Easton held its second Juneteenth celebration this year, hosted by the Easton Diversity & Inclusion Task Force (EDIT). This year’s event focused on teaching attendees about the history of the day and more broadly about the African diaspora. The African diaspora refers to the “mass Continue reading “Easton Celebrates Juneteenth at Morehouse Park”
The pandemic has placed a great deal of stress on everyone, especially children. Many have a spent the better part of a year away from their classrooms, teachers and friends and they may be dealing with mental health issues as a result.
On Thursday, April 8 at 7 p.m., State Rep. Continue reading “Virtual Event Offers Mental Health Resources for Kids”
State Rep. Anne Hughes along with fellow Fairfield County legislators state Rep. Cristin McCarthy-Vahey, state Rep. Jennifer Leeper, and state Senator Will Haskell will hold a virtual roundtable discussion with state Comptroller Kevin Lembo tonight.
The discussion will be on health Continue reading “Virtual Roundtable on Public Health Care Options”
On 60th Anniversary of the Historic Interstate Bus Rides
Joan Browning, Dion Diamond and Charles Person were college students when they rode interstate buses into the segregated southern states in 1961. The Civil Rights movement was gathering momentum during a period in which Black Continue reading “Freedom Riders Retell Their Civil Rights Story”
Bipartisan Groups from Easton, Redding, and Weston Will Present Panel Discussion
The Easton Democratic Town Committee Anti-Racism Coalition along with a bipartisan group of organizations from Easton, Redding, and Weston will present a virtual panel discussion, “The Freedom Riders: In Continue reading “The Freedom Riders: In Their Own Words”
Hey, all… I am having trouble with my bill notification system at the CGA, but please feel free to submit testimony tomorrow for any of the following bills raised in Planning and Development and Zoning Committee, especially around online publication of legal notices by municipalities, Continue reading “Testimony for Feb. 3 Hearing on Allowing Online Notices of Municipalities”
Dear Esteemed Members of the ER9 Board of Education,
We are writing in support, praise, and appreciation for our Superintendent of ER9, Dr. Rydell Harrison. During this critical juncture in our nation’s health and political history, we find his thoughtful, conscientious and timely Continue reading “Letter of Support for Dr. Rydell Harrison from the Connecticut State Delegation”
Come Together Easton
Come Together Easton is set for Wednesday, Jan. 13, from 6:15 to 7 p.m. Town Leaders who will speak include:
- State Senator Tony Hwang
- State Rep. Anne Hughes
- First Selectman David Bindelglass
- Selectwoman Kristi Sogofsky
- ER9 Schools Superintendent Dr. Continue reading “UPDATE AND POSTPONEMENT: Local Leaders to Discuss Attack on the U.S. Capitol”
A recently released investigation conducted by the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority provides utility rate changes for customers, according to State Rep. Anne Hughes.
“Back in the summer, utility company customers across Connecticut saw exorbitant rate increases in their monthly Continue reading “Hughes Cites Changes in Electric Rates”