Easton Democrats Endorse Slate for November Election

Proven Leadership Plus New Energy

The Easton Democratic Town Committee (EDTC) on July 27 unanimously and enthusiastically endorsed 16 candidates for municipal office. The slate includes incumbents with valuable experience as well as new residents who understand the importance of Continue reading “Easton Democrats Endorse Slate for November Election”

Letter: In Support of Sarah Lehberger’s Appointment to the Region 9 BOE

To the Editor:

I am writing to applaud the Easton Board of Selectman decision to appoint Sarah Lehberger to the vacant seat on the Region 9 Board of Education.  I disagree with Kristi Sogofsky’s accusation in her recent letter that this was a political appointment. 

Kristi forced Continue reading “Letter: In Support of Sarah Lehberger’s Appointment to the Region 9 BOE”

Op-Ed: My Region 9 School Board Appointment

I wanted to take this opportunity to address our selectwoman, Kristi Sogofsky’s, comments stating that I am “someone who is deeply involved in and very public about her position on many of the difficult issues currently facing our school boards” in her recent Op-Ed. Although my name Continue reading “Op-Ed: My Region 9 School Board Appointment”

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”

Commentary: Jeff Parker — Why I’m Running

Easton is at a crossroads. Challenges from beyond our borders are dividing us as a community. We need a new focus that puts Easton First.

My family’s Easton roots date back generations. I returned in 1994 with my wife, Joan, and our two school-aged daughters. Joan’s career as principal Continue reading “Commentary: Jeff Parker — Why I’m Running”

Jeff Parker Seeks First Selectman’s Seat

Kristi Sogofsky Runs for Re-Election as Selectman

Kristi Sogofsky

As the summer begins to heat up, so is the campaign for Jeff Parker and Kristi Sogofsky. The coming months will include several events to meet voters, share positions on important local issues and bring the focus Continue reading “Jeff Parker Seeks First Selectman’s Seat”

State Delegation Endorses Bindelglass Re-Election

David Bindelglass launched his campaign for re-election at a rally in Easton June 27 with enthusiastic endorsements from Governor Ned Lamont, Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz, state Rep. Anne Hughes (D-135), and fellow Easton Selectman Bob Lessler. 

Elected in 2019, Bindelglass has Continue reading “State Delegation Endorses Bindelglass Re-Election”

Letter: Dave Bindelglass on Top of EMS Building

To the Editor:

In his June 16 Courier letter, Jeff Parker advocated that ARP (American Rescue Plan) funds be used for a new EMS (Emergency Medical Services) building to replace our structurally compromised building.

It is interesting to see Parker promote solutions that build Continue reading “Letter: Dave Bindelglass on Top of EMS Building”

Letter: First Selectman Keeps in Touch with Citizens

To the Editor:

I hope your readers and all of Easton’s citizens have benefited from their First Selectman’s weekly letters providing information and updates about what’s going on in Easton town government. I am grateful, especially during storms, power outages, and pandemics, that Continue reading “Letter: First Selectman Keeps in Touch with Citizens”