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”

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”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 04/22/2022

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Good afternoon,

Throughout Fairfield County the COVID numbers are getting worse.  The whole county is now in the red. For the week ending April 16th, the rate in Easton is 29.4 per 100,000. The medical consensus is that not many of these new cases are getting Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 3/4/2022

Good afternoon,

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First, our thoughts and prayers go out to the people of Ukraine, who are being brutally attacked by Russian aggressors. A vigil will be held in front of the library on Sunday, March 6 at 5:30. All are welcome.

In one week, we have gone from Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Letter: Think Long and Hard About This Budget

Party politics aside, public education is in crisis and at a crossroads. When your children return to school this fall, they will be assessed by the State on covid’s social-emotional impact on them. Depending on the student’s assessed needs, core curriculum instructional hours will Continue reading “Letter: Think Long and Hard About This Budget”

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”

After a Tumultuous 2020, Wishing for a Better 2021

It has been a tumultuous 2020 in Easton as in every other town in America, due to COVID-19. The town got through the first wave in the spring with very low numbers of infections, although like most towns,  we were forced to suspend  in-person learning in our schools, for  the spring Continue reading “After a Tumultuous 2020, Wishing for a Better 2021”

McMorran Will Miss ER9 Students but Health and Family Come First

After 35 years as an educator — the last 13 as an administrator for the Easton, Redding and Region 9 Schools — Superintendent Dr. Thomas McMorran, 56, is ready for a change. 

Last week he informed the chairs of the Triboard of Education, composed of the boards of education for Continue reading “McMorran Will Miss ER9 Students but Health and Family Come First”

Library Thanks Supporters for Budget ‘Victory’

I would like to thank all the residents and Library Board members who wrote letters and attended last night’s Board of Finance Budget Hearing to protest the proposed budget cuts to the Library.

In the end, the Board voted on a $34,100 cut to the Library budget, which is a far Continue reading “Library Thanks Supporters for Budget ‘Victory’”

Public Comment to BOF Regarding BOE Budget

Hello,

My name is Adam Parker, and I reside at 70 Wedgewood Drive in Easton, CT.

I am writing to each of you, the Easton Board of Finance, with regard to the proposed budget put fourth by the Easton Board of Education.  While I certainly am aware of the challenges you are faced in Continue reading “Public Comment to BOF Regarding BOE Budget”

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