Easton Voters Support Pathway, Approve Joining Westport Weston Health District

Easton voters on Tuesday approved joining the Westport Weston Health District and voted in favor of appropriating $249,400 to construct a multi-use pathway along Sport Hill Road.

The proposals were among five referendum questions on the ballot, all of which were approved by voters, Continue reading “Easton Voters Support Pathway, Approve Joining Westport Weston Health District”

Op-Ed: Know Before You Vote

The level of community engagement surrounding the upcoming referendum is encouraging. So many people are taking an active stance in the future of our community. Of course, the culmination of that involvement is to be sure to get out and vote on Tuesday.

Regardless of how you feel Continue reading “Op-Ed: Know Before You Vote”

Board of Selectmen Sets Agenda Items for Special Town Meeting, Rescinds Resolution on Racism

The Board of Selectmen approved five items to be included on the agenda for the upcoming special Town Meeting. The meeting will be held in person on Tuesday, March 23 at 7 p.m. in the Samuel Staples Elementary School cafetorium.

Attendance will be limited based on restrictions Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Sets Agenda Items for Special Town Meeting, Rescinds Resolution on Racism”

Board of Selectmen Meeting of Feb. 18, 2021

The board held its second regular February meeting as a full Zoom session due to the snowy weather. The board approved the minutes of the Feb. 4, meeting and approved five tax refunds as recommended by Krista Kot, tax collector.

Resignations and Appointments

The board acted on Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting of Feb. 18, 2021”

Body Cameras for the Easton Police Department

Plans are being made for the Easton Police Department to acquire body cameras in order to be in compliance with the state’s new police accountability law. The law requires each member of the department to wear a camera at all times while on duty. Department vehicles must also have Continue reading “Body Cameras for the Easton Police Department”

Board of Selectmen Extends 5G Moratorium

Easton’s ban on the installation of 5G technology within the town now extends to June 30, 2021. First Selectman David Bindleglass, Selectman Bob Lessler and Selectman Kristi Sogofsky voted to extend the moratorium. The June deadline allows time for several state proposals on the Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Extends 5G Moratorium”

Selectmen Rebuke Wednesday’s Rampage of U.S. Capitol

During board comment at the end of their meeting tonight, the Board of Selectmen condemned Wednesday’s storming and occupation of the United States Capitol. 

“I don’t think we can leave the table tonight without reflecting on the horror of yesterday,” First Selectman Bob Lessler Continue reading “Selectmen Rebuke Wednesday’s Rampage of U.S. Capitol”

Board of Selectmen Meeting of November 19, 2020

Notes from the Board of Easton Selectmen’s Meeting
November 19, 2020

The Board of Selectmen held its second regular meeting in November with all members of the board present in person. The board approved the minutes of the Nov. 5 meeting and approved two tax refunds as recommended Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting of November 19, 2020”

South Park Bridge Opens

The new South Park Avenue bridge is officially open. First Selectman David Bindelglass cut the ceremonial ribbon along with contractor Nick Mancini of NJR Construction and Ed Nagy, Easton Department of Public Works director. Shortly after, Police Chief Rich Doyle became the first Continue reading “South Park Bridge Opens”

Board of Selectmen Meeting of April 16

The Board of Selectmen held its regular meeting on Thursday, April 16.  For the first time, the meeting was live streamed over our new Easton Board of Selectmen Facebook page. The session seemed to work well.  There were several folks following the meeting and the board was able to Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting of April 16”

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