Easton Police Appointments Announced

Jonathan Arnold was promoted to the rank of Captain and Thomas Steinke was appointed to the position of police officer at a socially distanced ceremony Aug. 17 in the community room at the Easton Public Library. Police Commission Chair Richard J. Colangelo Jr. swore in the two officers. Continue reading “Easton Police Appointments Announced”

Message from First Selectman Bindelglass … Update for 6/5/2020

Good afternoon,

Since my last message, much has happened. In addition to the greatest public health issue in a century, we have all watched with horror as events unfolded starting with the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.  I have had extensive discussions with Chief Doyle Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Bindelglass … Update for 6/5/2020”

Message from First Selectman Dr. David Bindelglass

April 3, 2020

Good afternoon!

Our collective efforts to protect ourselves and our community from the Covid-19 virus continue.  The latest Department of Health data indicates there are 5 positive cases identified in Easton. Comparatively speaking, that is a good number when looking Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Dr. David Bindelglass”

Shaw Prepares for New Job as Stamford Police Chief

Leaving Easton in ‘Good Hands’ of New Chief Doyle

Police Chief Tim Shaw’s law enforcement career has come full circle. Hired as Easton’s police chief in July 2015 to replace Chief James Candee, who retired, Shaw came to Easton from the Stamford Police Department, where he was the Continue reading “Shaw Prepares for New Job as Stamford Police Chief”

Doyle Rolls up his Sleeves and Donates Blood

Captain Richard Doyle, who will become the town’s next police chief as of April 6, was among the many volunteers who donated blood March 25 at the Easton Public Library.

The American Red Cross faces a severe blood shortage due to an unprecedented number of blood drive cancellations Continue reading “Doyle Rolls up his Sleeves and Donates Blood”

Bindelglass Updates Easton on COVID-19

NOTE: For the latest Easton-related COVID-19 information, including updates, closings, and cancellations, see https://eastoncourier.news/2020/03/12/er9-schools-closed-march-13-march-20/ — EastonCourier.news volunteer staff

As many of you are aware, several cases of the virus have Continue reading “Bindelglass Updates Easton on COVID-19”

Captain Doyle Named new Easton Police Chief

The Easton Police Commission unanimously selected Captain Richard Doyle to be the next police chief for the Town of Easton. Doyle will be promoted to the rank of chief on Monday, April 6, time and location to be determined. 

Doyle has been an officer with the Easton Police Department Continue reading “Captain Doyle Named new Easton Police Chief”

Bindelglass Issues Coronavirus Statement to the Community

 March 3, 2020 

This morning we convened a meeting to discuss Easton’s planning for the potential of the coronavirus (COVID-19) being diagnosed in Connecticut. The meeting was led by Captain Doyle who is our Emergency Management Director, Chiefs of Fire, Police and EMS, school Continue reading “Bindelglass Issues Coronavirus Statement to the Community”

Missing Easton Woman Found Safe

A Rockhouse Road resident phoned the Easton Police Department at 3:10 p.m. today, concerned that his 64-year-old wife had not returned from her customary walk. She had been gone for over an hour, and he reported that she had a medical condition, according to Captain Richard Doyle.

Continue reading “Missing Easton Woman Found Safe”

UPDATED: Easton Plans for Coronavirus Outbreak

Police Captain Richard Doyle, who also serves as emergency operations director for Easton’s first responders, offered advice and reassurance to local residents. The police department is in ongoing contact with the Easton Fire Department and Easton Volunteer Emergency Medical Service, Continue reading “UPDATED: Easton Plans for Coronavirus Outbreak”