Absentee Ballot Pickup Deadline Today, Pathway Q&A Tonight, and Useful Links for March 30 Referendum Vote

The following information concerning Easton’s March 30 referendum vote was posted on the Town of Easton website this morning and distributed through its opt-in e-notification system.

It includes important information about absentee ballots and a link to the informal session hosted Continue reading “Absentee Ballot Pickup Deadline Today, Pathway Q&A Tonight, and Useful Links for March 30 Referendum Vote”

Letter: Yes for Sport Hill Road Sidewalk

To the Editor:

I would like to express my opinion on the proposed sidewalk on Route 59, Sport Hill Road. This subject certainly dominated the public comments at the recent March 23 Special Town Meeting for a good 45 minutes. As a 35-year resident of Easton I support this project Continue reading “Letter: Yes for Sport Hill Road Sidewalk”

Special Town Meeting Precedes Town-wide Vote

Following more than a year without an opportunity for Easton residents to debate and evaluate upcoming proposals of significance, 35 residents and more than a dozen town officials convened at Samuel Staples Elementary School on March 23 to consider five upcoming ballot questions. Continue reading “Special Town Meeting Precedes Town-wide Vote”

You Can Watch the Special Town Meeting Video

For those who wish to watch tonight’s Special Town Meeting virtually, it can be accessed on YouTube at the following link: https://youtu.be/LyAnQwgdcyU.

Up to 80 residents could attend in person, allowing for 20 town officials for a maximum of 100 people as permitted by the governor’s Continue reading “You Can Watch the Special Town Meeting Video”

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”

Voters Will Make Major Decisions About Easton’s Future UPDATED

At Two Upcoming Town Meetings and Two Town-wide Votes

Easton property owners will help chart the town’s future at two upcoming Town Meetings on March 23 and April 26, and two town-wide votes on March 30 and May 4. In addition, taxpayers can register their opinion about the proposed Continue reading “Voters Will Make Major Decisions About Easton’s Future UPDATED”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 3/19/2021

Good evening,

The news on Covid is mostly good. The state continues to vaccinate more and a wider range of people. The CDC says that small gatherings of people who have been vaccinated can be done without masks. In Easton for the second week in a row the Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 3/12/2021

Good evening,

The state continues to make progress in fighting the Covid-19 virus. More re-openings are on the horizon. Vaccinations continue.  We will be looking at our policies for in-person meetings, use of Town Hall, and the travel policy for town Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Op-Ed: What Is a Town Meeting and Why Are We Having Two of Them?

We’re all adjusting to lots of changes brought on by the pandemic. One of these is the town’s inability to hold our annual town meeting. If you did not know, the town meeting is the legislative body of Easton, as it is in many New England towns. In addition to the annual town meeting, Continue reading “Op-Ed: What Is a Town Meeting and Why Are We Having Two of Them?”

Board of Selectmen Sets Agenda Items for Special Town Meeting, Rescinds Resolution on Racism

The Board of Selectmen approved five items to be included on the agenda for the upcoming special Town Meeting. The meeting will be held in person on Tuesday, March 23 at 7 p.m. in the Samuel Staples Elementary School cafetorium.

Attendance will be limited based on restrictions Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Sets Agenda Items for Special Town Meeting, Rescinds Resolution on Racism”

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