Open Letter to ER9 Superintendent Dr. Rydell Harrison and Tri-Board of Education

Dear Doctor Harrison and Members of the Boards,

I served on the Region 9 Board of Education for nine years. During that tenure I authored a policy affirming the school’s respect for parental rights and it was adopted by the board. Unfortunately, it seems to have been deleted.

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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”

Grateful for the Hard Work of Easton’s Farmers

To the Editor:

I don’t know what I was doing during the summer that caused me to miss the articles about Easton’s farms and farmers, but I’m so glad you included them in your review of the year. It is obvious, but I’ll say it, Easton could never have maintained the beauty and history Continue reading “Grateful for the Hard Work of Easton’s Farmers”

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”

Letter: Re-elect Rep. Anne Hughes

To the Editor:

Integrity. Compassion. Selfless. Determined. The leadership of Anne Hughes.

In these uncertain times, it’s her kindness: Anne Hughes personally delivers PPE to places in need. It’s her moral integrity. She speaks up on racial injustice and unites the community on a Continue reading “Letter: Re-elect Rep. Anne Hughes”

Letter: John Shaban for 135th State Rep.

To the Editor:

During these tough times, I see the challenges we face to stay united on a national level. However, on a local level, we need to elect representatives that will stay focused on our issues facing Easton, Redding and Weston.

We vote at both local and national levels Continue reading “Letter: John Shaban for 135th State Rep.”

Letter: Elect Michelle McCabe to State Senate

To the Editor,

Please support of Michelle McCabe for State Senate. She has spent her career taking on some of the biggest challenges that face our community and will head to Hartford ready to fight for gun violence prevention, affordable healthcare, small businesses and the workforce, Continue reading “Letter: Elect Michelle McCabe to State Senate”

Letter: Recommends Tony Hwang For Re-Election

To the Editor:

I am writing to recommend Tony Hwang for re-election as our state senator. I have had the good fortune to hear Tony speak many times and have always come away impressed with his knowledge of the issues and pending legislation.

Tony is a critical thinker that weighs Continue reading “Letter: Recommends Tony Hwang For Re-Election”

Letter: A Vote for Anne Hughes Is a Vote for Higher Taxes

To the Editor:

Ann Hughes, Democrat representing Weston, Easton and Redding in Hartford, is a member of the radical Progressive Caucus. John Shaban, Republican, who previously served three terms in that seat is running against her.

Hughes said in her Oct. 17 debate with Shaban Continue reading “Letter: A Vote for Anne Hughes Is a Vote for Higher Taxes”