A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass Updated 4/30/2021

Good afternoon,

We had our best two week COVID period in a long time. For the two weeks ending April 24th, the per 100,000 rate is 10.5. While that is good news, we are still seeing cases cropping up in our schools. As we approach the end of the school year, we hope to make Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass Updated 4/30/2021”

Annual Town Meeting Precedes Town-wide Vote on May 4

Easton’s Annual Town Meeting was held on Monday, April 26 at Samuel Staples Elementary School. Rick Falco Photo

Easton’s Annual Town meeting took place Monday evening at Samuel Staples Elementary School with roughly 15 residents attending in person and over 880 others accessing Continue reading “Annual Town Meeting Precedes Town-wide Vote on May 4”

Op-Ed: Easton Resolution on Race in Public Health

On Agenda for April 26 Annual Town Meeting

One of the questions to be discussed at the annual town meeting on April 26 is the Easton Resolution on Racism and Public Health. As you may remember, this resolution was discussed by the Board of Selectman and endorsed unanimously on Continue reading “Op-Ed: Easton Resolution on Race in Public Health”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 4/23/21

Good afternoon,

Hopefully, we have seen the last of the chilly weather as our trees and flowers begin to bloom and show their beauty for all to see. Below is a message regarding the Easton Garden Club’s Garden Mart 2021.

Each year the Easton Garden Club looks Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

The Connecticut Health Divide: How Racism Contributes

Easton will hold its annual town meeting on Monday, April 26. As usual, the meeting will afford residents an opportunity to be heard on topics of keen local interest, foremost being the town’s proposed budget. But this year’s agenda will also tackle issues of broader concern that Continue reading “The Connecticut Health Divide: How Racism Contributes”

Proposed 2021-22 Budget Heads to Annual Town Meeting

The Board of Finance approved a budget of $46,249,385 to fund town and school spending in 2021-22, pending taxpayer approval. 

Town officials will present the budget proposed for discussion and comment at the Annual Town Meeting on Monday, April 26 at 7 p.m. at Samuel Staples Elementary Continue reading “Proposed 2021-22 Budget Heads to Annual Town Meeting”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 4/16/21

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Good afternoon, 

Easton surpassed 400 residents infected with the COVID-19 virus this week. The per 100,000 rate for the two weeks ending April 10, 2021, was 25.7. Through the Westport Weston Health District, we were able to successfully vaccinate Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 4/9/2021

Good evening,

It was a busy week in town. The Board of Finance met on Tuesday and finalized the budget for next year. I will have a lot to say about the budget and try to explain it in some detail. However, I want to eliminate any chance of my explanations Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Voters Will Make Major Decisions About Easton’s Future UPDATED

At Two Upcoming Town Meetings and Two Town-wide Votes

Easton property owners will help chart the town’s future at two upcoming Town Meetings on March 23 and April 26, and two town-wide votes on March 30 and May 4. In addition, taxpayers can register their opinion about the proposed Continue reading “Voters Will Make Major Decisions About Easton’s Future UPDATED”

Op-Ed: What Is a Town Meeting and Why Are We Having Two of Them?

We’re all adjusting to lots of changes brought on by the pandemic. One of these is the town’s inability to hold our annual town meeting. If you did not know, the town meeting is the legislative body of Easton, as it is in many New England towns. In addition to the annual town meeting, Continue reading “Op-Ed: What Is a Town Meeting and Why Are We Having Two of Them?”

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