The Politics of Masking

As many of us return to work and life in our Connecticut communities, we are continuing to face a new set of social expectations regarding health and safety as Covid-19 cases subside locally. Recommended measures still include social distancing and self quarantine if exposed, and Continue reading “The Politics of Masking”


Library Reopening July 6

After being closed since March 13, Easton Public Library will reopen to the public on Monday, July 6, with some limitations on operations and with safety measures in place. The following is the Library’s updated reopening plan:


First Selectman Bindelglass Answers Flag Protocol Questions

I am proud that Easton raised the Pride flag last weekend. Many other towns and states have done so, and it is a clear expression of the very American values of equality, liberty, justice and the pursuit of happiness for an historically marginalized group. Regarding some feedback Continue reading “First Selectman Bindelglass Answers Flag Protocol Questions”


Love In Action

My emotions often well up when I witness what I consider perfection. Really, and anything goes, from watching a Disney animation to a civil rights protest on CNN. Any outward display of genuine human love tugs at my heartstrings. Listening to the Beatles or Beethoven or anything Continue reading “Love In Action”


Highlights from the Courier, 6/22/20 -6/28/20

In case you missed it, check out some of the articles below posted in the Easton Courier in the past week, from Monday, June 22 to Sunday, June 28.

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The New Easton Courier at Four Months: A Model for Innovative Community Journalism

Little did anyone know that Easton, Conn. could be a model for the nation. Since “going live” on February 29—four months ago today— has published more than 390 articles.

The new digital publication filled a hole in the local news landscape just before the Covid-19 Continue reading “The New Easton Courier at Four Months: A Model for Innovative Community Journalism”


Barlow Students Win Achievement Writing Awards

Three Joel Barlow High School students have won achievement awards for their writing.

Santiago Calderon’s short story, “On Thin Ice,” was chosen by the New England Association of Teachers of English as the winning piece of fiction in the 2020 Annual NEATE Writing Contest for Students.

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Easton Police Log June 22, 2020 – June 28, 2020

152 Incident Reports Logged

22 9-1-1 Error/Transfer
3 Accident
4 Aided Case
13 – 7 Alarm/Fire Call
12 Animal
9 Assistance, All Other / K9 Assist
3 Consult With An Officer
0 Criminal Mischief / Property Damage
0 Dumping / Littering
3 Erratic Driver Reported
9 Fingerprints
1 Juvenile Continue reading “Easton Police Log June 22, 2020 – June 28, 2020”


Easton Cookbook Heating Up

To commemorate Easton’s 175th anniversary, Citizens for Easton will produce a compendium of treasured recipes featuring locally sourced products from Easton’s farms. The decision was made when plans for the annual CFE Farm Tour were cancelled.

CFE is seeking family recipes and Continue reading “Easton Cookbook Heating Up”


Bringing Clean Drinking Water to a Thirsty World

Inside the tidy houses that line Easton’s country roads, local residents pursue a wide-ranging mix of occupations, opening windows on the world beyond the safe harbor of their home offices.

More people than ever run their business and professional practices out of their homes since Continue reading “Bringing Clean Drinking Water to a Thirsty World”