Given the recent surge in Covid 19 cases and the sharp increase in Omicron cases First Selectman Dr. David Bindelglass said the town is reinstating a mask mandate for public buildings including Town Hall, the Easton Public Library and Senior Center. This action is in concert with Continue reading “Easton Reinstates Indoor Mask Mandate for Public Buildings”
On Agenda for April 26 Annual Town Meeting
One of the questions to be discussed at the annual town meeting on April 26 is the Easton Resolution on Racism and Public Health. As you may remember, this resolution was discussed by the Board of Selectman and endorsed unanimously on Continue reading “Op-Ed: Easton Resolution on Race in Public Health”
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”
In a trying year, Easton had many bright spots, proving that our community had grit and grace in the face of the pandemic. The editors struggled to identify the top 10 events of 2020 and concluded there were many more than time and space allowed. Nevertheless, we will roll out several Continue reading “Year in Review 2020”
First Selectman Dr. David Bindelglass issued an emergency alert to the Easton community this afternoon to inform residents of a positive Covid-19 case in a Samuel Staples Elementary School fifth-grader.
Contact tracing is underway to allow health officials to identify close contacts, Continue reading “Bindelglass Issues Emergency Alert About Covid-19 Case in Easton”
As many of you are aware the Board of Selectmen recently approved a resolution on racism and public health. The resolution is available with the minutes of the last meeting. My support of this resolution is based on several factors. In addition, I have received a small number of Continue reading “‘Facts and Science’ Guide Decisions as First Selectman”
While I enjoy a nice wind and rain storm, Tropical Storm Isaias was not what I had anticipated. As the storm ripped its way up the East Coast, I heard a very eerie hum in the air.
I stuck my head out of one of my windows. It is missing a screen as it is one of the many things that Continue reading “Living In Darkness”
April 24, 2020
In this new world, days seem to blend together and it is hard to believe it is Friday again! I still believe strongly that our efforts are paying off in controlling the spread of the virus but we must stay the course with social distancing and Continue reading “Bindelglass Updates Residents on Town Matters”
As of last evening, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Easton was 21. To underscore the need for continued and increased efforts at social distancing and self and communal protection, we have made changes to our normal routines in Town Hall. When moving Continue reading “Bindelglass Explains New Measures for Communal Protection”
A quick update, since I last reached out the number of diagnosed cases in Easton has risen to 12. This may correspond to an increase in testing, but nonetheless I cannot say strongly enough that this again underscores the importance of staying the course. The combination Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass… Update for 4/9/2020”