CFJ Attorney Honored for Advocacy and Innovation

Attorney Angela Schlingheyde, director of Civil Legal and Court Advocacy Services for the Center for Family Justice, was recently honored for her leadership in launching innovative programs to bring free legal services to victims of domestic violence.

Schlingheyde was the featured Continue reading “CFJ Attorney Honored for Advocacy and Innovation”

Easton Voters Head to Polls on May 4

On Tuesday May 4 the annual budget referendum for the Town of Easton will be held in person from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Samuel Staples Elementary School. The budget for the Regional School District No. 9 (ER9) and the Easton Resolution on Racism and Public Health are also on the ballot. Continue reading “Easton Voters Head to Polls on May 4”

Annual Town Meeting Precedes Town-wide Vote on May 4

Easton’s Annual Town Meeting was held on Monday, April 26 at Samuel Staples Elementary School. Rick Falco Photo

Easton’s Annual Town meeting took place Monday evening at Samuel Staples Elementary School with roughly 15 residents attending in person and over 880 others accessing Continue reading “Annual Town Meeting Precedes Town-wide Vote on May 4”

Board of Selectmen’s Meetings of April 19 and 22, 2021

Annual Town Meeting and Referendum

The Board of Selectmen met twice this past week. We had a special meeting via Zoom on April 19 to set the agenda for the Annual Town Meeting which will be held on Monday, April 26 at 7 p.m. at Samuel Staples Elementary School. The meeting will Continue reading “Board of Selectmen’s Meetings of April 19 and 22, 2021”

Op-Ed: Easton Resolution on Race in Public Health

On Agenda for April 26 Annual Town Meeting

One of the questions to be discussed at the annual town meeting on April 26 is the Easton Resolution on Racism and Public Health. As you may remember, this resolution was discussed by the Board of Selectman and endorsed unanimously on Continue reading “Op-Ed: Easton Resolution on Race in Public Health”

The Connecticut Health Divide: How Racism Contributes

Easton will hold its annual town meeting on Monday, April 26. As usual, the meeting will afford residents an opportunity to be heard on topics of keen local interest, foremost being the town’s proposed budget. But this year’s agenda will also tackle issues of broader concern that Continue reading “The Connecticut Health Divide: How Racism Contributes”

Easton Voters Support Pathway, Approve Joining Westport Weston Health District

Easton voters on Tuesday approved joining the Westport Weston Health District and voted in favor of appropriating $249,400 to construct a multi-use pathway along Sport Hill Road.

The proposals were among five referendum questions on the ballot, all of which were approved by voters, Continue reading “Easton Voters Support Pathway, Approve Joining Westport Weston Health District”

Special Town Meeting Precedes Town-wide Vote

Following more than a year without an opportunity for Easton residents to debate and evaluate upcoming proposals of significance, 35 residents and more than a dozen town officials convened at Samuel Staples Elementary School on March 23 to consider five upcoming ballot questions. Continue reading “Special Town Meeting Precedes Town-wide Vote”

Anxiety Forum for Parents and Professionals

The Yale Child Study Center’s Anxiety and Mood Disorders Program will be holding the seventh Annual Spotlight on Anxiety Forum for Concerned Parents and Professionals on Thursday, April 29 via Zoom. This year’s theme is Inside Out: Anxiety from Self to Society.

The forum will Continue reading “Anxiety Forum for Parents and Professionals”

Them

My brother took me to see “Them!” when I was 6 years old.  It was horrifying and left me with nightmares for several days.  I doubted that anything could be more frightening until he took me to see the “The Body Snatchers” (the original black and white version: not the gory remake). Continue reading “Them”

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