Eastonites Rally Around Missing Dog Later Found Asleep on Couch

Mako, a mini Goldendoodle who spent two days and nights missing outside in the freezing cold, surprised his family when he turned up asleep on the couch.

“He slipped through a door left open by a crack and we found him on the couch,” said Barbara Powell. Mako is Powell’s son’s Continue reading “Eastonites Rally Around Missing Dog Later Found Asleep on Couch”

Column: Looking Ahead to 2022

Welcome to 2022! Let us hope that as we move into the new year the situation with the pandemic  improves. From Town Hall there are a number of things we hope to move forward. Obviously some things will depend on the state of Covid 19. How we conduct meetings by our boards and commissions Continue reading “Column: Looking Ahead to 2022”

Don’t Forget the Red Cross Blood Drive

The Easton Town Library and the Congregational Church of Easton are cosponsoring a blood drive with the American Red Cross on Dec. 28 from 11 a.m. to 4  p.m. in the Easton Library Community Room.

Support is needed for this event. Our hospitals are in desperate need of blood this Continue reading “Don’t Forget the Red Cross Blood Drive”

Support for Easton’s K9 Arrives for Christmas

Easton Republicans joined the effort to help fund the care of our town’s police dog, TJ.

Selectman Kristi Sogofsky and Planning & Zoning Commission Chair Ray Martin presented K9 Officer Tamra French with a check for $570. The money was donated during the December meeting of the Continue reading “Support for Easton’s K9 Arrives for Christmas”

Panel Hosts Affordable Housing Forum

Residents came out Tuesday night at Samuel Staples Elementary School for a public forum to hear affordable housing plans for Easton. The forum was also broadcast on Facebook Live and a video of the meeting is archived here: https://vimeo.com/649728800.

State Senator Tony Hwang, Continue reading “Panel Hosts Affordable Housing Forum”

Op-Ed: Aspetuck Land Trust Clarifies South Park Property Acquisition

Last week you may have received a pamphlet from Citizens for Responsible Government (CRG) about Aspetuck Land Trust’s (ALT) proposed purchase of 18.6 acres of the 29.5- acre South Park property owned by the Town of Easton. We’d like to offer a few clarifications. 

ALT’s mission Continue reading “Op-Ed: Aspetuck Land Trust Clarifies South Park Property Acquisition”

Easton Neighbors Form New Community Group

This Is Easton. is a new community group formed by Easton neighbors to “foster community and engage in meaningful and respectful conversations to recognize and understand our differences and celebrate our common values so we can continue to cultivate a safe and welcoming town.”

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Special Town Meeting Set for September 13

The Board of Selectmen formally called a Special Town Meeting for Monday, Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. at Samuel Staples Elementary School.

The meeting will include discussion and action on the following items:

Op-Ed: South Park Advisory Committee Final Report

At the next Board of Selectmen meeting I will officially make public the final report of the South Park Avenue Advisory Committee. It is a well-reasoned and well thought out report which the selectmen will consider as we move forward with the potential disposition of the South Park Continue reading “Op-Ed: South Park Advisory Committee Final Report”

Easton Democrats Endorse Slate for November Election

Proven Leadership Plus New Energy

The Easton Democratic Town Committee (EDTC) on July 27 unanimously and enthusiastically endorsed 16 candidates for municipal office. The slate includes incumbents with valuable experience as well as new residents who understand the importance of Continue reading “Easton Democrats Endorse Slate for November Election”