Draft Zoning Amendment Would Require Site Plan Approval for Slaughterhouses

The Easton Planning and Zoning Commission is drafting a zoning amendment to require applicants seeking to build an accessory farm structure to slaughter livestock to have a site plan approved by the commission. Current zoning regulations only require a permit for approval.

The Continue reading “Draft Zoning Amendment Would Require Site Plan Approval for Slaughterhouses”

Republican State Central Committee Files Motion to Dismiss Complaint Over ERTC Caucus  

The Republican State Central Committee has asked a Superior Court judge to dismiss a complaint filed by five town residents claiming the state committee had no right to invalidate an Easton Republican Town Committee caucus.

June Chiaia-Logie, Beverly Dacey, Adele O’Kane, Elizabeth Continue reading “Republican State Central Committee Files Motion to Dismiss Complaint Over ERTC Caucus  “

Petition Forces March Primary for Republican Town Committee Slate

Ten members of the Easton Republican Town Committee who lost their seats in a recent caucus submitted enough verified signatures on Wednesday to force a March 1 primary.

Town Clerk Christine Halloran said the group handed in 134 signatures, all of which were submitted for verification Continue reading “Petition Forces March Primary for Republican Town Committee Slate”

Ousted Republican Town Committee Members Petitioning for Primary

Newly ousted members of the Easton Republican Town Committee are collecting signatures to force a primary to regain their two-year seats.

The petition for a primary follows the ERTC’s caucus held on Jan. 4 at Samuel Staples Elementary School, during which many longtime committee Continue reading “Ousted Republican Town Committee Members Petitioning for Primary”

Panel Hosts Affordable Housing Forum

Residents came out Tuesday night at Samuel Staples Elementary School for a public forum to hear affordable housing plans for Easton. The forum was also broadcast on Facebook Live and a video of the meeting is archived here: https://vimeo.com/649728800.

State Senator Tony Hwang, Continue reading “Panel Hosts Affordable Housing Forum”

Easton NewsBits From Town Hall

Updated 11/21/2021

  • The numbers for Covid have ticked up some so Easton is at a rate of 9.5 per 100,000 for the weeks ending Nov. 13. This does not mean any changes, but it is a reminder that the pandemic isn’t over yet.

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 11/12/2021

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Good afternoon,

I had the pleasure of attending a ceremony for the Easton and Monroe American Legion in Monroe to commemorate Veteran’s Day. We all express our gratitude to those who have served our country, both in the past and now. We admire them as all Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 11/05/2021

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Good afternoon,

It has been a very busy week with the election.  I want to commend the people of Easton for one of the highest turnouts ever for a municipal election. We continue to see increasing levels of participation by the people of Easton, as in previous Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Letter: Support Pathway Design Plan

To the Editor:

We encourage Easton voters to vote yes on September 21st to fund an initial $80,000 for a design plan for the Pathway from Helen Keller Middle School to EVS and Silverman’s Farm. After a $64,000 reimbursement from the state, the Town of Easton will owe $16,000 of the Continue reading “Letter: Support Pathway Design Plan”

Letter: Approve the Pathway

To the Editor:

This past Tuesday, Easton voted clearly and decisively that it wants the pathway. Voters want Helen Keller Middle School students to walk safely to the Easton Village Store. They want to take advantage of a $997,000 grant that will cover 80 percent of the cost for Continue reading “Letter: Approve the Pathway”

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