Hughes Joins Legislators Nationwide in Support for Abortion Rights

State Rep. Anne Hughes (D-Easton/Redding/Weston) has joined with hundreds of legislators nationwide in support of reproductive health, rights, and justice.

With help and support from the State Innovation Exchange Reproductive Freedom Leadership Council,  Hughes and a network of Continue reading “Hughes Joins Legislators Nationwide in Support for Abortion Rights”

Lakeview Orchards in Easton Preserved as Farmland

State and Town Partnership Protects Historic 37-acre Farm

Connecticut Farmland Trust (CFT) and Connecticut Department of Agriculture (CT DoAg) announced the preservation of Lakeview Orchards, a historic 37-acre farm in the town of Easton. The farm was preserved in collaboration Continue reading “Lakeview Orchards in Easton Preserved as Farmland”

Longed-for Long Weekends: Litchfield County, Cornwall

Western Connecticut Tourism District

Longed-for Long Weekends: Litchfield County, Cornwall, is co-written by Michelle Falcone of Easton, secretary on the Executive Committee for the Western Connecticut Tourism District (WCTD) and Stacy Lytwyn, Easton resident and CT guidebook author. Continue reading “Longed-for Long Weekends: Litchfield County, Cornwall”

Longed-for Long Weekends: Litchfield County, Salisbury

Western Connecticut Tourism District

Longed-for Long Weekends: Litchfield County, Salisbury, is co-written by Michelle Falcone of Easton, secretary on the Executive Committee for the Western Connecticut Tourism District (WCTD) and Stacy Lytwyn, Easton resident and CT guidebook Continue reading “Longed-for Long Weekends: Litchfield County, Salisbury”

Hemp Farm Proposed for South Park Avenue Site

Easton might soon be growing its own premium, commercial hemp. Easton residents Jeff Becker and Dwight Senior and two professional partners have proposed a small-plot farming venture on an acre of town-owned property at 22 South Park Avenue. 

The enterprise, Easton Grows LLC, would Continue reading “Hemp Farm Proposed for South Park Avenue Site”

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”

Richard J. Colangelo Jr. Reappointed Chief State’s Attorney

Kevin D. Lawlor Reappointed Deputy Chief State’s Attorney for Operations

The Honorable Andrew J. McDonald, Chair of the Criminal Justice Commission, announced today that the Commission has reappointed Richard J. Colangelo, Jr., as Chief State’s Attorney and reappointed Kevin D. Continue reading “Richard J. Colangelo Jr. Reappointed Chief State’s Attorney”

Longed-for Long Weekends: Fairfield County, Norwalk and Danbury

The state’s lift on most of the COVID-19-related restrictions means a new appreciation for the rise in temperatures. This reality becomes more clear as traffic swells and many weekend warriors take the plunge from their homes’ safety nests into backyard exploration. You don’t have Continue reading “Longed-for Long Weekends: Fairfield County, Norwalk and Danbury”

Finance Board OKs Design Funds for Pathway

The proposed multi-use pathway on Sport Hill Road is on the agenda for tonight’s Board of Selectman meeting following a 4-2 vote by he Board of Finance to approve $80,000 for preliminary design, pending taxpayer approval.

Expenditures of $20,000 or more must be approved by voters Continue reading “Finance Board OKs Design Funds for Pathway”

Longed-for Long Weekends: Fairfield County, Stratford

After months of living through the uncertainties of a global health crisis and a life-changing pandemic, isn’t it time to pause? Sometimes all you need is a long weekend escape to push the reset button. 

One “shore” way to restore and unwind is to reserve a room at Stratford’s Continue reading “Longed-for Long Weekends: Fairfield County, Stratford”

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