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Easton Courier Political Campaign Policies UPDATED

Election season is upon us. So that we can publish as many statements and letters as possible, the Courier has some rules and guidelines for candidates, parties and supporters for the Nov. 2 municipal election.

Fair play: We expect candidates and supporters to stick to issues and Continue reading “Easton Courier Political Campaign Policies UPDATED”

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Most residents remember when Easton became a news desert. Hundreds of local news organizations have closed, as their advertising revenue disappeared, and the pandemic worsened. The print edition of the Easton Courier Continue reading “Please Support the Courier”

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Letter: Support the Proven Bindelglass-Lessler Ticket for Board of Selectmen

To the Editor:

David Bindelglass and Bob Lessler are delivering results for Easton:

-Protecting the South Park property from development forever.
-Passing a Land Use Ordinance, giving citizens significant power in land-use decisions.
-Modernizing the Ethics Ordinance, keeping town Continue reading “Letter: Support the Proven Bindelglass-Lessler Ticket for Board of Selectmen”

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Letter: Kathy Thompson for Region 9 Board of Education

To the Editor:

Kathy Thompson says it best: “Time is unrelenting, and there is no time to waste on personal agendas or politically charged issues.”

The effects of the pandemic on our children and teaching staff are not behind us, and while our children have shown a tremendous Continue reading “Letter: Kathy Thompson for Region 9 Board of Education”

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Adam Bonoff (R), Board of Assessment Appeals

Adam is running for a third term, having served as chairman for the past four years. Professionally, he spent most of his career in financial sales.

For the last 18 years he has managed his personal real estate investments in other Connecticut towns and cities full-time.

He Continue reading “Adam Bonoff (R), Board of Assessment Appeals”

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Obituary: Ann Holt, 97

Ann Holt

Ann Edwardson Holt passed away on October 10, 2021 in Charlottesville, VA at the age of 97. Ann grew up with her brother Lauren Edwardson on a twenty two acre farm with two barns in Kensington, Connecticut that her parents, Lawrence and Julia Edwardson, rented for $30.00 Continue reading “Obituary: Ann Holt, 97”

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Easton Volunteer EMS Gets Trained in CPAP

Tonight we had 17 EMT’S learn the protocols for a new way to deliver oxygen for patients having specific forms of difficulty breathing.

Called continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), it delivers more pressurized oxygen to patients in need. Thank you to our EMS instructor Margie Continue reading “Easton Volunteer EMS Gets Trained in CPAP”

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Halloween Party this Weekend at Greiser’s

Greiser’s Coffee and Market invites the community to a Halloween party on Sunday, Oct. 24 outdoors in the parking lot. Musician Dan Carlucci will perform, and the market will be open until 5 p.m. The BeeWitched food truck will be in attendance to cater the event.  

This is just Continue reading “Halloween Party this Weekend at Greiser’s”

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Letter: Please Support Democratic BOF Candidates

To the Editor:

I am writing in support of the Democratic Board of Finance candidates, Art Laske, Ira Kaplan, and Jackie Kaufman.

I want you to remember one thing: Republican BOF members motioned to eliminate 100% of the Park and Recreation budget in 2021-22. Like bringing your kids Continue reading “Letter: Please Support Democratic BOF Candidates”

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Letter: Maureen Williams and John Foley for R9 Board of Education

To the Editor:

I am writing to endorse Maureen Williams and John Foley for the Region 9 Board of Education.

Maureen has served with integrity and tackled tough problems by working in a bipartisan, collaborative manner. John is a newcomer, but his experience as a professional Continue reading “Letter: Maureen Williams and John Foley for R9 Board of Education”

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Letter: Connecticut Zoning Bill Election Issue

To the Editor:

There are many important issues in this election, but I believe the most important has received little attention. The Connecticut Legislature passed Substitute House Bill No,. 6107, Public Act No. 21, AN ACT CONCERNING THE ZONING ENABLING ACT, ACCESSORY APARTMENTS, Continue reading “Letter: Connecticut Zoning Bill Election Issue”

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Obituary: Deborah Cleaves Scott, 84

Deborah Cleaves Scott

Deborah Cleaves Scott passed away peacefully at South Shore Hospital in S. Weymouth, MA at the age of 84 on October 7, 2021. She was known and loved as a powerful and kind woman who exhibited a genuine fascination with the human condition. Deb touched the Continue reading “Obituary: Deborah Cleaves Scott, 84”

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