Letter: Help End Connecticut One-Party Rule

To the Editor:

The state of Connecticut has been financially decimated by more than a quarter-century of dominance by the state Democratic Party. They have hired a state workforce that has been overpaid, over-benefitted, and overstaffed for years. By doing so they have essentially Continue reading “Letter: Help End Connecticut One-Party Rule”

Aquarion Water Diversion Zoom Public Meeting Is Wednesday, Aug. 26

Aquarion Water Company is requesting to double the amount of water it moves from the Greater Bridgeport System area, including Easton, to the southwest region (Greenwich, Stamford, New Canaan and Darien) with a permit to last 25 years. Interested parties may join the Zoom meeting Continue reading “Aquarion Water Diversion Zoom Public Meeting Is Wednesday, Aug. 26”

Connecticut’s Kid Governor Traveling Exhibit Comes to the Library

The Connecticut’s Kid Governor (CTKG) Meet the Candidates Traveling Exhibit will be at the Easton Public Library from Wednesday, Aug. 19 to Wednesday, Sept. 2 in the community room. The Meet the Candidates Traveling Exhibit showcases final candidates and nominees for CTKG.

The Continue reading “Connecticut’s Kid Governor Traveling Exhibit Comes to the Library”

Fairfield Police Charge Easton Man in Hit-and-Run Crash that Killed Pedestrian

Declan P. Kot

Fairfield Police Chief Christopher Lyddy reports that the Fairfield Police Department has charged a man in connection with a fatal hit-and-run crash involving a pedestrian over the weekend, according to a press release.

Declan P. Kot, 22, is charged with: 

Op-Ed: University of Bridgeport’s Unconventional and Innovative Collaboration Enhances Education

The seaside campus of University of Bridgeport (UB) led by the academic leaders of UB, Sacred Heart University, Paier College of Arts and Goodwin College together have announced an unconventional and innovative educational enhancement plan for those higher education institutions Continue reading “Op-Ed: University of Bridgeport’s Unconventional and Innovative Collaboration Enhances Education”

The Absentee Ballot Law Should be Changed for the November Election

The absentee ballot law should be changed so that people who fear COVID-19 can vote by absentee ballot during next November’s presidential election. Voters should not have to choose between their health and their freedom to vote.

It is encouraging that Connecticut is having fewer Continue reading “The Absentee Ballot Law Should be Changed for the November Election”

Global Health Security

To the Editor:

In the midst of reopening procedures in Connecticut and the U.S., I would like you all to take the time to think about how our perspective of global health has changed, and how it should continue to change.

Before COVID-19, many people in our community did not worry Continue reading “Global Health Security”

Statement of Chief State’s Attorney Richard J. Colangelo Jr. on the Death of George Floyd

As Chief State’s Attorney for Connecticut, I would generally refrain from commenting on the actions of police officers or prosecutors in other states.  However, the sheer tragedy that occurred in Minneapolis, resulting in the killing of George Floyd, calls for a response. 

The actions Continue reading “Statement of Chief State’s Attorney Richard J. Colangelo Jr. on the Death of George Floyd”

Easton Courier Needs Community Writers

The Easton Courier needs YOU to become a community writer. The new online Easton Courier (EastonCourier.news) launched during a friendly social gathering at the Easton Community Center. Today, May 29, marks our three-month anniversary.

In that short time, the new Easton Courier Continue reading “Easton Courier Needs Community Writers”

Online Gambling Poses Significant Addiction Risks

Governor Ned Lamont was absolutely right in rejecting last Friday’s request to use his emergency powers to allow the tribal owners of Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun to offer online gambling while they are closed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

First, this was an attempted power Continue reading “Online Gambling Poses Significant Addiction Risks”

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