A Message from the First Selectman

Updated 08/20/2021

Good afternoon,


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”

Tropical Storm Elsa Racing up East Coast

Impact to Easton Area Thursday Night and Friday

The Easton Police Department is advising residents that Tropical Storm Elsa is expected to impact the local area overnight and into tomorrow morning. Heavy rainfall is expected and may cause localized flooding. Winds of 35-40 MPH Continue reading “Tropical Storm Elsa Racing up East Coast”

Message from the First Selectman

Updated 06/11/2021

Good afternoon,                                                                              grad                                  

I want to congratulate the Easton Courier for winning four local Awards for Excellence in Journalism from the prestigious Society Continue reading “Message from the First Selectman”

Power Failures Hit Easton

Due to high winds, there are two separate power outages in town according to United Illuminating’s website. At present, 597 homes ( 20.09% of UI customers) are without power.

Easton Police Chief Richard Doyle reported there are downed wires on Maple Road, Church Road and Knollcrest. Continue reading “Power Failures Hit Easton”

Nor’easter Knocks Out Power for 90 Eastonites

People Heed Advice and Stay Off Roads

A plow truck clears snow on Sport Hill Road. — Chief Rich Doyle Photo

The Nor’easter that swept through the region Wednesday night into Thursday morning dumped 10 inches of snow on Easton and knocked out power for 90 residents.

“A tree Continue reading “Nor’easter Knocks Out Power for 90 Eastonites”

Anne Hughes Candidate Statement: A Demand for Accountability

I’m determined to amplify an unmistakable, common thread that runs through the thousands of conversations, emails, texts, and phone calls I’ve had with constituents these past two years: It’s a demand for accountability.

This year we’ve faced the combined impact of the COVID pandemic Continue reading “Anne Hughes Candidate Statement: A Demand for Accountability”

PURA Public Comment Hearing on Response to Tropical Storm Isaias

The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) will hold a public comment hearing on Oct. 23 at 9 a.m. to provide the public with the opportunity to comment on Eversource and United Illuminating’s responses to Tropical Storm Isaias: Docket Number 20-08-03, Investigation into Electric Continue reading “PURA Public Comment Hearing on Response to Tropical Storm Isaias”

General Assembly Easily Passes New Utility Measure in Response to Rates and Outages

Easton’s Legislators Agree With Some Reservations

First, it was the Connecticut House of Representatives voting in special session on Wednesday for utility-regulation reform by a vote of 136-4 with 11 not voting. The Senate followed on Thursday with the unanimous support of those Continue reading “General Assembly Easily Passes New Utility Measure in Response to Rates and Outages”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

The following update from First Selectman David Bindelglass was posted to the town’s website this afternoon:

Good afternoon,

It looks like yesterday’s storm pretty much missed us!  That is good as we continue to work on improvements we can make regarding our handling of the prior Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”