Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 9/18/2020

Good afternoon,                                                 

Easton Celebrates 175th with Town Party and Fireworks.–Tomas Koeck Photo

Last weekend was a great time to be an Easton resident and I was very proud to be your First Selectman. The Ashlar-Aspetuck Lodge hosted a wonderful town party with Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Pavement Preservation Project on Route 58 in Fairfield and Easton

The Connecticut Department of Transportation’s Office of Engineering is developing plans to rehabilitate the pavement on Route 58 in Fairfield and Easton.

The purpose of the project is to preserve the pavement condition. The project involves rehabilitating the pavement on Route Continue reading “Pavement Preservation Project on Route 58 in Fairfield and Easton”

Rethinking Recycling

A problematic recycling cart: open lids can lead to contamination from moisture; plastic bags are a major contaminant and hazard; returnable cans are best redeemed or donated. [Photo: Heidi Armster]

Do you ever stop to think about your garbage? On average, each person produces Continue reading “Rethinking Recycling”

Articles from the Courier 8/31/20 – 9/13/20

In case you missed it: Check out these articles posted in the Easton Courier in the past two weeks, from Monday, August 31 to Sunday, September 13.

Don’t forget to subscribe to email notifications. It’s free, and you control the frequency. You can enter your email address here: https://eastoncourier.news/subscribe/. You control your notification Continue reading “Articles from the Courier 8/31/20 – 9/13/20”

State Officials Seek Transportation Improvement Comments from Easton Residents

State officials are seeking public comment on a $1.2 billion transportation improvement program that sets money aside for the Greater Bridgeport and Valley Region, which includes Easton.

While funds set aside for pavement striping and bridge inspections for Easton are small, Justin Continue reading “State Officials Seek Transportation Improvement Comments from Easton Residents”

Think Ahead to Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3

Instructions for Voting In-Person or by Absentee Ballot

The 2020 election on Nov. 3 will be unprecedented in that, because of COVID 19, many individuals will be voting by absentee ballot, placing a great deal of pressure on the United States Postal Service. Therefore, there are Continue reading “Think Ahead to Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3”

Articles from the Courier 8/24/20 – 8/30/20

In case you missed it: Check out these articles posted in the Easton Courier in the past week, from Monday, August 24 to Sunday, August 30.

Don’t forget to subscribe to email notifications. It’s free, and you control the frequency. You can enter your email address here: https://eastoncourier.news/subscribe/. You control your notification Continue reading “Articles from the Courier 8/24/20 – 8/30/20”

Op-Ed: Patience, Caution and Flexibility Needed as Some Schools Reopen Next Week

As some school districts look to begin to reopen as early as next week, state Senator Tony Hwang, R-28th District, offers the following statement.

I am thankful for all the work completed by Connecticut State Department of Education Commissioner Miguel Cardona and his staff. There Continue reading “Op-Ed: Patience, Caution and Flexibility Needed as Some Schools Reopen Next Week”

Aquarion Water Diversion Zoom Public Meeting Is Wednesday, Aug. 26

Aquarion Water Company is requesting to double the amount of water it moves from the Greater Bridgeport System area, including Easton, to the southwest region (Greenwich, Stamford, New Canaan and Darien) with a permit to last 25 years. Interested parties may join the Zoom meeting Continue reading “Aquarion Water Diversion Zoom Public Meeting Is Wednesday, Aug. 26”

Civics 101: On Boards of Finance

Alisha Gorder

 Your property taxes are collected, and that money is spent. Who decides how much to collect and what to spend it on? Additionally, who makes sure it is spent properly? 

The Board of Finance (BOF) of course. The BOF sets the annual mill rate and manages the process Continue reading “Civics 101: On Boards of Finance”

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