Neighbors Helping Neighbors: ‘What Could Be More Easton-like’?

The Easton First Selectman’s Office and the Easton Courier are teaming up to maintain and distribute a list of volunteers, goods and services to make it easier for Eastonites to help each other during storms or in other times of need.

The list would include everything from people Continue reading “Neighbors Helping Neighbors: ‘What Could Be More Easton-like’?”


Board of Selectmen Meeting of November 19, 2020

Notes from the Board of Easton Selectmen’s Meeting
November 19, 2020

The Board of Selectmen held its second regular meeting in November with all members of the board present in person. The board approved the minutes of the Nov. 5 meeting and approved two tax refunds as recommended Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting of November 19, 2020”


Easton Property Transfers

The following property transfers were recorded by the Easton Town Clerk’s office for the month of July:

Kachele Street, Carpenter Arboretum LLC to James O. Prosek (61% undivided), Andrew R. Kachele Trust (12% undivided) Karen S. Kachele Trust (12% undivided) and Shari Jones (15% Continue reading “Easton Property Transfers”


Easton Arts Council Announces 2020 Photography Contest Winners

The Easton Arts Council has announced the winners of its 2020 Photography Contest. Below are photos of each of the winning photographs along with individual critiques by the juror, David Dunlop. The arts council thanks all of the participants for the amazing photographs and extends Continue reading “Easton Arts Council Announces 2020 Photography Contest Winners”


As We Remain at Home the Spirit of Joseph Papp’s Free Theater Lives on

When I was a student at St Joseph’s College on Clinton Avenue in Brooklyn, a Shakespeare professor mentioned that a fellow named Joseph Papp had assembled actors who would perform a season of plays at The Heckshire Theater on 5th Avenue and104th Street in Spanish Harlem. And they Continue reading “As We Remain at Home the Spirit of Joseph Papp’s Free Theater Lives on”


Obituary: James T. McDonald, 72

James “Jim” T. McDonald

In Memory of James T. McDonald, 1948 – 2020 

Jim McDonald passed away in his home, with loved ones by his side, on Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 17, at the age of 72. The world lost a longtime skilled musician, teacher, patron of animals, lover of the beach, Continue reading “Obituary: James T. McDonald, 72”


Greiser’s Tiny Holiday Markets Start Sunday

Greiser’s Tiny Holiday Market series starts this Sunday at Greiser’s Coffee and Market, 299 Center Road, Easton Conn.

The series is intended to support local artisans, most — but not all — of whom live in Easton, and to provide a safe and fun shopping experience for the community.

Continue reading “Greiser’s Tiny Holiday Markets Start Sunday”

An Easton Thanksgiving – 1955

Thanksgiving Day will look considerably different in many Easton homes in 2020. Family gatherings will likely be smaller, in some cases with just the immediate members of the same household in attendance. There will be fewer grandparents and college students flying in for the long Continue reading “An Easton Thanksgiving – 1955”


Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 11/20/2020

Good afternoon,

We have had 12 crews working on tree pruning and removal in Easton. They are working along a 47-mile circuit of wires which was work initially planned two to three years ago. This should greatly improve our storm resilience. We are waiting Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”


Library Closes Meeting Rooms

Due to the swift rise of COVID-19 cases, the Easton Public Library has decided to close its community and conference rooms.

First Selectman David Bindelglass and Library Director Lynn Zaffino came to this decision early Friday after Bindelglass had reviewed Governor Ned Lamont’s Continue reading “Library Closes Meeting Rooms”


Easton Man Promoted to Honorary Police Officer at 100 Years Young

Not only did Easton resident Peter Bellew turn 100, but he also received a promotion to honorary Easton Policeman by Police Chief Rich Doyle. The promotion included the presentation of an official Easton Police Department ball cap and a certificate of achievement.

The certificate Continue reading “Easton Man Promoted to Honorary Police Officer at 100 Years Young”