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DEC 8 2023: MESSAGE FROM FIRST SELECTMAN DAVE BINDELGLASS



Update 12/8/ 2023

On Tuesday, we held a news conference on the steps of town hall to celebrate Easton as the Christmas Tree Capital of Connecticut and our farming heritage. Local and state leaders along with members of our agricultural commission and many of our local farmers were present. It was a great event recognizing one very special aspect of our town. One important message conveyed was to please support our local farms year-round.


Join Joel Barlow Chamber Singers for a holiday carol sing-along! Saturday, December 9 at 6:30pm at the Congregational Church of Easton, 336 Westport Road.


Easton Pride is delighted to debut “A Very Merry Pride Christmas” at Sport Hill Farm on December 9 from 1:00pm-3:00pm, inviting all ages. We hope those coming to Easton to visit The Christmas Tree Capital of Connecticut will join us after selecting your holiday tree and celebrate with Easton Pride! Craft a Pride ornament or choose a ceramic one from Easton’s own Sara Hunsucker, get your photo with Santa and Mrs. Claus, make a wreath with Rising Iris Farm, taste sweet treats from Southern Belle Bites, shop Sport Hill Farm’s store and pick up some pride swag! Lucky Dog hot dog truck will be serving up their signature food with pride!


Last night was the first night of Hanukkah. A happy holiday to those who celebrate. The annual lighting of the Menorah will be held on Wednesday, December 13 at 6:00pm at the Town Green, 435 Sport Hill Road. All are welcome.


The Easton Senior Center is holding their annual Gift and Holiday Boutique sale. Lots of items for everyone! Stop in and do your holiday shopping locally and support our seniors every day from 9:00am- 3:00pm through December 20th.  Cash or checks accepted. PLEASE NOTE THERE WILL BE A SPECIAL SHOPPING DAY ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 18TH FROM 4:00PM TO 8:00PM.


The Nutmeg Chapter of Trout Unlimited has developed a plan to restore a 2900’ section of the Mill River Wild Trout Management Area along Congress Street in Fairfield/Easton, running parallel to the Merritt Parkway. Since the days when the Merritt Parkway was built in the 1930s, many areas of the river have become too shallow, seen an erosion of the banks, and a degraded habitat needed for trout survival. More to come.

Have a great weekend.

Dave

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