Column: Dying to Travel

As the fear of Covid-19 subsides, the urge to travel re-emerges. Airports are packed with passengers, tens of thousands of whom will end up stranded awaiting flights that have been cancelled. Hundreds of thousands will be stuck on highways attempting to make journeys they have planned Continue reading “Column: Dying to Travel”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

06/24/2022 Update

In regards to COVID, hospitalization numbers in the state are slowly decreasing. I believe there is a very slow but steady improvement.

This week marked graduations from Samuel Staples, Helen Keller, and Joel Barlow High School. This is a good time to be Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update 6/3/22

Good afternoon,

The COVID numbers continue to bounce around with most of the towns in the state well into the red range. Hospitalizations seem to be dropping suggesting that this wave may be past its peak.

Wednesday night we held a flag raising ceremony to Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Editors’s note: The following update to First Selectman Bindelglass’s 5/13/22 Message was posted to the town website on 5/17/22.

UPDATED-5/17/22 A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Good afternoon,

As a follow up to my last post, I want to present some updated information Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 4/14/2022

Good afternoon,

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Our Covid numbers are about the same. Cases are up to 10 reported last week. We are still orange at 12.3 cases per 100,000 for the week ending April 9.  All of the surrounding towns are above 20 and in the red. Hospitalizations are slowly increasing Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 03/25/2022

Good afternoon,

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Our COVID numbers are still very good, although there are signs of a very slight increases in pockets of the state. I hesitate to declare that we are finished with the pandemic, but I think most of our lives are returning to near normal. Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Program at Helen Keller Middle School Makes Up for Lost Learning During Covid

Learning disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic have left students at Helen Keller Middle School struggling to meet their grade level expectations much like other students across the United States.

Prior to the pandemic, 80% of students at Helen Keller Middle School were Continue reading “Program at Helen Keller Middle School Makes Up for Lost Learning During Covid”

Column:Fear the Vaccine

Robert LaMay died on January 28, 2022. He was 51 years old. He worked as a Washington state trooper for 22 years. He retired from his job in October 2021, after Governor Inslee of of Washington state declared a Covid-19 mandate affecting all state troopers, except those who qualified Continue reading “Column:Fear the Vaccine”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 12/31/2021

Good afternoon, 

Happy New Year

Unfortunately, the number of Covid cases in Easton is exploding. There is no other way to describe it. There were 82 new cases in the week ending December 25. For perspective, at the height of the pandemic in 2020, it took several months Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

A Covid Christmas: Caught Between the Lines

On Christmas Eve, I tested positive for Covid.

Mindful of the 5.4 million people worldwide who have died from the disease, I am grateful for mild symptoms. Still, I wonder: Who? When? Where did I pick it up? It’s impossible to know. Fortified by Moderna vaccines and boosters, we Continue reading “A Covid Christmas: Caught Between the Lines”

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