Easton Information:

Adam W. Dunsby, First Selectman

E-mail: adunsby@eastonct.gov


Easton Town Hall
225 Center Rd. • Easton, CT 06612
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 61 • Easton, CT 06612
203-268-6291 • Fax: 203-268-4928  • www.eastonct.gov
Town Hall Hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Check www.eastonct.gov for specific department hours.

 

Commission for the Aging

Develops policies and exercises oversight regarding needs of senior citizens.

Chair: Lisa Tasi

Linda Dollard 

Karen Martin

Ann Hughes

Phyllis Machledt


Melinda O’Brien

Nannette DeWester

​Municipal Agent/Senior Services

 

Responsible for referrals and assistance with federal, state and local programs, including, but not limited to, Insurance, Food Stamps, Social Security, Medicare and Fuel Assistance for Easton residents over the age of 60.

Alison Witherbee, MSW
650 Morehouse Rd., Easton, CT 06612
203-268-1137
Hours: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

 

Social Services Director

Administers various programs to assist disabled and low-income Easton residents under the age of 60.

Alison Witherbee, MSW

203-268-1137

Senior Center

Center is “intellectual, educational, cultural and social center for adults of all ages, but especially for retirees, seniors and physically challenged adults . . . . purpose is to enrich the town . . . and to provide assistance to [those] in need.”


650 Morehouse Rd.

Easton, CT 06612

Phone:203-268-1145
 • Fax: 203-268-9586

www.eastonseniors.com


E-mail: esseniorsc@optonline.net


Hours: 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

 

Director • Val J. Buckley 203-268-1145
Assistant Director • Randy Shapiro


Programs and services include:
• Availability of: audiobooks, cable TV, computers, CDs, DVDs, fax machine, Internet cafe, investment data, large-print books, Optelec reader, periodicals, photocopier, therapy equipment, video library.
• Opportunities for: arts and crafts, quilting, knitting, weaving, card and board games, bridge lessons, bowling, 
ceramics, culinary classes, driver’s ed for elderly, film showings, trips, musical programs, exercise programs.
• Presentations on: law, finance, art, religion, more.
• Scheduled presence of: hair stylist, handyman, massage therapist, notary public/justice of the peace, seamstress.
• Trips: day and vacation trips.
• Dial-a-Ride: van transportation 7 days a week.

 

Supportive Services FOR Families and Caregivers/Transportation Services

Contact Municipal Agent/Senior Services, Social Services Director and Senior Center for information on these services.

 

Tax Relief Programs

 

On matters relating to assessments and elderly, Office of the Assessor prepares homeowners’ forms to be sent to state for approval.
Town Hall • 203-268-6291 • Fax: 203-268-4928
Assessors • Laura Riley and Rachel Maciulewski


Tax Relief for the Elderly Committee assists with local tax relief issues. See Web site www.eastonct.gov for current information regarding program options.

 

Public Library

691 Morehouse Rd.

Easton, CT 06612


203-261-0134 • Fax: 203-261-0708
www.eastonlibrary.org
Hours: Mon., Tues. & Wed., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Thurs., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri., 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Director • Lynn Zaffino
E-mail: lzaffino@eastonlibrary.org

 

Probate Court 

Easton is part of Probate Court for District 46.
Trumbull Town Hall

5866 Main St.

Trumbull, CT 06611

203-452-5068
Judge • T.R. Rowe

Call 911 for all emergencies.

Police Department

700 Morehouse Rd.

Easton, CT 06612


Non-emergencies: 203-268-4111 • Fax: 203-268-6703

www.eastonctpolice.com

Chief • Timothy Shaw 



Safe Seniors Contact Program available free to any 
resident homebound, medically disabled or over 60. 
Each day call is placed to individual’s home via computer. If no response, second call is placed. If still no response, officer is dispatched to residence and relative or key 
holder contacted.

 

Fire Department 

1 Center Rd.

Easton, CT 06612 


Non-emergencies: 203-268-2833
www.eastonct.gov/fire-department
Chief • Steve Waugh

 

Volunteer Emergency Medical Service (EMS)

EMS has several full-time staffers, dozens of volunteers and two ambulances functioning in cooperation with 
first-responders in Police Department.


448 Sport Hill Rd.

Easton, CT 06612
Non-emergencies: 203-452-9595 • Fax: 203-452-7660
Interim Chief of Service • Jonathan Arnold
E-mail: chief@eastonems.com

Historical Society of Easton, Inc.

Located in a special section of the Easton Library.
691 Morehouse Rd.

Easton, CT 06612

203-261-2090


E-mail: hseastonct@gmail.com
Hours: By appointment • Please write for information.
President • Chester Burley
Executive Director/Curator • Bruce Nelson

 

Open Spaces

A combination of public and private action has provided Easton residents with the benefits of considerable 
open space.
Town of Easton Open Spaces.


The following Town-owned areas are open, where 
appropriate, for cross-country skiing, dog walking, fishing, hiking, riding and snowshoeing.
• Mill River Open Space (6.8 acres) Provides fishing 
accesses along the Mill River off South Park Ave.
• Paine Open Space (130 acres) Located off Maple Rd.
• Steep Hill Open Space (1.1 acres) Located near the 
south end of North Park Ave.
Aspetuck Land Trust
Private, nonprofit Connecticut corporation dedicated to the preservation of open space in perpetuity in Easton, Fairfield, Weston and Westport. Has preserved over 1,800 acres of open space in these towns. Nature preserves open to the public make up over 600 of the 1,800 acres. Trust has acres open in Easton for cross-country skiing, fishing, hiking, riding and snowshoeing.
• Abbey Lane Fishing Pond. Abbey Rd. 
Also accessible via Poindexter Preserve.
• Crow Hill Nature Preserve (162 acres)
Located at the end of Wyldewood Rd.
• Island Pond/Pond View Preserve (10 acres)
Located within the town-owned Paine Open Space.
• Jump Hill Preserve. Located at the north end of Trout Brook Valley
• Poindexter Nature Preserve (38 acres)
Located off Judd Rd. between Maple Rd. and Knapp St.
• Randal Farm Preserve (34 acres) 700 Sport Hill Rd.
• William Warner Angler’s Preserve (5 acres)


Provides three fishing accesses along the Mill River off South Park Ave.

​​Other Important Phone Numbers

 

Animal Control Officer • Kelly Fitch • 203-268-9172
Conservation Dept. • Phillip Doremus • Wetlands Enforcement Officer    
Easton Community Center • 364 Sport Hill Rd. • 
203-459-9700
Planning and Zoning • 203-268-6291
Public Works Director • Edward Nagy • 203-268-0714
Registrar of Voters • (203) 268-6291
David Smith (D) • Vincent Caprio (R)
Tax Collector • Krista Kot • 203-268-6291, ext. 140
Town Clerk • Christine Halloran, CCTC 
203-268-6291, ext. 133

 

Easton’s Population by Age

Source: Latest Decennial U.S. Census)
60-64    471
65-74    622
75-84    357
85+    171
Total 60+    1,620
Total population of Easton: 7,490
Percentage 60 years of age or over: 21.3%
Land area: 28.6 sq. mi.

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