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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”


Op-Ed: Opposes Region 9 School Board Appointment

The last Board of Selectmen meeting included a vote to appoint a new member to the Region 9 Board of Education. The vacancy came up because one of the elected members is moving out of town. That member happens to be a Republican. I strongly believe that education should not be politicized, Continue reading “Op-Ed: Opposes Region 9 School Board Appointment”


Pickleball Is Here!

Pickleball is here! Easton Park & Recreation is lining the tennis courts at Helen Keller Park during the month of July to gauge public interest. Please let us know your thoughts and if you think permanent pickleball courts would be utilized by town residents. Email Danielle Alves Continue reading “Pickleball Is Here!”


Crafty Kids Arts & Crafts Camp

Join Miss Keysha again this summer for this summer’s Crafty Kids Camp! (Not TEAC).  Individual projects to be crafted. Students should wear play clothes and can bring a nut-free snack to camp daily. 

Monday, July 26 to Friday, July 30 or Monday, Aug. 2 to Friday, Aug. 6

Time: Continue reading “Crafty Kids Arts & Crafts Camp”


Greiser’s Coffee & Market Summer Nights Series

Folk Music, Grilled Bratwurst, Blueberry Pie and Ice Cream Outdoors!

Shannon McMahon is known in Easton as Library Assistant Shannon Bruchal, but she’s also an accomplished singer/songwriter who has recorded two CDs. Don’t miss this chance to hear her contemporary folk songs and Continue reading “Greiser’s Coffee & Market Summer Nights Series”


Concerts on the Hill Goes Acoustic

Soulful Singing and Hot Picking

In the mood for some progressive bluegrass and acoustic originals?  You’ll find them and more when Christ Church hosts Hitch & the Giddyup on Sunday, July 25.  Gates open at 5:30, music from 6 to 8 p.m.  Adults: $7, Seniors: $5, Teens and Kids: Free.

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Easton Police Log July 12 – July 18

176 Incident Reports Logged

19        9-1-1 Error / Transfer

  2        Accidents

16        Aided Cases

15        Alarm / Fire Calls

  6        Animal Calls

24        Assistance / All Other/ K9 Assist

2          Consults With An Officer

0          Criminal Mischief Continue reading “Easton Police Log July 12 – July 18”


Virtual Community Forum Set for Superintendent Search

As the ER9 Boards of Education searches for the district’s next superintendent, community members have a few ways they can weigh in.

On Wednesday, July 28, Dr. Joseph Erardi, the search consultant working with the boards of education, will facilitate a 7 p.m. community forum on Continue reading “Virtual Community Forum Set for Superintendent Search”


Board of Selectmen Meeting of July 15, 2021

The board met with Selectman Kristi Sogofsky present via Zoom and the First Selectman Dave Bindelglass and Selectman Bob Lessler personally present. The minutes of the meeting of July 1 were approved with modifications.


The board appointed Sarah Lehberger to fill Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting of July 15, 2021”


Column: Xanadu Takes Flight

“In Xanadu did Kubla Khan/ A stately pleasure-dome decree,” or so the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge imagined. Kublai Khan was the Mongol emperor of what is today China, Mongolia, Tibet, Myannmar and many other regions in southern Asia. He had enormous wealth and power and could do Continue reading “Column: Xanadu Takes Flight”


Letters from Pete – Hugh Pedersen’s WWII Correspondence Home

Part Two of Hugh Pedersen’s recollections from the Second World War in the Historical Society of Easton’s continuing Series: Easton in the Service.

In a world with several methods of instant communication, it is almost hard to imagine a time when the only means of communicating Continue reading “Letters from Pete – Hugh Pedersen’s WWII Correspondence Home”