State Delegation Endorses Bindelglass Re-Election

David Bindelglass launched his campaign for re-election at a rally in Easton June 27 with enthusiastic endorsements from Governor Ned Lamont, Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz, state Rep. Anne Hughes (D-135), and fellow Easton Selectman Bob Lessler. 

Elected in 2019, Bindelglass has Continue reading “State Delegation Endorses Bindelglass Re-Election”

Notre Dame of Easton Celebrates Lenten Season

Notre Dame of Easton is actively observing the Lenten season even while the pandemic enters its second year.  Meanwhile. Governor Ned Lamont announced expansive reopening plans and the easing of Covid-19 restrictions that went into effect March 19.

The new protocols lift the capacity Continue reading “Notre Dame of Easton Celebrates Lenten Season”

Easton Budget Process Under a Pandemic

Last year the Easton Courier published an overview of the Easton budget process. The article went into some detail about how the town budget is developed and how the Board of Finance (BOF) works to prepare a budget request to present to the town for its approval. It was the process Continue reading “Easton Budget Process Under a Pandemic”

Connecticut Residents Over 65 Can Register for COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments Starting Thursday, Feb. 11

Governor Ned Lamont today announced that Connecticut residents over the age of 65 will be eligible to schedule COVID-19 vaccination appointments starting on Thursday, Feb. 11, as the state rolls into the next part of phase 1b of its vaccination program. Vaccinations for individuals Continue reading “Connecticut Residents Over 65 Can Register for COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments Starting Thursday, Feb. 11”

Covid Vaccine Sign-Ups Roll Out for Qualified Residents

UPDATED To Include Statewide Plan for Phase 1b Posted Today on Connecticut’s Official State Website

The next phase of the state’s Covid-19 vaccine rollout (aka Phase 1b) includes seniors 75 years of age or older. What exactly does this mean to Easton residents? Easton seniors 75 Continue reading “Covid Vaccine Sign-Ups Roll Out for Qualified Residents”

Year in Review 2020

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”

Lamont Launches COVID Alert CT Exposure Notification App

Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the State of Connecticut has launched its official COVID-19 exposure notification app, COVID Alert CT. The app, available for Apple and Android mobile devices, informs users if they may have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 – all without Continue reading “Lamont Launches COVID Alert CT Exposure Notification App”

Op-Ed: University of Bridgeport’s Unconventional and Innovative Collaboration Enhances Education

The seaside campus of University of Bridgeport (UB) led by the academic leaders of UB, Sacred Heart University, Paier College of Arts and Goodwin College together have announced an unconventional and innovative educational enhancement plan for those higher education institutions Continue reading “Op-Ed: University of Bridgeport’s Unconventional and Innovative Collaboration Enhances Education”

Phase 2 Reopening Set for Wednesday, June 17

Governor Ned Lamont announced earlier this month that he was advancing the second phase of reopening Connecticut. Many businesses will now reopen on Wednesday, June 17 – three days earlier than the previously scheduled date of Saturday, June 20. This is welcome news to the many businesses Continue reading “Phase 2 Reopening Set for Wednesday, June 17”

Town Seeks State Consent for Town Wide Vote on Health District

First Selectman David Bindelglass pushed hard to achieve permission from the state to hold a referendum on Easton’s annual budget. He believed he had secured permission to hold a modified budget referendum and vote on joining the Westport Weston Health District (WWHD)

But Governor Continue reading “Town Seeks State Consent for Town Wide Vote on Health District”

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