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”

Endangered Species

On April 7, 2022, one of the older and more importantly historical buildings on Main Street in the idyllic town of Bridgewater, Connecticut was demolished and removed in a matter of a few hours. Built in the middle of the 19th century, the structure had served as a school, the town Continue reading “Endangered Species”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 4/14/2022

Good afternoon,

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Our Covid numbers are about the same. Cases are up to 10 reported last week. We are still orange at 12.3 cases per 100,000 for the week ending April 9.  All of the surrounding towns are above 20 and in the red. Hospitalizations are slowly increasing Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Selectmen Explain Proposed Ethics Ordinance

The Board of Selectmen has accepted the recommendation of a four-person working group to offer a revised Ethics Ordinance to the Town Meeting. The Town Meeting will take place on Monday, Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. in the Samuel Staples Elementary School cafetorium, with a machine vote referendum Continue reading “Selectmen Explain Proposed Ethics Ordinance”

Selectmen Explain the Tax-exempt Handicapped Vehicle Ordinance

An ordinance that the town will be asked to consider at the Special Town meeting is the Tax-exempt handicapped vehicle ordinance. The purpose of this ordinance is to give tax relief to our neighbors with
disabilities. We recognize that some of our neighbors have serious disabilities Continue reading “Selectmen Explain the Tax-exempt Handicapped Vehicle Ordinance”

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”

Op-Ed: ‘More Light and Less Heat’ on Sport Hill Sidewalk

To the Editor:

When the Board of Finance received the request for funding for the proposed Sport Hill sidewalk I had a number of questions. The main ones were how thoroughly had alternatives been evaluated, why did the cost for a bike and pedestrian pathway cost about double the Continue reading “Op-Ed: ‘More Light and Less Heat’ on Sport Hill Sidewalk”

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: Let the People Set the Path

To the Editor:

As the First Selectman of the town of Easton I had planned to explain my position regarding an advisory ballot question on funding Easton’s portion of the development of a multi-use path along Sport Hill Road. I still plan to do that in the future.  However, I feel Continue reading “Letter: Let the People Set the Path”

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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