A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 07/01/2022

July 4

Good afternoon,

The Covid situation again appears to be stable, with little change in Easton or around the state.

In last week’s post I was discussing the decision regarding the slaughterhouse on Tranquility lane. I noted that Planning and Zoning was considering Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Selectmen to Hear Proposal for Senior Housing on South Park Property

The Easton Board of Selectmen will hear at tonight’s meeting a proposal to build senior housing on the remaining 10 acres of the South Park Avenue property.

The proposal comes weeks after enough residents signed a petition to force a special town meeting on May 31 to place a conservation Continue reading “Selectmen to Hear Proposal for Senior Housing on South Park Property”

Letter: Vote to Preserve South Park Forever

To the Editor:

After fifty years, South Park is on the brink of “Forever Ours and Forever Wild.” But we’re not there yet. And now, we need your help for one last push.

On Tuesday, May 31, 7 p.m. at Samuel Staples Elementary School, Easton residents have a chance to vote to permanently Continue reading “Letter: Vote to Preserve South Park Forever”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 05/27/2022

Good afternoon,

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The Covid numbers continue to bounce around in Easton.  The increase in hospitalized patients seems to be close to leveling off but I hesitate to make predictions. What comes next is just too hard to know.

This week our hearts go out to Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 5/20/2022

Good afternoon,

The Covid numbers continue to increase with hospitalizations still rising. With the amount of home testing, real numbers are difficult to interpret, but an increasing number of hospitalizations is hard to refute as a sign that things are worsening.  Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 5/6/22

Good afternoon,

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The COVID numbers seem to be worsening fairly rapidly.  For the week ending April 30th, the rate is 47.5 per 100,000 with 34 new cases in Easton. That is certainly an understated number given the number of home tests. What seems to be happening Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Voters Approve Sale of South Park Property to ALT

Budgets and Demolition Delay Ordinance Also Approved

Easton voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved selling a portion of town-owned land on South Park Avenue to the Aspetuck Land Trust.

According to unofficial results from the Easton Town Clerk, voters approved the referendum Continue reading “Voters Approve Sale of South Park Property to ALT”

Letter: Vote to Preserve the South Park Property

To the Editor:

I would like to add my voice to the many encouraging a “yes” vote on the land sale to Aspetuck Land Trust on Tuesday.

Like many others, I have concerns about the remaining acreage. And I would have strongly preferred to see a complete resolution.

But that is Continue reading “Letter: Vote to Preserve the South Park Property”

Letter: Vote YES for ALT, YES for the Truth

To the Editor:

I would like to thank our bi-partisan Board of Selectmen for publishing the facts about the sale of 19 acres of the South Park property to the esteemed Aspetuck Land Trust. I and my family appreciate the truth from our elected officials, rather than a leaflet full Continue reading “Letter: Vote YES for ALT, YES for the Truth”

Letter: Take a walk in the woods….

To the Editor:

Over the years I have taken many hikes in land managed by the ALT (Aspetuck Land Trust) and never thought twice about how important the ALT was to my hiking enjoyment. Last week was different. I took my grandson on a hike in the Paine Open Space aware that the town Continue reading “Letter: Take a walk in the woods….”

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