EMS Planning & Building Special Meeting Set for 4/26

An Emergency Medical Services special meeting to discuss possible action and location of the new building will take place via Zoom on Tuesday, April 26 at 7:00 p.m. Discussion of building design and funding are also on the agenda.

Members of the community are encouraged to join Continue reading “EMS Planning & Building Special Meeting Set for 4/26”

Open Letter to Easton Board Finance Re: EMS Building Replacement

To the Editor:

To the Easton Board of Finance: We are strongly in favor of applying American Recovery Plan Act (ARPA) funds towards replacing our EMS Building if it is determined that we can use these funds without negative consequences to our town. Having said that, we have a Continue reading “Open Letter to Easton Board Finance Re: EMS Building Replacement”

Public Input Sought On Use of American Recovery Plan Act Funds

At this time Easton has received $1,112,922.17, in our bank account, of funding from the American Recovery Plan Act (ARPA). We are scheduled to receive the same amount again in 2022. 

To date, the Board of Finance has approved the use of $89,551 of those funds by the Fire Department Continue reading “Public Input Sought On Use of American Recovery Plan Act Funds”

Correction to “What is Going on in Easton?”

To the Editor:

A recent booklet mailed to Easton residents by the Citizens for Responsible Government (CRG) contained a reprint of an article titled “What is Going on in Easton?” by Brad Koltz, Publisher of the Easton Community Gazette which CRG claims has “information regarding Continue reading “Correction to “What is Going on in Easton?””

Letter: EMS Project Needs Support, Not Obstacles

To the Editor:

Easton Volunteer EMS is a private association. As in many towns, this volunteer organization’s relationship with town government evolved over the decades. But they take great pride in their volunteer culture, and their efforts to provide care with low impact on Easton Continue reading “Letter: EMS Project Needs Support, Not Obstacles”

Op-Ed: EMS Project Needs a Building Committee

Easton has been blessed with a dedicated and professional corps of volunteers who provide outstanding service to the town through our Emergency Medical Service.  For many years they have continued to maintain the highest standards while dealing with the frustrations of operating Continue reading “Op-Ed: EMS Project Needs a Building Committee”

Letter: Dave Bindelglass on Top of EMS Building

To the Editor:

In his June 16 Courier letter, Jeff Parker advocated that ARP (American Rescue Plan) funds be used for a new EMS (Emergency Medical Services) building to replace our structurally compromised building.

It is interesting to see Parker promote solutions that build Continue reading “Letter: Dave Bindelglass on Top of EMS Building”

Building Issues Mount as EMS Searches for a New Home

The Easton Volunteer Emergency Medical Service building on Sport Hill Road.—Tomas Koeck Photo

A flooding basement, lack of proper storage, and overly short garage bays are but a few of the problems with the Easton Volunteer Emergency Medical Service’s 91-year-old building. Built Continue reading “Building Issues Mount as EMS Searches for a New Home”

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