Op-Ed: A Message From the First Selectman

Updated 12/02/2022

Good Afternoon,

This week you should be receiving the new Easton Directory prepared and distributed by the Easton Senior Center. It is an extremely valuable resource and is distributed free of charge. I want to thank all who contributed by advertising in the Continue reading “Op-Ed: A Message From the First Selectman”

Op-Ed: Abortion & Data Privacy Concerns in a Post-Roe World

It’s been more than a month since the the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn a fifty-year precedent set by Roe v. Wade. Many lamented that this ruling had turned back the clock to 1973, but it has become clear that the reality is actually worse than that. Today, data tracking is Continue reading “Op-Ed: Abortion & Data Privacy Concerns in a Post-Roe World”

Op-Ed: The American Dream Is Alive and Well in Connecticut … Here’s Why

It was an unforgettable, celebratory moment that gave me goosebumps.

It was a moment that reminded me that the American Dream that I strongly believe in is alive and well.

On Aug. 9, I had the opportunity to join the entire Mnsor family at the federal courthouse in Hartford for Continue reading “Op-Ed: The American Dream Is Alive and Well in Connecticut … Here’s Why”

Op-Ed: A Measured and Cautious Analysis of the State Budget Adjustment

“$600 Million in Tax Cuts in CT State Budget” – that will be the headline message the partisan Democratic legislature and Governor Lamont will repeat over and over again to celebrate this election year budget adjustment! But after a thorough research and analysis of the budget – Continue reading “Op-Ed: A Measured and Cautious Analysis of the State Budget Adjustment”

Op-Ed: Bindelglass Explains Role of METROCOG

Now that the vote on the sale of the South Park property has passed, I want to address some information that you received prior to the referendum in a leaflet delivered to every mailbox in Easton. The leaflet was lengthy and  included a number of issues that I would like to clarify. Continue reading “Op-Ed: Bindelglass Explains Role of METROCOG”

Op-Ed: Vote ‘Yes’ on May 3–and Let’s Set the Record Straight About Affordable Housing

I want to add my voice to the chorus singing the praises of the sale of approximately 19 acres of the South Park Avenue property to the Aspetuck Land Trust. This plan is the very best way to permanently protect and preserve this environmentally sensitive parcel along the Mill River.

Continue reading “Op-Ed: Vote ‘Yes’ on May 3–and Let’s Set the Record Straight About Affordable Housing”

Op-Ed: If the Focus Is on Protecting the Mill River, Aspetuck Land Trust Will Do That

I don’t fish and I’m not an expert on rivers.

But I have learned over the years that the Mill River, which runs along the South Park Avenue property owned by the town, is special. Experts in those areas and conservationists have expressed how important it is to protect that habitat.

Continue reading “Op-Ed: If the Focus Is on Protecting the Mill River, Aspetuck Land Trust Will Do That”

Op-Ed: Sale to Aspetuck Land Trust Will Preserve South Park

On April 18, the Board of Selectmen hosted a public hearing regarding the sale of 18.7 acres at South Park Avenue to the Aspetuck Land Trust. Presentations were made by the Aspetuck  Land Trust and Citizens for Easton as to why the sale should go through. The Land Trust, as I have Continue reading “Op-Ed: Sale to Aspetuck Land Trust Will Preserve South Park”

Op-Ed: CFE Supports Sale of Portion of South Park to ALT

 Citizens For Easton – a town-wide non-profit that has supported the preservation of open space since 1972 – is strongly in favor of the Aspetuck Land Trust’s bid to purchase a portion of the South Park property along the Mill River. Our hope is that the remaining portion will eventually Continue reading “Op-Ed: CFE Supports Sale of Portion of South Park to ALT”

Op-Ed: Support Sale of 19 Acres of South Park Property to Aspetuck Land Trust

On April 18, there will be a public hearing to discuss the sale of 19 acres on South Park Avenue to the Aspetuck Land Trust. Approval of the sale will be on the agenda for the Annual Town Meeting as per the Land Use Ordinance and then will be adjourned to a machine vote.  The town Continue reading “Op-Ed: Support Sale of 19 Acres of South Park Property to Aspetuck Land Trust”