Complaint Alleges Democrats Violated State Election Laws

Conservative activist Anne Manusky of Easton has filed a complaint with the State Elections Enforcement Commission alleging absentee ballot applications mailed to Easton Democrats and unaffiliated voters prior to the November 2021 election violated state election laws.

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Easton Democratic Town Committee Elects New and Returning Members

The Easton Democratic Town Committee held their biennial caucus to elect its new members on Tuesday, Jan. 5. Given the town’s current COVID policy, the caucus was held outside the Easton Library to ensure an inclusive event where all could safely vote.

The new slate of 35 Democratic Town Continue reading “Easton Democratic Town Committee Elects New and Returning Members”

Democratic Town Committee Closing Statement to Voters

“When someone shows you who they are, believe them.” Maya Angelou.

Democratic candidates in this year’s municipal elections have shown Easton who they are. They are skilled, respectful professionals willing to devote their time and talent to public service because they are driven Continue reading “Democratic Town Committee Closing Statement to Voters”

Columbus Day ‘Meet and Greet’ Includes GOP Candidates Only UPDATED

Organizers Didn’t Negotiate the Date with Democrats

Editor’s Note: This story was updated on Oct. 14 with additional information provided by the Lions Club.

A Monday “Easton Municipal Candidate Meet and Greet” that was initially advertised as being co-sponsored by the Lions Club Continue reading “Columbus Day ‘Meet and Greet’ Includes GOP Candidates Only UPDATED”

Easton Courier Voter Guide

The Courier will publish candidate bios and statements for the Tuesday, Nov. 2 municipal election. The election will take place from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Samuel Staples Elementary School, 515 Morehouse Road, Easton. Our coverage includes candidates in contested and uncontested races Continue reading “Easton Courier Voter Guide”

Dates Set for Municipal Candidate Debates

The Easton Democratic Town Committee and the the Easton Republican Town Committee have agreed to hold three official, moderated candidate debates prior to the municipal elections on Tuesday, Nov. 2. The goal has been to give voters as many opportunities as possible to meet the candidates Continue reading “Dates Set for Municipal Candidate Debates”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 5/7/2021

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Good afternoon,

This week has been a busy time at town hall. First and foremost, we had a tremendous turnout for the referendum, which is a credit to all of our town’s people. The vote went off smoothly, which is not an easy task!  A huge thank you to the Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Letter: An Arc of Justice for All

The work for diversity and inclusion is about more than acknowledging the ongoing battle against racism. It’s about helping a community focus on those who need our support— from LGBTQ, BIPOC, seniors, women, and to anyone who may be in crisis or left out. That’s why it’s called diversity Continue reading “Letter: An Arc of Justice for All”

Heroines of Civil Rights Movement Tell Their Stories

Community Groups To Hold Virtual Discussion

A bi-partisan coalition of community groups from Easton, Redding, and Weston will present a virtual panel discussion, “Unsung Heroines: Women of the Civil Rights Movement.”

The virtual discussion with the Civil Rights heroines will Continue reading “Heroines of Civil Rights Movement Tell Their Stories”

Easton Democrats Welcome New Residents

Invite Participation on Town Boards and Commissions

Like many towns in Connecticut, Easton has seen a rapidly increasing number of voters who register as Democrats. So many, that for the first time in many years, “We’re nearly at parity and that’s great news for everyone,” said Continue reading “Easton Democrats Welcome New Residents”