Year in Review 2020: Social Justice

Eastonites joined with other Americans calling for social change following the horrific death of George Floyd, 46, during a police arrest on May 25 in Minneapolis. Protests in response to Floyd’s brutal death and to police violence against other Black Americans spread quickly across Continue reading “Year in Review 2020: Social Justice”

Local COVID Community Response Team Has Made and Donated More Than 2,000 Masks

Rani Menon of the PPE team from Easton.

Local Women from Easton, Fairfield, Norwalk, Trumbull, Monroe, and Stratford are making high-quality masks for those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.

With COVID numbers rising again in Connecticut, the all-volunteer COVID Community Continue reading “Local COVID Community Response Team Has Made and Donated More Than 2,000 Masks”

Call For Artists: 2021 Winter Celebration of the Arts

The Easton Arts Council is calling all artists, artisans, sculptors, and photographers to enter their work into the 2021 Winter Celebration Member Art Show.

The show will be completely online, which show organizers believe will provide an excellent venue to display your creative Continue reading “Call For Artists: 2021 Winter Celebration of the Arts”

Easton Couple Launches LGBTQ+ Foundation

Leonard-Litz Foundation Launches, Seeks Grant Proposals for LGBTQ+ Programs

Nonprofit organizations that serve the LGBTQ+ community are encouraged to apply for grant funding through the newly established Leonard-Litz Foundation charitable fund. Special preference will be given Continue reading “Easton Couple Launches LGBTQ+ Foundation”

Premium Poinsettia Sale to Benefit Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Noreen Forde of Easton, an ovarian cancer survivor, is organizing a Holiday Poinsettias Plant Sale in Fairfield as a way of giving back to The Clearity Foundation, an organization that helped her through some difficult days. She wants to help other women with ovarian cancer have Continue reading “Premium Poinsettia Sale to Benefit Ovarian Cancer Support Group”

Holiday Spirit Will Still Sparkle in Easton

With the fall season coming to an end next month, Easton residents are now looking forward to celebrating the holiday season while still abiding by the Covid-19 safety protocols. 

In the spirit of the holidays, the Easton Police Department will be giving back to their community Continue reading “Holiday Spirit Will Still Sparkle in Easton”

American Legions from Easton and Monroe Observe Veterans Day

Don Rodgerson and Vic Yanosy with veterans from American Legion Posts in Easton and Monroe.— Taciane D. Batista Photo

Easton and Monroe’s traditional Veterans Day ceremony carried on Nov. 11 at 11 a.m.. on the Stepney Green as in past years but with less community participation Continue reading “American Legions from Easton and Monroe Observe Veterans Day”

Senior Center Needs Support to Provide Thanksgiving Dinners To Families in Need

The Easton Senior Center is seeking to complete its annual goal to raise $2,500 or more to provide 100 turkey Thanksgiving dinners to families in need in the inner city. The center works with single-parent families with children in the Region.

If you would like to make a small Continue reading “Senior Center Needs Support to Provide Thanksgiving Dinners To Families in Need”

Trout Unlimited Seeks Support for Mill River Restoration Project

Helping to restore the Mill River to its former beauty and improve fish habitat.—Ed Grzeda Photo

The Nutmeg Chapter of Trout Unlimited seeks support in helping to restore the Mill River to its former beauty and improve fish habitat. Just 60 minutes from New York City, near Exit Continue reading “Trout Unlimited Seeks Support for Mill River Restoration Project”

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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