A Message from the First Selectman

Updated 9/18/2021

Good afternoon,

Lest we forget about Covid this week Easton passed 500 cases overall.  Still the trend is towards better. As you know, several weeks ago I joined my Republican colleagues, the First Selectmen of Fairfield and Westport in declaring a mask mandate Continue reading “A Message from the First Selectman”

Message from the Superintendent: Covid and 9/11

Dear Friends and Families of ER9:

There are two sections for my email today. I ask that you read the first section on COVID-19 Reporting, Quarantine/Isolation Guidelines, How to Access the ER9 COVID-19 Dashboard and Health Screening.  The second section is about preparing to honor Continue reading “Message from the Superintendent: Covid and 9/11”

Column: Huddled Masses Yearning to Be Free

As tens of thousands of terrified men, women and children struggle to exit Afghanistan, America’s conspiracy theorists have gathered in their usual gutters to assign blame for the collapse of this country. Some have suggested that the return of the Taliban and the flight of educated Continue reading “Column: Huddled Masses Yearning to Be Free”

Message from the First Selectman

Updated 08/27/2021

Good afternoon,                                   BRIDGE                   

What a relief that Henri did not make a bigger impact on our area.  It is the nature of storms to bob and weave, and sometimes where it is tracking, is not where it ends up.  Always a good Continue reading “Message from the First Selectman”

Column: Misgovernance Rules on Two Fronts

Governor Greg Abbott of Texas, along with Governor Ron DeSantis of Florida, has been outspoken in his efforts to ban commonsense efforts to stop the spread of the delta variant of Covid-19 virus. Last week he met with 600 of his fervent supporters at a venue described as standing Continue reading “Column: Misgovernance Rules on Two Fronts”

Getting Informed about Covid-19 and the Delta Variant

Come learn about the myths and facts surrounding Covid-19 and the Delta variant.

The recent rise in Covid-19 cases, both breakthrough and new, is worrisome for many. There is a lot of misinformation out there and it’s difficult to navigate what is fact and what is fiction.  On Friday, Continue reading “Getting Informed about Covid-19 and the Delta Variant”

A Message from the First Selectman

Updated 08/20/2021

Good afternoon,


As you probably know, in concert with Westport and Fairfield starting on Monday, August 23, 2021, we will be implementing mandatory masking in all public buildings. While I hope this is a short-term phenomenon, with schools starting and our Continue reading “A Message from the First Selectman”

Returning to School Safely During COVID-19

Professional Support Series for Families

​​​​Families, do you have questions about returning to school safely this fall? The Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE), together with Connecticut Children’s and other healthcare providers, is hosting a virtual meeting to answer Continue reading “Returning to School Safely During COVID-19”

Column: With All Due Respect

A member of Congress from Arkansas acknowledged last week that vaccines and mask-wearing were good ideas. As the delta variant of Covid-19 filled hospitals across his state and his constituents noticed that their neighbors were filling those hospitals, and the morgues therein, this Continue reading “Column: With All Due Respect”

Interim Superintendent Addresses 2021-22 School Year

Promises ‘It Will Be a Good Year’

Interim Superintendent Dr. Thomas McMorran sent the following message today to the Easton, Redding and Region 9 Communities.

Dear Friends and Families of the ER9 Schools:

This email is intended for parents and guardians, families of students Continue reading “Interim Superintendent Addresses 2021-22 School Year”