Articles from the Courier 7/27/20 – 8/2/20

In case you missed it: Check out these articles posted in the Easton Courier in the past week, from Monday, July 27 to Sunday, August 2.

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Easton Prepares for Tropical Storm Isaias

Police Chief Richard Doyle this morning met with Fire Chief Steve Waugh, and officials from Easton Emergency Medical Services and the Public Works Department to prepare for Tropical Storm Isaias’s arrival in the local area tomorrow, Tuesday.

Doyle, who is also Easton’s emergency Continue reading “Easton Prepares for Tropical Storm Isaias”


Dr. Stephanie Pierson Ugol Named Interim ER9 Superintendent

The Easton, Redding and Region 9 Boards of Education, at a special meeting on July 31, appointed Dr. Stephanie Pierson Ugol as interim school superintendent. 

In addition to her role as assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction, Pierson Ugol will assume the responsibilities Continue reading “Dr. Stephanie Pierson Ugol Named Interim ER9 Superintendent”


Police Reform: Too Rushed or Too Delayed?

 Easton Delegations Tackles the Question

Timing was the crucial question for Easton’s two state legislators, as they voted on police reform in the special session of the Connecticut General Assembly that convened last July 24 and adjourned July 29.

The state House and Senate Continue reading “Police Reform: Too Rushed or Too Delayed?”


A Mind Gripping Thriller for Your Summer Reading Pleasure

Here’s a well-crafted psychological thriller that grabs hold of you on page one and won’t let you go until the very last page. Megan Collin’s latest novel, “Behind the Red Door,”  reveals the worst kind of exploitation. It’s about the deep-seated fear most mothers have about their Continue reading “A Mind Gripping Thriller for Your Summer Reading Pleasure”


Sunday Nature Walk: The Osprey

Also known as the “fish hawk,” the American osprey (Pandion haliaetus) is a common bird to see throughout most of the New England region. These birds are most prevalent on the coastline but large lakes and bodies of water such as the Saugatuck, Aspetuck, and Hemlock reservoirs can Continue reading “Sunday Nature Walk: The Osprey”


Message from First Selectman Bindelglass, Update for Aug. 1 Weekend

First Selectman David Bindelglass released the following statement about the state’s pandemic response, July tax collections, police accountability legislation, the Westport Weston Health District, and school reopening guide lines:

I hope everyone is enjoying their summer. Fortunately, Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Bindelglass, Update for Aug. 1 Weekend”


The Easton Public Library Has the Tools You Need for a Successful Job Search

Searching for the right job can be a challenge, especially in a market that’s unpredictable. The Easton Public Library offers a variety of resources and programs designed to assist the job seeker in every aspect of the job search—from résumé writing to interviews, and everywhere Continue reading “The Easton Public Library Has the Tools You Need for a Successful Job Search”


Then & Now – Finding the Lost Birdsey Beers House

One of the glaring inequities of the splitting of Weston into two separate towns in May of 1845 was the state’s decision to allow the much smaller of the two towns — Weston which had about half as many houses — to retain all the land records that had been amassed since the original Continue reading “Then & Now – Finding the Lost Birdsey Beers House”


Jesse Lee Church Document Shredding Event Carries On

The annual document shredding event at Jesse Lee United Methodist Church, 25 Flat Rock Road, Easton, Conn. is still on for Saturday, Sept. 19, from 9 a.m. to noon, rain or shine.

Church members feel confident that despite Covid-19, their vendor, ShredSmart, can safely and securely Continue reading “Jesse Lee Church Document Shredding Event Carries On”