Op-Ed: Senior Center Does Not Endorse Political Candidates

The Easton Senior Center, its director and staff do not endorse electoral candidates. The Easton Senior Center Advisory Board reiterated that rule at its October meeting.

 A monthly letter sent to seniors from a town selectman was introduced, at my persuasion when Adam Dunsby was Continue reading “Op-Ed: Senior Center Does Not Endorse Political Candidates”

Op-Ed: EMS Project Needs a Building Committee

Easton has been blessed with a dedicated and professional corps of volunteers who provide outstanding service to the town through our Emergency Medical Service.  For many years they have continued to maintain the highest standards while dealing with the frustrations of operating Continue reading “Op-Ed: EMS Project Needs a Building Committee”

Op-Ed: South Park Advisory Committee Final Report

At the next Board of Selectmen meeting I will officially make public the final report of the South Park Avenue Advisory Committee. It is a well-reasoned and well thought out report which the selectmen will consider as we move forward with the potential disposition of the South Park Continue reading “Op-Ed: South Park Advisory Committee Final Report”

Op-Ed: My Region 9 School Board Appointment

I wanted to take this opportunity to address our selectwoman, Kristi Sogofsky’s, comments stating that I am “someone who is deeply involved in and very public about her position on many of the difficult issues currently facing our school boards” in her recent Op-Ed. Although my name Continue reading “Op-Ed: My Region 9 School Board Appointment”

Op-Ed: Support Our Local School Boards

As Easton’s First Selectman, I have no authority over the school board, but I do feel a great deal of responsibility to weigh in on matters that impact our kids and our community. The ongoing attacks directed at our educators and our school board by a small group of people with a Continue reading “Op-Ed: Support Our Local School Boards”

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”

Op-Ed: Easton Resolution on Race in Public Health

On Agenda for April 26 Annual Town Meeting

One of the questions to be discussed at the annual town meeting on April 26 is the Easton Resolution on Racism and Public Health. As you may remember, this resolution was discussed by the Board of Selectman and endorsed unanimously on Continue reading “Op-Ed: Easton Resolution on Race in Public Health”

Op-Ed: ‘No Question That We Should Join’ Westport Weston Health District

On Tuesday March 30, Easton will vote on whether or not to join the Westport Weston Health District. I have no question that we should join. As your first selectman you have charged me with providing for the health and welfare of this town. You also have every right to expect me Continue reading “Op-Ed: ‘No Question That We Should Join’ Westport Weston Health District”

Op-Ed: Know Before You Vote

The level of community engagement surrounding the upcoming referendum is encouraging. So many people are taking an active stance in the future of our community. Of course, the culmination of that involvement is to be sure to get out and vote on Tuesday.

Regardless of how you feel Continue reading “Op-Ed: Know Before You Vote”

Op-Ed: Multi-Use Path Is a ‘Great Idea for Easton”

As I  have said previously I want to present the reasons why I believe that the funding and construction of the multi-use path along sport Hill Road from Helen Keller Middle School to Silverman’s farm is important for Easton.  Much of the reasoning has been summarized in an excellent Continue reading “Op-Ed: Multi-Use Path Is a ‘Great Idea for Easton””

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