UPDATE AND POSTPONEMENT: Local Leaders to Discuss Attack on the U.S. Capitol

Come Together Easton

Come Together Easton is set for Wednesday, Jan. 13, from 6:15 to 7 p.m. Town Leaders who will speak include:

  • State Senator Tony Hwang
  • State Rep. Anne Hughes
  • First Selectman David Bindelglass
  • Selectwoman Kristi Sogofsky

Board of Selectmen Meeting of Dec. 17, 2020

For the first time, the members of the board met entirely via Zoom because of the snowstorm and bitter cold temperatures. The board unanimously acted on routine matters by approving the minutes of the Dec. 3 meeting and approving several tax refunds as recommended by the tax collector.

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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 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”

Board of Selectmen Appoints Members to Newly Formed Easton Diversity and Inclusion Task Force

The Easton Diversity and Inclusion Task Force has its first members. The Board of Selectmen on Thursday appointed four town residents to serve on the newly formed task force.  They are Whendi Cook Broderick, Lise Fleuette, Vivian Hardison and Shari Williams.  Each member will be Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Appoints Members to Newly Formed Easton Diversity and Inclusion Task Force”

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”

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”

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