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Easton Courier Political Campaign Publication Policies

Election season is upon us. So that we can publish as many statements and letters as possible, the Courier has some rules and guidelines for candidates, parties and supporters for the Nov. 3 Presidential Election. The Courier will focus on the competitive Connecticut races that directly Continue reading “Easton Courier Political Campaign Publication Policies”

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Easton Police Log Oct. 12 – Oct.18

145 Incident Reports Logged

10        9-1-1 Error / Transfer

3          Accidents

11        Aided Cases

8          Alarm / Fire Calls

3          Animal Calls

12        Assistant / All Other / K9 Assist

1          Consults With An Officer

1          Criminal Mischief Continue reading “Easton Police Log Oct. 12 – Oct.18”

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Letter: Vote for Michelle McCabe

To the Editor:

I support Michelle McCabe for State Senate. Her life’s work as an advocate for the food insecure aligns with her calling to public service and her willingness to fight for what’s right. Contrast this to her opponent, who has had his share of issues in previous election Continue reading “Letter: Vote for Michelle McCabe”

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Special Voter Registration Session Tuesday, Oct. 27, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The Easton Registrar of Voters will hold a voter registration session at the Registrar of Voters’ Office in Easton Town Hall on Tuesday, Oct. 27 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

October 27 is the last day to register in person. All mail-in registrations have to be postmarked by this date, Continue reading “Special Voter Registration Session Tuesday, Oct. 27, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.”

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Board of Selectmen Meeting of Oct. 15

The Board of Selectmen approved the minutes of our Oct. 1 meeting and approved a number of tax refunds as recommended by the tax collector.

Farmland Development Rights

The board was brought up to date on a project to purchase the development rights to the farmland owned by Joan Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting of Oct. 15”

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Easton Posts Pedestrian Safety Survey Results

The town of Easton has released the following PDF file with the results from the recent pedestrian safety survey:

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The PDF can also be accessed on town of Easton’s website: https://www.eastonct.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif3071/f/uploads/2020_pedestrian_safety_survey_data_all_201015.pdf

Continue reading “Easton Posts Pedestrian Safety Survey Results”
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Letter: Anne Hughes for State Representative D-135th

To the Editor:

Anne is a problem solver accessible to ALL her constituents. Whether it is checking in on seniors with health care or tax relief issues, providing PPE to those who need it, or helping people save money on energy, Anne works hard to provide resources to those in need. Continue reading “Letter: Anne Hughes for State Representative D-135th”

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Letter: Elect Michelle McCabe, D-28th District

To the Editor:

Michelle McCabe is the Senator we need in the 28th District. We lack responsible, pro-active representation and have no time for passive posturing when the GOP SCOTUS puts the ACA at risk. Connecticut residents will lose coverage, reproductive and mental healthcare Continue reading “Letter: Elect Michelle McCabe, D-28th District”

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Thriving in Easton

These portraits of some of Easton’s oldest residents pay tribute to their longevity. They range in age from 99 to 104. The number of years they’ve collectively lived in Easton is older than the town itself. They’ve raised families in Easton, lost loved ones along the way, embarked Continue reading “Thriving in Easton”

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Lions Club Cancels Bonfire, Plans to Return Next Year

As the Lions bonfire and costume contest can easily exceed the allowable outdoor limit of 150 people gathered closely around the fire, tempting Covid-19 to spread, the Easton Lions will not hold its annual bonfire this year.

“We plan to have it as big as ever next year,” Charles Continue reading “Lions Club Cancels Bonfire, Plans to Return Next Year”

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The Peculiar Trials of Mary Staples

It was said by Lucy Pell, the surgeon’s wife, that a witch had been living among them in Fairfield.  In 1653,  she claimed she heard such words herself from the condemned Goodwife Bassett who was imprisoned and awaiting her death.  Goody Bassett was a middle class wife, hence the Continue reading “The Peculiar Trials of Mary Staples”

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