Op-Ed: Vote ‘Yes’ on May 3–and Let’s Set the Record Straight About Affordable Housing

I want to add my voice to the chorus singing the praises of the sale of approximately 19 acres of the South Park Avenue property to the Aspetuck Land Trust. This plan is the very best way to permanently protect and preserve this environmentally sensitive parcel along the Mill River.

Continue reading “Op-Ed: Vote ‘Yes’ on May 3–and Let’s Set the Record Straight About Affordable Housing”

Board of Selectmen Meeting of March 17, 2022

The Board of Selectmen held its second regular meeting in March with all members present in person and with several members of the public present in person and via Zoom. The board is pleased that we are again able to have the public attend meetings in person while simultaneously Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting of March 17, 2022”

Board of Selectmen Meeting of Dec.16, 2021

The board held its final regular meeting of 2021, on Dec. 16. The board approved the minutes of its Dec. 2 meeting and approved five tax refunds as recommended by Tax Collector Krista Kot.

The board unanimously approved the purchase of a nautical flagpole to be installed in front Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting of Dec.16, 2021”

Board of Selectmen Appoints Affordable Housing Advisory Committee

The Board of Selectmen appointed seven community members to serve on the committee that will work with the hired consultant to draft an affordable housing plan for the Town of Easton as required by state statute.

The Affordable Housing Advisory Committee members are: Ray Martin Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Appoints Affordable Housing Advisory Committee”

Board of Selectmen Meeting of Nov. 18, 2021

The first meeting of the 2021 Board of Selectmen took place on Nov. 18. At the start of the meeting, First Selectman David Bindelglass swore in selectmen Kristi Sogofsky and Bob Lessler. Typically, the swearing in takes place at the polls on election night. However, due to the recount Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting of Nov. 18, 2021”

Bindelglass Sworn In for Second Term as First Selectman

The first of several upcoming swearing in ceremonies for incumbents and newly elected Easton town officials took place at Town Hall today. Town Clerk Christine Halloran administered the oath of office to Democrat David Bindelglass for his second term as first selectman.

Bindelglass Continue reading “Bindelglass Sworn In for Second Term as First Selectman”

Letter: Was Life-Long Republican

To the Editor:

I was a life-long Republican until witnessing the hyperbolic nonsense from right-wing groups and from mainstream Republicans. Fliers and pamphlets from CRG & now the ERTC spew nastiness and untruths.

Thank you Democratic Selectmen, David Bindelglass and Bob Lessler Continue reading “Letter: Was Life-Long Republican”

Letter: What a Year to Start Following Local Politics

To the Editor:

I finally started following town politics. What a year to tune in! I learned:

– Bindelglass/Lessler share my priorities: good schools, protecting open spaces, maintaining home values. Meanwhile, Parker destroyed public trust. No contest.

– Maureen Williams provides Continue reading “Letter: What a Year to Start Following Local Politics”

Letter: Vote Yes for Bindelglass–Lessler Team on November 2

To the Editor:

For all the misinformation and sensational propaganda levied by Easton’s Citizens for Responsible Government (CRG) and other sources, the debate for Board of Selectmen made it abundantly clear who is most able to lead our town.  

David Bindelglass and Bob Lessler are both Continue reading “Letter: Vote Yes for Bindelglass–Lessler Team on November 2”

Bob Lessler (D), Final Candidate Statement, Board of Selectmen

I am running for re-election to the Board of Selectmen so that I can continue to deliver the thoughtful, measured, and experienced voice you know I have provided for 22 years. You know who I am. You know what I have done for our wonderful town over the years. I am your neighbor. Continue reading “Bob Lessler (D), Final Candidate Statement, Board of Selectmen”

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