Easton’s State Senator Tony Hwang visited the UConn Health Cell & Genomic Center earlier this month to receive an update from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Director Sethuraman Panchanathan. Hwang is the co-chair of the legislative Bioscience Caucus and ranking leader on the Continue reading “Hwang Participates in Conference on Technology, Innovation and Partnerships”
“$600 Million in Tax Cuts in CT State Budget” – that will be the headline message the partisan Democratic legislature and Governor Lamont will repeat over and over again to celebrate this election year budget adjustment! But after a thorough research and analysis of the budget – Continue reading “Op-Ed: A Measured and Cautious Analysis of the State Budget Adjustment”
An altered Connecticut House of Representatives district map approved in November by the Bipartisan Reapportionment Commission of the Connecticut General Assembly will reshape the composition of the 112th House District.
Currently, the 112th District includes Monroe and part of Continue reading “State House Redistricting Map Means Change for Many Easton Voters”
We remain in the red with regard to Covid, but the number of cases in Easton fell from 10 two weeks ago to 6 for the week ending November 27, for a rate of 15.2 per 100,000. Much of the talk has been about the Omicron variant, and there is still Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”
- 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.
- There will be a public forum on Nov. 23 at 7:30 p.m. at Continue reading “Easton NewsBits From Town Hall”
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”
State Senator Tony Hwang will moderate an expert panel titled “Youth in Crisis: A Community Conversation on Children’s and Teen’s Mental Health in the Age of COVID-19.” The free event will be held at Sacred Heart University’s Community Theatre at 1420 Post Road, Fairfield, CT on Continue reading “Hwang to Moderate Panel on Youth Mental Health Crisis in The Age of COVID”
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”
Great news on the Covid-19 front! Easton has had no new cases in the two weeks ending May 20, 2021. That is a first since last year and it bodes well for our finishing our school year. The new Executive Orders this week deal with meetings Continue reading “Message from the First Selectman”
State Senator Tony Hwang, who sits as the ranking leader of the Planning & Development Committee, will moderate a panel of legislators and local experts to discuss pending proposals on land use, zoning and affordable housing under 8-30g, a state law that governs affordable housing.Continue reading “Hwang to Host Facebook Forum on Affordable Housing”