Bindelglass Wins Second Term as First Selectman

Following an unusually spirited campaign and significant voter turnout, Democrat David Bindelglass was re-elected First Selectman, out performing his challenger, Republican Jeff Parker.

Dave Bindelglass celebrate at home with his wife, Gloria, after winning a second term as first Continue reading “Bindelglass Wins Second Term as First Selectman”

John Foley (D), Final Candidate Statement, Region 9 Board of Education

I bring a no-nonsense, practical approach to the board. I have an optimistic, can-do attitude and will bring energy and creativity. I listen with curiosity and, as a parent to three children in the school system, I have a singular interest in ensuring the school provides a strong, Continue reading “John Foley (D), Final Candidate Statement, Region 9 Board of Education”

Kathy Thompson (R), Final Candidate Statement, Region 9 Board of Education

I’m running for the Region 9 Board of Education because I want to help ensure that all of our children continue to receive the best education possible. The past eighteen months have not been easy for anyone, and the COVID-19 pandemic and politically charged issues have detracted Continue reading “Kathy Thompson (R), Final Candidate Statement, Region 9 Board of Education”

Maureen P. Williams (D), Final Candidate Statement, Region 9 Board of Education

I bring a straightforward and sincere approach to consensus building to the ER9 Board and have for the past four years.

In our past term, we have worked collectively to confront the challenges of COVID-19 and of false claims raised by small segments of our populace whose approach Continue reading “Maureen P. Williams (D), Final Candidate Statement, Region 9 Board of Education”

Trio of Candidate Debates Lead off with Region 9 School Board

The Easton community gathered at Samuel Staples Elementary school on Oct. 17 to attend a debate by the Region 9 Board of Education candidates. You can watch the Facebook live recording of the debate here.  

This debate was the first of three official debates agreed upon by the Easton Continue reading “Trio of Candidate Debates Lead off with Region 9 School Board”

John Foley (D), R9 Board of Education, Candidate Bio and Statement

Candidate Bio

John Foley is a four-year Easton resident with three children attending Region 9 schools. He is passionate about giving back to the town that has given his family so much. As a senior executive at the largest property management company in North America, John brings Continue reading “John Foley (D), R9 Board of Education, Candidate Bio and Statement”

Kathy Thompson (R), R9 Board of Education, Candidate Bio and Statement

Candidate Bio

Born and raised in Connecticut, I moved to Easton more than twenty years ago with my husband. After working in advertising, marketing, and brand innovation in New York City, I hung up my train pass after the birth of my daughter and began consulting, working with Continue reading “Kathy Thompson (R), R9 Board of Education, Candidate Bio and Statement”

Todd Johnston (R), R9 Board of Education, Candidate Bio and Statement

Candidate Bio

I have had the privilege to serve 10 years on the Region 9 Board of Education, the last two years as Chair. Two of my children graduated from Joel Barlow during the pandemic, and I have two more children at Helen Keller who will soon attend the high school.

Candidate Continue reading “Todd Johnston (R), R9 Board of Education, Candidate Bio and Statement”

Maureen Williams (D), R9 Board of Education, Candidate Bio and Statement

Candidate Bio

Maureen is a 26-year resident of Easton, having moved here when her sons, Chris and Jon, were two years old and an infant. Both were educated in the Easton system, together with Maureen’s daughter Hannah. In addition to serving on the Region 9 Board, Maureen has also Continue reading “Maureen Williams (D), R9 Board of Education, Candidate Bio and Statement”

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