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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”

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Easton Police Log April 5 – April 11

137 Incident Reports Logged

8          9-1-1 Error / Transfer

2          Accidents

10        Aided Cases

17        Alarm / Fire Calls

5          Animal Calls

14        Assistance / All Other / K9 Assist

2          Consults With An Officer

0          Criminal Mischief/ Continue reading “Easton Police Log April 5 – April 11”

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Column: Georgia

The Governor of Georgia signed a bill two weeks ago that brought tears of joy to the ghosts of Jefferson Davis and Nathan Bedford Forrest. Governor Brian Kemp claimed it was to reduce election fraud, even though no evidence of election fraud was offered or even manufactured for the Continue reading “Column: Georgia”

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Virtual Composting Workshop for Beginners and Pros

Alastair Ong
Alastair Ong

The Easton Energy & Environment Task Force will be hosting a virtual workshop to encourage residents to reduce waste and enrich garden soil by learning how to compost. The class will be Zoomed on April 22 at 7 p.m. and registration is simple and open to all.

The Continue reading “Virtual Composting Workshop for Beginners and Pros”

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Easton Property Transfers — March 2021

The following property transfers were recorded by the Easton Town Clerk’s office for the month of March:

104 Bayberry Lane, Jared W. Watson to Giuseppe D., Olivia B. and Christy Boccanfuso, $489,000.

2 Lilac Lane, Charles Viens to Prospect Summit LLC, $595,000.

52 Knapp Street, Continue reading “Easton Property Transfers — March 2021”

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Hwang Moderates Forum on Proposed Aquarion Water Diversion Project

Senator Tony Hwang on April 9  moderated an informational forum on the proposed project to divert water within the Greater Bridgeport system (which includes the towns of Bridgeport, Fairfield, Weston, Easton and the Mill River Watershed) to lower Fairfield County towns by increasing Continue reading “Hwang Moderates Forum on Proposed Aquarion Water Diversion Project”

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The Story of Cubby of Blue Button Farm

Here is the note Pat wrote for me about what Cubby should be eating and also the name and number of the Reptile Vet at the Bronx Zoo!

My life-long love of turtles and tortoises began at an early age. I was in second grade when a boy in my class would tease me with worms while I Continue reading “The Story of Cubby of Blue Button Farm”

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In Memoriam: Remembering Bill Kupinse

If you want to know what Bill Kupinse meant to Easton, best to know what Easton meant to him. That’s easy enough. After his family and his beloved wife, Pat, Easton meant almost everything. 

From Silverman’s, on down the road to Greiser’s. From the Saugatuck, on over to the Hemlock. Continue reading “In Memoriam: Remembering Bill Kupinse”

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87-Year Old Photographic Maps Offer a Unique Look into Our Past

Some of the most frequent requests we get at the Historical Society revolve around house histories. In Easton, we have well over 200 properties that are listed with the state in our historical buildings inventory. When one discounts the age factor, not of all of these structures Continue reading “87-Year Old Photographic Maps Offer a Unique Look into Our Past”

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A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 4/9/2021

Good evening,

It was a busy week in town. The Board of Finance met on Tuesday and finalized the budget for next year. I will have a lot to say about the budget and try to explain it in some detail. However, I want to eliminate any chance of my explanations Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

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Swastikas Drawn in Chalk Outside Elementary School

School Officials in Charge of Follow-up

School officials at Samuel Staples Elementary School in Easton discovered several Swastikas drawn in chalk on the asphalt in the rear of the building on April 8.

The school resource officer along with school staff conducted an investigation Continue reading “Swastikas Drawn in Chalk Outside Elementary School”

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