Highlights from the Courier 6/29/20 – 7/5/20

In case you missed it, check out some of the articles below posted in the Easton Courier in the past week, from Monday, June 29 to Sunday, July 5.

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Morehouse Fields

Morehouse Field For Easton Residents Only — Photo courtesy of Allen Sullivan

To the Editor:

Watching the CNN Covid 19 map flame ever redder and redder as the pandemic cases burn higher and higher through more Continue reading “Morehouse Fields”

Easton Observes Independence Day

If there could be only one word to describe Eastonites, it would be “independent.”

So on this Independence Day, so bleak in many other parts of the nation, residents can and should celebrate this holiday with an abundance of pride.

By dint of self-restraint and respect for others, Continue reading “Easton Observes Independence Day”

The Politics of Masking

As many of us return to work and life in our Connecticut communities, we are continuing to face a new set of social expectations regarding health and safety as Covid-19 cases subside locally. Recommended measures still include social distancing and self quarantine if exposed, and Continue reading “The Politics of Masking”

First Selectman Bindelglass Answers Flag Protocol Questions

I am proud that Easton raised the Pride flag last weekend. Many other towns and states have done so, and it is a clear expression of the very American values of equality, liberty, justice and the pursuit of happiness for an historically marginalized group. Regarding some feedback Continue reading “First Selectman Bindelglass Answers Flag Protocol Questions”

Highlights from the Courier, 6/22/20 -6/28/20

In case you missed it, check out some of the articles below posted in the Easton Courier in the past week, from Monday, June 22 to Sunday, June 28.

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The New Easton Courier at Four Months: A Model for Innovative Community Journalism

Little did anyone know that Easton, Conn. could be a model for the nation. Since “going live” on February 29—four months ago today—EastonCourier.news has published more than 390 articles.

The new digital publication filled a hole in the local news landscape just before the Covid-19 Continue reading “The New Easton Courier at Four Months: A Model for Innovative Community Journalism”

Easton Cookbook Heating Up

To commemorate Easton’s 175th anniversary, Citizens for Easton will produce a compendium of treasured recipes featuring locally sourced products from Easton’s farms. The decision was made when plans for the annual CFE Farm Tour were cancelled.

CFE is seeking family recipes and Continue reading “Easton Cookbook Heating Up”

Bringing Clean Drinking Water to a Thirsty World

Inside the tidy houses that line Easton’s country roads, local residents pursue a wide-ranging mix of occupations, opening windows on the world beyond the safe harbor of their home offices.

More people than ever run their business and professional practices out of their homes since Continue reading “Bringing Clean Drinking Water to a Thirsty World”

The Historical Society of Easton Presents Then & Now

Easton residents are often surprised to learn that the town supported two independent Methodist congregations for over forty years during the middle of the nineteenth century. The one shown here was known as the Center Street Church. This building was erected in 1844 on land donated Continue reading “The Historical Society of Easton Presents Then & Now”

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