Dolly Curtis Honored with Anne Linquist Award

Mother Nature provided a perfect day to salute Dolly Curtis, recipient of the Anne Linquist Library Spirit Award, presented on the Easton Public Library grounds on Sept. 19. As many library-goers know, Dolly is a cultural institution: She’s curated art exhibits at the library for Continue reading “Dolly Curtis Honored with Anne Linquist Award”

CLASP Homes Benefit Concert Set for Oct. 15

Grab your dancing shoes and come to FTC Stage One on Friday, Oct. 15 for an evening of Motown and Soul music by Band Central in support of CLASP Homes.

Tickets are $40 and include access to the pre-party in the FTC foyer and art gallery, where art and ceramic work from CLASP residents Continue reading “CLASP Homes Benefit Concert Set for Oct. 15”

Have You Heard the Scoop about Shaggy Coos?

In-House Gelato Coming In October

Shaggy Coos Farm has been offering freshly made gelato for the past four years, made with their milk at La Dolche in Norwalk, Conn. When the farm heard that La Dolche was closing down, they decided to buy La Dolche’s gelato machine.

Sunday Nature Walk: Summer’s End

Spring is the time of renewal and regrowth. The season showcases the beauty of the circle of life as many species of birds, mammals, and other critters start new families and raise their young. As summer sets in, the youngsters born in the early spring continue to grow. This is also Continue reading “Sunday Nature Walk: Summer’s End”

A Day of Remembrance and Reflection: Easton Commemorates 9/11

On a sunny, breezy day, much like Sept. 11, 2001, Easton residents gathered on the 9/11 memorial green across from Easton Town Hall to remember and mourn on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of 9/11. Terrorists killed 2,977 people from 93 nations, including three with direct connections Continue reading “A Day of Remembrance and Reflection: Easton Commemorates 9/11”

Purdue’s Boilermaker Special Makes Stop in Easton

On its Way to Rentschler Field for the Game

Members of Purdue’s Reamer Club, assigned to maintain the school’s Boilermaker Special mascot, put the finishing touches on the train ahead of the final leg up to Storrs

A funny thing happened on the way to the UConn-Purdue football Continue reading “Purdue’s Boilermaker Special Makes Stop in Easton”

Easton Neighbors Form New Community Group

This Is Easton. is a new community group formed by Easton neighbors to “foster community and engage in meaningful and respectful conversations to recognize and understand our differences and celebrate our common values so we can continue to cultivate a safe and welcoming town.”

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Friends of the Easton Library to Host Used Book Sale

Friends of the Easton Public Library Used Book Sale

The Friends of the Easton Public Library are pleased to announce they are sponsoring a Used Book Sale on Saturday October 2, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Easton Public Library, 691 Morehouse Road in Easton. All proceeds will Continue reading “Friends of the Easton Library to Host Used Book Sale”

Entries Sought for 2021 Easton Photography Contest

The Easton Arts Council will again host its annual Photo Contest and Exhibition from Friday Nov. 12 to Friday Jan. 7, 2022 in the Easton Public Library community room. The EAC will present the show virtually, as well, on its website and that of the Easton Public Library.

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Easton: ‘Da Best’ in our Eyes

This past year, when the editors of Smithsonian Magazine called for submissions for their annual roundup of “The 15 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2021,” as secretary of the Executive Committee for the Western Connecticut Tourism District (WCTD) and proud Easton resident, I thought Continue reading “Easton: ‘Da Best’ in our Eyes”