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’?”

‘Thank You Veterans’ from the Balloon Lady

Patty Jurielewicz returned with more of her locally renowned balloon art to celebrate Veterans Day. Today’s display thanked veterans for their service, once again bringing smiles to the faces of drivers and passengers on Route 136 at Bibbins Road.

The “Balloon Lady’s” cheerful Continue reading “‘Thank You Veterans’ from the Balloon Lady”

Bindelglass Issues Emergency Alert About Covid-19 Case in Easton

First Selectman Dr. David Bindelglass issued an emergency alert to the Easton community this afternoon to inform residents of a positive Covid-19 case in a Samuel Staples Elementary School fifth-grader.

Contact tracing is underway to allow health officials to identify close contacts, Continue reading “Bindelglass Issues Emergency Alert About Covid-19 Case in Easton”

Speaking of Women Event Takes on Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking

Every community thinks sexual exploitation and trafficking can’t happen here. Not only can it happen, but it’s happening already. Often, those doing the trafficking are people no one would think would be in that position. They can be neighbors, community members, coworkers.

“There’s Continue reading “Speaking of Women Event Takes on Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking”

Easton Authors Talk Shop over Coffee

Elise Broach and Alisha Gorder met up recently under the outdoor dining tent at the Easton Village Store to talk about writing and publishing, and to enjoy the late summer weather.

Broach — a prolific and award-winning author of children’s and young adult fiction — and Gorder — Continue reading “Easton Authors Talk Shop over Coffee”

Caprio Steps Down as Republican Registrar

Vincent Caprio, the Republican registrar of voters, tendered his resignation Sept. 1 due to health reasons. He will continue to serve until Sept. 8. His intention was to complete the rest of his term. But when he was in the hospital last week, his doctor recommended he sit in a chair Continue reading “Caprio Steps Down as Republican Registrar”

Two Firefighters Injured Responding to House Fire

Two firefighters were treated on the scene after responding to and extinguishing a fire this morning on Honeysuckle Hill Lane in Easton.

The Easton Police Department received a 911 call at 8 o’clock from the homeowner, reporting smoke in the residence, according to Police Chief Continue reading “Two Firefighters Injured Responding to House Fire”

Bracing for a Wild Day of Weather from Tropical Storm Isaias

A tornado watch is in effect for Fairfield County until 2:15. Numerous trees are down with wires all over town, Police Chief Richard Doyle said as of 1:55 p.m.

“I advise everyone to stay home or get to shelter,” Doyle said. “All emergency services are fully staffed.” 

Doyle Continue reading “Bracing for a Wild Day of Weather from Tropical Storm Isaias”

Easton Prepares for Tropical Storm Isaias

Police Chief Richard Doyle this morning met with Fire Chief Steve Waugh, and officials from Easton Emergency Medical Services and the Public Works Department to prepare for Tropical Storm Isaias’s arrival in the local area tomorrow, Tuesday.

Doyle, who is also Easton’s emergency Continue reading “Easton Prepares for Tropical Storm Isaias”

Easton 175th Drive-in Movie Nets Memories, United Way Donation

The Easton 175th Committee heeded the advice of the Easton Park and Recreation Department and went ahead with its first event Friday night, despite a somewhat questionable weather forecast.

Park and Rec staff have experience in these matters, and the decision worked out well, Continue reading “Easton 175th Drive-in Movie Nets Memories, United Way Donation”