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”
Tax Deferment/Reduced Interest Program Information
Tax Deferment/Reduced Interest Rate: On Dec. 16, 2020, Governor Ned Lamont issued Executive Order 9R that gives towns the option to defer the due date of municipal taxes from January 1, 2021 to April 1, 2021 and/or reduce interest. Continue reading “Reminder: Tax Deferral Application Must Be Submitted by Feb. 1”
First Selectman Dave Bindelglass is inviting you to a scheduled Q&A Zoom meeting on Thursday, Jan. 14 at 7:30 p.m.
“I always leave these open ended. No agenda,” Bindelglass said.
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting Continue reading “Q&A with the First Selectman on Thursday, Jan. 14”
Come Together Easton
Come Together Easton is set for Wednesday, Jan. 13, from 6:15 to 7 p.m. Town Leaders who will speak include:
- First Selectman David Bindelglass
- Selectwoman Kristi Sogofsky
Easton’s ban on the installation of 5G technology within the town now extends to June 30, 2021. First Selectman David Bindleglass, Selectman Bob Lessler and Selectman Kristi Sogofsky voted to extend the moratorium. The June deadline allows time for several state proposals on the Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Extends 5G Moratorium”
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”
During board comment at the end of their meeting tonight, the Board of Selectmen condemned Wednesday’s storming and occupation of the United States Capitol.
“I don’t think we can leave the table tonight without reflecting on the horror of yesterday,” First Selectman Bob Lessler Continue reading “Selectmen Rebuke Wednesday’s Rampage of U.S. Capitol”
The Easton Courier would be remiss if we didn’t acknowledge the varied and thought-provoking contributions from our columnists and community writers, who observed life in Easton from many perspectives. Bruce Nelson, Tomas Koeck, Gale Papageorge, Robert LaValle, and Dr. Richard Lechtenberg Continue reading “Year in Review 2020:The Courier Thanks…”
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”
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?”