Election Recount Set for Nov. 9 UPDATED

In the wake of a sometimes contentious election, one thing Eastonites of all persuasions agree on: The town did not want inconclusive results.

At this time, the recanvass will be for the offices of Selectman and Board of Finance (To Fill a Vacancy for Two Years). The recanvass Continue reading “Election Recount Set for Nov. 9 UPDATED”

Easton Board of Selectmen Debate a Wide Range of Issues

Candidates for Board of Selectmen took to the stage Wednesday at Samuel Staples Elementary School in the last of three candidate debates scheduled before the Nov. 2 municipal election.

The event was presented by the Easton Democratic Town Committee and Easton Republican Town Committee Continue reading “Easton Board of Selectmen Debate a Wide Range of Issues”

Kristi Sogofsky (R), Final Candidate Statement, Board of Selectmen

From My View

Transparency and communication. Two valuable concepts that many times are used in conversation but not in practice.

Let me explain the view from my seat over the past two years.

As the minority member of the Board of Selectmen, I knew it was going to be a different Continue reading “Kristi Sogofsky (R), Final Candidate Statement, Board of Selectmen”

Letter: Kristi Sogofsky for Board of Selectmen

To the Editor:

Kristi Sogofsky’s dedication and commitment to Easton is evident from her history of public service.  Kristi has volunteered for several boards and organizations in addition to being a mom, wife and working full-time.   

Kristi is a strong advocate for Easton’s Continue reading “Letter: Kristi Sogofsky for Board of Selectmen”

Letter: Jeff and Kristi – Easton First or Agenda First?

It has been reported that Easton Board of Education member and Republican candidate for First Selectman Mr. Jeff Parker, covertly [unknown to all fellow board of education members] sent emails from parents reaching out to the board of education members with concerns around masks Continue reading “Letter: Jeff and Kristi – Easton First or Agenda First?”

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’”

Letter: Response to Kristi Sogofsky’s Op-Ed on Region 9 School Board Appointment

To the Editor:

In response to Kristi Sogofsky’s letter dated July 22, I see what transpired at the July 15 Board of Selectman (BOS) meeting differently. I attended the meeting, and I am an Unaffiliated voter in Easton.

I encourage all to listen to the meeting around the topic Continue reading “Letter: Response to Kristi Sogofsky’s Op-Ed on Region 9 School Board Appointment”

Letter: In Support of Sarah Lehberger’s Appointment to the Region 9 BOE

To the Editor:

I am writing to applaud the Easton Board of Selectman decision to appoint Sarah Lehberger to the vacant seat on the Region 9 Board of Education.  I disagree with Kristi Sogofsky’s accusation in her recent letter that this was a political appointment. 

Kristi forced Continue reading “Letter: In Support of Sarah Lehberger’s Appointment to the Region 9 BOE”

Op-Ed: Opposes Region 9 School Board Appointment

The last Board of Selectmen meeting included a vote to appoint a new member to the Region 9 Board of Education. The vacancy came up because one of the elected members is moving out of town. That member happens to be a Republican. I strongly believe that education should not be politicized, Continue reading “Op-Ed: Opposes Region 9 School Board Appointment”

Jeff Parker Seeks First Selectman’s Seat

Kristi Sogofsky Runs for Re-Election as Selectman

Kristi Sogofsky

As the summer begins to heat up, so is the campaign for Jeff Parker and Kristi Sogofsky. The coming months will include several events to meet voters, share positions on important local issues and bring the focus Continue reading “Jeff Parker Seeks First Selectman’s Seat”

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