July 4th Holiday Message

The much anticipated July 4th weekend was evident yesterday at Easton’s busy farm stands and in neighboring supermarket parking lots, where crowds were stocking up for family get-togethers and celebrations.

In these challenging times, rocked by economic hardships and political Continue reading “July 4th Holiday Message”

Courier Wins 16 Awards for Excellence from Society of Professional Journalists

The Easton Courier has received 16 regional awards for “Excellence in Journalism” from the Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) for its 2021 news coverage. The SPJ is the oldest organization representing professional journalists in the United States with over Continue reading “Courier Wins 16 Awards for Excellence from Society of Professional Journalists”

A Final ‘Toodeloo!’ to the Class of ’22

Joel Barlow High School’s senior class president Benjamin Fligelman delivered a final enthusiastic and upbeat “toodeloo!” to fellow graduates on Monday to mark the end of a tumultuous four years for the Barlow Class of 2022. “Toodeloo!” had become Fligelman’s signature sign-off after Continue reading “A Final ‘Toodeloo!’ to the Class of ’22”

Vincent Caprio Takes Part in 9/11 Survivor and Responder Event

As a 9/11 survivor and responder, Vince Caprio of Easton said he was privileged to be part of a recent commemoration to mark the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks on America. VOICES Center for Resiliency invited members of the 9/11 community to participate in a solemn Continue reading “Vincent Caprio Takes Part in 9/11 Survivor and Responder Event”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update 6/3/22

Good afternoon,

The COVID numbers continue to bounce around with most of the towns in the state well into the red range. Hospitalizations seem to be dropping suggesting that this wave may be past its peak.

Wednesday night we held a flag raising ceremony to Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Don’t Forget! June Is Dog Licensing Month

It’s that time again. Eastonites have the month of June to obtain or renew dog licenses.

Below are licensing instructions from Debbie Szegedi, Town Clerk:

Dog License Renewals

Dog license renewals for the 2022-2023 licensing year begin on June 1, 2022. You may purchase your Continue reading “Don’t Forget! June Is Dog Licensing Month”

Special Town Meeting Tonight at Samuel Staples Elementary School

A Special Town Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 31 at 7 p.m. at Samuel Staples Elementary School, 515 Morehouse Road.

The full text of the official notice filed by the town clerk is included below:

More information about the meeting can be accessed at the following link Continue reading “Special Town Meeting Tonight at Samuel Staples Elementary School”

Easton in the Service—A Memorial Day Tribute

Note from Easton Courier editors: As we continue to honor and mourn those who have died while serving in the United States armed forces – and in light of Easton’s Memorial Day tribute to those who served during the Vietnam War – the Courier is featuring two previously published articles, Continue reading “Easton in the Service—A Memorial Day Tribute”

Easton Pride Kicks Off Pride Month with Three Events on June 1 

Easton Pride is happy to announce three events planned for June 1, the first day of Pride Month. 

At 4: 30 pm there will be Pride Story Time for all ages at the Easton Public Library in the community room. Stories will be read and crafts made. Registration is required at the following Continue reading “Easton Pride Kicks Off Pride Month with Three Events on June 1 “

Affordable Housing Plan Public Hearing Thursday, May 26

A public hearing on the latest draft affordable housing plan is scheduled for Thursday, May 26 at 7:00 p.m. at Samuel Staples Elementary School.

According to a flyer posted on the Town of Easton website, “The Town of Easton is preparing an affordable housing plan as required by Continue reading “Affordable Housing Plan Public Hearing Thursday, May 26”

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