Easton Celebrates July 4 and More

As the nation celebrates Independence Day commemorating our freedom from British rule and the formation of our democracy, Easton will be celebrating these events as well as special local traditions.

Though tensions abound here and throughout the nation, Easton is launching into Continue reading “Easton Celebrates July 4 and More”

Easton 175th Anniversary Celebration Concluding Thoughts

This past year, I have had the pleasure of chairing the committee that organized the celebration of the 175th anniversary of the founding of the town of Easton. I won’t recite the history of the town here, but I encourage residents to learn about how Easton came to be. Basic information Continue reading “Easton 175th Anniversary Celebration Concluding Thoughts”

Easton Celebrates Memorial Day

Excited.

That was the word on the lips of those who came out for Easton’s annual Memorial Day parade this year. Everyone from observers to marchers to speakers commemorating the day made the observation. This year’s parade was a time to honor those who have sacrificed for our country Continue reading “Easton Celebrates Memorial Day”

Observing Memorial Day: The March Goes On

The Covid pandemic may have shut down community events and interaction for more than a year, but they are coming back as vaccination rates rise and infection rates fall.

The Easton community can look forward to the return of the Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 31. Town officials Continue reading “Observing Memorial Day: The March Goes On”

Cemetery Tour Reveals Lives of Well Lived Residents

Cosponsored by Easton 17th and Cemetery Committees

The Easton Cemetery Committee hosted its second cemetery tour, led by committee member and local historian Frank Pagliaro. The May 15 tour was one of several dodransbicentennial (175 years) events co-organized by the Easton 175 Continue reading “Cemetery Tour Reveals Lives of Well Lived Residents”

‘Balloon Lady’ Creates Welcome Message for Voters

Patty Jurgielewicz lifted the spirits of passers by on the corner of Westport Road and Bibbins Road with her ballon art messages last year during the the COVID-19 pandemic shut down.

Today, as taxpayers go to the polls at Samuel Staples Elementary School to vote on the town and Continue reading “‘Balloon Lady’ Creates Welcome Message for Voters”

Easton 175th – Join Us at the Polls May 4!

On Tuesday, May 4, a vote on the Annual Budget for 2021-22 and the Easton Resolution on Racism and Public Health will be held at Samuel Staples Elementary School, from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. 

The Easton 175th Committee is excited to have a table at the polls to promote Easton organizations, Continue reading “Easton 175th – Join Us at the Polls May 4!”

Center Street Cemetery Tour Set for May 15

Over the course of its 300 years of settlement, Easton has been home to a few thousand people who have become permanent residents. The town has several cemeteries where where people who made Easton what it is today Rest In Peace.

As part of Easton’s 175th Anniversary and sponsored Continue reading “Center Street Cemetery Tour Set for May 15”

Conversations with the Irrepressible Dolly Curtis

Pretty much anyone who knows Dolly, and most in Easton do, knows that there are no short stop-and-chats with her.  The conversations will be long and Dolly will do most of the talking. Sometimes a listener will wonder where she’s going when she embarks on a magical mystery tour of Continue reading “Conversations with the Irrepressible Dolly Curtis”

Citizens For Easton Anniversary Cookbook Debuts

It’s here! The long-awaited CFE Cookbook is now available.

Many Easton traditions were undermined by the Covid-19 pandemic last year and one of the most popular, the Citizens for Easton (CFE) Farm Tour, was among them. A popular draw on the second Saturday in August, the event Continue reading “Citizens For Easton Anniversary Cookbook Debuts”

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