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A Statement from the Easton Democratic Town Committee

June 23, 2020

Racial justice is a human right that continues to be violated in our country. The Easton DTC is grieved and outraged by the countless murders of black men and women, and collectively mourns the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Rayshard Brooks. . . and of so many more Black, Indigenous, and People … Read more

Easton’s Xenophobic Elected Official

May 25, 2020

EASTON’S XENOPHOBIC ELECTED OFFICIAL May 25, 2020 Easton, CT —The Easton Democratic Town Committee disagrees strongly with Easton Board of Finance member Michael Kot’s April 29 letter about COVID-19.  Among many outrageous comments, we are most alarmed by Mr. Kot’s mention of the “Chinese-created pandemic.” These inaccurate and xenophobic words show complete disregard for Easton’s … Read more

Historic Democratic Win and Many Firsts in Easton, CT

November 8, 2019

HISTORIC DEMOCRATIC WIN AND MANY FIRSTS IN EASTON, CONNECTICUT November 8, 2019 Easton, CT — David Bindelglass, an orthopedic surgeon from Easton, Connecticut, has been elected as the Town’s first Democratic First Selectman in 36 years.  Along with Selectman Bob Lessler, who was re-elected to his eleventh term as Selectman, they will form the first … Read more

A Public Response from David Bindelglass Regarding Recent Letters & Your Vote

October 30, 2019

Dear Easton voters, Tom Herrmann, Adam Dunsby, and the Republican Town Committee, in a letter dated October 30th and another dated November 1st, seek to divide our town with scare tactics and misrepresentations about your Democratic neighbors.  The Republican leadership on the Board of Selectmen, including Kristi Sogofsky, refused to allow discussion of the April … Read more

Clear Differences Between Easton’s Candidates This Municipal Election

October 28, 2019

Vote Row A for Easton Democrats There are very clear differences between the Democratic and Republican candidates. The Democratic candidates want to work with the town’s citizens to responsibly move our town forward. We will lead with transparency as we seek to find additional revenue sources so we can improve our Senior Tax Relief Program … Read more

Spotlight Feature Series: Meet Gloria Bindelglass, Candidate for Constable in Easton, CT

October 9, 2019

You’ve Been Involved in the Community for Some Time Now. Can You Share More About Your Work and Service? I’m currently a member of the Library Board, and the healthcare consultant for the Easton Community Center. I’ve served as Commissioner for the Easton EMS, and spent the majority of my career as an emergency department … Read more

Spotlight Feature Series: Meet David Bindelglass, Candidate for First Selectman in Easton, CT

October 6, 2019

You’ve Been Committed to Helping Easton’s Children and Families for Some Time Now. Will That Change if You are Elected? Since Gloria and I moved to Easton 25 years ago we have raised our sons here and been involved in community life. You may remember me from my many years coaching soccer and, in 2015, … Read more

Easton Democrats Excited to Bring Attention to Local Elections

October 1, 2019

Four Events Featuring Candidates for Town Government Will Be Held in the Weeks Leading Up to the November 2019 Municipal Elections Pictured from left to right: State Rep. Anne Hughes, Gloria Bindelglass, Walter Kowalczyk, Stephanie Christie, Doug Bilinski, Lise Fleuette, Karen O’Brien, Katy Reed, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy, David Bindelglass, Bob Lessler, Devon Wible, Tara … Read more

Spotlight Feature Series: Meet Devon Wible, Candidate for Board of Finance in Easton, CT

September 24, 2019

Why are you running for election to the Board of Finance? I’m a mommy to three boys, and I care deeply about building a sustainable community for all Easton residents. Those who’ve met me (or have had a chance to work with me as an alternate on the Board of Finance), can easily say that … Read more

Spotlight Feature Series: Meet Bob Lessler, Candidate for Board of Selectmen in Easton, CT

September 24, 2019

Growing up in Fairfield, my dad always had a boat. I learned to water ski and fish and enjoy the water on those boats as a kid.