Message from First Selectman Bindelglass … Update for Independence Day Weekend

Today, we begin our long weekend break in celebration of Independence Day, the Fourth of July. As was the case on Memorial Day it unfortunately will not be the Fourth of July we are accustomed to. Many of the traditional gatherings are still unsafe because of the pandemic. 

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The Absentee Ballot Law Should be Changed for the November Election

The absentee ballot law should be changed so that people who fear COVID-19 can vote by absentee ballot during next November’s presidential election. Voters should not have to choose between their health and their freedom to vote.

It is encouraging that Connecticut is having fewer Continue reading “The Absentee Ballot Law Should be Changed for the November Election”

The Politics of Masking

As many of us return to work and life in our Connecticut communities, we are continuing to face a new set of social expectations regarding health and safety as Covid-19 cases subside locally. Recommended measures still include social distancing and self quarantine if exposed, and Continue reading “The Politics of Masking”

Easton Cookbook Heating Up

To commemorate Easton’s 175th anniversary, Citizens for Easton will produce a compendium of treasured recipes featuring locally sourced products from Easton’s farms. The decision was made when plans for the annual CFE Farm Tour were cancelled.

CFE is seeking family recipes and Continue reading “Easton Cookbook Heating Up”

Bringing Clean Drinking Water to a Thirsty World

Inside the tidy houses that line Easton’s country roads, local residents pursue a wide-ranging mix of occupations, opening windows on the world beyond the safe harbor of their home offices.

More people than ever run their business and professional practices out of their homes since Continue reading “Bringing Clean Drinking Water to a Thirsty World”

Close the Laptop, Open the Doors

First grader Henry Theriot and preschooler Morgan Theriot give the inside scoop on their experience with distance learning and their newfound outdoor play time during a socially distanced interview conducted at a safe six feet away (one kid hockey stick plus two feet, according to Continue reading “Close the Laptop, Open the Doors”

Phase 2 Reopening Set for Wednesday, June 17

Governor Ned Lamont announced earlier this month that he was advancing the second phase of reopening Connecticut. Many businesses will now reopen on Wednesday, June 17 – three days earlier than the previously scheduled date of Saturday, June 20. This is welcome news to the many businesses Continue reading “Phase 2 Reopening Set for Wednesday, June 17”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass … Update for 6/12/20

Good afternoon, 

Today is Graduation Day at Joel Barlow High School for our seniors! Congratulations to all our graduates and their families. Despite the circumstances, this is truly a momentous occasion in the lives of our extraordinary young people.  They have had to endure remote Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass … Update for 6/12/20”

Hwang: State to Order Independent Review of Nursing Homes’ Response to Covid-19

Governor Ned Lamont is ordering an independent, third-party review to be conducted of the preparation and response to the Covid-19 pandemic inside of Connecticut’s nursing homes and assisted living facilities.

“I am thrilled to see that Governor Lamont is taking a deeper look into Continue reading “Hwang: State to Order Independent Review of Nursing Homes’ Response to Covid-19”

Easton Life Coach Addresses Civil Unrest

I recently attended a marketing meeting of my Connecticut Chapter of the International Coaching Federation (ICF). During that meeting, several board members expressed concern regarding the deaths and mass outrage following the murders of George Floyd and other African Americans. Continue reading “Easton Life Coach Addresses Civil Unrest”

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