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”

Route 58 Reopened; Snow In the Forecast

The Easton Police Department informed the Courier at approximately 3 p.m. that Route 58 is open and roads are passable. “Road conditions were the worst I’ve seen in 15-20 years,” said Easton Police Chief Richard Doyle. “I thank the Easton Fire Department and Easton EMS for their Continue reading “Route 58 Reopened; Snow In the Forecast”

Hundreds Turn Out for Covid Test Kits

It looked more like Black Friday at Best Buy. Cars were lined up before 5 p.m. today so residents could get two Covid test kits. Despite the frigid temperatures, the distribution process went smoothly for those who were lucky enough to get their kits before supplies ran out.

Two-Hour Delay for ER9 Schools on Monday

Superintendent McKinnon sent the following announcement today about the start of ER9 schools on Monday, Jan. 3:

Dear Families, 

I hope this email finds you well. There will be a 2-hour delay to all schools tomorrow for students. Staff will report to work at their regular time. Continue reading “Two-Hour Delay for ER9 Schools on Monday”

Home Covid-19 Test Distribution Rescheduled

Residents May Pick Up Monday, Jan. 3 at 6 p.m. at SSES


First Selectman David Bindelglass has issued the following statement about arrival of home test kits for the town of Easton:

As many of you are aware, there has been a fair amount of confusion about the availability of Continue reading “Home Covid-19 Test Distribution Rescheduled”

Covid-19 Test Kit Distribution Canceled

In a press release issued today from Easton Police Chief Richard Doyle, the test kit distribution scheduled for tomorrow, Dec. 30 at Samuel Staples Elementary School has been canceled. Gov. Ned Lamont indicated that there were shipping and warehouse delays outside of the state’s Continue reading “Covid-19 Test Kit Distribution Canceled”

CANCELED: Easton Will Distribute Home Covid-19 Tests on Thursday

Residents May Pick Up Kits Thursday, Dec. 30 at SSES

The Town of Easton will make Covid-19 home test kits available, but supplies are limited. Distribution will take place at Samuel Staples Elementary School in the rear parking lot at 515 Morehouse Road from 12 – 3 p.m. or until Continue reading “CANCELED: Easton Will Distribute Home Covid-19 Tests on Thursday”

Don’t Forget the Red Cross Blood Drive

The Easton Town Library and the Congregational Church of Easton are cosponsoring a blood drive with the American Red Cross on Dec. 28 from 11 a.m. to 4  p.m. in the Easton Library Community Room.

Support is needed for this event. Our hospitals are in desperate need of blood this Continue reading “Don’t Forget the Red Cross Blood Drive”

Easton NewsBits From Town Hall

Updated 11/21/2021

  • The numbers for Covid have ticked up some so Easton is at a rate of 9.5 per 100,000 for the weeks ending Nov. 13. This does not mean any changes, but it is a reminder that the pandemic isn’t over yet.