Board of Selectmen Meeting of June 16, 2022

The Easton Board of Selectmen held its second regular meeting for the month on June 16 with First Selectman Bindelglass appearing via Zoom and Selectmen Lessler and Sogofsky present in person.

The board approved a road opening bond for property located at 18 The Circle as recommended Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting of June 16, 2022”

Letter: Easton Citizens Must Show Up and Vote at Tuesday’s Town Meeting

To the Editor:

This Tuesday (May 31) Easton citizens are being asked to show up at our Town Meeting and vote for a permanent conservation easement to protect our town-owned South Park Ave. property from development. More than 700 Easton citizens signed a petition calling for this Continue reading “Letter: Easton Citizens Must Show Up and Vote at Tuesday’s Town Meeting”

Letter: Easton Selectmen Have Option to Put Affordable Housing on South Park Ave. Property

To the Editor:

At the April 25 Easton Town Meeting it became clear why the upper portion of our precious town-owned South Park Ave. property does not have a Conservation Easement that prevents development on the property: P&Z and the selectmen want the option to use it for an affordable Continue reading “Letter: Easton Selectmen Have Option to Put Affordable Housing on South Park Ave. Property”

Letter: Must Keep South Park Avenue Property Whole

To the Editor:

The sale of the lower portion of our town-owned S. Park Ave. property to the Aspetuck Land Trust may seem on its face to be a way to preserve the S. Park land; however, nothing could be further from the truth.

If we sell the lower part of our property (18.7 acres) Continue reading “Letter: Must Keep South Park Avenue Property Whole”

Letter: A True Connecticut Fish Story

To the Editor:

Before we moved to Easton 22 years ago we lived in Norwalk where I made friends with Charlie Toth, an elderly neighbor who had grown up in Norwalk where his father had managed what he called “the poor farm” for indigent people.

A lifelong Norwalk resident, Charlie Continue reading “Letter: A True Connecticut Fish Story”

All But One Item on Sept. 21 Referendum Will Benefit our Citizens

To the Editor:

The badly needed revised Ethics Ordinance, the long overdue Land Use Ordinance, the essential Tax-Exempt Handicap Vehicle Ordinance, and funds for the Partial Roof Replacement at 660 Morehouse Road are all badly needed items for our town. But I had to laugh when Continue reading “All But One Item on Sept. 21 Referendum Will Benefit our Citizens”

New P&Z Rules Are A Cause For Concern

To the Editor:

After viewing the August 23 Easton Planning & Zoning zoom meeting with their discussion of and changes to their “Rules of Procedure,” I and others who watched were appalled. It was an amazing display of Orwellian proportions. P&Z’s true intent was revealed in the Continue reading “New P&Z Rules Are A Cause For Concern”

Letter: We’ll Miss Bill Kupinse

To the Editor:

All of Easton will be sad to learn of Bill Kupinse’s passing. He was a kind and remarkable leader of our town with a determined dedication to keeping it a unique and special place to live. As our first selectman for 10 years he provided a voice of reason, a strong Continue reading “Letter: We’ll Miss Bill Kupinse”

Letter: Easton Needs Many Answers Before We Move Along This Sidewalk Path

To the Editor:

Easton voter turnout for this 5-question referendum was 23.5%. The Easton Board of Selectmen immediately spin-doctored this turnout as follows:

“Huge turnout” – First Selectman Bindleglass

“Turnout was remarkable” – Selectman Sogofsky

“Tremendous voter turnout” Continue reading “Letter: Easton Needs Many Answers Before We Move Along This Sidewalk Path”

Letter: Easton Desperately Needs A New EMS Building

To the Editor:

At the March 9 Easton Board of Finance budget meeting it was clearly pointed out that we desperately need a new EMS building to protect all of our citizens, including our health-compromised seniors who are among the most frequent users of our Emergency Medical Services. Continue reading “Letter: Easton Desperately Needs A New EMS Building”

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