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Easton Courier Political Campaign Policies

Election season is upon us. So that we can publish as many statements and letters as possible, the Courier has some rules and guidelines for candidates, parties and supporters for the Nov. 2 municipal election.

Fair play: We expect candidates and supporters to stick to issues and Continue reading “Easton Courier Political Campaign Policies”

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Please Support the Courier

Your donation will sustain Easton’s community journalism project

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 Voters Will Decide Fate of Five Ballot Items

The Town of Easton is holding a referendum today, Tuesday, Sept. 21 at Samuel Staples Elementary School, 515 Morehouse Road, Easton, to give voters their say about five ballot questions. The polls are open from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m.

Click to access referendum_09-21-2021_sample_ballot.pdf

Continue reading “Easton Voters Will Decide Fate of Five Ballot Items”
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Library Displays New Signs

The Easton Public Library has put out a new batch of signs for its revolving “Voices of Diversity” lawn sign exhibit. This new group of signs features additional quotations that have not previously been exhibited, including quotes from Muhammed Ali, Marvin Gaye, Desmond Tutu, and Continue reading “Library Displays New Signs”

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Letter: ‘Pathway’ Simply Wrong Design for Easton

To the Editor:

Vote ‘”No” for the pathway. It is a monstrosity as proposed. Were we talking a simple sidewalk to get people more safely from Keller to The Village Store, well, we’ve done without for decades, but OK, let’s discuss that.

But a 10-foot wide sidewalk? What the heck Continue reading “Letter: ‘Pathway’ Simply Wrong Design for Easton”

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Easton Property Transfers — August 2021

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

245 Silver Hill Road, Peter J. and Pamela P. Allman to Erik and Erica Zirulnik, $1,425,000.

30 Bayberry Lane, Peter J. and Mary Elizabeth Tavolacci to Janet Weinstock Isa, Continue reading “Easton Property Transfers — August 2021”

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Op-Ed: The Case for Universal Design Adding Value to Our Town

At our recent Town Meeting, the governing body of the town, we heard differing views on the meaning, intention and uses of the proposed multi-use pathway, which is an item on Tuesday’s referendum, asking to affirm spending 80,000 upfront for the initial design phase, to be 80% reimbursed, Continue reading “Op-Ed: The Case for Universal Design Adding Value to Our Town”

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Letter: A Yes Vote On Pathway Is a Vote For Commercialization – Vote No

To the Editor:

In his Sept. 18 message, ostensibly published in his role as First Selectman, Mr. Bindelglass went too far with his last line that people that should be cautious about “false and conspiratorial narratives.” I agree but I don’t know what those are in this context Continue reading “Letter: A Yes Vote On Pathway Is a Vote For Commercialization – Vote No”

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CLASP Homes Benefit Concert Set for Oct. 15

Grab your dancing shoes and come to FTC Stage One on Friday, Oct. 15 for an evening of Motown and Soul music by Band Central in support of CLASP Homes.

Tickets are $40 and include access to the pre-party in the FTC foyer and art gallery, where art and ceramic work from CLASP residents Continue reading “CLASP Homes Benefit Concert Set for Oct. 15”

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Have You Heard the Scoop about Shaggy Coos?

In-House Gelato Coming In October

Shaggy Coos Farm has been offering freshly made gelato for the past four years, made with their milk at La Dolche in Norwalk, Conn. When the farm heard that La Dolche was closing down, they decided to buy La Dolche’s gelato machine.

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Sunday Nature Walk: Summer’s End

Spring is the time of renewal and regrowth. The season showcases the beauty of the circle of life as many species of birds, mammals, and other critters start new families and raise their young. As summer sets in, the youngsters born in the early spring continue to grow. This is also Continue reading “Sunday Nature Walk: Summer’s End”

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Letter: Is Jeff Parker For or Against the Pathway?

To the Editor:

This is in response to Jeff Parker’s published opinion on the Pathway dated Sept 12.

The reader was led to believe Mr. Parker was going to provide the Easton Voters his opinions on the Pathway as was stated in the body of the article, yet what he provided to Easton Continue reading “Letter: Is Jeff Parker For or Against the Pathway?”

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