Board of Selectmen Meeting Recap

The Board of Selectmen meeting on Oct. 7 included several appointments to boards and commissions including:

Blumenthal Joins Democratic Leaders at Women’s Rally

Senator Richard Blumenthal joined first select people from Easton, Weston and  Redding for a pro-choice women’s rights rally timed to coincide with the Women’s Marches in Washington and all around the country on Oct. 2 to protect Roe v. Wade. The event, convened by State Rep. Anne Continue reading “Blumenthal Joins Democratic Leaders at Women’s Rally”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 10/8/2021

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Good afternoon,

The Covid numbers for the last week are 11.4 per 100,000 for the week ending October 2. This is an improvement, but still in the orange (high risk) levels.  As many of you know, the original agreement to initiate a mask mandate for public Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

EMS Building Project Gets Boost from ARP Funding

The Easton Volunteer Emergency Medical Service building is located at 448 Sport Hill Rd, Easton, Conn.—Tomas Koeck Photo

Easton Volunteer Emergency Medical Service officials have been trying for years to move out of the outdated, 92-year-old building they call home and find a new Continue reading “EMS Building Project Gets Boost from ARP Funding”

Board of Selectmen Meeting of September 23, 2021

At the start of the year, the Board of Selectmen moved its second regular September meeting from the 16th to the 23rd due the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur. Our normal schedule calls for meetings to be held on the first and third Thursdays of each month.

The board approved the minutes Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting of September 23, 2021”

Easton Town Referendum: The People Have Spoken

What the Referendum Results Mean for Easton

Voters went to the polls on Sept. 21 to decide the future of five ballot questions affecting quality of life issues for the town. They approved all but one of them, the funding for the design of a multi-use pathway intended to increase Continue reading “Easton Town Referendum: The People Have Spoken”

Letter: A Yes Vote On Pathway Is a Vote For Commercialization – Vote No

To the Editor:

In his Sept. 18 message, ostensibly published in his role as First Selectman, Mr. Bindelglass went too far with his last line that people that should be cautious about “false and conspiratorial narratives.” I agree but I don’t know what those are in this context Continue reading “Letter: A Yes Vote On Pathway Is a Vote For Commercialization – Vote No”

Voters Speak Out at Special Town Meeting

Pathway and Roof Replacement Generate Debate

The Town of Easton held a Special Town Meeting at Samuel Staples Elementary School on Sept. 13 to give voters their say about major town decisions in advance of a referendum on Tuesday, Sept. 21. Following are the agenda items that will Continue reading “Voters Speak Out at Special Town Meeting”

Bindelglass Explains his Support for Pathway Design Funding

The Board of Selectmen called a Special Town Meeting for Monday, Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. at Samuel Staples Elementary School. The meeting will include discussion and action on the following items:

Selectmen Explain the Tax-exempt Handicapped Vehicle Ordinance

An ordinance that the town will be asked to consider at the Special Town meeting is the Tax-exempt handicapped vehicle ordinance. The purpose of this ordinance is to give tax relief to our neighbors with
disabilities. We recognize that some of our neighbors have serious disabilities Continue reading “Selectmen Explain the Tax-exempt Handicapped Vehicle Ordinance”

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