Letter: Vote YES for ALT, YES for the Truth

To the Editor:

I would like to thank our bi-partisan Board of Selectmen for publishing the facts about the sale of 19 acres of the South Park property to the esteemed Aspetuck Land Trust. I and my family appreciate the truth from our elected officials, rather than a leaflet full Continue reading “Letter: Vote YES for ALT, YES for the Truth”

Letter: Spreading Fear & Misinformation

To the Editor:

Easton Republicans and their supporters have recently sent mailers that are full of fearmongering and scare tactics, yet empty of facts. One mailer came from a group whose “president” doesn’t even live in this state.

One headline was “You Decide.” Good advice. Continue reading “Letter: Spreading Fear & Misinformation”

Letter: Students Not a Priority on SOS ‘Wish List’

To the Editor:

The “Save Our Schools” group recently shared a list of characteristics they view as important for superintendent candidates. The most troubling aspect of their list is what it did not include:

The word “students.” Only two of the 14 items mentioned “students.” Continue reading “Letter: Students Not a Priority on SOS ‘Wish List’”

Letter: Why the Fight Against DE&I?

To the Editor:

In Easton and Redding, there is outspoken, bitter opposition to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, to teaching our children about people who are different. I’d like to know why. Whatever happened to “love thy neighbor”?

Is it hatred of minorities and underserved Continue reading “Letter: Why the Fight Against DE&I?”

Letter: YES DEI. YES Survey.

To the Editor:

One of the lessons of the pandemic has been all about connectivity. Finding new ways to communicate, to be productive and successful at work and at school, to keep in touch with loved ones no matter where they live.

Going forward, we will learn the advantages of Continue reading “Letter: YES DEI. YES Survey.”

Letter: Vote Yes for a Healthy Future

To the Editor:

There is a machine vote this coming Tuesday, May 4 to approve the school budget increase, and adopt the Easton Resolution on Racism and Public Health. I will be voting YES to both.

The school budget includes increased social, emotional, and mental health support. Continue reading “Letter: Vote Yes for a Healthy Future”

Letter: Swastika — Just a Couple of Crazy Kids

To the Editor:

Oh, come on. They’re good kids, they just wanted to be rebellious. It hasn’t happened in this town before, so it’s not really a problem. Sure, they should be reprimanded for defacing school property, but let’s be honest, it was only chalk, not paint. This is a nice Continue reading “Letter: Swastika — Just a Couple of Crazy Kids”

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: A Sidewalk Does Not a City Make

To the Editor:

Many Eastonites are fighting against the proposed sidewalk as a dangerous step towards the urbanization of our town.

I believe this is a foolish exaggeration that could not be further than the truth. Our town is marked by community spirit and pride, neighbors knowing Continue reading “Letter: A Sidewalk Does Not a City Make”

Letter: YES to School Budget Increases

Open letter to the Board of Finance regarding the school budget increase:

Hello,

My children graduated from the Easton/ER9 school system a few years ago. But I’m still in complete support of the school budget increase.

Our children are our future. Future leaders, future neighbors, Continue reading “Letter: YES to School Budget Increases”

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