Helen Keller Middle School’s International Flags Celebrate Diversity

At first glance, the neon and vibrant colored international flags displayed in Helen Keller Middle School cafeteria could be mistaken for a geography lesson.

The 41 flags do serve an educational purpose, but they have a deeper meaning. They represent and celebrate the wide array Continue reading “Helen Keller Middle School’s International Flags Celebrate Diversity”

Local Author Deborah Levison to Speak at Easton Public Library on Oct. 19

Deborah Levison

Trumbull author Deborah Levison will discuss her upcoming fiction release, “A Nest of Snakes,” on Thursday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Easton Public Library. Deborah’s 2019 nonfiction debut, “The Crate: A Story of War, a Murder, and Justice,” was the recipient of Continue reading “Local Author Deborah Levison to Speak at Easton Public Library on Oct. 19”

Easton Arts Council Will Reprise “Hot To Trot Trio” at the Library on Oct. 9

The Hot To Trot Trio will return to the Easton Public Library on Sunday, Oct. 9 at 3 p.m. for another effervescent performance of its popular “Let’s Do It” series – this time, “‘Let’s Do It, Let’s Survive!,’ A Post-Pandemic Potpourri,” starring Joanne Kant, Tom Zimmerman and Olga Continue reading “Easton Arts Council Will Reprise “Hot To Trot Trio” at the Library on Oct. 9″

Inspiring Speakers Share Their Stories at the Library

A trio of dynamic speakers will share their stories of challenge, resilience, and inspiration at the Easton Public Library on Saturday, Oct. 15, starting at 2 p.m. The program, entitled “Sharing Our Stories: Voices from the Community,” will feature a transgender woman, a domestic Continue reading “Inspiring Speakers Share Their Stories at the Library”

Easton Unplugged

“Memory,
native to this valley, will spread over it
like a grove, and memory will grow
into legend, legend into song, song
into sacrament.” – Wendell Berry


In 1966, when I was five, my parents bought a piece of land on the Fairfield-Easton town line on the corner of North and Old Continue reading “Easton Unplugged”

‘Connected’

Elizabeth Adriani’s Image Wins Easton Arts Council Photography Contest

It was a dark night in the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic when Elizabeth Adriani arranged to meet a high school friend on the fields at Samuel Staples Elementary School. She not only looked forward to getting Continue reading “‘Connected’”

The Friends of the Library to Host Annual Used Book Sale

The Friends of the Easton Library will host their annual Used Book Sale at the Easton Public Library on Saturday Oct. 1 and Sunday Oct. 2 from  9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Friends’ members in good standing can arrive early at 8:30 a.m. to get a head start on the sale. 

As an added feature, Continue reading “The Friends of the Library to Host Annual Used Book Sale”

Snake Oil – It’s Good for what Ails You

Part one of a two-part series.

With the exception of most political advertisements, we’ve come to expect that the products we see promoted on television, online, and in newspapers and periodicals are safe to use as directed and will generally perform as represented. That hasn’t Continue reading “Snake Oil – It’s Good for what Ails You”

New Officer Joins Easton PD

John Asik, who previously served in the Bridgeport Police Department for 5 years, was sworn in by Easton Police Commissioner Richard J. Colangelo on Sept. 15.

Asik, 45, a longtime resident of Milford, graduated from Joseph A. Foran High School. He received a nursing diploma from Continue reading “New Officer Joins Easton PD”

Rosh Hashanah: Table for Five

The Jewish New Year, one of six high holy days in the Hebrew calendar begins at sundown on Sunday, Sept. 25. Rosh Hashanah commemorates God’s creation of the universe or, more informally,  Adam and Eve’s birthday. In addition to religious services, many family and friends will gather Continue reading “Rosh Hashanah: Table for Five”

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