The 13th CFE Farm Tour Brought Good Luck

Thirteen is a lucky number. Following an extended period of hot weather, cool breezes wafted through the Samuel Staples pavilion making conditions ideal for the nine local farms to create special events and to share their wares. There were animals to see, products to sample and special Continue reading “The 13th CFE Farm Tour Brought Good Luck”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 8/12/2022


Good afternoon,

Hopefully the weather is breaking and it will be a little cooler. COVID is staying about the same.

The 13th Annual Farm Tour is this weekend, Saturday, August 13th from 10:00-2:00 p.m. The tour will begin at Samuel Staples Elementary School. Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

 CFE Farm Tour Kicks Off at SSES August 13

What is now an Easton tradition, this year’s 13th Annual Citizens for Easton Farm Tour will include participation from nine local farms who will host visits, offer samples and cooking tips, and create special events for visitors. The event is free to the public and appropriate for Continue reading ” CFE Farm Tour Kicks Off at SSES August 13″

Letter: Vote to Preserve South Park Forever

To the Editor:

After fifty years, South Park is on the brink of “Forever Ours and Forever Wild.” But we’re not there yet. And now, we need your help for one last push.

On Tuesday, May 31, 7 p.m. at Samuel Staples Elementary School, Easton residents have a chance to vote to permanently Continue reading “Letter: Vote to Preserve South Park Forever”

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”

Op-Ed: CFE Supports Sale of Portion of South Park to ALT

 Citizens For Easton – a town-wide non-profit that has supported the preservation of open space since 1972 – is strongly in favor of the Aspetuck Land Trust’s bid to purchase a portion of the South Park property along the Mill River. Our hope is that the remaining portion will eventually Continue reading “Op-Ed: CFE Supports Sale of Portion of South Park to ALT”

Life in a Reservoir Town

In March of 1897, Curtis Thompson, a well-regarded attorney of many years in Bridgeport presented a case on behalf of the town of Easton at a judiciary committee hearing in Hartford.
At issue was Easton’s grand list that had been materially reduced when the Bridgeport Hydraulic Company Continue reading “Life in a Reservoir Town”

Letter: CFE Response to Local Flier

To the editor:

Eastonites recently received a flier from a group in town that identified itself as “Preserve 06612,” which is apparently comprised of members of the Easton Republican community.

This flier also cited Citizens for Easton as a group that is “concerned about how Continue reading “Letter: CFE Response to Local Flier”

Message from the First Selectman

Updated 09/03/2021

Good afternoon,LABOR DAY

The remnants of Hurricane Ida passed through with moderate wind and heavy rain, leaving some road closures, power outages and some flood damage in the police station and around town. We are mostly back to normal, after a quick clean up.

With Continue reading “Message from the First Selectman”

CFE Farm Tour Draws Enthusiastic Crowds

The weather was iffy as volunteers set up at the Morehouse Park pavilion on the Samuel Staples Elementary School campus Saturday morning. But the skies cleared in time for an estimated 300 arriving families to enjoy the 12th annual Citizens for Easton Farm Tour.

Before setting Continue reading “CFE Farm Tour Draws Enthusiastic Crowds”