenda

Adoption of a proposed new Land Use Ordinance is one of the agenda items voters will be asked to consider at the Sept. 13 Special Town Meeting on Monday, Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. at Samuel Staples Elementary School. The Special Town Continue reading “Selectmen Explain Proposed Land Sale Ordinance”

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