Letter: ‘Putting People Above Politics’

To the Editor:

I’ve read the letters to the editor of the Courier criticizing how Kristi Sogofsky and the RTC have handled the recent appointment to the ER9 Board.

The Democratic majority on the BoS replaced a duly elected Republican member of the ER9 Board with a Democrat. The Continue reading “Letter: ‘Putting People Above Politics’”

Easton Republicans Endorse Candidates for November

Easton Republicans formally endorsed their slate of candidates for the November municipal election during their caucus on July 22 at the Easton Public Library.

Jeff Parker is the party’s candidate for first selectman. Parker announced his candidacy and filed the paperwork to run Continue reading “Easton Republicans Endorse Candidates for November”

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: Home Rule for Planning and Zoning

To the Editor:

Thursday night April 29 at their regular meeting, the Easton Republican Town Committee unanimously endorsed the following resolution. This in response to the actions taking place in Hartford attempting to take Planning and Zoning out of the hands of our local government. Continue reading “Letter: Home Rule for Planning and Zoning”

Letter: Easton RTC Seeks Residents to Serve on Boards and Commissions

To the Editor:

The year 2021 is a Municipal Election year. Have you ever thought about running for office or serving on a board or commission? Now is the time. We would like to extend an invitation to all interested candidates to contact us to interview with the Nominating Committee.

Continue reading “Letter: Easton RTC Seeks Residents to Serve on Boards and Commissions”

The Freedom Riders: In Their Own Words

Bipartisan Groups from Easton, Redding, and Weston Will Present Panel Discussion

The Easton Democratic Town Committee Anti-Racism Coalition along with a bipartisan group of organizations from Easton, Redding, and Weston will present a virtual panel discussion, “The Freedom Riders: In Continue reading “The Freedom Riders: In Their Own Words”

Caprio Steps Down as Republican Registrar

Vincent Caprio, the Republican registrar of voters, tendered his resignation Sept. 1 due to health reasons. He will continue to serve until Sept. 8. His intention was to complete the rest of his term. But when he was in the hospital last week, his doctor recommended he sit in a chair Continue reading “Caprio Steps Down as Republican Registrar”

Letter: Shaban Led, Hughes Blamed

(Response to Shaban’s Call for Leadership Is a Little Late, Aug. 19, 2020)

I write to reply to the letter criticizing John Shaban’s article questioning the lack of state and local leadership during the recent storm. 

Sadly, Hughes tries to excuse her absence before and during Continue reading “Letter: Shaban Led, Hughes Blamed”

Easton Republican Town Committee Announces Carl Mlinar Award Recipient

The Carl Mlinar Award

The Easton Republican Town Committee has established an award in honor of Carl Mlinar, who served as Easton’s Town Clerk for over 34 years.

The Carl Mlinar Award is presented yearly to a Helen Keller Middle School student graduating from the eighth grade. Continue reading “Easton Republican Town Committee Announces Carl Mlinar Award Recipient”