WESTON, EASTON AND REDDING, Conn. – The end of budget season came in Easton and Redding this week, with both towns passing budget referendums Tuesday. Here are some of the other top stories from Easton, Weston and Redding this past week.
? Easton and Redding voters both passed their towns’ budget referendums Tuesday. Easton voters signed off on $41.2 million in spending by a 577-184 vote. In Redding, the town’s $47.5 million budget passed 689-654.
? Weston’s Board of Selectmen continued its work on passing a firearms ordinance last week. The board made an adjustment to the ordinance it passed earlier this year to ban target practice on residential property. The change will go to a public hearing later this month.
? In regional news, Fairfield County’s traffic was ranked among the worst in the nation this week. The Greater Bridgeport area picked as the sixth-worst metropolitan area for traffic in the U.S.
? Weston’s Emmanuel Episcopal Church is nearly finishing with its new parish hall . The church hopes to open the space up to community events starting in July.
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