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: https://vimeo.com/649728800.

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

Pride Flag Flies at Easton Town Hall

The Pride celebrations in Easton kicked off with a flag raising ceremony. Events honoring the LGBTQ+ community will continue through the weekend.

About 75 LGBTQ+ community members and supporters met in front of Town Hall for the second annual Pride flag raising in observance of Continue reading “Pride Flag Flies at Easton Town Hall”

Easton Celebrates Juneteenth at Morehouse Park

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”

Hwang Moderates Forum on Proposed Aquarion Water Diversion Project

Senator Tony Hwang on April 9  moderated an informational forum on the proposed project to divert water within the Greater Bridgeport system (which includes the towns of Bridgeport, Fairfield, Weston, Easton and the Mill River Watershed) to lower Fairfield County towns by increasing Continue reading “Hwang Moderates Forum on Proposed Aquarion Water Diversion Project”

Wishing You and Your Loved Ones a Happy and Healthy 2021

Over the past year every facet of our lives was impacted by the global pandemic. Keeping distance from loved ones, cancelling major life celebrations, homeschooling our children, and numerous sacrifices were made for the greater good and fear of spreading an infectious disease we Continue reading “Wishing You and Your Loved Ones a Happy and Healthy 2021”

Year in Review 2020: November Election

Voters in Easton and across America turned out in record numbers for the Nov. 3 Presidential Election. They cast an unprecedented number of absentee ballots, which states sanctioned to keep people safe during the coronavirus pandemic. Voters also showed up at the polls.

Area Continue reading “Year in Review 2020: November Election”

Tony Hwang Candidate Statement: Experienced Leadership, Independent Thinking, Local Control

Our state was one of the first to be hit hard by the COVID-19 health crisis.  We were able to flatten the curve earlier than most, by taking the health dangers very seriously, by imposing drastic restrictions on social contact, indoor gatherings, and strict adherence to the Centers Continue reading “Tony Hwang Candidate Statement: Experienced Leadership, Independent Thinking, Local Control”

Tony Hwang Candidate Statement: Common Grace, Forgiveness and Kindness

There once was a time in America, quite recently, when civility and acceptance was commonplace and empathy for the suffering was sympathetically expressed. Now, we have far too many people who outwardly disdain and distrust others for no justifiable reason other than they are different Continue reading “Tony Hwang Candidate Statement: Common Grace, Forgiveness and Kindness”

Letter: Recommends Tony Hwang For Re-Election

To the Editor:

I am writing to recommend Tony Hwang for re-election as our state senator. I have had the good fortune to hear Tony speak many times and have always come away impressed with his knowledge of the issues and pending legislation.

Tony is a critical thinker that weighs Continue reading “Letter: Recommends Tony Hwang For Re-Election”

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