Easton Raises Gay Pride Flag for First Time

For the first time in Easton’s history, the gay pride flag is flying above Town Hall. Fairfield, Conn. resident John Brannelly Jr. donated the flag. He reached out to all six towns in the greater Bridgeport area, asking if each would raise the flag in June to celebrate pride month. Continue reading “Easton Raises Gay Pride Flag for First Time”

Native Plants and Local Pollinators

How You Can Help Easton Pollinators Flourish and Protect the Local Food Web

“No farms, no food” is a bumper sticker that most of us have seen. It may be time for a new slogan to accompany it: “No pollinators, no farms.” On those occasions when we have spared the subject any thought, Continue reading “Native Plants and Local Pollinators”

Memorial Day Wreath Laying and 21-Gun Salute Carry on Despite Pandemic

Memorial Day remembrance ceremonies were subdued this year to prevent possible spread of COVID-19. Nevertheless, the participants produced a moving tribute to Easton’s veterans.

Donald Rodgerson, commander of American Legion Charles L. Ruman Post 160, led the wreath laying ceremony Continue reading “Memorial Day Wreath Laying and 21-Gun Salute Carry on Despite Pandemic”

Easton Observes Memorial Day

Easton is a resilient community and in observance of Memorial Day today, members of the community are tempering their sober recognition of past and current losses of life with a sense of hope and optimism.

Though this holiday technically honors those in the military who died in Continue reading “Easton Observes Memorial Day”

Barlow PTSA Seeks Donations for Senior Gifts and Raffle

No prom, no senior banquet, no family and friends cheering at graduation. The Barlow PTSA is asking for your support in recognizing Barlow’s Class of 2020. Let’s rally together and not let the pandemic take away the recognition these kids have earned and deserve.

The donations Continue reading “Barlow PTSA Seeks Donations for Senior Gifts and Raffle”

First Responders ‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’

Easton emergency personnel wore masks and observed proper social distancing as they “walked a mile in her shoes” on Morehouse Road April 23 to support the Center for Family Justice.

Police Chief Rich Doyle wore a teal-colored shirt in recognition of April as Sexual Assault Awareness Continue reading “First Responders ‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’”

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes on Morehouse Road – or Anywhere

Former Fairfield Police Chief Gary MacNamara has led Walk a Mile in Her Shoes events as its chairman since its inception.

The Easton police and fire departments and Easton Emergency Medical Service will participate in the Virtual Walk Continue reading “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes on Morehouse Road – or Anywhere”

An Inspiring Poem for Our Time

April is National Poetry Month. This inspirational poem by Catherine M. O’Meara was widely shared on Social Media and it is understandable why. The sentiments are relevant and moving. The message about the arts during the coronavirus crisis that follows the poem is written by Joanne Continue reading “An Inspiring Poem for Our Time”

Message from First Selectman Dr. David Bindelglass

April 3, 2020

Good afternoon!

Our collective efforts to protect ourselves and our community from the Covid-19 virus continue.  The latest Department of Health data indicates there are 5 positive cases identified in Easton. Comparatively speaking, that is a good number when looking Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Dr. David Bindelglass”

Encouraging Arts in Greater Easton Community for 25 Years

The Easton Arts Council was founded almost 25 years ago by a group of concerned citizens who felt that there was a need for an arts organization in the community. An ad was put in the Easton Courier about an exploratory committee meeting and a date was set. 

The first meeting was Continue reading “Encouraging Arts in Greater Easton Community for 25 Years”