P & Z Commission Considers Allowing Easton Farmers to Grow Cannabis

The Planning & Zoning Commission is proposing amendments to the town’s current zoning rules regarding the sale and growth of cannabis in Easton.

The commission has drafted two amendments that would place a moratorium on the sale of cannabis in town but allow farmers to cultivate Continue reading “P & Z Commission Considers Allowing Easton Farmers to Grow Cannabis”

Judge Kills Proposed Slaughterhouse on Tranquility Drive

A group of Tranquility Drive residents fighting to keep a slaughterhouse from operating on their residential street have won their court case after a state judge ruled in their favor.

“We are happy that the court saw it our way,” said Joseph Calzone, a Tranquility Drive resident Continue reading “Judge Kills Proposed Slaughterhouse on Tranquility Drive”

Neighbors Sue ZBA Over Approved Slaughterhouse

A group of Tranquility Drive residents are suing the Zoning Board of Appeals after it refused last month to deny a permit to allow a slaughterhouse to operate on their street.

“We aren’t giving up on this thing, this is baloney,” said Joe Calzone, a Tranquility Drive resident who Continue reading “Neighbors Sue ZBA Over Approved Slaughterhouse”

Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 5/28/21

Memorial Day

Good afternoon,

 I am happy to say that Val and Derek Buckley are home and recuperating.  Although they are making progress every day, thoughts and prayers are still in order.

On Monday, the Zoning Board of Appeals upheld a permit for a slaughter house on Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

ZBA Delays Vote on Permit for Slaughterhouse

The Zoning Board of Appeals during its May 3 meeting delayed voting on a controversial permit to allow a chicken farm equipped with a slaughterhouse to operate on Tranquility Drive.

After more than three hours of impassioned debate at the packed meeting at Samuel Staples Continue reading “ZBA Delays Vote on Permit for Slaughterhouse”

Neighbors Appeal Plans for Chicken Farm with Slaughterhouse

Homeowners concerned about potential noxious odors, their safety and the impact to their property values are fighting a proposal to allow a chicken slaughterhouse to operate on Tranquility Drive.

“It’s out of character with the neighborhood,” said Joe Calzone, a longtime Tranquility Continue reading “Neighbors Appeal Plans for Chicken Farm with Slaughterhouse”

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