Letter: Parents for Parker

This past year, Easton parents were dropped into a more intimate relationship with their children’s education than ever before.

As this unfolded, discovery of sexually charged reading materials and socially divisive curriculums sent a wave of concern through much of our community. Continue reading “Letter: Parents for Parker”

Letter: Spreading Fear & Misinformation

To the Editor:

Easton Republicans and their supporters have recently sent mailers that are full of fearmongering and scare tactics, yet empty of facts. One mailer came from a group whose “president” doesn’t even live in this state.

One headline was “You Decide.” Good advice. Continue reading “Letter: Spreading Fear & Misinformation”

Letter: Jeff and Kristi for Board of Selectmen

To the Editor:

I have had the privilege to observe Jeff Parker’s commitment to Easton education both during our years together on the Board of Education and later, when Jeff was chairman of the Board of Ed.

In addition to promoting excellent education, Jeff also believes in the Continue reading “Letter: Jeff and Kristi for Board of Selectmen”

Letter: Maureen Williams for Region 9 Board of Education

To the Editor:

The ER 9 BoE needs Maureen’s unparalleled competencies for a second term on the board.

Her ability to collaborate with colleagues from differing perspectives, willingness to take the lead on committees, ability to prioritize competing student needs and make sensible Continue reading “Letter: Maureen Williams for Region 9 Board of Education”

Letter: Jeff & Kristi Will End Easton’s Echo Chamber, Restore Civility

To the Editor:

Managing Easton Open Discussions, I have witnessed first-hand how social media can be funneled to one point of view. I believe no individual should be stifled or feel afraid to speak their mind.

I believe the ability to effectively discuss issues, as neighbors, Continue reading “Letter: Jeff & Kristi Will End Easton’s Echo Chamber, Restore Civility”

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”

Letter: Easton Needs Elected Leaders Who Work for the Town, Not Their Own

At October 7’s Easton Board of Selectmen meeting, First Selectman David Bindelglass addressed three board/commission vacancies in the following manner: pushed a Democrat through for one at the expense of an unaffiliated candidate; tabled a vetted Republican candidate for another Continue reading “Letter: Easton Needs Elected Leaders Who Work for the Town, Not Their Own”

Letter: Party Left Me, So I left It

To the Editor:

I recently left Easton’s Republican Party after twenty-something years to register as a Democrat to show my confidence in David Bindelglass and Bob Lessler.

Richard S. Seclow

Easton

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”

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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