Year in Review 2020: Easton’s 175th Anniversary

Eastonites were determined to celebrate the town’s 175th anniversary with pride despite a deadly pandemic. An Easton 175th Committee was set up and partnered with various organizations to offer activities celebrating the town’s founding. 

Bob Lessler, a longtime selectman and Easton Continue reading “Year in Review 2020: Easton’s 175th Anniversary”

Easton Agencies Collaborate on Winter Event Series

To celebrate the Town’s 175th anniversary, the Easton Public Library, Easton Park & Recreation Department, and the Easton Community Center have pooled their resources to plan a winter event series for all ages, beginning in January. All programs will be virtual.

The first event Continue reading “Easton Agencies Collaborate on Winter Event Series”

Resilience and Unity Mark Easton’s 175th Anniversary

The year 2020 will be memorable for many reasons. It will likely appear in history textbooks with a negative slant due to the outbreak of Covid-19. The town of Easton, however, was determined not to let anything dampen its spirits this year as it celebrated its 175th anniversary.

Continue reading “Resilience and Unity Mark Easton’s 175th Anniversary”

Easton 175th Anniversary T-Shirts Are Here!

The Easton 175th Committee is very excited to announce that the Easton 175th Anniversary T-shirts are here. Earlier this year, the committee held a contest to design a logo to commemorate the anniversary.  The contest idea was born out of past Easton calls for logos for the Town Seal Continue reading “Easton 175th Anniversary T-Shirts Are Here!”

Easton Arts Council 2021 Calendar Available for Holiday Gifts

Easton Arts Council Calendar 2021

The Easton Arts Council 2021 calendar contains 12 beautiful photographs of Easton, a wonderful holiday gift. The order form may be downloaded at the Easton Arts Council website.

The calendars are also available for sale at Greiser’s Coffee & Continue reading “Easton Arts Council 2021 Calendar Available for Holiday Gifts”

Light Up Easton

Want to channel your holiday spirit?  The Easton CT PTO, in partnership with the 175th Committee, is excited to bring “Light Up Easton” to our town this holiday season. 

“We welcome any household in town to decorate their home for the holidays and register it on the PTO website Continue reading “Light Up Easton”

Board of Selectmen Meeting of November 19, 2020

Notes from the Board of Easton Selectmen’s Meeting
November 19, 2020

The Board of Selectmen held its second regular meeting in November with all members of the board present in person. The board approved the minutes of the Nov. 5 meeting and approved two tax refunds as recommended Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting of November 19, 2020”

Easton Arts Council Announces 2020 Photography Contest Winners

The Easton Arts Council has announced the winners of its 2020 Photography Contest. Below are photos of each of the winning photographs along with individual critiques by the juror, David Dunlop. The arts council thanks all of the participants for the amazing photographs and extends Continue reading “Easton Arts Council Announces 2020 Photography Contest Winners”

Take Your Best Shot Virtual Photography Show

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

Gilbertown Cemetery Becomes a Time Capsule to Celebrate Easton’s 175th

Local residents were treated to a walk through history Oct. 24 as local historian Frank Pagliaro led a tour of the 252-year-old historic Gilbertown Cemetery.

The event, which is a part of Easton’s continuing 175th Anniversary celebrations, began in the brisk morning at 10:30 a.m. Continue reading “Gilbertown Cemetery Becomes a Time Capsule to Celebrate Easton’s 175th”

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