Easton Schools Will Remain Closed for the Remainder of the Academic Year

Gov. Ned Lamont announced today that all K-12 Connecticut schools will remain closed and continue to teach online for the remainder of the academic year.

For more information, see the following press release posted to the Office of the Governor’s website: https://portal.ct.gov/Office-of-the-Governor/News/Press-Releases/2020/05-2020/Governor-Lamont-Announces-Classes-at-Schools-Will-Remain-Canceled-for-the-Rest-of-the-Academic-Year.

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A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Good afternoon, 

I hope you all enjoyed the lovely weekend. From personal experience, I saw many enjoying a nice walk outside, while also practicing good social distancing. Use of our wonderful open space was good and handled responsibly. Other towns have begun opening their outdoor Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Lamont Issues Executive Order Prohibiting Budget Referendums

Governor Ned Lamont on May 1 issued Executive Order No. 7HH, barring towns and cities from holding budget referendums.

Titled Protection of Public Health and Safety during COVID-19 Pandemic and Response – Municipal Budget Adoption, Common-Interest Community Meetings, the bottom Continue reading “Lamont Issues Executive Order Prohibiting Budget Referendums”

Online Gambling Poses Significant Addiction Risks

Governor Ned Lamont was absolutely right in rejecting last Friday’s request to use his emergency powers to allow the tribal owners of Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun to offer online gambling while they are closed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

First, this was an attempted power Continue reading “Online Gambling Poses Significant Addiction Risks”

Doyle Sworn in as Easton’s New Police Chief

Gives Outdoor Oath in a Sign of the Times

Veteran officer Richard Doyle officially became Easton’s new police chief during an unusual swearing in ceremony April 6 inside the 9/11 memorial on the library green, across from the police department.

Richard J. Colangelo, Easton Police Continue reading “Doyle Sworn in as Easton’s New Police Chief”

Easton Mom Boosts State Drive for PPE

June Chiaia Logie of Easton wants everyone to know about a State of Connecticut initiative to collect donations of personal protective equipment  (PPE) for health care workers and first responders. And she wants them to know about it and donate now.

Logie is acutely aware of the Continue reading “Easton Mom Boosts State Drive for PPE”

NEW: 3/21 Gov. Lamont Update, 3/20 Bindelglass and McMorran Updates, Town Hall Closed

Note: This article will continue to be updated with the official communications, updates, cancellations and closures that are most relevant to local Easton residents — Easton Courier editors

On Saturday, March 21, Gov. Lamont released an update with the following key points:

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Town Hall By Appt., 3/16 Superintendent’s Update, 3/16 Bindelglass Update, 3/16 Gov. Lamont Update

TOWN OF EASTON

PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Monday March 16, 2020

TOWN HALL HOURS BY APPOINTMENT

Due to health concerns for the general public and our town employees raised by COVID-19, First Selectman Dr. David Bindelglass today announced that starting Tuesday March Continue reading “Town Hall By Appt., 3/16 Superintendent’s Update, 3/16 Bindelglass Update, 3/16 Gov. Lamont Update”

Gov. Lamont Issues Executive Order Closing Connecticut Public Schools Until March 31

Gov. Ned Lamont has ordered all Connecticut public schools to remain closed through at least March 31. The following key points were included in the official press release:

The entire press release is available at https://portal.ct.gov/Office-of-the-Governor/News/Press-Releases/2020/03-2020/Governor-Lamont-Coronavirus-Update-March-15-2020-6PM. Continue reading “Gov. Lamont Issues Executive Order Closing Connecticut Public Schools Until March 31”

Wilton Resident First Presumptive Positive Coronavirus Case in Connecticut

In the wake of the recent announcement that a New York commuter had tested positive for the coronavirus in Connecticut, Governor Lamont announced today that additionally, a Wilton man between the ages of 40-50 had tested positive for COVID-19. The two cases are reportedly unrelated, Continue reading “Wilton Resident First Presumptive Positive Coronavirus Case in Connecticut”

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