Now that the vote on the sale of the South Park property has passed, I want to address some information that you received prior to the referendum in a leaflet delivered to every mailbox in Easton. The leaflet was lengthy and included a number of issues that I would like to clarify. Continue reading “Op-Ed: Bindelglass Explains Role of METROCOG”
The COVID numbers are 34.2 per 100,000 for the week ending April 23, with less cases reported in Easton this week than last. This new strain seems to be pretty contagious, but not effecting people in a major way. Our plan remains unchanged Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”
The Easton Board of Selectmen met in person for our regular meeting on April 21. The board approved the minutes from our March 17, April 8 and April 19 meetings, and approved nine tax refunds as recommended by the tax collector.
The board filled three seats on the Easton Diversity Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting of April 21, 2022”
On April 18, the Board of Selectmen hosted a public hearing regarding the sale of 18.7 acres at South Park Avenue to the Aspetuck Land Trust. Presentations were made by the Aspetuck Land Trust and Citizens for Easton as to why the sale should go through. The Land Trust, as I have Continue reading “Op-Ed: Sale to Aspetuck Land Trust Will Preserve South Park”
On April 18, there will be a public hearing to discuss the sale of 19 acres on South Park Avenue to the Aspetuck Land Trust. Approval of the sale will be on the agenda for the Annual Town Meeting as per the Land Use Ordinance and then will be adjourned to a machine vote. The town Continue reading “Op-Ed: Support Sale of 19 Acres of South Park Property to Aspetuck Land Trust”
Easton is in the COVID orange zone with a rate of 14.2/100,000 for the week ending April 2. That is undoubtedly an underestimate given the amount of home testing. We needed to restrict activities in the senior center this week as a result. Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”
The town is moving forward with a proposal to sell a large portion of land it owns on South Park Avenue to a conservation group that would preserve it and become stewards of the Mill River, a state recognized wild trout stream, that runs through the land.
Once known as the DiNardo Continue reading “Town Wants to Sell Portion of South Park Property”
The Board of Selectmen held its second regular meeting in March with all members present in person and with several members of the public present in person and via Zoom. The board is pleased that we are again able to have the public attend meetings in person while simultaneously Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting of March 17, 2022”
Easton is known for its family farms and rustic charm, but access to high-speed internet doesn’t top the list. Dropped connections. Content streaming lags. Slow downloads. You name it. It’s gotten so bad that the town recently installed free Wi-Fi at the library’s parking lot for Continue reading “Frustrated by Slow Internet? Help Could Be on the Way”