An altered Connecticut House of Representatives district map approved in November by the Bipartisan Reapportionment Commission of the Connecticut General Assembly will reshape the composition of the 112th House District. Currently, the 112th District includes… More
The nonprofit online Easton Courier newspaper launched on Leap Day, Feb. 29, 2020, and will soon publish its 2,000th article. We have become a trusted source for town news and have received multiple Excellence in Journalism awards from the Society of Professional Continue reading “Please Support the Courier”
The Covid news is somewhat mixed. We recorded our 1,000th case in Easton. This is certainly an underestimate because many are testing at home and not being captured in the state data. For the first time in several weeks, we had fewer cases Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”
Mako, a mini Goldendoodle who spent two days and nights missing outside in the freezing cold, surprised his family when he turned up asleep on the couch.
“He slipped through a door left open by a crack and we found him on the couch,” said Barbara Powell. Mako is Powell’s son’s Continue reading “Eastonites Rally Around Missing Dog Later Found Asleep on Couch”
Board of Selectmen Meeting of Jan. 6, 2022
The Board of Selectmen held its first meeting of the new year on January 6. The main order of business was the appointment and reappointment of many people serving the town on boards and commissions. Many terms expire around the start Continue reading “Appointments to Start the New Year”
Newly ousted members of the Easton Republican Town Committee are collecting signatures to force a primary to regain their two-year seats.
The petition for a primary follows the ERTC’s caucus held on Jan. 4 at Samuel Staples Elementary School, during which many longtime committee Continue reading “Ousted Republican Town Committee Members Petitioning for Primary”
Easton Police Commission Chairman Richard Colangelo swore in a new officer, Luis Rodriguez, on Jan.10; he is the newest member of Easton’s Police Department and brings a significant skill set to the department and the town.
According to a department press release, Rodriguez, 22, Continue reading “New Officer Joins Easton Police Department”
128 Incident Reports Logged
15 9-1-1 Error / Transfer
13 Aided Cases
14 Alarm / Fire Calls
3 Animal Calls
18 Assistance / All Other/ K9 Assist
1 Child Restraint AssistanceContinue reading “Easton Police Log Jan 3 – Jan 9“
January 6 came and went, and there was no riot this year. Much of Congress took the day off, perhaps out of fear that this year’s crop of rioters might actually succeed in killing them. Liz Cheney showed up to claim that she had no idea that the policies she had supported for years Continue reading “Column: January 6, 2022: A Medical Perspective”
Peter McCrea, son of Hollywood film legends Joel McCrea and Frances Dee, will speak again at the Community Room of the Easton Public Library on Thursday, March 17 at 7 p.m. The talk was originally scheduled for January 11.
Each year since 2016, McCrea has treated us with colorful Continue reading “Library Talk and Screening with Son of Two Hollywood Film Legends Rescheduled”
I don’t watch much television. While I have always felt that one version of NCIS, FBI, and Law & Order was sufficient, evidently the brass at all the major networks disagreed. What’s next, NCIS – Phoenix? So, when I do tune in when my eyes are too weary to read and my fingers are Continue reading “From Horseless Carriages to the Tesla – Housing the Automobile”
Test kits will be distributed at 3 p.m. today, Jan. 8, 2022 at Samuel Staples Elementary School. Morehouse Road will be blocked at Banks Road.
For those who missed out last week, the Town of Easton has been able to secure approximately 400 additional test kits.