State Rep. Anne Hughes Announces Re-election Bid for 135th District 

Democratic State Representative Anne Hughes announced last week that she will be running for a third term to continue representing the towns of Weston, Redding and Easton in House District 135.

“Grassroots, citizen-led action is how we protect our health, our economy, our environment, Continue reading “State Rep. Anne Hughes Announces Re-election Bid for 135th District “

State Delegation Recognizes Easton Farming Heritage

Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz and Connecticut Agriculture Commissioner Bryan P. Hurlburt visited Easton this week to recognize the town’s thriving farming heritage. They took a tour of Easton farms to showcase agricultural diversity, including small women-operated businesses Continue reading “State Delegation Recognizes Easton Farming Heritage”

Panel Hosts Affordable Housing Forum

Residents came out Tuesday night at Samuel Staples Elementary School for a public forum to hear affordable housing plans for Easton. The forum was also broadcast on Facebook Live and a video of the meeting is archived here:

State Senator Tony Hwang, Continue reading “Panel Hosts Affordable Housing Forum”

Easton NewsBits From Town Hall

Updated 11/21/2021

  • The numbers for Covid have ticked up some so Easton is at a rate of 9.5 per 100,000 for the weeks ending Nov. 13. This does not mean any changes, but it is a reminder that the pandemic isn’t over yet.

Op-Ed: Hospitals Seek to End Labor and Delivery Care

When did our expectations that hospitals exist to serve the public good drop so low? Was it around the time we normalized millions in compensation to CEOs? Or is it now, when we accept the fact that hospitals are denying the women they serve the most basic human healthcare need — Continue reading “Op-Ed: Hospitals Seek to End Labor and Delivery Care”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 11/12/2021


Good afternoon,

I had the pleasure of attending a ceremony for the Easton and Monroe American Legion in Monroe to commemorate Veteran’s Day. We all express our gratitude to those who have served our country, both in the past and now. We admire them as all Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Blumenthal Joins Democratic Leaders at Women’s Rally

Senator Richard Blumenthal joined first select people from Easton, Weston and  Redding for a pro-choice women’s rights rally timed to coincide with the Women’s Marches in Washington and all around the country on Oct. 2 to protect Roe v. Wade. The event, convened by State Rep. Anne Continue reading “Blumenthal Joins Democratic Leaders at Women’s Rally”

Blumenthal Speaks at Democrats’ Campaign Kickoff

Highlights Importance of Transparency

Easton Democrats kicked off their 2021 campaign for Easton’s municipal elections on Sept. 12 with special guests Senator Richard Blumenthal, State Senator Matt Lesser, and Easton’s State Rep. Anne Hughes. The kickoff, which took place outside Continue reading “Blumenthal Speaks at Democrats’ Campaign Kickoff”

Hughes Joins Legislators Nationwide in Support for Abortion Rights

State Rep. Anne Hughes (D-Easton/Redding/Weston) has joined with hundreds of legislators nationwide in support of reproductive health, rights, and justice.

With help and support from the State Innovation Exchange Reproductive Freedom Leadership Council,  Hughes and a network of Continue reading “Hughes Joins Legislators Nationwide in Support for Abortion Rights”

Op-Ed: The Case for Universal Design Adding Value to Our Town

At our recent Town Meeting, the governing body of the town, we heard differing views on the meaning, intention and uses of the proposed multi-use pathway, which is an item on Tuesday’s referendum, asking to affirm spending 80,000 upfront for the initial design phase, to be 80% reimbursed, Continue reading “Op-Ed: The Case for Universal Design Adding Value to Our Town”