Samuel Staples Elementary School will host a kindergarten orientation on Tuesday, June 7 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the school located at 515 Morehouse Road. Parents will listen to a presentation given by Principal Kimberly Fox Santora and children will meet the kindergarten staff, Continue reading “Samuel Staples Elementary School to Host Kindergarten Orientation on June 7”
“$600 Million in Tax Cuts in CT State Budget” – that will be the headline message the partisan Democratic legislature and Governor Lamont will repeat over and over again to celebrate this election year budget adjustment! But after a thorough research and analysis of the budget – Continue reading “Op-Ed: A Measured and Cautious Analysis of the State Budget Adjustment”
The Easton Garden Club is encouraging gardeners to take the “Pollinator Pledge” by planting pesticide-free and native pollinator-friendly plants, all food sources for bees, butterflies, hummingbirds and other pollinators.
The pollinator-friendly plants are not only food for a range Continue reading “Take the Pollinator Pledge–Bees and Butterflies Will Thank You”
The latest Covid numbers continue to rise and are affecting our schools and businesses. Again, this is a legitimate surge with a very contagious virus, but still fortunately not causing a great deal of severe illness or hospitalizations. Nonetheless, catching Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”
Now that the vote on the sale of the South Park property has passed, I want to address some information that you received prior to the referendum in a leaflet delivered to every mailbox in Easton. The leaflet was lengthy and included a number of issues that I would like to clarify. Continue reading “Op-Ed: Bindelglass Explains Role of METROCOG”
Sex, consensual or involuntary, may lead to pregnancy. In humans, the individual carrying the eggs that may be fertilized during sexual contact is the female. The male contribution is a microscopic packet of genes that account for less than half of the total complement of genetic Continue reading “Column: 1950s Reboot”
The latest film from the Courier’s “Sunday Nature Walk” columnist Tomas Koeck has been released online via YouTube. Keepers of the Blue previously premiered at the Bridgeport Discovery Museum and had its theatrical release at the Sacred Heart University Community Theatre.
A steady flow of Eastonites turned out for a successful fundraiser for the people of Ukraine held at the Ashlar-Aspetuck Lodge on April 10. The event was organized by local residents Gale and John Papageorge, and the venue and coffee were generously donated by Eric Farrell and his Continue reading “Thousands of Dollars Raised to Support Ukraine at Local Event”
Saturday looks like a washout for the clean-up at Union. If it’s wet Saturday morning, pour yourself an extra cup of coffee, read the latest in the Courier, drive over to the Firehouse Green, buy some plants from the wonderful ladies at the Easton Garden Club, and then rest up for Continue reading “Rain, Rain, Go Away!!”
The COVID numbers seem to be worsening fairly rapidly. For the week ending April 30th, the rate is 47.5 per 100,000 with 34 new cases in Easton. That is certainly an understated number given the number of home tests. What seems to be happening Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”