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”

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”

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”

Videos: Health District Public Hearing and Presentation

The Board of Selectmen held a public hearing March 4 about joining the Westport Weston Health District. The video is posted on Channel 79. You can watch it here.

You can watch the March 2, 2020 Westport Weston Health District presentation video here and read the presentation here.

Continue reading “Videos: Health District Public Hearing and Presentation”

Letter: Westport Weston Health District

To the Editors:

Having listened in on the Zoom call of March 4 regarding the possibility of Easton joining the Westport Weston Health District (WWHD), I feel such a move would be a tremendous benefit to our town. I am grateful to those who asked extensive questions as they contributed Continue reading “Letter: Westport Weston Health District”

Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 3/5/2021

Good afternoon,

As the days are getting longer and the sun is feeling warmer, I am happy to report that we have made good progress on the COVID-19 front. For the two-week period ending Feb. 27, the per 100,000 rate in Easton is 9.5, one of the best rates in Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Health District Public Hearing Set for March 4

A Public Hearing has been set for Thursday, March 4 at 9 a.m. per order of the Board of Selectmen about joining the Westport Weston Health District. You can get the Zoom link to the meeting here. The hearing video will be posted on Channel 79.

Read the March 2020 Westport Weston Continue reading “Health District Public Hearing Set for March 4”

Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 2/26/2021

Good evening,  

We continue to see improvements in the COVID-19 numbers. While three more Eastonites were diagnosed with the virus for the week ending February 20, the rate per 100,000 fell to 14.3 for the two weeks ending that day. We continue to vaccinate more Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

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