Harry L. Green Exhibits His Art at the Easton Library

The Easton Arts Council will hold an opening reception for artist Harry L. Green at the Easton Public Library, 691 Morehouse Road, Easton, Conn. on Thursday, Aug. 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Rain date is Aug. 20. His work will be on exhibit through August.

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Schools to Reopen with Hybrid Model on Sept. 8

Interim Superintendent Stephanie Pierson Ugol sent the following update concerning the start of the 2020-2021 school year for Easton and Redding public schools:

August 12, 2020

Dear ER9 Families:

We look forward to seeing you all as we reopen our schools in the weeks ahead.

Reopening Continue reading “Schools to Reopen with Hybrid Model on Sept. 8”


Easton Releases Unofficial Presidential Primary Results

The Town of Easton has released unofficial results for the Aug. 11 Presidential Primary at Samuel Staples Elementary School.

    Donald J. Trump – 232
    Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente – 33
    Uncommitted – 58

    Joe Biden – 560 
    Bernie Sanders – 84
    Tulsi Continue reading “Easton Releases Unofficial Presidential Primary Results”


Health Concerns Drive Bipartisan Action In General Assembly Special Session

Reporter’s Notebook

It might not augur a forever-movement toward bipartisanship in the Connecticut legislature, but public health was an overwhelmingly unifying issue at the recently completed special session of the General Assembly.

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Easton and Redding Schools Name New Superintendent

Dr. Rydell Harrison

The search is over. The Easton, Redding, and Region 9 boards of education voted unanimously last night to appoint Dr. Rydell Harrison their next superintendent of schools. Currently the superintendent of Watertown, Conn. Public Schools, Harrison was selected Continue reading “Easton and Redding Schools Name New Superintendent”


Car Accident on Sport Hill Knocks Out Power

Chief Ricard Doyle has issued an alert to residents that power may be interrupted as a result of an accident which occurred on Sport Hill Road north of Wimbledon Road.

Easton Police, Fire and EMS responded when a late model SUV struck the telephone pole on Sport Hill Road. The Continue reading “Car Accident on Sport Hill Knocks Out Power”


Ruby, Don’t Take Your Love to Town

The Historical Society of Easton presents – In The News: 1923.

Robert Daniel Edwards was the middle child of Daniel Webster Edwards and his wife Julia. Born in December of 1885, Robert was raised in the stone house that his great grandfather had built on Judd Road in Easton just Continue reading “Ruby, Don’t Take Your Love to Town”


Reflections on the Summer Storm

A day of sturm und drang ended in brilliant moonlight. There was little else to look at.
Homes were in darkness as were their occupants. There was no way to know when power would be restored and no way to find out.

Mother Nature had once again tested human ingenuity. On Sherwood Continue reading “Reflections on the Summer Storm”


Update on Storm Clearing

More progress is evident in Easton as UI crews are endeavoring to complete repairs following unusually high numbers of fallen trees on power lines. Mile Common Road, seen above, is nearly completed.

Police Chief Richard Doyle, who is also the town’s emergency services director, Continue reading “Update on Storm Clearing”


Easton Police Log August 3 – August 9

219 Incident Reports Logged

29 9-1-1 Error / Transfer
6 Accident
10 Aided Case
41 Alarm – Fire Call
6 Animal
20 Assistance, All Other / K9 Assist
2 Consult With An Officer
0 Criminal Mischief / Property Damage
1 Dumping / Littering
1 Erratic Driver Reported
3 Fingerprints
0 Juvenile Assistance
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