Year in Review 2020:The Courier Thanks…

The Easton Courier would be remiss if we didn’t acknowledge the varied and thought-provoking contributions from our columnists and community writers, who observed life in Easton from many perspectives. Bruce Nelson, Tomas Koeck, Gale Papageorge, Robert LaValle, and Dr. Richard Lechtenberg Continue reading “Year in Review 2020:The Courier Thanks…”

Easton Agencies Collaborate on Winter Event Series

To celebrate the Town’s 175th anniversary, the Easton Public Library, Easton Park & Recreation Department, and the Easton Community Center have pooled their resources to plan a winter event series for all ages, beginning in January. All programs will be virtual.

The first event Continue reading “Easton Agencies Collaborate on Winter Event Series”

Resilience and Unity Mark Easton’s 175th Anniversary

The year 2020 will be memorable for many reasons. It will likely appear in history textbooks with a negative slant due to the outbreak of Covid-19. The town of Easton, however, was determined not to let anything dampen its spirits this year as it celebrated its 175th anniversary.

Continue reading “Resilience and Unity Mark Easton’s 175th Anniversary”

Vote For Easton Park and Rec Holiday Favorites

Join Easton Park and Recreation in its Holiday Favorite’s Brackets. Help find Easton’s favorite Holiday Movie and Holiday Song. Easton residents and employees are urged to participate.

Get your vote in by emailing by each Friday through Dec 25. 

Winners Continue reading “Vote For Easton Park and Rec Holiday Favorites”

Nature’s Heroes

The universal struggle of “man against nature” has existed since the dawn of modern society. Countless pieces of literature and art showcase epic tales of survival and conflict, and stories and depictions of adventures and battles with the creatures that dwell in the wilds.

Given Continue reading “Nature’s Heroes”

Library Plans Winter Art Show Fundraiser

The Easton Public Library is gearing up for an Art Show Fundraiser in early 2021 to benefit the Children’s Expansion Fund. Library Director Lynn Zaffino was recently approached by Keri English-Giddes, Founder/Director of the Easton Arts Center and Owner of LaLaPicasso LLC. English-Giddes Continue reading “Library Plans Winter Art Show Fundraiser”

Park & Rec Disputes Proposed Field Maintenance Change

The Park & Recreation Department would like to respond to a recent article in the Easton Courier presented by Andy Kachele from the Board of Finance, who believes that the field maintenance side of Park & Rec should be moved to DPW. Members of the Board of Finance are stating this Continue reading “Park & Rec Disputes Proposed Field Maintenance Change”

Gilbertown Cemetery Becomes a Time Capsule to Celebrate Easton’s 175th

Local residents were treated to a walk through history Oct. 24 as local historian Frank Pagliaro led a tour of the 252-year-old historic Gilbertown Cemetery.

The event, which is a part of Easton’s continuing 175th Anniversary celebrations, began in the brisk morning at 10:30 a.m. Continue reading “Gilbertown Cemetery Becomes a Time Capsule to Celebrate Easton’s 175th”

Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 9/25/2020

Good evening,           

I am happy to report that the Town of Easton continues to weather the pandemic and unlike so many other districts we have been able to keep our schools open. Our numbers remain good even after Labor Day Weekend with the town party Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Drive-in Trivia Night Is Friday, Aug. 14

Come out and enjoy another fun event for Easton’s 175th Anniversary celebrations!  Drive-in Trivia Night is geared for all ages.  This will be a socially distanced community event to remember.

Pack up the kids, snacks and download the app, then head down to Samuel Staples Elementary Continue reading “Drive-in Trivia Night Is Friday, Aug. 14”