Regional Democrats to Hold Campaign Rally in Wilton Aug. 28

Democrats from across the district including Wilton, Weston, Westport, Redding, Ridgefield and Easton will join together on Aug. 28 for a campaign rally. The event will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. (rain or shine) at Merwin Meadows Park, at 52 Lovers Lane in Wilton.

The regional campaign Continue reading “Regional Democrats to Hold Campaign Rally in Wilton Aug. 28”

Back Yard Beekeepers Association Presents Raina Jain

Raina Jain

Join Connecticut’s Back Yard Beekeepers Association for an in-person (or Zoom) presentation on May 24 at 7:30 p.m. at the Norfield Congregational Church in Weston. In keeping with the club’s mission statement, “to provide our membership with a forum for sharing knowledge Continue reading “Back Yard Beekeepers Association Presents Raina Jain”

Life in a Reservoir Town

In March of 1897, Curtis Thompson, a well-regarded attorney of many years in Bridgeport presented a case on behalf of the town of Easton at a judiciary committee hearing in Hartford.
At issue was Easton’s grand list that had been materially reduced when the Bridgeport Hydraulic Company Continue reading “Life in a Reservoir Town”

Heroines of Civil Rights Movement Tell Their Stories

Community Groups To Hold Virtual Discussion

A bi-partisan coalition of community groups from Easton, Redding, and Weston will present a virtual panel discussion, “Unsung Heroines: Women of the Civil Rights Movement.”

The virtual discussion with the Civil Rights heroines will Continue reading “Heroines of Civil Rights Movement Tell Their Stories”

The Freedom Riders: In Their Own Words

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”

Hughes Cites Changes in Electric Rates

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”

Himes Vows to ‘Restore Civility and Decency in our Daily Discourse’

Easton and Connecticut’s 4th U.S. Congressional District voted to return Jim Himes to Congress as U. S. representative for another seventh term. Himes defeated his Republican challenger, Jonathan Riddle, and Independent candidate, Brian Merlen, according to an Associated Press projection Continue reading “Himes Vows to ‘Restore Civility and Decency in our Daily Discourse’”

Hughes Beats Shaban for the 135th District Seat

State Rep. Anne Hughes with a constituent and a future constituent at the polls.

Democrat Anne Hughes was reelected to the Connecticut House of Representatives to represent the 135th District, beating her Redding Republican challenger John Shaban. The district covers Easton, Redding Continue reading “Hughes Beats Shaban for the 135th District Seat”

Letter: Re-elect Rep. Anne Hughes

To the Editor:

Integrity. Compassion. Selfless. Determined. The leadership of Anne Hughes.

In these uncertain times, it’s her kindness: Anne Hughes personally delivers PPE to places in need. It’s her moral integrity. She speaks up on racial injustice and unites the community on a Continue reading “Letter: Re-elect Rep. Anne Hughes”

Connecticut League of Conservation Voters Endorses Hughes for Reelection

The Connecticut League of Conservation Voters (CTLCV) has endorsed State Rep. Anne Hughes (D-135th) for reelection to the Connecticut House of Representatives.

“I’m grateful for the endorsement of the Connecticut League of Conservation voters and look forward to continued work Continue reading “Connecticut League of Conservation Voters Endorses Hughes for Reelection”