A Message from the First Selectman

Updated 08/20/2021

Good afternoon,

HENRI

As you probably know, in concert with Westport and Fairfield starting on Monday, August 23, 2021, we will be implementing mandatory masking in all public buildings. While I hope this is a short-term phenomenon, with schools starting and our Continue reading “A Message from the First Selectman”

Message from the First Selectman

Updated 06/25/2021

Good afternoon,

summer

 This is the first post written in summer in Easton 2021.  It is a good time to make note of the possibility of summer storms. While hopefully we will not experience a storm of Isaias’ destruction this year, it is always good to prepare. Continue reading “Message from the First Selectman”

Petition Proposes to Name South Park Site for Kupinse

A Citizens for Easton initiative proposes to designate 11 upland acres of the town-owned South Park Avenue property as open space and name it in memory of former First Selectman William J. Kupinse Jr. The petition will be presented to the Board Of Selectmen for consideration.

Kupinse Continue reading “Petition Proposes to Name South Park Site for Kupinse”

Board of Selectmen Meeting of April 1, 2021

Comments about the proposed multi-use path along Sport Hill Road and the results of the March 30th referendum dominated the discussion during the regular Board of Selectmen meeting on April 1st. Several people spoke during public comment in support of the pathway, the outcome of Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting of April 1, 2021”

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”

After a Tumultuous 2020, Wishing for a Better 2021

It has been a tumultuous 2020 in Easton as in every other town in America, due to COVID-19. The town got through the first wave in the spring with very low numbers of infections, although like most towns,  we were forced to suspend  in-person learning in our schools, for  the spring Continue reading “After a Tumultuous 2020, Wishing for a Better 2021”

Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 11/20/2020

Good afternoon,

We have had 12 crews working on tree pruning and removal in Easton. They are working along a 47-mile circuit of wires which was work initially planned two to three years ago. This should greatly improve our storm resilience. We are waiting Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Board of Selectmen Meeting Recap

The Board of Selectmen Meeting on Nov. 5 included discussion and action on several ongoing topics.

Easton Diversity and Inclusion Task Force

The selectmen discussed making changes to the Easton Diversity and Inclusion Task Force. Following the task force’s first meeting, one Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting Recap”

Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 10/23/2020

Good afternoon,

There is no question in my mind that we are looking at a real uptick in COVID-19  cases in Connecticut and in Easton. There has been slow, steady growth in the number of people in the hospital in the state and county, but also a growing number Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Do You Know about the Beautiful Property on South Park that the Town Owns?

In 2008 Easton purchased 29.5 acres of land bounded by South Park Avenue and the Mill River to prevent a high-density development that would have broken our zoning. We paid $6,150,000 for the property. At the same time, the New England Prayer Center paid the Town $300,000 for an option Continue reading “Do You Know about the Beautiful Property on South Park that the Town Owns?”

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