Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 1/15/2021

Much of the talk around town this week has been about the vaccine. If you are 75 or older you can now register to get the vaccine.  The statewide system is called VAMS. If you go to the Easton website, there is a post in the News tab for “COVID-19 VACCINE ENROLLMENT Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 1/8/2021

Good Afternoon &  Happy New Year!  

Vaccinations for COVID-19 have begun for front line health care workers and nursing  home patients. Most of our emergency services staff has had a first dose, as have many health care workers who live in town, myself included. Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Year in Review 2020: Social Justice

Eastonites joined with other Americans calling for social change following the horrific death of George Floyd, 46, during a police arrest on May 25 in Minneapolis. Protests in response to Floyd’s brutal death and to police violence against other Black Americans spread quickly across Continue reading “Year in Review 2020: Social Justice”

After a Tumultuous 2020, Wishing for a Better 2021

It has been a tumultuous 2020 in Easton as in every other town in America, due to COVID-19. The town got through the first wave in the spring with very low numbers of infections, although like most towns,  we were forced to suspend  in-person learning in our schools, for  the spring Continue reading “After a Tumultuous 2020, Wishing for a Better 2021”

Op-Ed: What Is Easton Fire District #1?

I live in lower Easton, and for 26 years I have paid taxes to Easton fire District #1. I never really understood what these taxes were for and I never understood that this was completely separate from the Easton volunteer fire department.

Like many of us, I just paid the tax without Continue reading “Op-Ed: What Is Easton Fire District #1?”

Housing Market Soars in Easton and Fairfield County

Dream homes now must have bigger backyards and flexible office spaces to adjust to the new needs of a pandemic and working and learning from home. 

In a normal year, fall would be a slow season in the housing market. But 2020 is far from being a normal year, and so is the real Continue reading “Housing Market Soars in Easton and Fairfield County”

Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 12/11/2020

Good afternoon,

Unfortunately, the number of people in our town with COVID continues to increase. However, the rate per 100,000 over the two weeks ending Dec. 5 did fall to 32.3 which is a small ray of hope. Again, I can only tell you there continues Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 12/4/2020

The number of Covid cases in town continues to increase steadily. For residents seeking the numbers, please see the daily data report at ct.gov/coronavirus. Data from yesterday indicates 134 positive cases in Easton. Through the entirety of the spring, we had Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Westport Weston Health District Remains in the Spotlight as Covid Rates Rise

With Covid-19 spiking across Connecticut, Easton has relied on its new partnership with the Westport Weston Health District more than it ever could have expected. The retirements of Polly Edwards, the town’s sanitarian, and Dr. Chris Michos, health director, led the Board of Selectmen Continue reading “Westport Weston Health District Remains in the Spotlight as Covid Rates Rise”

Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 11/29/2020

On the town website is our storm preparation and response update. Working with my office, the Easton Courier will be collecting information from folks who are willing to offer their services in the aftermath of future storms. I have met with and continue to Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

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