Michelle McCabe Candidate Statement: The Importance of Supporting Small Businesses

The CBIA and a dozen other organizations are calling for a $70 million state grant program to help small businesses struggling through the coronavirus pandemic. I fully support setting aside funds to assist our small businesses during the pandemic.  In fact, I would argue we need Continue reading “Michelle McCabe Candidate Statement: The Importance of Supporting Small Businesses”

Michelle McCabe Candidate Statement: Supporting Easton Farmers is Key to Our Resilience

My career was launched by local agriculture. I learned where my food came from in 2007 when I read Michael Pollan’s The Omnivore’s Dilemma. It changed not only how I got my food but also my life’s calling. For the last 12 years, I have endeavored to find ways to strengthen our local Continue reading “Michelle McCabe Candidate Statement: Supporting Easton Farmers is Key to Our Resilience”

Tony Hwang Candidate Statement: Common Grace, Forgiveness and Kindness

There once was a time in America, quite recently, when civility and acceptance was commonplace and empathy for the suffering was sympathetically expressed. Now, we have far too many people who outwardly disdain and distrust others for no justifiable reason other than they are different Continue reading “Tony Hwang Candidate Statement: Common Grace, Forgiveness and Kindness”

Chris Frantz’s Eloquent Memoir: Remain In Love, Talking Heads-Tom Tom Club-Tina

Like a legendary song, a well-written memoir has the ability to transport its audience back to a specific time and place, but with the added benefit of hindsight and reflection. Chris Frantz’s recent memoir, Remain In Love, does just that. It invites his audience to relive, reconnect Continue reading “Chris Frantz’s Eloquent Memoir: Remain In Love, Talking Heads-Tom Tom Club-Tina”

The Peculiar Trials of Mary Staples

It was said by Lucy Pell, the surgeon’s wife, that a witch had been living among them in Fairfield.  In 1653,  she claimed she heard such words herself from the condemned Goodwife Bassett who was imprisoned and awaiting her death.  Goody Bassett was a middle class wife, hence the Continue reading “The Peculiar Trials of Mary Staples”

Pavement Preservation Project on Route 58 in Fairfield and Easton

The Connecticut Department of Transportation’s Office of Engineering is developing plans to rehabilitate the pavement on Route 58 in Fairfield and Easton.

The purpose of the project is to preserve the pavement condition. The project involves rehabilitating the pavement on Route Continue reading “Pavement Preservation Project on Route 58 in Fairfield and Easton”

Obituary: Stephen Anthony Sylvestro, 70

Stephen Anthony Sylvestro

Although cancer won on Sept. 6 after a 15-year battle, Stephen Anthony Sylvestro rarely lost a race. An elite athlete since the ’70s, he regularly placed in the top 10 in his age group in the many road races, triathlons, biathlons, and adventure races Continue reading “Obituary: Stephen Anthony Sylvestro, 70”

Obituary: Raymond Peter Baldyga, 88

Raymond P. Baldyga Sr.

Raymond P. Baldyga Sr., 88 of Fairfield, Conn. and formerly of Easton, Conn. died peacefully on June 12, 2020 after a brief illness and last rites were given. Born in Bridgeport on July 24, 1931, he was the son of the late Peter and Mary Gniadek Baldyga. Continue reading “Obituary: Raymond Peter Baldyga, 88”

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