Voters Approve Town and School Budgets

Reject Resolution on Racism and Public Health

Town Clerk Christine Halloran today released the official results of the May 4 referendum. The polling went well and more voters turned out for the referendum than was typical in recent years, she said.

Last year, an executive order Continue reading “Voters Approve Town and School Budgets”

Board of Selectmen’s Meetings of April 19 and 22, 2021

Annual Town Meeting and Referendum

The Board of Selectmen met twice this past week. We had a special meeting via Zoom on April 19 to set the agenda for the Annual Town Meeting which will be held on Monday, April 26 at 7 p.m. at Samuel Staples Elementary School. The meeting will Continue reading “Board of Selectmen’s Meetings of April 19 and 22, 2021”

Proposed 2021-22 Budget Heads to Annual Town Meeting

The Board of Finance approved a budget of $46,249,385 to fund town and school spending in 2021-22, pending taxpayer approval. 

Town officials will present the budget proposed for discussion and comment at the Annual Town Meeting on Monday, April 26 at 7 p.m. at Samuel Staples Elementary Continue reading “Proposed 2021-22 Budget Heads to Annual Town Meeting”

Board of Selectmen Meeting of April 1, 2021

Comments about the proposed multi-use path along Sport Hill Road and the results of the March 30th referendum dominated the discussion during the regular Board of Selectmen meeting on April 1st. Several people spoke during public comment in support of the pathway, the outcome of Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting of April 1, 2021”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 4/01/2021

Good evening,

Given the short week, I wanted to reach out to all of you. First, Happy Easter and Passover to all who celebrate.

Our Covid numbers again rose slightly. The per 100,000 number for the two weeks ending March 27 was 19. We had to go virtual Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Easton Voters Support Pathway, Approve Joining Westport Weston Health District

Easton voters on Tuesday approved joining the Westport Weston Health District and voted in favor of appropriating $249,400 to construct a multi-use pathway along Sport Hill Road.

The proposals were among five referendum questions on the ballot, all of which were approved by voters, Continue reading “Easton Voters Support Pathway, Approve Joining Westport Weston Health District”

Op-Ed: ‘No Question That We Should Join’ Westport Weston Health District

On Tuesday March 30, Easton will vote on whether or not to join the Westport Weston Health District. I have no question that we should join. As your first selectman you have charged me with providing for the health and welfare of this town. You also have every right to expect me Continue reading “Op-Ed: ‘No Question That We Should Join’ Westport Weston Health District”

Op-Ed: Multi-Use Path Is a ‘Great Idea for Easton”

As I  have said previously I want to present the reasons why I believe that the funding and construction of the multi-use path along sport Hill Road from Helen Keller Middle School to Silverman’s farm is important for Easton.  Much of the reasoning has been summarized in an excellent Continue reading “Op-Ed: Multi-Use Path Is a ‘Great Idea for Easton””

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 3/19/2021

Good evening,

The news on Covid is mostly good. The state continues to vaccinate more and a wider range of people. The CDC says that small gatherings of people who have been vaccinated can be done without masks. In Easton for the second week in a row the Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Letter: Let the People Set the Path

To the Editor:

As the First Selectman of the town of Easton I had planned to explain my position regarding an advisory ballot question on funding Easton’s portion of the development of a multi-use path along Sport Hill Road. I still plan to do that in the future.  However, I feel Continue reading “Letter: Let the People Set the Path”

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