ZBA Approves Slaughterhouse on Tranquility Road

Despite opposition from homeowners, the Zoning Board of Appeals approved a permit to allow a chicken farm equipped with a slaughterhouse to operate on Tranquility Drive.

The five-member board voted 4 to 1 with conditions to allow a 10-by-10 slaughterhouse with a sink and separate Continue reading “ZBA Approves Slaughterhouse on Tranquility Road”

Michael Ambrose of Easton to Be Honored at Gala

Easton resident Mike Ambrose, vice president of engineering & technology at Sikorsky, is one of three honorees who will receive the Brian Langdon Award at LifeBridge’s annual Building a Brighter Future Gala. The award will be present at an online virtual event slated for June 10 Continue reading “Michael Ambrose of Easton to Be Honored at Gala”

Emergency Broadband Benefit Program Enrollment Begins May 12

The Easton Public Library is working to help build consumer awareness about the Emergency Broadband Benefit, a new Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program. The temporary benefit will help to lower the cost of broadband service for eligible households during the on-going COVID-19 Continue reading “Emergency Broadband Benefit Program Enrollment Begins May 12”

Easton Voters Head to Polls on May 4

On Tuesday May 4 the annual budget referendum for the Town of Easton will be held in person from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Samuel Staples Elementary School. The budget for the Regional School District No. 9 (ER9) and the Easton Resolution on Racism and Public Health are also on the ballot. Continue reading “Easton Voters Head to Polls on May 4”

Op-Ed: Read the Resolution

On Tuesday, you have the chance to decide whether this town should adopt a proposed resolution on racism and public health.  Read the resolution on the town website before you head to the polls.  Consider what it says and decide whether you feel it is the right resolution for our Continue reading “Op-Ed: Read the Resolution”

Zoning Appeal Hearing for Tranquility Drive Slaughterhouse Moved to May 3

The Easton Zoning Board of Appeals has rescheduled the in-person public hearing for the Appeal for 59 Tranquility Drive from its original date of April 5 to Monday, May 3 at 5:30 p.m. in the Samuel Staples Elementary School Cafetorium due to Covid-19 space restrictions.

As reported Continue reading “Zoning Appeal Hearing for Tranquility Drive Slaughterhouse Moved to May 3”

Easton Voters Support Pathway, Approve Joining Westport Weston Health District

Easton voters on Tuesday approved joining the Westport Weston Health District and voted in favor of appropriating $249,400 to construct a multi-use pathway along Sport Hill Road.

The proposals were among five referendum questions on the ballot, all of which were approved by voters, Continue reading “Easton Voters Support Pathway, Approve Joining Westport Weston Health District”

Easton Votes; Polls Close at 8 P.M.

A crisp spring day and an unusual interest in two referendum questions brought a steady stream of voters to Samuel Staples Elementary School shortly after the polls opened at 6 a.m.

One of the much debated items will determine whether or not to join the Westport Weston Health Continue reading “Easton Votes; Polls Close at 8 P.M.”

CFJ’s Camp HOPE Receives Major Grant from Private Foundation

A major five-year grant from the Elizabeth M. Pfriem Foundation will allow The Center for Family Justice to expand its award-winning summer camp and mentoring program for children and teens who have experienced the trauma of domestic and sexual violence.

The foundation, endowed by Continue reading “CFJ’s Camp HOPE Receives Major Grant from Private Foundation”

Absentee Ballot Pickup Deadline Today, Pathway Q&A Tonight, and Useful Links for March 30 Referendum Vote

The following information concerning Easton’s March 30 referendum vote was posted on the Town of Easton website this morning and distributed through its opt-in e-notification system.

It includes important information about absentee ballots and a link to the informal session hosted Continue reading “Absentee Ballot Pickup Deadline Today, Pathway Q&A Tonight, and Useful Links for March 30 Referendum Vote”

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