Police Respond to Report of Dead Animal in River

Easton Police on Aug. 21 said they responded to a call of a dead sheep in the river near South Park Avenue and Buck Hill Road.

An investigation conducted by Easton Police along with the state Department of Agriculture and the State of CT DEEP determined that the animal was an Continue reading “Police Respond to Report of Dead Animal in River”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 07/22/2022

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Good afternoon,

It is hot out, please find some tips below to stay cool and remember to check on your neighbors, family and friends. As a reminder the town provides cooling centers as needed in heat emergencies. If you are having difficulties, please call Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Column: Looking Ahead to 2022

Welcome to 2022! Let us hope that as we move into the new year the situation with the pandemic  improves. From Town Hall there are a number of things we hope to move forward. Obviously some things will depend on the state of Covid 19. How we conduct meetings by our boards and commissions Continue reading “Column: Looking Ahead to 2022”

Board of Selectmen Recap

Discussions and comments about the proposed South Park Avenue hemp farming lease, the proposed pathway along Sport Hill Road and a request to raise the Pride flag outside of Town Hall drew the most attention at the Board of Selectman meeting on June 3.

South Park Avenue Farming Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Recap”

Board of Selectmen Meeting of March 18, 2021

The Board of Selectmen held its second regular March meeting in person with members of the public and various presenters appearing via Zoom. The board approved the minutes of its March 4, meeting with a few changes. The board also approved several tax refunds as recommended by Tax Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting of March 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”

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?”

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”

Easton Board of Selectmen’s Meeting Of May 7

The Board of Selectmen held its regular meeting on Thursday, May 7, keeping appropriate physical distance between the members and staff.  Members of the public were able to observe and participate in the meeting via the Facebook livestream.  The meeting will also be available on Continue reading “Easton Board of Selectmen’s Meeting Of May 7”

Op-Ed: Weighing Merits of Splitting South Park Property into Two Parcels

This week the South Park Advisory Commission had a lengthy discussion with great public participation about the South Park Avenue property. Their  mission was primarily fact finding, but the land use consultant Justin Giorlando brought forward a proposal for part of the land. The Continue reading “Op-Ed: Weighing Merits of Splitting South Park Property into Two Parcels”

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