Proposed Conservation Easement on South Park Property Heads to Referendum  

A Special Town Meeting and a referendum will be held next month on a proposal to place a permanent conservation easement on the remaining approximately 10 acres of town-owned land on South Park Avenue.

The Special Town Meeting is scheduled for Dec. 5, and the town-wide referendum Continue reading “Proposed Conservation Easement on South Park Property Heads to Referendum  “

Board of Selectmen Meeting of August 4, 2022

Editors’ note: A link to a video of the entire meeting is included below.

The Board of Selectmen held its regular meeting on Aug. 4 with all members present in person. The board began by unanimously approving the minutes from our July 21 meeting with some minor revisions.

The Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting of August 4, 2022”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 7/29/2022

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Good afternoon,

The Aspetuck Health District shared new expiration dates for the IHealth Antigen Test Kits. The expiration dates have been extended by 6 months; copy and paste into browser to see updates https://www.eastonct.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif3071/f/news/ihealth-covid-19-antigen-rapid-test-9-to-12-month-extension1.pdf

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A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 07/15/2022

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Covid hospitalizations are creeping up with the new variant taking over. The increase in hospitalizations suggests that a few more people are getting sicker from this. Still, it is difficult to know where this current wave is going.

At next week’s Board Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Selectmen to Hear Proposal for Senior Housing on South Park Property

The Easton Board of Selectmen will hear at tonight’s meeting a proposal to build senior housing on the remaining 10 acres of the South Park Avenue property.

The proposal comes weeks after enough residents signed a petition to force a special town meeting on May 31 to place a conservation Continue reading “Selectmen to Hear Proposal for Senior Housing on South Park Property”

Petition Forces May 31 Special Town Meeting on Remaining South Park Parcel

Enough residents signed a petition to force a special town meeting scheduled for May 31 and a possible referendum vote to place a permanent conservation easement on 10 acres of town-owned land on South Park Avenue.

The 10 acres are part of a 29-acre town-owned parcel. Earlier this Continue reading “Petition Forces May 31 Special Town Meeting on Remaining South Park Parcel”

Board of Selectmen Meeting of May 19, 2022

The Board of Selectmen held its second regular monthly May meeting on May 19, 2022 with all members present in person. The board approved the minutes from its May 5 regular meeting and approved two tax refunds as recommended by the tax collector. Both of these actions are routine Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting of May 19, 2022”

New England Prayer Center Observes National Day of Prayer

The National Day of Prayer is an annual observance to intercede for America, leaders and families. Tomorrow, Thursday May 6, we open our doors and  invite all people to pray for our nation and the world.

The NEPC is observing this day with morning, afternoon and evening prayer times. Continue reading “New England Prayer Center Observes National Day of Prayer”

Life

With a breath and a heartbeat life begins,
and with a breath and a heartbeat it ends.
Life is fragile, precious, and a gift.
“There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.”
~ Albert Einstein
Surviving or Continue reading “Life”

Time

“It’s about time” — that’s when we are really listening.

Do you know what time it is?

Time is a teacher and a healer. It has wings of some sort 

because it flies, so why does it take so long to get there?

Sports teams and children get time-outs; they call it strategy time.

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