Plans for Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony Announced

This year’s Memorial Day Parade is scheduled for Monday, May 30. Participants should arrive at the Easton Fire Station no later than 9 a.m. Step off will be at 9:30 a.m. The route will be the same as in past years, following Center Road to Easton Town Hall. Once all participants Continue reading “Plans for Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony Announced”

United Way Appoints Margo Amgott Interim President/CEO

United Way of Coastal Fairfield County is pleased to announce the appointment of Margo Amgott as its interim President and CEO. Amgott will lead the agency during the transition to a permanent replacement. She replaces Jeffrey Kimball in the position.

“I am called to United Way Continue reading “United Way Appoints Margo Amgott Interim President/CEO”

Samuel Staples Elementary School to Host Kindergarten Orientation on June 7

Samuel Staples Elementary School will host a kindergarten orientation on Tuesday, June 7 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the school located at 515  Morehouse Road. Parents will listen to a presentation given by Principal Kimberly Fox Santora and children will meet the kindergarten staff, Continue reading “Samuel Staples Elementary School to Host Kindergarten Orientation on June 7”

A City With a Past – Charleston, South Carolina

One evening during our visit to Charleston, as we clambered into an Uber and buckled in, the driver held up a palm-sized Alexa device and said, “Pick a song!”

Unprepared for this unexpected invitation, the four of us – Dave, Edie, her husband Dave, and me – waffled a bit before Continue reading “A City With a Past – Charleston, South Carolina”

Op-Ed: A Measured and Cautious Analysis of the State Budget Adjustment

“$600 Million in Tax Cuts in CT State Budget” – that will be the headline message the partisan Democratic legislature and Governor Lamont will repeat over and over again to celebrate this election year budget adjustment! But after a thorough research and analysis of the budget – Continue reading “Op-Ed: A Measured and Cautious Analysis of the State Budget Adjustment”

Easton EMT Stephen Brunetti Receives Values Recognition Award

Easton EMT Stephen Brunetti receives 2022 Emergency Services Values Recognition Award.

Easton EMT Stephen Brunetti has been honored by St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport with an Emergency Services Values Recognition Award.

Brunetti has been recognized for going above Continue reading “Easton EMT Stephen Brunetti Receives Values Recognition Award”

Back Yard Beekeepers Association Presents Raina Jain

Raina Jain

Join Connecticut’s Back Yard Beekeepers Association for an in-person (or Zoom) presentation on May 24 at 7:30 p.m. at the Norfield Congregational Church in Weston. In keeping with the club’s mission statement, “to provide our membership with a forum for sharing knowledge Continue reading “Back Yard Beekeepers Association Presents Raina Jain”

Op-Ed: Bindelglass Explains Role of METROCOG

Now that the vote on the sale of the South Park property has passed, I want to address some information that you received prior to the referendum in a leaflet delivered to every mailbox in Easton. The leaflet was lengthy and  included a number of issues that I would like to clarify. Continue reading “Op-Ed: Bindelglass Explains Role of METROCOG”

Frog Frolic Festival Features Live Music, Food, Fun

The Mark Twain Library heralds the return of the Frog Frolic after a three-year hiatus due to the pandemic. The fun-filled family festival is making its triumphant return on Saturday, May 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Redding Community Center, 37 Lonetown Road in Redding. Many Continue reading “Frog Frolic Festival Features Live Music, Food, Fun”

‘Keepers of the Blue’ Released Online

The latest film from the Courier’s “Sunday Nature Walk” columnist Tomas Koeck has been released online via YouTube. Keepers of the Blue previously premiered at the Bridgeport Discovery Museum and had its theatrical release at the Sacred Heart University Community Theatre.

“Keepers Continue reading “‘Keepers of the Blue’ Released Online”

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