Op-Ed: Senior Center Does Not Endorse Political Candidates

The Easton Senior Center, its director and staff do not endorse electoral candidates. The Easton Senior Center Advisory Board reiterated that rule at its October meeting.

 A monthly letter sent to seniors from a town selectman was introduced, at my persuasion when Adam Dunsby was Continue reading “Op-Ed: Senior Center Does Not Endorse Political Candidates”

Ira Kaplan (D), Board of Finance, Candidate Bio and Statement

Candidate Bio

I am Ira Kaplan and I am asking for your vote for Easton’s Board of Finance. My wife, Susan, and I moved here in 1999 with our two young children. Jason and Amy went through our public schools and graduated from Joel Barlow High School. My wife taught at Samuel Staples Continue reading “Ira Kaplan (D), Board of Finance, Candidate Bio and Statement”

Columbus Day ‘Meet and Greet’ Includes GOP Candidates Only UPDATED

Organizers Didn’t Negotiate the Date with Democrats

Editor’s Note: This story was updated on Oct. 14 with additional information provided by the Lions Club.

A Monday “Easton Municipal Candidate Meet and Greet” that was initially advertised as being co-sponsored by the Lions Club Continue reading “Columbus Day ‘Meet and Greet’ Includes GOP Candidates Only UPDATED”

Easton Courier Voter Guide

The Courier will publish candidate bios and statements for the Tuesday, Nov. 2 municipal election. The election will take place from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Samuel Staples Elementary School, 515 Morehouse Road, Easton. Our coverage includes candidates in contested and uncontested races Continue reading “Easton Courier Voter Guide”

Dates Set for Municipal Candidate Debates

The Easton Democratic Town Committee and the the Easton Republican Town Committee have agreed to hold three official, moderated candidate debates prior to the municipal elections on Tuesday, Nov. 2. The goal has been to give voters as many opportunities as possible to meet the candidates Continue reading “Dates Set for Municipal Candidate Debates”

ER9 Schools Unveils New K-12 Curriculum Website

Dr. Stephanie Pierson Ugol, ER9 assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction, has announced a new ER9 curriculum website: https://sites.google.com/er9.org/curriculum-parent-resources/home.

The website provides parents with an overview of the curricula in kindergarten Continue reading “ER9 Schools Unveils New K-12 Curriculum Website”

School Board Member Who Shared Parents’ Emails Triggers Investigation

The Easton Board of Education (BOE) has asked a law firm to investigate whether a federal law or any board policies were violated when a school board member forwarded emails he received from parents to a local political activist.

The investigation, which includes a review of board Continue reading “School Board Member Who Shared Parents’ Emails Triggers Investigation”

Easton Town Referendum: The People Have Spoken

What the Referendum Results Mean for Easton

Voters went to the polls on Sept. 21 to decide the future of five ballot questions affecting quality of life issues for the town. They approved all but one of them, the funding for the design of a multi-use pathway intended to increase Continue reading “Easton Town Referendum: The People Have Spoken”

Handcrafted Wooden Fence Flags Grace 9/11 Memorial Garden

A four-piece exhibit of wooden fence flags adorn the 9/11 commemorative grounds. Handcrafted by Fairfield artist Matthew Hallock, the flags are made from old fence panels and painted in red, white and blue paint. One notable flag called Twin Towers is 8 feet tall.

The flags Continue reading “Handcrafted Wooden Fence Flags Grace 9/11 Memorial Garden”

Medication Disposal Box Installed in Police Department Lobby

There is now a permanent drug take back site which will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, Chief Richard Doyle announced in a department press release. Both prescription and OTC drugs which are expired or no longer needed can be deposited in a secure drop box located at 700 Continue reading “Medication Disposal Box Installed in Police Department Lobby”

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