Heroines of Civil Rights Movement Tell Their Stories

Community Groups To Hold Virtual Discussion

A bi-partisan coalition of community groups from Easton, Redding, and Weston will present a virtual panel discussion, “Unsung Heroines: Women of the Civil Rights Movement.”

The virtual discussion with the Civil Rights heroines will Continue reading “Heroines of Civil Rights Movement Tell Their Stories”

Obituary: Daniel John Cruson III, 75

Daniel John Cruson III

Dan Cruson — historian, educator, and author — passed away with his family by his side on February 21, 2021 at Regional Hospice in Danbury after a prolonged illness. Dan was born December 6, 1945 in New London, CT to Daniel Cruson Jr. and Brenda Getchell Continue reading “Obituary: Daniel John Cruson III, 75”

Virtual Discussion Examines Meaning of Democracy

The Mark Twain Library and the Redding League of Women Voters, in association with the Easton Public Library, will present “Conversations: Truth, Myth & Democracy.”

William Jelani Cobb — Peter Morenus/UConn Photo

The virtual discussion between historian Dr. Jelani Cobb and philosopher Continue reading “Virtual Discussion Examines Meaning of Democracy”

American Democracy Under Siege: Party Polarization and Political Extremism

The public is invited to attend a free virtual panel discussion this evening, Tuesday, Feb. 23 from 7-8 p.m. organized by the College of Arts and Sciences at Sacred Heart University. The panel includes state Senator Tony Hwang, a Republican, who represents Easton, Fairfield, Newtown, Continue reading “American Democracy Under Siege: Party Polarization and Political Extremism”

Call for Entries for Young Artists’ Online Show

Easton Arts Council announces its Annual Youth Art Show will be online this year running for the month of March which is National Youth Art Month. The exhibit opens on Feb. 28, giving all young folks ages 4 to 18 a venue to display their creative talents. Entries will be accepted Continue reading “Call for Entries for Young Artists’ Online Show”

Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 2/19/2021

Good afternoon, 

Ah, winter in Easton. While we are all getting a little tired of it, there is no denying that the recent snowfalls highlight the true beauty of our town. As winter has its grip on us and COVID has us all fatigued, it is very important to Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Easton Skier Dies at Stowe Mountain in Vermont

Arthur Powers, Jr., 60, of Easton died suddenly on Monday, Feb. 15, while skiing in Stowe, Vermont. 

Known for having a comedic actor’s sense of humor and drama, Art was an inventor and manufacturer of state-of-the-art outdoor speakers who designed music systems for 40 years. He Continue reading “Easton Skier Dies at Stowe Mountain in Vermont”

Freedom Riders Retell Their Civil Rights Story

On 60th Anniversary of the Historic Interstate Bus Rides

Joan Browning, Dion Diamond and Charles Person were college students when they rode interstate buses into the segregated southern states in 1961. The Civil Rights movement was gathering momentum during a period in which Black Continue reading “Freedom Riders Retell Their Civil Rights Story”

The Media and the Capitol Insurrection: Virtual Panel Discussion Tonight at 7 p.m.

The public is invited to attend a free virtual panel discussion this evening, Tuesday, Feb. 16, from 7-8 p.m. organized by the College of Arts and Sciences at Sacred Heart University. The panel includes a civil rights legal professional and media professionals who have contributed Continue reading “The Media and the Capitol Insurrection: Virtual Panel Discussion Tonight at 7 p.m.”

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