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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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Public Menorah Lighting Tonight

Congregation Mishkan Israel cordially will hold the 36th Annual Menorah Lighting on the Easton Town Green this evening at 6:00 PM.

A little light can dispel a lot of darkness. Let your inner light shine as we gather to light the menorah promoting the spreading of light, good deeds, Continue reading “Public Menorah Lighting Tonight”

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Library’s Holiday Market and Tree Lighting Brim with Seasonal Fun

Lawn sign w Santa announcing details of Holiday Market
Lawn signs around town have been announcing the festivities at the Easton Public Library this Sunday, 2-6 PM.

The Friends of the Easton Public Library are delighted to offer a full afternoon of seasonal activities this Sunday, Dec. 5, from 2 to 6 p.m. as we all get into the holiday Continue reading “Library’s Holiday Market and Tree Lighting Brim with Seasonal Fun”

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Easton Police Log Nov 22– Nov 28

156 Incident Reports Logged

  14       9-1-1 Error / Transfer

    4       Accidents

  15        Aided Cases

 15       Alarm / Fire Calls

  7        Animal Calls

 21       Assistance / All Other/ K9 Assist

  0           Burglary

  0           Child Restraint Assistance

Continue reading Easton Police Log Nov 22– Nov 28
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Community Invited to Christ Church Easton Tree Lighting Saturday, Dec. 4

A Holiday Season of Giving, Sharing, and Community


The holiday season provides a time of community, love, and hope. But the holidays can also be a difficult time, especially for those grieving and/or struggling financially. Debt, poverty, hunger and homelessness have only been Continue reading “Community Invited to Christ Church Easton Tree Lighting Saturday, Dec. 4”

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Column: Of Special Interest

We should be grateful for institutions and practices mandated by law and enforced to some extent that serve the general welfare of Americans. These are not gifts from generous oligarchs or reprieves from indulgent dictators. They are the fruits of struggles by millions of Americans Continue reading “Column: Of Special Interest”

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EVENT CANCELED: Easton Community Center Hosts Breakfast With Santa

EDITORS’ NOTE: The following message was sent by the ECC about this weekend’s events:

Ho ho ho! Santa Claus will be making an early debut in Easton on Saturday, Dec. 4 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Easton Community Center, 364 Sport Hill Rd.

The “Breakfast with Santa” event Continue reading “EVENT CANCELED: Easton Community Center Hosts Breakfast With Santa”

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‘Jonah and the Whale’ Children’s Performance at UU Westport and ZOOM

The Children’s Choir of the Unitarian Universalist congregation in Westport is pleased to offer its adaptation of Pote and McCann’s musical about Jonah and the Whale, on Sunday, Dec. 5 at 10 a.m.

The program will be the main part of the Sunday worship service, replacing the minister’s Continue reading “‘Jonah and the Whale’ Children’s Performance at UU Westport and ZOOM”

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Easton Property Transfers — October 2021

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

258 Morehouse Road, John W. and Nancy M. Hansen to Guilver Muralles and Cindy Xiomara Rivera Catalan, $370,000.

35 Jesse Lee Drive, Raphael and Mary Gayle Traggianese to Continue reading “Easton Property Transfers — October 2021”

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Hannukah Message 2021

Chanukah, which began last night, is known as the Festival of Lights. It is an occasion for families to join together at home in lighting eight branched candelabras known as Chanukiyot, singing songs, and eating delicious foods such as latkes (potato pancakes) and jelly doughnuts. Continue reading “Hannukah Message 2021”

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Things for which Easton Is Grateful: Maureen Williams’ Service

I first met Maureen Williams at ER9 Board of Education meetings and Easton Town Meetings, when she was the moderator. Maureen was an elected member of the Region 9 board, the governing body for Joel Barlow High School, which has equal representation from Easton and Redding and determines Continue reading “Things for which Easton Is Grateful: Maureen Williams’ Service”

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