Petition Forces March Primary for Republican Town Committee Slate

Ten members of the Easton Republican Town Committee who lost their seats in a recent caucus submitted enough verified signatures on Wednesday to force a March 1 primary.

Town Clerk Christine Halloran said the group handed in 134 signatures, all of which were submitted for verification Continue reading “Petition Forces March Primary for Republican Town Committee Slate”

Ousted Republican Town Committee Members Petitioning for Primary

Newly ousted members of the Easton Republican Town Committee are collecting signatures to force a primary to regain their two-year seats.

The petition for a primary follows the ERTC’s caucus held on Jan. 4 at Samuel Staples Elementary School, during which many longtime committee Continue reading “Ousted Republican Town Committee Members Petitioning for Primary”

Op-Ed: Aspetuck Land Trust Clarifies South Park Property Acquisition

Last week you may have received a pamphlet from Citizens for Responsible Government (CRG) about Aspetuck Land Trust’s (ALT) proposed purchase of 18.6 acres of the 29.5- acre South Park property owned by the Town of Easton. We’d like to offer a few clarifications. 

ALT’s mission Continue reading “Op-Ed: Aspetuck Land Trust Clarifies South Park Property Acquisition”

Letter: Open Response to CRG/Sherry Harris and June Logie

While I regret giving your messages any more amplification than they deserve, I feel I must respond to your recent letter about Critical Race Theory and “cancel culture.”

You state “CRG expected criticism, but the level of venom was astounding and demonstrates that the fear many Continue reading “Letter: Open Response to CRG/Sherry Harris and June Logie”

Letter: CRG Cancel Culture

To the Editor:

Wait, wait, wait. Did I just read what I thought I read? Sherry Harris of CRG wrote a letter complaining about cancel culture and how we are not allowed to express our opinions anymore, and she presents the Governor of Florida Ron Desantis as a shining example of being Continue reading “Letter: CRG Cancel Culture”

Letter: Cancel Culture Attacks Citizens for Responsible Government

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To the Editor:

Citizens for Responsible Government would again like to thank our supporters. Easton citizens have now received Important Easton Issues 6th Edition and we continue to receive letters, emails, phone calls, donations, and even flowers from citizens who are grateful Continue reading “Letter: Cancel Culture Attacks Citizens for Responsible Government”

Letter: Response to CRG Flyer

To the Editor:

The reason the CRG Flier was created was to inform the public about the serious, drastic, and abrupt policies being made to our town and our schools. An informed citizenry is an invaluable asset to our community. We are governed by the Town Meeting. However, our Board Continue reading “Letter: Response to CRG Flyer”

Letter: MLK, Yes — CRT, No: A Response to Christ Church

To the Editor:

As Christians, we are disheartened that people identifying as Christian would so highhandedly misappropriate the words of Doctor Martin Luther King. Perhaps the most famous quote of Doctor King is “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in Continue reading “Letter: MLK, Yes — CRT, No: A Response to Christ Church”

Letter: Let the People Set the Path

To the Editor:

As the First Selectman of the town of Easton I had planned to explain my position regarding an advisory ballot question on funding Easton’s portion of the development of a multi-use path along Sport Hill Road. I still plan to do that in the future.  However, I feel Continue reading “Letter: Let the People Set the Path”

Letter: Board of Selectmen Pathway Position is Outside of Purview

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To the Editor:

The Board of Finance (BOF) met on March 2nd and denied a capital expenditure of $249,000 for the sidewalk project proposed by the Planning and Zoning (P&Z) Commission. This decision followed a discussion with Justin Giorlando (town land use consultant) regarding Continue reading “Letter: Board of Selectmen Pathway Position is Outside of Purview”

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