Easton Celebrates Juneteenth at Christ Church

A mix of golden oldies, R&B and some old standards–many crowd favorites–were offered at the season opener of the Concert on the Hill series on Sunday, June 19 on the grounds of Christ Church. It also marked the first appearance there by The Theresa Wright Band.

The crowd was happy Continue reading “Easton Celebrates Juneteenth at Christ Church”

Sen. Tony Hwang Unanimously Endorsed By Republicans for Re-Election to 28th District

State Senator Tony Hwang received the Republican nomination and endorsement for State Senator of the 28th District, which now encompasses Fairfield, Easton, Newtown, and Bethel.

The slate of Republican delegates unanimously endorsed Hwang. Easton Selectwoman Kristi Sogofsky smiled Continue reading “Sen. Tony Hwang Unanimously Endorsed By Republicans for Re-Election to 28th District”

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”

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