To the Editor:
The purpose of this letter is to explain why the majority of the South Park Advisory Committee supported Aspectuck Land Trust’s acquisition of 19 acres of the Town’s South Park property.
Throughout its tenure, the Committee was informed by multiple organizations Continue reading “Letter: Vote ‘Yes’ to Approve Sale to Aspectuck Land Trust”
On April 18, the Board of Selectmen hosted a public hearing regarding the sale of 18.7 acres at South Park Avenue to the Aspetuck Land Trust. Presentations were made by the Aspetuck Land Trust and Citizens for Easton as to why the sale should go through. The Land Trust, as I have Continue reading “Op-Ed: Sale to Aspetuck Land Trust Will Preserve South Park”
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”
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”
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”
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”
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”
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”
Update for 11/20/2020
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”
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”