Message from the First Selectman

Updated 06/11/2021

Good afternoon,                                                                              grad                                  

I want to congratulate the Easton Courier for winning four local Awards for Excellence in Journalism from the prestigious Society Continue reading “Message from the First Selectman”

Board of Selectmen Recap

Discussions and comments about the proposed South Park Avenue hemp farming lease, the proposed pathway along Sport Hill Road and a request to raise the Pride flag outside of Town Hall drew the most attention at the Board of Selectman meeting on June 3.

South Park Avenue Farming Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Recap”

Petition Proposes to Name South Park Site for Kupinse

A Citizens for Easton initiative proposes to designate 11 upland acres of the town-owned South Park Avenue property as open space and name it in memory of former First Selectman William J. Kupinse Jr. The petition will be presented to the Board Of Selectmen for consideration.

Kupinse Continue reading “Petition Proposes to Name South Park Site for Kupinse”

Letter: Why Not Grow Hemp?

To the Editor:

For over three months, I’ve been trying to get the Board of Selectpersons to say yes to my pilot proposal to grow hemp. It is legal to grow, and there are others who are growing it in town. I offered the town 20% of net revenues, after expenses.

This is the only proposal Continue reading “Letter: Why Not Grow Hemp?”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 06/04/2021

Good afternoon,

It was great to see many residents on Memorial Day and a huge thank you to all who participated and organized the parade! Everyone being together should remind us that we have more in common than that which separates us. Life continues to return Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Bindelglass Runs for Second Term as First Selectman

Dr. David Bindelglass announced that he will run for re-election to a second two-year term as Easton’s first selectman. A small group gathered June 3 at Town Hall to witness the ceremonial filing, including his wife, Gloria, who is a nurse at Bridgeport Hospital, and Selectman Robert Continue reading “Bindelglass Runs for Second Term as First Selectman”

Finance Board OKs Design Funds for Pathway

The proposed multi-use pathway on Sport Hill Road is on the agenda for tonight’s Board of Selectman meeting following a 4-2 vote by he Board of Finance to approve $80,000 for preliminary design, pending taxpayer approval.

Expenditures of $20,000 or more must be approved by voters Continue reading “Finance Board OKs Design Funds for Pathway”

Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 5/28/21

Memorial Day

Good afternoon,

 I am happy to say that Val and Derek Buckley are home and recuperating.  Although they are making progress every day, thoughts and prayers are still in order.

On Monday, the Zoning Board of Appeals upheld a permit for a slaughter house on Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Easton Will Have a 2021 Memorial Day Parade

After consultation with town officials Post 160 of the American Legion in Easton has decided to have a Memorial Day Parade this year. All are invited to attend, but we ask that masks be worn by attendees.

Memorial Day remembrance ceremonies were subdued last year to prevent possible Continue reading “Easton Will Have a 2021 Memorial Day Parade”

Board of Selectmen Meeting of May 20, 2021

Approvals

The Board of Selectmen held what it hopes is its last Zoom-only participants regular meeting on May 20th. The board approved the minutes from its May 6th meeting and approved one tax refund as recommended by the tax collector. We also approved the release of a driveway Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting of May 20, 2021”

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