Notes from the Easton Board of Selectmen’s Meeting of Jan. 21, 2021 After standard actions approving the minutes of the Jan. 7 board meeting and approving two tax refunds as recommended by the tax collector,… More
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Most residents remember when Easton became a news desert. Hundreds of local news organizations have closed, as their advertising revenue disappeared, and the pandemic worsened. The print edition of the Easton Courier Continue reading “Please Support the Courier”
Update for 1/23/2021
The following update from First Selectman David Bindelglass was posted to the town’s website this afternoon:
On Wednesday we inaugurated a new President of the United States. Despite the rancor surrounding the insurrection at the Capitol Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”
Part of the Easton in the Service series presented by the Historical Society of Easton.
When we are in school, studying the history of war is an exercise in memorizing places, dates, countries, and battles. It is largely about who wins and who loses. We tend to glorify the victors Continue reading “1917 – The Easton Doughboys of the First World War”
The Easton Public Library will host an Art Show Fundraiser, beginning on Jan. 25 in the library community room. The exhibit will feature the works of Keri English-Giddes and her students.
English-Giddes is the founder/director of the Easton Arts Center and Owner of LaLaPicasso, Continue reading “The Library’s Art Show Fundraiser Begins Jan. 25”
“When day comes we step out of the shade,
aflame and unafraid
The new dawn blooms as we free it
For there is always light,
if only we’re brave enough to see it
If only we’re brave enough to be it.”
— Amanda Gorman, Inaugural Youth Poet Laureate
There have always been two starkly different Continue reading “How We Can Change Our Curriculum”
To The Editor:
When I was in high school in the mid-’60’s I read the book “Black Like Me” by John Howard Griffin, a white guy who stained his skin black and traveled around the south to report on the degradation and horror he experienced merely because of the color of his skin. Continue reading “Letter: James Walker’s Commentary Should Be Mandatory Reading in Schools”
I watched the inaugural ceremonies from a BarcaLounger at the Smilow Cancer Center. I was undergoing my fourth chemotherapy infusion to treat a diagnosis of ovarian cancer.
The energy at the Center was supercharged. At the first notes of our national anthem, a patient rose and Continue reading “An Inauguration Reflection”
Welcome to the third installment of the Courier’s shout-out to Easton volunteers. This week we honor EMT Cristina DiPalma, a proud first responder in her own hometown .
Last week we spotlighted Paco Acosta, EMS 2018 Volunteer of the Year, preceded by Victor Malindretos, president Continue reading “Volunteer Spotlight: Cristina DiPalma, Easton EMS”
131 Incident Reports Logged
8 9-1-1 Error / Transfer
5 Aided Cases
7 Alarm / Fire Calls
12 Animal Calls
10 Assistance / All Other / K9 Assist
3 Consults With An Officer
1 Criminal Mischief / Property Damage
2 Dumping / Littering
2 Erratic Driver Reported
1 Juvenile Continue reading “Easton Police Log -Jan.11 – Jan. 17”
I do not remember when or where I first heard the saying that “Many a bad deed is blamed on good liquor,” but the notion that intoxicants are often the explanation for evil acts rings true. It may have been my Polish grandfather, who famously consumed at least a fifth of very bad Continue reading “Good Liquor”
A weekly collaboration between Easton food blogger Amy Hauptman and Greiser’s Coffee &; Market starts Tuesday, Jan. 19.
“At her blog, Cooking Up Cozy, Amy will provide weekly family meal recipes using ingredients available for curbside pickup at Greiser’s,” said Adrienne Burke, Continue reading “Cooking Up Cozy with Greiser’s”