Conversations with the Irrepressible Dolly Curtis

Pretty much anyone who knows Dolly, and most in Easton do, knows that there are no short stop-and-chats with her.  The conversations will be long and Dolly will do most of the talking. Sometimes a listener will wonder where she’s going when she embarks on a magical mystery tour of Continue reading “Conversations with the Irrepressible Dolly Curtis”

Easton Votes; Polls Close at 8 P.M.

A crisp spring day and an unusual interest in two referendum questions brought a steady stream of voters to Samuel Staples Elementary School shortly after the polls opened at 6 a.m.

One of the much debated items will determine whether or not to join the Westport Weston Health Continue reading “Easton Votes; Polls Close at 8 P.M.”

In Search of Grace

One morning last week I walked past our empty family room where someone had left a television on and I overheard the words: “Shouldn’t there be a hunger for grace?” The words were uttered by a young journalist of Asian descent, Cat Rakowski. Funny how inspiration can come from the Continue reading “In Search of Grace”

Power Failures Hit Easton

Due to high winds, there are two separate power outages in town according to United Illuminating’s website. At present, 597 homes ( 20.09% of UI customers) are without power.

Easton Police Chief Richard Doyle reported there are downed wires on Maple Road, Church Road and Knollcrest. Continue reading “Power Failures Hit Easton”

Easton Police Log March 1 – March 7

143 Incident Reports Logged

7          9-1-1 Error / Transfer

0          Accidents

6          Aided Cases

14        Alarm / Fire Calls

2          Animal Calls

12        Assistance / All Other / K9 Assist

3          Consults With An Officer

0          Criminal Mischief / Property Damage

1          Dumping/Littering

2          Erratic Driver Reported

Continue reading “Easton Police Log March 1 – March 7”

Easton Police Log Feb. 22 – Feb. 28

114 Incident Reports Logged

10        9-1-1 Error / Transfer

0          Accidents

6          Aided Cases

9          Alarm / Fire Calls

12        Animal Calls

14        Assistance / All Other / K9 Assist

0          Consults With An Officer

0          Criminal Mischief / Property Damage

0          Dumping / Littering

2          Erratic Driver Reported

Continue reading “Easton Police Log Feb. 22 – Feb. 28”

The Courier Celebrates a Leap Day Birthday

Those born on leap day, February 29, are called “leapsters.” The Easton Courier was born on this date one year ago, sharing the distinction with Gioachino Rossini, a fellow leapster born in 1792. He of course composed the famous William Tell Overture made more famous by “The Lone Continue reading “The Courier Celebrates a Leap Day Birthday”

Easton Police Log Feb. 15 – Feb. 21

121 Incident Reports Logged

9          9-1-1 Error / Transfer

3          Accidents

9          Aided Cases

9          Alarm / Fire Calls

3          Animal Calls

14        Assistance / All Other / K9 Assist

2          Consults With An Officer

0          Criminal Mischief Continue reading “Easton Police Log Feb. 15 – Feb. 21”

Citizens For Easton Anniversary Cookbook Debuts

It’s here! The long-awaited CFE Cookbook is now available.

Many Easton traditions were undermined by the Covid-19 pandemic last year and one of the most popular, the Citizens for Easton (CFE) Farm Tour, was among them. A popular draw on the second Saturday in August, the event Continue reading “Citizens For Easton Anniversary Cookbook Debuts”

Easton Police Log Feb. 8 – Feb. 14

105 Incident Reports Logged

5          9-1-1 Error / Transfer

2          Accidents

11        Aided Cases

13        Alarm / Fire Calls

4          Animal Calls

12        Assistance / All Other / K9 Assist

0          Consults With An Officer

0          Criminal Mischief Continue reading “Easton Police Log Feb. 8 – Feb. 14”

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