Letter: Easton Citizens Must Show Up and Vote at Tuesday’s Town Meeting

To the Editor:

This Tuesday (May 31) Easton citizens are being asked to show up at our Town Meeting and vote for a permanent conservation easement to protect our town-owned South Park Ave. property from development. More than 700 Easton citizens signed a petition calling for this Continue reading “Letter: Easton Citizens Must Show Up and Vote at Tuesday’s Town Meeting”

Petition Forces May 31 Special Town Meeting on Remaining South Park Parcel

Enough residents signed a petition to force a special town meeting scheduled for May 31 and a possible referendum vote to place a permanent conservation easement on 10 acres of town-owned land on South Park Avenue.

The 10 acres are part of a 29-acre town-owned parcel. Earlier this Continue reading “Petition Forces May 31 Special Town Meeting on Remaining South Park Parcel”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 5/6/22

Good afternoon,

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The COVID numbers seem to be worsening fairly rapidly.  For the week ending April 30th, the rate is 47.5 per 100,000 with 34 new cases in Easton. That is certainly an understated number given the number of home tests. What seems to be happening Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Voters Approve Sale of South Park Property to ALT

Budgets and Demolition Delay Ordinance Also Approved

Easton voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved selling a portion of town-owned land on South Park Avenue to the Aspetuck Land Trust.

According to unofficial results from the Easton Town Clerk, voters approved the referendum Continue reading “Voters Approve Sale of South Park Property to ALT”

Letter: Vote to Preserve the South Park Property

To the Editor:

I would like to add my voice to the many encouraging a “yes” vote on the land sale to Aspetuck Land Trust on Tuesday.

Like many others, I have concerns about the remaining acreage. And I would have strongly preferred to see a complete resolution.

But that is Continue reading “Letter: Vote to Preserve the South Park Property”

Letter: Vote YES for ALT, YES for the Truth

To the Editor:

I would like to thank our bi-partisan Board of Selectmen for publishing the facts about the sale of 19 acres of the South Park property to the esteemed Aspetuck Land Trust. I and my family appreciate the truth from our elected officials, rather than a leaflet full Continue reading “Letter: Vote YES for ALT, YES for the Truth”

Letter: Take a walk in the woods….

To the Editor:

Over the years I have taken many hikes in land managed by the ALT (Aspetuck Land Trust) and never thought twice about how important the ALT was to my hiking enjoyment. Last week was different. I took my grandson on a hike in the Paine Open Space aware that the town Continue reading “Letter: Take a walk in the woods….”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

4/29/2022 Update

Good Afternoon,

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The COVID numbers are 34.2 per 100,000 for the week ending April 23, with less cases reported in Easton this week than last. This new strain seems to be pretty contagious, but not effecting people in a major way. Our plan remains unchanged Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Op-Ed: If the Focus Is on Protecting the Mill River, Aspetuck Land Trust Will Do That

I don’t fish and I’m not an expert on rivers.

But I have learned over the years that the Mill River, which runs along the South Park Avenue property owned by the town, is special. Experts in those areas and conservationists have expressed how important it is to protect that habitat.

Continue reading “Op-Ed: If the Focus Is on Protecting the Mill River, Aspetuck Land Trust Will Do That”

Sale of South Park Property to ALT Heads to the Polls on Tuesday

A proposal to sell roughly 19 acres of a 29-acre town-owned parcel on South Park to the Aspetuck Land Trust will be decided by Easton voters at a May 3 town-wide referendum.

The South Park property sale was one of seven agenda items presented and discussed during a well-attended Continue reading “Sale of South Park Property to ALT Heads to the Polls on Tuesday”

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