Holiday Happenings at Christ Church

Christ Church Easton is holding a variety of holiday events in which all are welcome to participate.

The annual Tree Lighting, Bonfire and Caroling will be held on Dec. 3 at 5 p.m. This year will feature a steel drums accompaniment. Hot chocolate will be provided by the Boy Scouts Continue reading “Holiday Happenings at Christ Church”


Cemetery Committee Exploring Historic Designation for Burial Ground

Calista Cleary was a Joel Barlow High School senior thirty-three years ago when an unmarked burial ground in the woods overlooking the Aspetuck River in Easton caught her attention.

“It piqued my curiosity because it was off a really well-traveled road, but people didn’t know any Continue reading “Cemetery Committee Exploring Historic Designation for Burial Ground”


Ludwig Bernhard Goldhorn (1871-1944) – From Convicted Forger to Respected Physican

Practically anyone who has lived in Redding for very long is familiar with the fabulous color images that Dr. Ludwig Goldhorn created in 1937. Many of our oldest structures can be seen in 56 of his crisp, clear, color slides that are now available for viewing on the Connecticut State Continue reading “Ludwig Bernhard Goldhorn (1871-1944) – From Convicted Forger to Respected Physican”


Ballroom Dancing Takes a Bow at Joel Barlow

Monday mornings often have a negative connotation, but not for one group of seniors at Joel Barlow High School. Their Mondays have been getting off to a snappy start thanks to Ryan Swift, a physical education teacher at the school who is preparing 23 students to learn a range of Continue reading “Ballroom Dancing Takes a Bow at Joel Barlow”


Column: Passing Thanksgiving Traditions to a New Generation

Pass the turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, candied sweets, green beans, cranberry sauce, pumpkin bread, squash and apple pie. The mere thought of the aromas of these traditional foods wafting from the kitchen throughout the house gives me a nostalgic feeling. 

Ever since Continue reading “Column: Passing Thanksgiving Traditions to a New Generation”


A Message From First Selectman Bindelglass

Update 11/23/2022

Good afternoon,

It is hard to believe that it’s Thanksgiving already. We have so much to be thankful for; family and friends, and our beautiful town and wonderful community. It is a season where Easton shines particularly as the Christmas Tree Capitol of Continue reading “A Message From First Selectman Bindelglass”


Storied Pancake Breakfast Returns to HKMS

After a long absence due to the pandemic, the beloved tradition of the Hellen Keller Middle School pancake breakfast returned on Nov. 19. HKMS Assistant Principal Anne Mohr was delighted to be able to revive this memorable event for students and their families.

“For forty-five Continue reading “Storied Pancake Breakfast Returns to HKMS”


Annual Holiday Cookie Bake Sale

The Congregational Church of Easton at the corner of Westport Road and Center Road is having their annual cookie bake sale on Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

This year we are asking that people pre-order using the order form found on our church website and send it into the church Continue reading “Annual Holiday Cookie Bake Sale”


If They Win, They’re In–Victory on Wednesday Would Send Barlow to State Playoffs

Barlow is ranked 5th in the state in its division and can clinch a playoff berth with a win on Wednesday. Source: CIAC website.

The Falcons stumbled again in a rain-soaked Friday night game against New Milford on Nov 11. After jumping ahead 13-0 and taking a 13-7 lead into the Continue reading “If They Win, They’re In–Victory on Wednesday Would Send Barlow to State Playoffs”


Column: The Health of Healthcare

The Covid-19 pandemic is probably over. We lost over one million of our fellow Americans as it grew from a menacing public health incident to a full blown national disaster. It is apparent in retrospect what went wrong. It is also apparent that despite the awful losses we suffered Continue reading “Column: The Health of Healthcare”