Letter: We Need Justice, Not Politics

The administration of justice should not be political. Prosecutors must be guided by the evidence in a case and the applicable law, not by partisan, political considerations. Political pressure should never sway a prosecutor’s decision-making.

Political independence of the United Continue reading “Letter: We Need Justice, Not Politics”

Letter: Re-Elect Congressman Jim Himes

To the Editor:

Congressman Jim Himes has been a champion for his constituents, fighting to preserve our democracy and civil rights. He has worked tirelessly to protect voting rights, combat partisan gerrymandering and ensure the integrity of our elections.

Jim has opposed wage Continue reading “Letter: Re-Elect Congressman Jim Himes”

Letter to the Easton Board of Selectmen: Open Town Hall

“An informed citizenry is the only true repository of the public will.”
— Thomas Jefferson

Dear Board of Selectmen:

Why is Town Hall not open? Retail is open. Large businesses and restaurants are open. Amusement parks are open. The DMV is open. Our library, especially the meeting rooms, Continue reading “Letter to the Easton Board of Selectmen: Open Town Hall”

Open Letter to First Selectman Bindelglass Regarding the Pending Land Ordinance

“An informed citizenry is the only true repository of the public will.”
— Thomas Jefferson

To the Editor:

Thank you for your leadership regarding the land ordinance now being considered by the Board of Selectmen. It is our sincere hope that the BOS will bring this ordinance to Continue reading “Open Letter to First Selectman Bindelglass Regarding the Pending Land Ordinance”

Easton Farmers Supply Fresh, Local Food

COVID-19 has created a unique opportunity for Easton farmers to mutually support each other.  As you stock your shelves, bins and coolers, consider buying locally from your fellow farmers rather than importing from other towns and states.

List of Easton Farms and Farm Stand openings Continue reading “Easton Farmers Supply Fresh, Local Food”

Easton Board of Education Budget and School Enrollment: A Budget Crisis

If the 2020 Easton Board of Education budget is approved, from 2007 at peak Easton school enrollment through this year, our education budget will have increased by 26% and per pupil spending by 67%, while student enrollment decreased by 25%. Concurrently, from 2007 to 2018, Easton Continue reading “Easton Board of Education Budget and School Enrollment: A Budget Crisis”

Support for the Proposed Board of Education Budget

To the Board of Finance, 

In this uncertain time, we need to restore our commitment to foundational beliefs about education. Class size should be small enough to optimize teaching and learning. Our schools should have properly staffed and full-time libraries. All children should Continue reading “Support for the Proposed Board of Education Budget”

No more cuts

To the Editor,

I have written many emails in the past expressing my support to increase the Board of Education budget. I often feel as though it has fallen on deaf ears since I very seldom have received a response back, so I will attempt to keep this short.

We are in unprecedented Continue reading “No more cuts”

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