Letter: School DEI Surveys

To the Editor:

On Tuesday May 25th the Easton, Redding, and the Joel Barlow Boards of Education (BOE) will gather. Among other things, they will discuss and vote on collecting additional Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) information on students from 6th to 12th grades via a Continue reading “Letter: School DEI Surveys”

Letter: Response to Bindelglass’s Referendum Comments

To the Editor:

I disagree with most of First Selectman Bindelglass’s recent comments in the Courier (5/6/21) on the rejection of the Easton Resolution on Racism and Public Health by Easton residents 5/4/21. The question, (shall the Town of Easton approve the Easton Resolution on Racism Continue reading “Letter: Response to Bindelglass’s Referendum Comments”

Letter: In Defense of Superintendent Harrison

Redding Mailer about Superintendent Dr. Rydell Harrison

To the Editor:

Just after Easton considered its Resolution on Racism, Reddingites were thrust with considering comments of ER9 Superintendent Rydell Harrison made on his private Facebook account in the wake of the Capitol Continue reading “Letter: In Defense of Superintendent Harrison”

Letter: Vote Yes For Me

“A sunset over Silverman’s Country Market in Easton, Connecticut, in the fall of 2019.” — Photo by Astrid Y.

To The Editor:

My name is Astrid. I’m a 17-year-old Barlow senior. I ran varsity cross country for Barlow for three years and have volunteered as an EMT with Easton EMS Continue reading “Letter: Vote Yes For Me”

Letter: Defeat This Resolution Vote NO

To the Editor:

I am writing to you with sadness because no matter if this resolution passes or not, it has needlessly caused fissures in our community. The manner in which this was foisted upon Easton has polarized our town. The resolution was approved by the BOS at a single meeting Continue reading “Letter: Defeat This Resolution Vote NO”

Letter: Vote Yes to Approve Easton Resolution

To the Editor:

I urge Easton residents to vote YES on Tuesday to adopt the Easton Resolution on Racism and Public Health. While our town has many good and kind people, we are still impacted by systemic racism that produces implicit racial bias. Many of us might find it hard to Continue reading “Letter: Vote Yes to Approve Easton Resolution”

Letter: Easton Resolution, Vote NO

To the Editor:

CRG sends a humble thank you to our many neighbors who sent donations making it possible for us to mail our last three flyers town wide. We could not have done it without your financial and moral support.

Many of you have asked about our MLK-Yes, CRT-No signs. Continue reading “Letter: Easton Resolution, Vote NO”

Letter: Yes, ‘Fight’ for Racial Justice.

In 1968, in response to the murder of Martin Luther King Jr., elementary school teacher Jane Elliot conducted an experiment in her classroom. I’m sure many of you have seen the video. If you have not, I highly recommend it. In it, she divides her class by eye color. The results are Continue reading “Letter: Yes, ‘Fight’ for Racial Justice.”

Letter: Home Rule for Planning and Zoning

To the Editor:

Thursday night April 29 at their regular meeting, the Easton Republican Town Committee unanimously endorsed the following resolution. This in response to the actions taking place in Hartford attempting to take Planning and Zoning out of the hands of our local government. Continue reading “Letter: Home Rule for Planning and Zoning”

Letter: A Season For Resolve

To the Editor:

Like many of my neighbors, I have taken notice of the lawn signs and literature popping up this spring alongside the dandelions and daffodils. I very much respect the free-thinking nature of our town and admire the right to free speech we all enjoy. In that spirit, Continue reading “Letter: A Season For Resolve”