Easton Neighbors Form New Community Group

This Is Easton. is a new community group formed by Easton neighbors to “foster community and engage in meaningful and respectful conversations to recognize and understand our differences and celebrate our common values so we can continue to cultivate a safe and welcoming town.”

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Special Town Meeting Set for September 13

The Board of Selectmen formally called a Special Town Meeting for Monday, Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. at Samuel Staples Elementary School.

The meeting will include discussion and action on the following items:

Op-Ed: South Park Advisory Committee Final Report

At the next Board of Selectmen meeting I will officially make public the final report of the South Park Avenue Advisory Committee. It is a well-reasoned and well thought out report which the selectmen will consider as we move forward with the potential disposition of the South Park Continue reading “Op-Ed: South Park Advisory Committee Final Report”

Easton Democrats Endorse Slate for November Election

Proven Leadership Plus New Energy

The Easton Democratic Town Committee (EDTC) on July 27 unanimously and enthusiastically endorsed 16 candidates for municipal office. The slate includes incumbents with valuable experience as well as new residents who understand the importance of Continue reading “Easton Democrats Endorse Slate for November Election”

Easton Republicans Endorse Candidates for November

Easton Republicans formally endorsed their slate of candidates for the November municipal election during their caucus on July 22 at the Easton Public Library.

Jeff Parker is the party’s candidate for first selectman. Parker announced his candidacy and filed the paperwork to run Continue reading “Easton Republicans Endorse Candidates for November”

Center for Family Justice Honors Band Central for Community Philanthropy

The Center for Family Justice has named Band Central, a local nonprofit dedicated to using the engaging power of live musical performances to support Fairfield County charities, as the recipient of its 2021 Community Partner of the Year Award.

This is an honor CFJ bestows annually Continue reading “Center for Family Justice Honors Band Central for Community Philanthropy”

Easton 175th Anniversary Celebration Concluding Thoughts

This past year, I have had the pleasure of chairing the committee that organized the celebration of the 175th anniversary of the founding of the town of Easton. I won’t recite the history of the town here, but I encourage residents to learn about how Easton came to be. Basic information Continue reading “Easton 175th Anniversary Celebration Concluding Thoughts”

Charity Motorcycle Ride and Classic Car Show Aug. 21

Easton EMS Invites All to Join in the Festivities

This year marks the 75th anniversary for the Easton Volunteer Emergency Medical Service. It’s only fitting to celebrate the milestone with a new tradition. That’s how Andrew Acosta, a member of the EMS board of trustees, sees it. Continue reading “Charity Motorcycle Ride and Classic Car Show Aug. 21”

Pride Flag Flies at Easton Town Hall

The Pride celebrations in Easton kicked off with a flag raising ceremony. Events honoring the LGBTQ+ community will continue through the weekend.

About 75 LGBTQ+ community members and supporters met in front of Town Hall for the second annual Pride flag raising in observance of Continue reading “Pride Flag Flies at Easton Town Hall”

Easton Celebrates Juneteenth at Morehouse Park

Easton held its second Juneteenth celebration this year, hosted by the Easton Diversity & Inclusion Task Force (EDIT). This year’s event focused on teaching attendees about the history of the day and more broadly about the African diaspora. The African diaspora refers to the “mass Continue reading “Easton Celebrates Juneteenth at Morehouse Park”