Missing Tortoise: Have You Seen Cubbie?

Blue Button Farm folks have lost their beloved African Tiger Tortoise. She escaped from her pen yesterday and was last seen on Everett Road near the corner of Sherwood Road.

Her worried family asks area residents to be on the lookout for Cubbie. If you find her, please call 203-261-0477 Continue reading “Missing Tortoise: Have You Seen Cubbie?”

Oral History Project at the Easton Public Library

As part of Easton’s 175th Anniversary celebration, the Easton Public Library is hosting an Oral History Project. The purpose of the project is to preserve the town’s history as seen through the eyes of its residents and to celebrate the histories and accomplishments of those who Continue reading “Oral History Project at the Easton Public Library”

The Girl in the Blue Calico Dress

Something a little different for this week’s History Corner:

It’s that time of year again. Autumn is here and with Halloween approaching, memories of old ghost stories are sparked by the winds that whistle gently through the falling leaves during the chilling evening hours of Continue reading “The Girl in the Blue Calico Dress”

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”

Finding Solace in an Uncommonly Stressful Time

As children start school again, parents return to their jobs or struggle to figure out online learning for children while trying to balance that with their work schedule, stress levels may be quickly rising through the roof.

This would be a perfect opportunity to remember self-care. Continue reading “Finding Solace in an Uncommonly Stressful Time”

Speaking of Women Event Takes on Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking

Every community thinks sexual exploitation and trafficking can’t happen here. Not only can it happen, but it’s happening already. Often, those doing the trafficking are people no one would think would be in that position. They can be neighbors, community members, coworkers.

“There’s Continue reading “Speaking of Women Event Takes on Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking”

J&L Orchids Bloom in Easton

When thinking about Easton’s agricultural bounty, certain crops are plentiful and in high demand: tomatoes, corn and greens in summer; apples, pumpkins and Christmas trees in fall. Orchids do not make the top 10 list, but maybe they should.

A bit off the beaten path, J&L Orchids Continue reading “J&L Orchids Bloom in Easton”

Take Your Best Shot: Easton Arts Council Annual Photo Contest Wants Your Pictures

Exciting news for all photographers! The Easton Arts Council’s Annual Photography Contest is easier to enter than ever. Of course, we are going virtual this year, which translates into more time for taking great pictures and less time to worry about framing and other steps to get Continue reading “Take Your Best Shot: Easton Arts Council Annual Photo Contest Wants Your Pictures”

Easton Authors Talk Shop over Coffee

Elise Broach and Alisha Gorder met up recently under the outdoor dining tent at the Easton Village Store to talk about writing and publishing, and to enjoy the late summer weather.

Broach — a prolific and award-winning author of children’s and young adult fiction — and Gorder — Continue reading “Easton Authors Talk Shop over Coffee”

Sunday Nature Walk: Rabbits of New England

While many different species of birds prepare to fly south for the winter, rabbits such as the eastern cottontail (Sylvilagus floridanus) and the New England cottontail (Sylvilagus transitionalis), stays put during the long winter months. Both of these rabbits are among the most Continue reading “Sunday Nature Walk: Rabbits of New England”