Moving Field Maintenance from Park and Rec to Public Works

Recently the Board of Finance has initiated discussion of changing responsibility for maintenance of town-owned fields and grounds.  People have asked why we are pursuing this issue.  The Board of Finance (BOF) has long sought to work with all town departments to find ways to either Continue reading “Moving Field Maintenance from Park and Rec to Public Works”

Bindelglass Follows up on Support for Intersection Improvements

I would like to take this opportunity to follow up on the discussion at the last Board of Selectmen meeting and my last post regarding improvements in town, most specifically the potential work on the intersection of Center Road and Route 136. Clearly, when there are large events Continue reading “Bindelglass Follows up on Support for Intersection Improvements”

Easton Democratic Town Committee Commentary

Democratic values

Elections have consequences. Elections are about selecting representatives who abide by their oath of office with integrity and do not disparage American values and principles. 

This year, our lives and future depend on who leads us. On November 3rd, we get Continue reading “Easton Democratic Town Committee Commentary”

Easton Republican Town Committee Commentary

This Nov. 3 we make decisions on who represents Easton in Hartford.  It is so important that the people we put in office reflect the values and beliefs of the citizens who live here. Republicans in Easton believe in the things we all want. 

We are not about giving up control over Continue reading “Easton Republican Town Committee Commentary”

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Takes on New Meaning During Pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted life for all of us.

This October, as we observe Domestic Violence Awareness Month, I hope we will all focus attention on those who have been especially vulnerable during this devastating public health crisis: The thousands of adults and children Continue reading “Domestic Violence Awareness Month Takes on New Meaning During Pandemic”

Op-Ed: Patience, Caution and Flexibility Needed as Some Schools Reopen Next Week

As some school districts look to begin to reopen as early as next week, state Senator Tony Hwang, R-28th District, offers the following statement.

I am thankful for all the work completed by Connecticut State Department of Education Commissioner Miguel Cardona and his staff. There Continue reading “Op-Ed: Patience, Caution and Flexibility Needed as Some Schools Reopen Next Week”

Shaban’s Call for Leadership Is a Little Late

(Response to Op-Ed by John Shaban, Aug. 13, 2020, Leadership in a Storm.)

I was glad to see John Shaban, our former state representative for District 135 (Easton, Redding, Weston) express his concern about leadership and accountability in the wake of our recent power outages, now Continue reading “Shaban’s Call for Leadership Is a Little Late”

Op-Ed: Leadership in a Storm

As we slowly emerge from the darkness caused by the recent power outages, the people of Easton, Redding and Weston find themselves asking — where was the needed leadership before, during and after the storm?  Indeed, rather than focusing on preparation, our state and local officials Continue reading “Op-Ed: Leadership in a Storm”

Investing in Fairness

We’re all invested in fairness. Every single one of us, especially here in America, wants to be treated fairly. For most people, the very idea of injustice or blatantly unfair treatment creates righteous indignation. If someone cuts us in line at the grocery store, it’s a big deal! Continue reading “Investing in Fairness”

Op-Ed: Legislature Must Give Special Session Measures Due Consideration

On July 23, the Connecticut House of Representatives was in session to discuss changes to Connecticut’s absentee voter laws, police accountability reform, and important healthcare changes as the industries adjust to added challenges treating patients during Covid-19. The Senate is Continue reading “Op-Ed: Legislature Must Give Special Session Measures Due Consideration”

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