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”

Message from the First Selectman

Updated 08/13/2021


Good afternoon,

The weekly number of cases fell to 8 for the week ending August 7, from 13 the week before. While this is good news I would still urge caution. Masks are now required in town buildings. Places of large indoor crowds in neighboring towns like Continue reading “Message from the First Selectman”

Get Ready for CFE’s Annual Farm Tour

Free Self-Guided Tour Begins at SSES Pavilion Saturday, Aug. 14 at 10 a.m.

The 12th Annual Farm Tour hosted by Citizens for Easton is expected to draw lots of visitors to celebrate Easton’s farms and farmers. The event highlights Easton’s agricultural traditions and celebrates Continue reading “Get Ready for CFE’s Annual Farm Tour”

Board of Selectmen Meeting Recap

South Park Avenue Property Discussions

Citizens for Easton made a presentation to the board in support of naming the town-owned property on South Park Avenue in honor of former First Selectman Bill Kupinse. Kupinse was a strong advocate for the preservation and protection of property Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting Recap”

Easton Celebrates July 4 and More

As the nation celebrates Independence Day commemorating our freedom from British rule and the formation of our democracy, Easton will be celebrating these events as well as special local traditions.

Though tensions abound here and throughout the nation, Easton is launching into Continue reading “Easton Celebrates July 4 and More”