Board of Selectmen Meeting of Oct. 21, 2021

The 2019 Board of Selectmen held its final regular meeting this date. Barring the need for a special meeting, the board will not meet again until the 2021 Board of Selectmen is elected and installed in office.

The board approved the minutes of its Oct. 7 meeting and approved tax Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting of Oct. 21, 2021”

Blumenthal Joins Democratic Leaders at Women’s Rally

Senator Richard Blumenthal joined first select people from Easton, Weston and  Redding for a pro-choice women’s rights rally timed to coincide with the Women’s Marches in Washington and all around the country on Oct. 2 to protect Roe v. Wade. The event, convened by State Rep. Anne Continue reading “Blumenthal Joins Democratic Leaders at Women’s Rally”

Selectman Bob Lessler (D), Board of Selectmen, Candidate Bio and Statement

Candidate Bio

I’m a 31-year Easton resident, married 37 years, with two children who attended Easton public schools from K-12. I graduated from Union College in 1978 and American University Washington College of Law with a Juris Doctor degree in 1981. I’m an attorney, Clerk of Continue reading “Selectman Bob Lessler (D), Board of Selectmen, Candidate Bio and Statement”

Board of Selectmen Meeting of September 23, 2021

At the start of the year, the Board of Selectmen moved its second regular September meeting from the 16th to the 23rd due the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur. Our normal schedule calls for meetings to be held on the first and third Thursdays of each month.

The board approved the minutes Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting of September 23, 2021”

Easton Town Referendum: The People Have Spoken

What the Referendum Results Mean for Easton

Voters went to the polls on Sept. 21 to decide the future of five ballot questions affecting quality of life issues for the town. They approved all but one of them, the funding for the design of a multi-use pathway intended to increase Continue reading “Easton Town Referendum: The People Have Spoken”

Selectmen Explain Proposed Ethics Ordinance

The Board of Selectmen has accepted the recommendation of a four-person working group to offer a revised Ethics Ordinance to the Town Meeting. The Town Meeting will take place on Monday, Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. in the Samuel Staples Elementary School cafetorium, with a machine vote referendum Continue reading “Selectmen Explain Proposed Ethics Ordinance”

Board of Selectmen Meeting of August 19, 2021


The board met with Selectman Kristi Sogofsky present via Zoom. In addition to First Selectman David Bindelglass and Selectman Bob Lessler and staff, some members of the public appeared in person. Several other members of the public appeared via Zoom.

The board handled some routine Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting of August 19, 2021”

Pride Flag Flies at Easton Town Hall

The Pride celebrations in Easton kicked off with a flag raising ceremony. Events honoring the LGBTQ+ community will continue through the weekend.

About 75 LGBTQ+ community members and supporters met in front of Town Hall for the second annual Pride flag raising in observance of Continue reading “Pride Flag Flies at Easton Town Hall”

Board of Selectmen’s Meetings of April 19 and 22, 2021

Annual Town Meeting and Referendum

The Board of Selectmen met twice this past week. We had a special meeting via Zoom on April 19 to set the agenda for the Annual Town Meeting which will be held on Monday, April 26 at 7 p.m. at Samuel Staples Elementary School. The meeting will Continue reading “Board of Selectmen’s Meetings of April 19 and 22, 2021”

Op-Ed: Yes to Five!

Easton is a great town. All of us appreciate the small town style and pace of life here. Nevertheless, every town needs to adapt in order to thrive. That is why I urge everyone to vote yes on all five questions on Tuesday, March 30th. And tell your friends and neighbors to vote yes Continue reading “Op-Ed: Yes to Five!”

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