Hemp Is Growing on Town-Owned Land

Easton Grows, a state-licensed hemp producer leading a pilot program for regenerative farming and sustainability, has become Connecticut’s first hemp producer to cultivate on municipally-owned land.

Easton Grows, owned by Easton residents Jeff Becker and Dwight Senior and two Continue reading “Hemp Is Growing on Town-Owned Land”

Letter: Vote “No” on Pathway Design

To the Editor:

Typically, situations needing improvement are evaluated for a least cost, mid-cost or shoot-for-the-moon project.

We have never been given any other options for different solutions to this situation. Why? How about moving the road to the west and enlarging shoulder Continue reading “Letter: Vote “No” on Pathway Design”

Hemp Farm Proposed for South Park Avenue Site

Easton might soon be growing its own premium, commercial hemp. Easton residents Jeff Becker and Dwight Senior and two professional partners have proposed a small-plot farming venture on an acre of town-owned property at 22 South Park Avenue. 

The enterprise, Easton Grows LLC, would Continue reading “Hemp Farm Proposed for South Park Avenue Site”

Letter: Why Not Grow Hemp?

To the Editor:

For over three months, I’ve been trying to get the Board of Selectpersons to say yes to my pilot proposal to grow hemp. It is legal to grow, and there are others who are growing it in town. I offered the town 20% of net revenues, after expenses.

This is the only proposal Continue reading “Letter: Why Not Grow Hemp?”

Letter: Rethink the Sidewalk

To the Editor:

We need to start over. The current proposal for a multi-use pathway is too expensive, and totally inappropriate for our small, rural town. We are not, and should not strive to become, a city. The town is unique in its rural character with a funky charm, and that is Continue reading “Letter: Rethink the Sidewalk”