All But One Item on Sept. 21 Referendum Will Benefit our Citizens

To the Editor:

The badly needed revised Ethics Ordinance, the long overdue Land Use Ordinance, the essential Tax-Exempt Handicap Vehicle Ordinance, and funds for the Partial Roof Replacement at 660 Morehouse Road are all badly needed items for our town. But I had to laugh when Continue reading “All But One Item on Sept. 21 Referendum Will Benefit our Citizens”

New P&Z Rules Are A Cause For Concern

To the Editor:

After viewing the August 23 Easton Planning & Zoning zoom meeting with their discussion of and changes to their “Rules of Procedure,” I and others who watched were appalled. It was an amazing display of Orwellian proportions. P&Z’s true intent was revealed in the Continue reading “New P&Z Rules Are A Cause For Concern”

Letter: We’ll Miss Bill Kupinse

To the Editor:

All of Easton will be sad to learn of Bill Kupinse’s passing. He was a kind and remarkable leader of our town with a determined dedication to keeping it a unique and special place to live. As our first selectman for 10 years he provided a voice of reason, a strong Continue reading “Letter: We’ll Miss Bill Kupinse”

Letter: Easton Needs Many Answers Before We Move Along This Sidewalk Path

To the Editor:

Easton voter turnout for this 5-question referendum was 23.5%. The Easton Board of Selectmen immediately spin-doctored this turnout as follows:

“Huge turnout” – First Selectman Bindleglass

“Turnout was remarkable” – Selectman Sogofsky

“Tremendous voter turnout” Continue reading “Letter: Easton Needs Many Answers Before We Move Along This Sidewalk Path”

Letter: Easton Desperately Needs A New EMS Building

To the Editor:

At the March 9 Easton Board of Finance budget meeting it was clearly pointed out that we desperately need a new EMS building to protect all of our citizens, including our health-compromised seniors who are among the most frequent users of our Emergency Medical Services. Continue reading “Letter: Easton Desperately Needs A New EMS Building”

Letter: James Walker’s Commentary Should Be Mandatory Reading in Schools

To The Editor:

When I was in high school in the mid-’60’s I read the book “Black Like Me” by John Howard Griffin, a white guy who stained his skin black and traveled around the south to report on the degradation and horror he experienced merely because of the color of his skin. Continue reading “Letter: James Walker’s Commentary Should Be Mandatory Reading in Schools”

Letter: Vote Moderate John Shaban for CT-135

To the Editor:

John Shaban is the only moderate candidate running for 135th District State Representative (Easton, Redding, Weston).

For the past two years his ultra-liberal opponent Anne Hughes has been co-chair of the Democrat Progressive Caucus, which promotes expensive social Continue reading “Letter: Vote Moderate John Shaban for CT-135”

Letter: Easton has plenty to offer — plenty of drama

To the Editor:

Beautiful, bucolic Easton welcomes your newspaper. Many people didn’t realize how much we needed a newspaper until we didn’t have one. 

Our unique little town has plenty to offer – not only to our townspeople, but also to our neighboring towns and cities. Our extensive Continue reading “Letter: Easton has plenty to offer — plenty of drama”

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