Easton RTC chairman to attend state convention

In her new role as chairman of the Easton Republican Town Committee, Wendy Bowditch said her goals are “trying to re-energize everybody and get Republicans elected in this election cycle.” Bowditch and other RTC members are focusing on the November 2018 state-level elections, including the gubernatorial race. Vincent Caprio, who was recently elected RTC vice chairman, is one of five delegates from the RTC who will attend the Connecticut GOP state convention on May 11 to vote for the candidates based on the local RTC tally. Delegates also include Bowditch, former Easton First Selectman Thomas Herrmann, RTC Secretary Lisa Tasi, … Read more

LETTER: Votes cast show faith and confidence in GOP officials

To the Editor: I want to congratulate the Republican officials who were elected last Tuesday. Most of them ran unopposed, but Easton voters nevertheless cast ballots for them reflecting the voter’s faith and confidence in them.   Republicans who were elected last week included Adam Dunsby and Carrie Colangelo for selectmen; Christine Halloran for town clerk; Krista Kot for tax collector; Mike Kot, Rich Cremin and Matt Gachi for Board of Finance; Wendy Bowditch for treasurer; Jeff Parker for local Board of Education; Todd Johnston for Region 9 Board of Education; John Harris for ZBA; and Adam Bonoff for Board … Read more

EDITORIAL: Election choices

The only contested race this municipal election season is Region 9 Board of Education. Democrat Maureen P. Williams is vying for one of two seats held by incumbent Republicans Catherine Gombos and Todd Johnston. All three candidates are parents and stakeholders with children who have graduated from or currently attend Joel Barlow High School. All three candidates are qualified for the position. Williams waited until her three children had gone on to college or grad school to seek a seat on the board so she would have plenty of time to devote to service. As an attorney, she has worked … Read more

COMMENTARY: Republican viewpoint on election 2017

Your vote on Nov. 7 for the Republican slate of candidates is essential to (1) maintain the financial stability of our town (2) preserve Easton’s highly acclaimed school system (3) provide compassionate support for our seniors and (4) preserve the rural character of our town. The Republican team, led by experienced two-term First Selectman Adam Dunsby and Selectman Carrie Colangelo, have attacked challenges head-on while fostering a spirit of non-partisan cooperation and transparency in town government. For the past two years the annual budget was approved on the first vote by a 2:1 margin as residents recognized that spending had … Read more

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