A major five-year grant from the Elizabeth M. Pfriem Foundation will allow The Center for Family Justice to expand its award-winning summer camp and mentoring program for children and teens who have experienced the trauma of domestic and sexual violence.
The foundation, endowed by
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Now that spring is here, it’s time for Easton residents to prepare for the warmer weather. No more snowstorms, icy roads or snow boots — everyone hopes.
There might not appear to be much activity going on in the region when it comes to wildlife. But behind the scenes, many animals
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A newsletter that appeared unsolicited in Easton mailboxes is coming under fire for its stance against the town‘s and school district’s effort to address systemic racism.
The newsletter, published by the Citizens for Responsible Government, encourages residents to fight against
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Grant to Help Residents Affected by Covid Pandemic Fallout
United Way of Coastal Fairfield County has awarded the Town of Easton a grant to support residents impacted by the Covid-19 crisis. The presentation was made to Alison Witherbee, director of human services.
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On the Menu: Tuscan Sunday Supper
The Easton Learning Foundation will be sponsoring an online cooking event featuring Easton’s own “Cooking up Cozy’s” Amy Hauptman on Sunday, March 14.
The Easton Learning Foundation (ELF) was founded in 2004 and is an independent nonprofit organization
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The Mark Twain Library and the Redding League of Women Voters, in association with the Easton Public Library, will present “Conversations: Truth, Myth & Democracy.”
William Jelani Cobb — Peter Morenus/UConn Photo
The virtual discussion between historian Dr. Jelani Cobb and philosopher
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Community Groups To Hold Virtual Discussion
A bi-partisan coalition of community groups from Easton, Redding, and Weston will present a virtual panel discussion, “Unsung Heroines: Women of the Civil Rights Movement.”
The virtual discussion with the Civil Rights heroines will
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Invite Participation on Town Boards and Commissions
Like many towns in Connecticut, Easton has seen a rapidly increasing number of voters who register as Democrats. So many, that for the first time in many years, “We’re nearly at parity and that’s great news for everyone,” said
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On 60th Anniversary of the Historic Interstate Bus Rides
Joan Browning, Dion Diamond and Charles Person were college students when they rode interstate buses into the segregated southern states in 1961. The Civil Rights movement was gathering momentum during a period in which Black
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February is the month of hearts, flowers, candy, and romance. Beyond the sweet remembrances that can make this month so special, February is also Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. That makes this month the perfect time for parents and guardians to begin a conversation with the
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