Speaking of Women Event Takes on Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking

Every community thinks sexual exploitation and trafficking can’t happen here. Not only can it happen, but it’s happening already. Often, those doing the trafficking are people no one would think would be in that position. They can be neighbors, community members, coworkers.

“There’s Continue reading “Speaking of Women Event Takes on Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking”

Take Your Best Shot: Easton Arts Council Annual Photo Contest Wants Your Pictures

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

Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 9/18/2020

Good afternoon,                                                 

Easton Celebrates 175th with Town Party and Fireworks.–Tomas Koeck Photo

Last weekend was a great time to be an Easton resident and I was very proud to be your First Selectman. The Ashlar-Aspetuck Lodge hosted a wonderful town party with Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Rethinking Recycling

A problematic recycling cart: open lids can lead to contamination from moisture; plastic bags are a major contaminant and hazard; returnable cans are best redeemed or donated. [Photo: Heidi Armster]

Do you ever stop to think about your garbage? On average, each person produces Continue reading “Rethinking Recycling”

Easton 175th – September Events Are Here!

Easton Town Party

Reminder: There are a number of fun and interesting events taking place next weekend and throughout September. 

First up, the Easton Town Party is this Saturday, Sept. 12, starting at 1 p.m.  Tickets, which cost $20 per person, are on sale now at eastontownparty.com, Continue reading “Easton 175th – September Events Are Here!”

Easton PTO Helps Welcome Teachers Back to School

Teachers got a warm welcome as they returned to Samuel Staples Elementary and Helen Keller Middle School this week. The Easton PTO chalked the walkways outside each school to say thank you to the teachers and to welcome them back for the new school year. Students return to the schools Continue reading “Easton PTO Helps Welcome Teachers Back to School”

‘Diverse Perspectives’ Exhibit Opens Sept. 8 at the Library

The Easton Arts Council and Easton Public Library will present “Diverse Perspectives,” an exhibit of the art of Ellen Tresselt and Larry Morse, in the library conference room from Sept. 8 through Oct. 15.

Tresselt’s collage art, entitled “Works on Paper,” and Morse’s  “Black Men Continue reading “‘Diverse Perspectives’ Exhibit Opens Sept. 8 at the Library”

Survivor, Activist Rachel Lloyd to Keynote ‘Speaking of Women 2020’

The Center for Family Justice will present its 23rd annual Speaking of Women event as a virtual fundraiser this September featuring Rachel Lloyd, a globally recognized expert on the subject of sexual exploitation and trafficking.

Presented by People’s United Bank, this annual fundraising Continue reading “Survivor, Activist Rachel Lloyd to Keynote ‘Speaking of Women 2020’”

Drive-in Trivia Night Is Friday, Aug. 14

Come out and enjoy another fun event for Easton’s 175th Anniversary celebrations!  Drive-in Trivia Night is geared for all ages.  This will be a socially distanced community event to remember.

Pack up the kids, snacks and download the app, then head down to Samuel Staples Elementary Continue reading “Drive-in Trivia Night Is Friday, Aug. 14”

Easton Community Center Thanks Community for Support

Dear Valuable Member of the Greater Easton Community, 

Over the past few months the Easton Community Center and our community has had to withstand many challenging obstacles due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Prior to these unprecedented times, Wednesday Nights at the ECC were a Continue reading “Easton Community Center Thanks Community for Support”

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