State Rep. Tony Scott Announces Run for Re-election in Newly Redrawn 112th District

Tony Scott is the State Representative for the 112th District, which now includes parts of Easton and Trumbull based on the state’s newly drawn redistricting map approved last year by a bipartisan panel composed of state lawmakers. Scott now represents almost 50% (3,588 people) of Easton.

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State House Redistricting Map Means Change for Many Easton Voters

An altered Connecticut House of Representatives district map approved in November by the Bipartisan Reapportionment Commission of the Connecticut General Assembly will reshape the composition of the 112th House District.

Currently, the 112th District includes Monroe and part of Continue reading “State House Redistricting Map Means Change for Many Easton Voters”

Hundreds Turn Out for Covid Test Kits

It looked more like Black Friday at Best Buy. Cars were lined up before 5 p.m. today so residents could get two Covid test kits. Despite the frigid temperatures, the distribution process went smoothly for those who were lucky enough to get their kits before supplies ran out.

South Park Avenue Bridge Reconstruction Completed

Today First Selectman David Bindelglass and town officials held the ribbon cutting for the South Park Avenue bridge, which they are happy to open before winter.

Selectmen Kristi Sogofsky and Bob Lessler were there, along with Norm Nagy of Nagy Brothers Construction and Bruce Bombero, Continue reading “South Park Avenue Bridge Reconstruction Completed”

Op-Ed: Hospitals Seek to End Labor and Delivery Care

When did our expectations that hospitals exist to serve the public good drop so low? Was it around the time we normalized millions in compensation to CEOs? Or is it now, when we accept the fact that hospitals are denying the women they serve the most basic human healthcare need — Continue reading “Op-Ed: Hospitals Seek to End Labor and Delivery Care”

Office of Inspector General to Assume All Pending Investigations on Police Use of Force

Chief State’s Attorney Richard J. Colangelo Jr., announced today that Deputy Chief State’s Attorney Robert J. Devlin Jr., has assumed all pending investigations on the use of force by police officers.

Deputy Chief State’s Attorney Devlin was appointed by the Criminal Justice Commission Continue reading “Office of Inspector General to Assume All Pending Investigations on Police Use of Force”

Hughes Joins Legislators Nationwide in Support for Abortion Rights

State Rep. Anne Hughes (D-Easton/Redding/Weston) has joined with hundreds of legislators nationwide in support of reproductive health, rights, and justice.

With help and support from the State Innovation Exchange Reproductive Freedom Leadership Council,  Hughes and a network of Continue reading “Hughes Joins Legislators Nationwide in Support for Abortion Rights”

Lakeview Orchards in Easton Preserved as Farmland

State and Town Partnership Protects Historic 37-acre Farm

Connecticut Farmland Trust (CFT) and Connecticut Department of Agriculture (CT DoAg) announced the preservation of Lakeview Orchards, a historic 37-acre farm in the town of Easton. The farm was preserved in collaboration Continue reading “Lakeview Orchards in Easton Preserved as Farmland”

Longed-for Long Weekends: Litchfield County, Cornwall

Western Connecticut Tourism District

Longed-for Long Weekends: Litchfield County, Cornwall, is co-written by Michelle Falcone of Easton, secretary on the Executive Committee for the Western Connecticut Tourism District (WCTD) and Stacy Lytwyn, Easton resident and CT guidebook author. Continue reading “Longed-for Long Weekends: Litchfield County, Cornwall”

Longed-for Long Weekends: Litchfield County, Salisbury

Western Connecticut Tourism District

Longed-for Long Weekends: Litchfield County, Salisbury, is co-written by Michelle Falcone of Easton, secretary on the Executive Committee for the Western Connecticut Tourism District (WCTD) and Stacy Lytwyn, Easton resident and CT guidebook Continue reading “Longed-for Long Weekends: Litchfield County, Salisbury”

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