Notre Dame Church of Easton has been supporting the Blessed Sacrament Food Pantry in Bridgeport on an ongoing basis since 2014. Volunteers from the Women of Notre Dame spearhead the outreach effort. The church women’s group has supported the food pantry throughout the ongoing Covid-19 Continue reading “Notre Dame Supports Blessed Sacrament Food Pantry”
Over the past year, the normal way of life changed for Joel Barlow High School students in countless ways. Teenagers’ personal fashion styles since the Covid-19 lockdowns were among the transformations.
The at-home classroom created a causal way of life for high school students. Continue reading “Has Covid-19 Changed Barlow Student Fashion?”
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”
Annual Town Meeting and Referendum
The Board of Selectmen met twice this past week. We had a special meeting via Zoom on April 19 to set the agenda for the Annual Town Meeting which will be held on Monday, April 26 at 7 p.m. at Samuel Staples Elementary School. The meeting will Continue reading “Board of Selectmen’s Meetings of April 19 and 22, 2021”
Hopefully, we have seen the last of the chilly weather as our trees and flowers begin to bloom and show their beauty for all to see. Below is a message regarding the Easton Garden Club’s Garden Mart 2021.
Each year the Easton Garden Club looks Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”
Benjamin Franklin was fascinated by lightning. The famous portrait of him flying a kite in a thunderstorm with a young boy running in the background gets many details wrong, including the fact that the boy was his fully grown son, but it captures his curiosity and originality. One Continue reading “Column: Lightning”
Easton surpassed 400 residents infected with the COVID-19 virus this week. The per 100,000 rate for the two weeks ending April 10, 2021, was 25.7. Through the Westport Weston Health District, we were able to successfully vaccinate Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”
Update for 4/9/2021
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”
Since 2013, thousands of local residents have joined The Center for Family Justice for its annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event, a mile-long fundraising walk through downtown Fairfield to raise awareness about the impact sexual abuse and violence against women and girls has in the Continue reading “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Takes Another Virtual Turn”
Update for 4/01/2021
Given the short week, I wanted to reach out to all of you. First, Happy Easter and Passover to all who celebrate.
Our Covid numbers again rose slightly. The per 100,000 number for the two weeks ending March 27 was 19. We had to go virtual Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”