A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 1/14/2022


Good afternoon.

The Covid news is somewhat mixed. We recorded our 1,000th case in Easton. This is certainly an underestimate because many are testing at home and not being captured in the state data. For the first time in several weeks, we had fewer cases Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”


Eastonites Rally Around Missing Dog Later Found Asleep on Couch

Mako, a mini Goldendoodle who spent two days and nights missing outside in the freezing cold, surprised his family when he turned up asleep on the couch.

“He slipped through a door left open by a crack and we found him on the couch,” said Barbara Powell. Mako is Powell’s son’s Continue reading “Eastonites Rally Around Missing Dog Later Found Asleep on Couch”


Appointments to Start the New Year

Board of Selectmen Meeting of Jan. 6, 2022

The Board of Selectmen held its first meeting of the new year on January 6. The main order of business was the appointment and reappointment of many people serving the town on boards and commissions. Many terms expire around the start Continue reading “Appointments to Start the New Year”


Ousted Republican Town Committee Members Petitioning for Primary

Newly ousted members of the Easton Republican Town Committee are collecting signatures to force a primary to regain their two-year seats.

The petition for a primary follows the ERTC’s caucus held on Jan. 4 at Samuel Staples Elementary School, during which many longtime committee Continue reading “Ousted Republican Town Committee Members Petitioning for Primary”


New Officer Joins Easton Police Department

Easton Police Commission Chairman Richard Colangelo swore in a new officer, Luis Rodriguez, on Jan.10; he is the newest member of Easton’s Police Department and brings a significant skill set to the department and the town.

According to a department press release, Rodriguez, 22, Continue reading “New Officer Joins Easton Police Department”


Easton Police Log Jan 3 – Jan 9

128 Incident Reports Logged

  15       9-1-1 Error / Transfer

  13       Accidents

  13       Aided Cases

  14       Alarm / Fire Calls

   3        Animal Calls

  18       Assistance / All Other/ K9 Assist

  0           Burglary

  1           Child Restraint Assistance

Continue reading Easton Police Log Jan 3 – Jan 9

Column: January 6, 2022: A Medical Perspective

January 6 came and went, and there was no riot this year. Much of Congress took the day off, perhaps out of fear that this year’s crop of rioters might actually succeed in killing them.  Liz Cheney showed up to claim that she had no idea that the policies she had supported for years Continue reading “Column: January 6, 2022: A Medical Perspective”


Library Talk and Screening with Son of Two Hollywood Film Legends Rescheduled

Peter McCrea, son of Hollywood film legends Joel McCrea and Frances Dee, will speak again at the Community Room of the Easton Public Library on Thursday, March 17 at 7 p.m. The talk was originally scheduled for January 11.

Each year since 2016, McCrea has treated us with colorful Continue reading “Library Talk and Screening with Son of Two Hollywood Film Legends Rescheduled”


From Horseless Carriages to the Tesla – Housing the Automobile

I don’t watch much television. While I have always felt that one version of NCIS, FBI, and Law & Order was sufficient, evidently the brass at all the major networks disagreed. What’s next, NCIS – Phoenix? So, when I do tune in when my eyes are too weary to read and my fingers are Continue reading “From Horseless Carriages to the Tesla – Housing the Automobile”


Update: Covid Test Kits Available at 3 P.M. Today at SSES

Test kits will be distributed at 3 p.m. today, Jan. 8, 2022 at Samuel Staples Elementary School. Morehouse Road will be blocked at Banks Road.

For those who missed out last week, the Town of Easton has been able to secure approximately 400 additional test kits.

First Selectman Continue reading “Update: Covid Test Kits Available at 3 P.M. Today at SSES”