Resilience and Unity Mark Easton’s 175th Anniversary

The year 2020 will be memorable for many reasons. It will likely appear in history textbooks with a negative slant due to the outbreak of Covid-19. The town of Easton, however, was determined not to let anything dampen its spirits this year as it celebrated its 175th anniversary.

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Board of Selectmen Business

The Board of Selectmen addressed several topics at its most recent regular meeting, including approval of  the schedule of regular monthly meetings for 2021.  The schedule will be posted on the town Board of Selectmen page.  Meetings are held on the first and third Thursday of the Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Business”

Westport Weston Health District Remains in the Spotlight as Covid Rates Rise

With Covid-19 spiking across Connecticut, Easton has relied on its new partnership with the Westport Weston Health District more than it ever could have expected. The retirements of Polly Edwards, the town’s sanitarian, and Dr. Chris Michos, health director, led the Board of Selectmen Continue reading “Westport Weston Health District Remains in the Spotlight as Covid Rates Rise”

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”

Board of Selectmen Meeting of Sept. 17, 2020

The Board of Selectmen met on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, for its regular meeting. In accordance with longstanding practice, the board acted on only pro forma, clearly non-controversial, or time-sensitive matters because Selectperson Kristi Sogofsky was not able to attend.

The board Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting of Sept. 17, 2020”

Board of Selectmen Approve Antiracist Actions

The Easton Board of Selectmen unanimously approved the formation of the Easton Diversity and Inclusion Task Force as proposed by resident Lise Fleuette. The task force will act as an advisory group to investigate and offer recommendations to all town departments, boards and commissions Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Approve Antiracist Actions”

Easton Celebrates 175th with Town Party and Fireworks

Spirits were high this past Saturday as residents celebrated Easton’s 175th Anniversary. No amount of social distancing could dampen their enthusiasm.

Founded in 1845 when the town of Weston was split in two and what was the old North Fairfield Parish became a new town, Easton Continue reading “Easton Celebrates 175th with Town Party and Fireworks”

Vigil for George Floyd: A Moment or a Movement?

Lila Estime loved seeing her peers, a teacher she knew from Joel Barlow High School, and everyone who turned out for the Vigil for George Floyd. “It was a moving night to remember,” she said.

Estime, a class of 2014 Barlow graduate and one of the speakers, attended all of Easton’s Continue reading “Vigil for George Floyd: A Moment or a Movement?”

Board of Selectmen Meeting of June 4

The board approved the minutes of its May 21 meeting with two minor changes to language.
The board approved a driveway variance for property located at 40 Adirondack Trail. This is commonly done, as in this case, so the town is not liable for any damage to the driveway pavers which Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting of June 4”

UPDATED 5/29: Board of Selectmen’s Meeting of May 21

The Board of Selectmen used a combination of Facebook live and Zoom to conduct its regular meeting on May 21 in a manner that supports our goal of transparency and openness, even in these days of physical distancing.

Public comment

After approving the minutes of our May 7 meeting, Continue reading “UPDATED 5/29: Board of Selectmen’s Meeting of May 21”

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