Easton NewsBits From Town Hall

Updated 11/21/2021

  • The numbers for Covid have ticked up some so Easton is at a rate of 9.5 per 100,000 for the weeks ending Nov. 13. This does not mean any changes, but it is a reminder that the pandemic isn’t over yet.

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 11/05/2021

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Good afternoon,

It has been a very busy week with the election.  I want to commend the people of Easton for one of the highest turnouts ever for a municipal election. We continue to see increasing levels of participation by the people of Easton, as in previous Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 10/29/2021

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Good afternoon,

Our Covid numbers remain excellent with only 10 new cases for the 2 weeks ending October 23, one of the lowest levels in the state. Again, this is testimony to our ability to be good neighbors and look out for each other.  That allows us Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Putting a Mask on Poor Judgement

Two weeks ago, a police deputy in Maryland shot and killed a groundhog. Having reviewed the unedited videotape of this encounter, I concluded that, although the action was apparently consistent with Maryland police guidelines, it was ridiculous. Some comedians have noted that the Continue reading “Putting a Mask on Poor Judgement”

Labor Day Message 2021

Those most deserving of our gratitude this Labor Day include health care workers who had a brief reprieve only to be swept back onto the front lines of Covid redux. We’re also keeping law-enforcement officials, firefighters, educators and volunteers in our thoughts this Labor Day.

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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”

Celebrating Graduates, Covid Style

Let the celebrations begin as another school year comes to a close and graduation ceremonies are starting to take place.  During the Covid-19 pandemic, serious reconsideration of past traditions had to be made to follow safely regulations and guidelines while still recognizing the Continue reading “Celebrating Graduates, Covid Style”

Conversations with the Irrepressible Dolly Curtis

Pretty much anyone who knows Dolly, and most in Easton do, knows that there are no short stop-and-chats with her.  The conversations will be long and Dolly will do most of the talking. Sometimes a listener will wonder where she’s going when she embarks on a magical mystery tour of Continue reading “Conversations with the Irrepressible Dolly Curtis”

Socialized Distancing

As I stood more than six feet from two of my acquaintances, I listened to their complaints about vaccination scheduling.  One recalled hours on the telephone to arrange an appointment for an elderly relative.  The other described the futility of attempting to get scheduled on-line Continue reading “Socialized Distancing”

What Matters Most to Easton: Tony Hwang Responds

1. What do you believe is the single most important issue facing Easton voters and why? 

Connecticut was one of the first to be hit hard by the COVID-19 health crisis. We were able to flatten the curve earlier than most. All the measures to control Covid-19 health safety have been Continue reading “What Matters Most to Easton: Tony Hwang Responds”

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