For the first time in Easton’s history, the gay pride flag is flying above Town Hall. Fairfield, Conn. resident John Brannelly Jr. donated the flag. He reached out to all six towns in the greater Bridgeport area, asking if each would raise the flag in June to celebrate pride month. Continue reading “Easton Raises Gay Pride Flag for First Time”
Easton celebrated Juneteenth with music, history lessons, and socially distant picnicking. The goal was to bring together the community to meet neighbors and learn about the history and traditions of Juneteenth. More details about the history of the day can be found in our announcement Continue reading “Juneteenth Celebration Highlights Historic Importance of the Day”
Easton’s members of the Connecticut General Assembly have been moved by recent events and protests to take strong public stands on behalf of equal protection under the law for all people.
State Rep. Anne Hughes, D-Easton, Redding, Weston, has said that the public outcry over the Continue reading “Reporter’s Notebook: Legislators Respond to Outcry over Law Enforcement and Discrimination”
Lila Estime loved seeing her peers, a teacher she knew from Joel Barlow High School, and everyone who turned out for the Vigil for George Floyd. “It was a moving night to remember,” she said.
Estime, a class of 2014 Barlow graduate and one of the speakers, attended all of Easton’s Continue reading “Vigil for George Floyd: A Moment or a Movement?”
REDDING, CT—State Rep. Anne Hughes received the endorsement of the Democratic Party for a second term on Monday during the 135th State Assembly District’s nominating convention.
The convention, usually held in person, was conducted over conference call because of the COVID-19 pandemic Continue reading “Democratic Party Endorses Rep. Anne Hughes For Second Term”
State Rep. Anne Hughes and First Selectman Dr. David Bindelglass will participate in a virtual town hall about Connecticut’s response to COVID-19, how to stay safe, and get the resources you need during this unprecedented situation.
The town hall, on Tuesday, March 24 from 7 to Continue reading “Virtual Town Hall Tonight Covers COVID-19 Response”
We are living in a moment where, as history is unfolding before our eyes, I feel an immense sense of privilege. My role as a state legislator awards me the opportunity to work from home and access the best health insurance out there to protect me in the worst case.
This privilege Continue reading “Time for The CT Plan Now”
Members of the Easton Democratic Town Committee (EDTC) unanimously endorsed Anne Hughes for re-election as state representative of the 135th House District on Feb. 5. The EDTC came together for its monthly meeting with guest speakers, including Gayle Weinstein of Weston. Weinstein Continue reading “Easton Democrats Endorse Incumbent State Rep. Anne Hughes”