A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated March 18,2022

Good Afternoon,

After much hard work by the Board of Finance, we have wrapped up the preliminary round of budget presentations. The proposed budget for 2022-23 will be presented in a public hearing on Monday, March 21 at 7 p.m. at Samuel Staples. After Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Letter: Multi-use Pathway Is Tremendous Value for Safety and Connectivity

To the Editor:

There has been a lot of misinformation and conjecture concerning the State grant for the pedestrian pathway along Sport Hill Rd. This pathway would provide a safe route for pedestrians and cyclists from Hellen Keller Middle School up Sport Hill Road to the cross Continue reading “Letter: Multi-use Pathway Is Tremendous Value for Safety and Connectivity”

Neighbors Appeal Plans for Chicken Farm with Slaughterhouse

Homeowners concerned about potential noxious odors, their safety and the impact to their property values are fighting a proposal to allow a chicken slaughterhouse to operate on Tranquility Drive.

“It’s out of character with the neighborhood,” said Joe Calzone, a longtime Tranquility Continue reading “Neighbors Appeal Plans for Chicken Farm with Slaughterhouse”

No Commercial Building on South Park Property

Where does this referendum say anything about putting a commercial building on our  South Park Avenue property?

This referendum passed by a wide margin in 2008 — 1,249 votes in favor of the referendum (75%) and 412 votes against it (25%). Then Easton purchased the property. 

Continue reading “No Commercial Building on South Park Property”

Easton Joins Sustainable CT

The Easton Board of Selectmen voted Jan. 16 to join a growing number of communities across the state participating in Sustainable CT, an exciting program to support Connecticut’s cities and towns. The statewide initiative, created by towns for towns, includes a detailed menu of sustainability Continue reading “Easton Joins Sustainable CT”

Letter: Easton has plenty to offer — plenty of drama

To the Editor:

Beautiful, bucolic Easton welcomes your newspaper. Many people didn’t realize how much we needed a newspaper until we didn’t have one. 

Our unique little town has plenty to offer – not only to our townspeople, but also to our neighboring towns and cities. Our extensive Continue reading “Letter: Easton has plenty to offer — plenty of drama”

Sport Hill Road Design Charette

Final Concept Plan for Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety Improvements along Sport Hill Road

Easton Planning, in coordination with the Connecticut Metropolitan Council of Governments (METROCOG) and the Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG), held a design charette focusing Continue reading “Sport Hill Road Design Charette”