Board of Selectmen Meeting Recap

The Board of Selectmen meeting on Feb. 3 was very brief. It lasted only about 15 minutes and included several items of standard business such as the approval of a tax refund and release of a driveway bond.

The agenda included consideration of a candidate to serve as an alternate Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting Recap”

Appointments to Start the New Year

Board of Selectmen Meeting of Jan. 6, 2022

The Board of Selectmen held its first meeting of the new year on January 6. The main order of business was the appointment and reappointment of many people serving the town on boards and commissions. Many terms expire around the start Continue reading “Appointments to Start the New Year”

Letter: Thank You From Easton PTO

To the Editor:

Easton PTO offers a big thank you to everyone in the community who participated in Light Up Easton 2021.

The second annual community-wide light tour offered a chance for people to register their homes to be included on the light tour map. For a donation to Easton Continue reading “Letter: Thank You From Easton PTO”

Support for Easton’s K9 Arrives for Christmas

Easton Republicans joined the effort to help fund the care of our town’s police dog, TJ.

Selectman Kristi Sogofsky and Planning & Zoning Commission Chair Ray Martin presented K9 Officer Tamra French with a check for $570. The money was donated during the December meeting of the Continue reading “Support for Easton’s K9 Arrives for Christmas”

Board of Selectmen Appoints Affordable Housing Advisory Committee

The Board of Selectmen appointed seven community members to serve on the committee that will work with the hired consultant to draft an affordable housing plan for the Town of Easton as required by state statute.

The Affordable Housing Advisory Committee members are: Ray Martin Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Appoints Affordable Housing Advisory Committee”

Kristi Sogofsky (R), Final Candidate Statement, Board of Selectmen

From My View

Transparency and communication. Two valuable concepts that many times are used in conversation but not in practice.

Let me explain the view from my seat over the past two years.

As the minority member of the Board of Selectmen, I knew it was going to be a different Continue reading “Kristi Sogofsky (R), Final Candidate Statement, Board of Selectmen”

Board of Selectmen Meeting Recap

The Board of Selectmen meeting on Oct. 7 included several appointments to boards and commissions including:

Special Town Meeting Set for September 13

The Board of Selectmen formally called a Special Town Meeting for Monday, Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. at Samuel Staples Elementary School.

The meeting will include discussion and action on the following items:

Easton Republicans Endorse Candidates for November

Easton Republicans formally endorsed their slate of candidates for the November municipal election during their caucus on July 22 at the Easton Public Library.

Jeff Parker is the party’s candidate for first selectman. Parker announced his candidacy and filed the paperwork to run Continue reading “Easton Republicans Endorse Candidates for November”

Op-Ed: Opposes Region 9 School Board Appointment

The last Board of Selectmen meeting included a vote to appoint a new member to the Region 9 Board of Education. The vacancy came up because one of the elected members is moving out of town. That member happens to be a Republican. I strongly believe that education should not be politicized, Continue reading “Op-Ed: Opposes Region 9 School Board Appointment”