A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 2/25/2022

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Good afternoon,

Hopefully, you are recovering from today’s storm. For the week ending February 19, there were only four new cases of COVID in Easton, therefore, as I mentioned last week, we will in fact remove the mask mandate for public buildings on February Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 02/18/2022

Good afternoon,

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We actually had a small rise in Covid cases up to 17 for the week ending February 12. That being said, the trajectory of Covid is clearly towards less cases. While we are still in the red and last time used change from red to orange as the Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Proposed School Budgets Available Online with ‘Live’ Updates

Easton residents interested in the proposed 2022-2023 school board budget can now access it online as a live digital spreadsheet where changes are made in real time.

“One of our goals this year was to increase transparency and promote public engagement,” Superintendent Dr. Jason Continue reading “Proposed School Budgets Available Online with ‘Live’ Updates”

Column: Looking Ahead to 2022

Welcome to 2022! Let us hope that as we move into the new year the situation with the pandemic  improves. From Town Hall there are a number of things we hope to move forward. Obviously some things will depend on the state of Covid 19. How we conduct meetings by our boards and commissions Continue reading “Column: Looking Ahead to 2022”

Bindelglass Sworn In for Second Term as First Selectman

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.

Bindelglass Continue reading “Bindelglass Sworn In for Second Term as First Selectman”

Letter: Jeff and Kristi for Board of Selectmen

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”

Commentary: Jeff Parker — Why I’m Running

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”

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”

Letter: How to Influence Your Child’s Educational Experience

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”

Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 12/12/2021

Good afternoon,

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”

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