Hwang Participates in Conference on Technology, Innovation and Partnerships

Easton’s State Senator Tony Hwang visited the UConn Health Cell & Genomic Center earlier this month to receive an update from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Director Sethuraman Panchanathan. Hwang is the co-chair of the legislative Bioscience Caucus and ranking leader on the Continue reading “Hwang Participates in Conference on Technology, Innovation and Partnerships”

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Pride Story Time Held at the Public Library

The Easton Public Library has been featuring its pride-inclusive collections throughout the month of June in recognition of Pride Month. They kicked things off on June 1 with a Pride Story Time event to help promote diversity and increase understanding of the LGBTQ+ community for Continue reading “Pride Story Time Held at the Public Library”

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Earth, Wind & Fire –and Milo!

Milo Barer performs this Friday, July 1 at Park City Music Hall.

Kick off the holiday weekend this Friday, July 1 with a tribute to Earth Wind & Fire! Easton’s own Milo Barer is singing with Mad Cats, a great local band that features a hot horn section and plenty of energy.

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Tracy Jo and the Toads to Make a Splash in Easton on July 3

Concerts on the Hill Presents Well-Known Local Area Band

Christ Church Easton hosts its third concert of the season this Sunday, July 3, featuring Tracy Jo and the Toads. Gates open at 5:30 with music from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Tracy Jo and the Toads enjoy a loyal following in Black Continue reading “Tracy Jo and the Toads to Make a Splash in Easton on July 3”

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Easton Police Log – June 20 – 26

The Easton Police Department is located at 700 Morehouse Road, Easton, CT 06612, 203-268-4111, EastonCT.gov.

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Column: Dying to Travel

As the fear of Covid-19 subsides, the urge to travel re-emerges. Airports are packed with passengers, tens of thousands of whom will end up stranded awaiting flights that have been cancelled. Hundreds of thousands will be stuck on highways attempting to make journeys they have planned Continue reading “Column: Dying to Travel”

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Easton’s Own Anne Fiyalka Takes to the Sky

The plans were delayed multiple times by weather, but on June 24, well past Anne Fiyalka’s 101st birthday, she soared through the clouds in a plane just as she had done with Amelia Earhart as a sophomore in high school. Her second flight was well worth the wait.

On Nov. 5, 1936, Continue reading “Easton’s Own Anne Fiyalka Takes to the Sky”

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Letter: Senior Housing Proposal

To the Editor:

To the Board of Selectmen, Town of Easton:

After 25 years of fighting multiple developers, Sacred Heart (many times) and the New England Prayer Center and its outrageous front parking lot, I had thought the battle was over when the citizens of Easton overwhelmingly Continue reading “Letter: Senior Housing Proposal”

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How’s Your Iliad?

‘And the world cannot be discovered by a journey of miles, no matter how long, but only by a spiritual journey, a journey of one inch, very arduous and humbling and joyful, by which we arrive at the ground at our own feet, and learn to be at home.’ –Wendell Berry

In the recently Continue reading “How’s Your Iliad?”

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A Final ‘Toodeloo!’ to the Class of ’22

Joel Barlow High School’s senior class president Benjamin Fligelman delivered a final enthusiastic and upbeat “toodeloo!” to fellow graduates on Monday to mark the end of a tumultuous four years for the Barlow Class of 2022. “Toodeloo!” had become Fligelman’s signature sign-off after Continue reading “A Final ‘Toodeloo!’ to the Class of ’22”

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