Monday Noon Deadline for Letters Addressing the May 4 Vote

Letters to the editor must be received by Monday, May 3 at 12:00 p.m. to be considered for publication before the May 4 town-wide vote.


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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”


Remembering the Narrows – As Recalled and Narrated by the Late Arthur Wheeler

Arthur Ellis Wheeler was born May 9, 1887 in Easton. He worked for Burritt Lumber in Bridgeport in its various corporate forms for his entire career, beginning as an estimator in 1905, then rising to their corporate secretary in 1936 – a position he held until his retirement in 1973. Continue reading “Remembering the Narrows – As Recalled and Narrated by the Late Arthur Wheeler”


A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 5/7/2021

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Good afternoon,

This week has been a busy time at town hall. First and foremost, we had a tremendous turnout for the referendum, which is a credit to all of our town’s people. The vote went off smoothly, which is not an easy task!  A huge thank you to the Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”


Aquarion Water Company Donates Water Rescue Bags to Easton Police

After a dangerous water rescue last winter imperiling the safety of an Easton police officer, a local resident and his dog, the Easton Police Department will be equipped to better assist water rescues in the future.

“I would like to express my gratitude to the Aquarion Water Company Continue reading “Aquarion Water Company Donates Water Rescue Bags to Easton Police”


Has Covid-19 Changed Barlow Student Fashion?

Over the past year, the normal way of life changed for Joel Barlow High School students in countless ways. Teenagers’ personal fashion styles since the Covid-19 lockdowns were among the transformations.

The at-home classroom created a causal way of life for high school students. Continue reading “Has Covid-19 Changed Barlow Student Fashion?”


Voters Approve Town and School Budgets

Reject Resolution on Racism and Public Health

Town Clerk Christine Halloran today released the official results of the May 4 referendum. The polling went well and more voters turned out for the referendum than was typical in recent years, she said.

Last year, an executive order Continue reading “Voters Approve Town and School Budgets”


Emergency Broadband Benefit Program Enrollment Begins May 12

The Easton Public Library is working to help build consumer awareness about the Emergency Broadband Benefit, a new Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program. The temporary benefit will help to lower the cost of broadband service for eligible households during the on-going COVID-19 Continue reading “Emergency Broadband Benefit Program Enrollment Begins May 12”


Worship with Congregational Church of Easton in the Sanctuary

The Congregational Church of Easton has been a staple church community in the town of Easton since 1762 and we continue to look for ways to involve ourselves with the community. We value our work in Christ and work to find new ways to experience God and to touch the lives of others Continue reading “Worship with Congregational Church of Easton in the Sanctuary”


New England Prayer Center Observes National Day of Prayer

The National Day of Prayer is an annual observance to intercede for America, leaders and families. Tomorrow, Thursday May 6, we open our doors and  invite all people to pray for our nation and the world.

The NEPC is observing this day with morning, afternoon and evening prayer times. Continue reading “New England Prayer Center Observes National Day of Prayer”


Mother’s Day Plant Sale Helps Ovarian Cancer Services

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Noreen Forde of Easton has organized a special way to support women with ovarian cancer and to celebrate Mother’s Day.

COVID-19 has affected everyone in so many ways, and women facing cancer need support now more than ever. Forde urges friends and neighbors to consider Continue reading “Mother’s Day Plant Sale Helps Ovarian Cancer Services”


ZBA Delays Vote on Permit for Slaughterhouse

The Zoning Board of Appeals during its May 3 meeting delayed voting on a controversial permit to allow a chicken farm equipped with a slaughterhouse to operate on Tranquility Drive.

After more than three hours of impassioned debate at the packed meeting at Samuel Staples Elementary Continue reading “ZBA Delays Vote on Permit for Slaughterhouse”