Letter: Response to Bindelglass’s Referendum Comments

To the Editor:

I disagree with most of First Selectman Bindelglass’s recent comments in the Courier (5/6/21) on the rejection of the Easton Resolution on Racism and Public Health by Easton residents 5/4/21. The question, (shall the Town of Easton approve the Easton Resolution on Racism Continue reading “Letter: Response to Bindelglass’s Referendum Comments”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 5/7/2021

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Good afternoon,

This week has been a busy time at town hall. First and foremost, we had a tremendous turnout for the referendum, which is a credit to all of our town’s people. The vote went off smoothly, which is not an easy task!  A huge thank you to the Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Unofficial Results: Town of Easton and Regional School District No. 9 Referendum

May 4, 2021 

Following are the results of the May 4 polling at Samuel Staples Elementary School:

1. Shall the Town of Easton appropriate the sum of $46,249,385 for the annual budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022?  (This includes Easton’s share of the Region Continue reading “Unofficial Results: Town of Easton and Regional School District No. 9 Referendum”

Polls Stay Active Throughout the Day

A cloudy but temperate spring day greeted voters at the polls throughout the morning and afternoon. Tables were set up by political parties, the Easton 175th Committee and others. As of 4 p.m. 1,205 votes had been cast, including 41 absentee ballots, according to Jim Bromer, assistant Continue reading “Polls Stay Active Throughout the Day”

Easton Voters Head to Polls on May 4

On Tuesday May 4 the annual budget referendum for the Town of Easton will be held in person from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Samuel Staples Elementary School. The budget for the Regional School District No. 9 (ER9) and the Easton Resolution on Racism and Public Health are also on the ballot. Continue reading “Easton Voters Head to Polls on May 4”

Easton 175th – Join Us at the Polls May 4!

On Tuesday, May 4, a vote on the Annual Budget for 2021-22 and the Easton Resolution on Racism and Public Health will be held at Samuel Staples Elementary School, from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. 

The Easton 175th Committee is excited to have a table at the polls to promote Easton organizations, Continue reading “Easton 175th – Join Us at the Polls May 4!”

Letter: Approve Resolution and Budget

To The Editor:

If you see something, say something. Most of us can agree that this is a reasonable way to respond to the current town-wide discussion about race. We all saw plenty this past year, from the effects of a dangerous pandemic on all of us to the rage caused by continuing Continue reading “Letter: Approve Resolution and Budget”

Op-Ed: Read the Resolution

On Tuesday, you have the chance to decide whether this town should adopt a proposed resolution on racism and public health.  Read the resolution on the town website before you head to the polls.  Consider what it says and decide whether you feel it is the right resolution for our Continue reading “Op-Ed: Read the Resolution”

Letter: Vote Yes For Me

“A sunset over Silverman’s Country Market in Easton, Connecticut, in the fall of 2019.” — Photo by Astrid Y.

To The Editor:

My name is Astrid. I’m a 17-year-old Barlow senior. I ran varsity cross country for Barlow for three years and have volunteered as an EMT with Easton EMS Continue reading “Letter: Vote Yes For Me”

Letter: Defeat This Resolution Vote NO

To the Editor:

I am writing to you with sadness because no matter if this resolution passes or not, it has needlessly caused fissures in our community. The manner in which this was foisted upon Easton has polarized our town. The resolution was approved by the BOS at a single meeting Continue reading “Letter: Defeat This Resolution Vote NO”