Back Yard Beekeepers Association Presents Raina Jain

Raina Jain

Join Connecticut’s Back Yard Beekeepers Association for an in-person (or Zoom) presentation on May 24 at 7:30 p.m. at the Norfield Congregational Church in Weston. In keeping with the club’s mission statement, “to provide our membership with a forum for sharing knowledge Continue reading “Back Yard Beekeepers Association Presents Raina Jain”

Nothing Lasts Forever

One of the most difficult parts of the otherwise pleasant job of being an official town historian is being called upon to evaluate and offer recommendations on historic structures where the owner has requested a demolition permit. Age notwithstanding, some buildings are obviously Continue reading “Nothing Lasts Forever”

Take the Pollinator Pledge–Bees and Butterflies Will Thank You

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 People and Lands of Christ Church Easton 

Article 7: Connecticut, the “Georgia of New England” and Fairfield County, the “Georgia of Connecticut”

(A note from the author: please forgive the delay in this series publication due to personal and professional demands. This will be the first of three articles to conclude the Continue reading “The People and Lands of Christ Church Easton “

Frog Frolic Festival Features Live Music, Food, Fun

The Mark Twain Library heralds the return of the Frog Frolic after a three-year hiatus due to the pandemic. The fun-filled family festival is making its triumphant return on Saturday, May 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Redding Community Center, 37 Lonetown Road in Redding. Many Continue reading “Frog Frolic Festival Features Live Music, Food, Fun”

Joel Barlow Girls Lacrosse Having Another Winning Season

The Joel Barlow Falcons girls varsity lacrosse team fell short of the state championship last season by one goal against Guilford High School, but that hasn’t stopped them from having a successful 2022 season. As they head into the final games of the regular season, the Falcons are Continue reading “Joel Barlow Girls Lacrosse Having Another Winning Season”

‘Keepers of the Blue’ Released Online

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.

“Keepers Continue reading “‘Keepers of the Blue’ Released Online”

Thousands of Dollars Raised to Support Ukraine at Local Event

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”

The DP Children – Innocent Casualties of War

Part of the Historical Society of Easton’s “Immigrants in Easton” series.

It usually begins with a question. This week’s article was sparked by an inquiry on the Growing Up in Easton page on Facebook.

“My husband remembers a Ukrainian exchange student who attended Samuel Staples Continue reading “The DP Children – Innocent Casualties of War”

Rain, Rain, Go Away!!

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!!”

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