Town of Easton Receives Support from United Way of Coastal Fairfield County

Grant and Masks to Help Residents Affected by Covid Pandemic Fallout

United Way of Coastal Fairfield County (UWCFC) has awarded the Town of Easton a grant to support residents impacted by the Covid-19 crisis, along with a supply of gift cards and KN95 protective face masks.  Presentation Continue reading “Town of Easton Receives Support from United Way of Coastal Fairfield County”

State Rep. Tony Scott Announces Run for Re-election in Newly Redrawn 112th District

Tony Scott is the State Representative for the 112th District, which now includes parts of Easton and Trumbull based on the state’s newly drawn redistricting map approved last year by a bipartisan panel composed of state lawmakers. Scott now represents almost 50% (3,588 people) of Easton.

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The Center for Family Justice Receives Grant for Crisis Services

The Center for Family Justice has received a $30,000 grant from Fairfield County’s Community Foundation to help the nonprofit provide crisis and supportive services to victims of domestic and sexual violence and child abuse in the Greater Bridgeport area including Easton.

The funds from Continue reading “The Center for Family Justice Receives Grant for Crisis Services”

State House Redistricting Map Means Change for Many Easton Voters

An altered Connecticut House of Representatives district map approved in November by the Bipartisan Reapportionment Commission of the Connecticut General Assembly will reshape the composition of the 112th House District.

Currently, the 112th District includes Monroe and part of Continue reading “State House Redistricting Map Means Change for Many Easton Voters”

Obituary: William “Bill” Kearney, 69

William “Bill” Kearney, 1952-2022

William (Bill) Kearney, 69, of Easton, beloved husband of Carolyn (Schede) Kearney, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 13, 2022. Bill was born on August 7, 1952 in Yonkers, N.Y. and was the son of the late William Kearney and Dorothy (Fallon) Continue reading “Obituary: William “Bill” Kearney, 69”

Eastonites Rally Around Missing Dog Later Found Asleep on Couch

Mako, a mini Goldendoodle who spent two days and nights missing outside in the freezing cold, surprised his family when he turned up asleep on the couch.

“He slipped through a door left open by a crack and we found him on the couch,” said Barbara Powell. Mako is Powell’s son’s Continue reading “Eastonites Rally Around Missing Dog Later Found Asleep on Couch”

Ousted Republican Town Committee Members Petitioning for Primary

Newly ousted members of the Easton Republican Town Committee are collecting signatures to force a primary to regain their two-year seats.

The petition for a primary follows the ERTC’s caucus held on Jan. 4 at Samuel Staples Elementary School, during which many longtime committee Continue reading “Ousted Republican Town Committee Members Petitioning for Primary”

Update: Covid Test Kits Available at 3 P.M. Today at SSES

Test kits will be distributed at 3 p.m. today, Jan. 8, 2022 at Samuel Staples Elementary School. Morehouse Road will be blocked at Banks Road.

For those who missed out last week, the Town of Easton has been able to secure approximately 400 additional test kits.

First Selectman Continue reading “Update: Covid Test Kits Available at 3 P.M. Today at SSES”

Easton Police Issue Weather Warnings

A winter advisory is in effect from midnight tonight until noon tomorrow when 4 to 6 inches of snow are expected. As a result, there is a snow emergency parking ban during and after the storm to allow Public Works to fully clear the roads. Residents should use caution if it is necessary Continue reading “Easton Police Issue Weather Warnings”

Easton Conservation Commission Member Honored for Decades of Service

Steve Corti, a long-time member of the Easton Conservation Commission, was honored for his many years of tireless service.

Long-time Easton Conservation Commission member Steve Corti was honored on December 30 for his decades of service on the commission with a plaque attached Continue reading “Easton Conservation Commission Member Honored for Decades of Service”

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