In March, as COVID devastated our communities, I co-sponsored and voted for the CARES Act, a wide-ranging economic rescue package that provided rapid and meaningful relief for individuals and businesses through a series of programs, including the CARES Act Recovery Assistance. Thousands Continue reading “Jim Himes Candidate Statement: Together, We Will Recover from the Crises We Have Been Facing”
Among my greatest joys as the state representative serving Easton, Weston, and Redding, is simply spending time in the district — so spectacular during this peak foliage season- — meeting new neighbors for the first time and renewing old friendships.
During these past two years, Continue reading “Anne Hughes Candidate Statement: Working Toward Solutions Together”
Olivia was a middle-aged, somewhat overweight, medium height, soft-spoken woman. As a middle-aged, somewhat overweight, medium height, soft-spoken man, I expected nothing unusual from her. As a physician seeing her for the first time, I expected to hear an unremarkable history, Continue reading “The Cost of Ignoring Medical Advice”
As the Lions bonfire and costume contest can easily exceed the allowable outdoor limit of 150 people gathered closely around the fire, tempting Covid-19 to spread, the Easton Lions will not hold its annual bonfire this year.
“We plan to have it as big as ever next year,” Charles Continue reading “Lions Club Cancels Bonfire, Plans to Return Next Year”
Update for 10/16/2020
It is time to put Covid 19 at the top of the post. There is definitely a resurgence in the state and a small rise in Easton. Our schools remain open, although I personally think about that on a day to day or week to week basis and Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”
Every patient has the option of ignoring the advice offered by health professionals. If they are hospitalized and they decide to leave without their doctor’s blessing, they are asked to sign what is called an AMA form. This is an “Against Medical Advice” document that acknowledges Continue reading “Against Medical Advice”
Update for 10/9/2020
Thanks to the outstanding preparations made by our school administrators and teachers, we had a great first week of in-person learning at our schools. The first week seems to have gone very well and I am sure the kids are looking forward to the Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”
We are like a herd of wildebeests at the edge of a river that we must cross as part of our annual migration. We crowd together, pushing the weaker or more naïve animals into a crocodile-infested waterway. The crocodiles may let a few of us across, just to fool the thousands behind Continue reading “At the Edge of Covid Truths”
Update for 10/2/2020
Monday will mark the beginning of a nearly full-time return to school. Although Covid infection numbers in the state have been creeping up they have remained stable here in town. Schools have had outbreaks and had to re-close, we intend Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”