Year in Review 2020: November Election

Voters in Easton and across America turned out in record numbers for the Nov. 3 Presidential Election. They cast an unprecedented number of absentee ballots, which states sanctioned to keep people safe during the coronavirus pandemic. Voters also showed up at the polls.

Area Continue reading “Year in Review 2020: November Election”

Vandalism in the Community Serves No Purpose

To the Editor,

Over the past few weeks leading up to this year’s presidential election, there has been vandalism of public spaces to serve as advertisement for a political candidate. I would like to take a moment to appreciate the Department of Public Work’s responsiveness in covering Continue reading “Vandalism in the Community Serves No Purpose”

Civility Wins the Day in Easton

To the Editor:

I spent almost 14 hours outside today at the polls and am genuinely impressed with the town of Easton.  Not only did the people vote in unprecedented numbers both by absentee and in-person; but they did it in a friendly, orderly and courteous manner. 

The professional Continue reading “Civility Wins the Day in Easton”

Hughes Beats Shaban for the 135th District Seat

State Rep. Anne Hughes with a constituent and a future constituent at the polls.

Democrat Anne Hughes was reelected to the Connecticut House of Representatives to represent the 135th District, beating her Redding Republican challenger John Shaban. The district covers Easton, Redding Continue reading “Hughes Beats Shaban for the 135th District Seat”

Voters Return Incumbents Himes, Hwang and Hughes to Their Posts

Voters in Easton, the region and across the United States turned out in high numbers for the Nov. 3 Presidential Election. They voted to return the Connecticut incumbents who represent Easton to their posts. But the determination of who will occupy the Oval Office await final tallies Continue reading “Voters Return Incumbents Himes, Hwang and Hughes to Their Posts”

Lines Move Quickly with Brisk Election Day Turnout

Eastonites have already voted in record numbers, casting an unprecedented number of absentee ballots and turning out at the polls for Election Day 2020.

Theresa Lomax, 57, and Anne-Marie Logan, 84, voted in person in the morning. “It’s important to vote. No matter what side,” Continue reading “Lines Move Quickly with Brisk Election Day Turnout”

Easton Voters Head to Polls

UPDATE: The total vote count as of 7:30 p.m. was 4,914, or 86% of Easton’s 5,715 registered voters, including 3,187 tabulated in-person votes and 1,727 absentee ballots. The polls close at 8 p.m. at Samuel Staples Elementary School.

According to town officials, as of 3:30 p.m. Continue reading “Easton Voters Head to Polls”

David Smith: Democratic Registrar of Voters

David Smith has served as Democratic Registrar of Voters for over six years, and has been pleased to serve all the people of Easton in that position. Smith feels that it is critically important to help maintain the democratic process impartially at every level of government, from Continue reading “David Smith: Democratic Registrar of Voters”

Dori Wollen: Republican Registrar of Voters

My late husband and I moved to Easton in 1976 and immediately embraced the beauty of this town. It did not take long for us to get involved in various town organizations like Citizens for Easton, the Exchange Club, Charter Committee, Board of Finance, to name a few.  

I continue Continue reading “Dori Wollen: Republican Registrar of Voters”