The first of several upcoming swearing in ceremonies for incumbents and newly elected Easton town officials took place at Town Hall today. Town Clerk Christine Halloran administered the oath of office to Democrat David Bindelglass for his second term as first selectman.
To the Editor:
I have had the privilege to observe Jeff Parker’s commitment to Easton education both during our years together on the Board of Education and later, when Jeff was chairman of the Board of Ed.
In addition to promoting excellent education, Jeff also believes in the Continue reading “Letter: Jeff and Kristi for Board of Selectmen”
Easton is at a crossroads. Challenges from beyond our borders are dividing us as a community. We need a new focus that puts Easton First.
My family’s Easton roots date back generations. I returned in 1994 with my wife, Joan, and our two school-aged daughters. Joan’s career as principal Continue reading “Commentary: Jeff Parker — Why I’m Running”
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”
To the Editor:
I would like to share with you all important facts about your Easton Board of Finance (BOF). The chart below summarizes the BOF members who fully supported the 4.09% Board of Education (BOE) budget increase and those who did not.
Why is this important?Continue reading “Letter: How to Influence Your Child’s Educational Experience”
Update for 12/12/2021
It has been a snowy week with more to come!
The focus in Town Hall has shifted to the annual town budget. I have been meeting with all of the departments to review their respective budgets. The Board of Education has begun their budget Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”
Update for 1/29/2021
It seems we are really settling into winter here in Easton. This week’s snow led to another great effort with clean up by our Department of Public Works. In order to combat the dreariness of winter and to continue the celebration of our 175th Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”
Easton, Redding and Region 9 Boards of Education Create Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committees, Barlow Alumni and Students Form Social Justice Clubs
Across the country, activists have sustained months of protesting, sparked by the death of George Floyd and fueled by what many Continue reading “Easton Responds to Calls for Anti-Racism”
The Easton Board of Education elected Jon Stinson and Gretchen Goldstein to serve as its new chairman and secretary, respectively. Stinson replaces Jeff Parker, who served as chairman since 2013.
The Board of Education chairman typically serves a two-year term, and the position Continue reading “Stinson Elected as Board of Education Chairman”
To the Editor:
I am writing to express my full support of the Easton budgets and in particularly the education budget. I have lived in Easton for over 27 years and have two daughters who went through the Easton schools and Joel Barlow. They both received an exceptional education Continue reading “Support of Easton Budgets”