Town of Easton Receives Support from United Way of Coastal Fairfield County

Grant and Masks to Help Residents Affected by Covid Pandemic Fallout

United Way of Coastal Fairfield County (UWCFC) has awarded the Town of Easton a grant to support residents impacted by the Covid-19 crisis, along with a supply of gift cards and KN95 protective face masks.  Presentation Continue reading “Town of Easton Receives Support from United Way of Coastal Fairfield County”

The Center for Family Justice Receives Grant for Crisis Services

The Center for Family Justice has received a $30,000 grant from Fairfield County’s Community Foundation to help the nonprofit provide crisis and supportive services to victims of domestic and sexual violence and child abuse in the Greater Bridgeport area including Easton.

The funds from Continue reading “The Center for Family Justice Receives Grant for Crisis Services”

State Delegation Recognizes Easton Farming Heritage

Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz and Connecticut Agriculture Commissioner Bryan P. Hurlburt visited Easton this week to recognize the town’s thriving farming heritage. They took a tour of Easton farms to showcase agricultural diversity, including small women-operated businesses Continue reading “State Delegation Recognizes Easton Farming Heritage”

The Tradition of Giving Carries On in Easton

The Easton Garden Club has a history of giving back to the community. Stories of members decorating the town date back to the year it was founded in 1938. Easton’s small-town charm is timeless as is the club’s dedication to spreading some holiday cheer!

While you drive around town Continue reading “The Tradition of Giving Carries On in Easton”

Video: Easton Commemorates 9/11

Easton residents gathered together on Sept. 11 at the 9/11 memorial across from Town Hall for a Day of Remembrance for the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001. Asia McCray’s video captures the spirit of the clear day and cloudless sky in Easton. It was eerily reminiscent of the same day Continue reading “Video: Easton Commemorates 9/11”

Easton and Monroe Honor Local Veterans

On the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, Easton and Monroe’s traditional Veterans Day ceremony commenced on the Stepney Green in Monroe. Local veterans, alongside members of the community, attended Thursday’s ceremony to honor those who have made the ultimate Continue reading “Easton and Monroe Honor Local Veterans”

Holiday Boutique at Senior Center Is Open

The Holiday Boutique at the Senior Center opened on Monday and will run week days through Dec. 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Senior Center is located at 650 Morehouse Road, Easton.

Co-chairs of the event Maryellen Diana and Cheryl Constand said there are loads of new items for gifting. Continue reading “Holiday Boutique at Senior Center Is Open”

Community Tour of Historic Lyon Cemetery

The Easton Cemetery Committee explored the historical Lyon Cemetery at the third tour of its 2020-21 series. Local historian Frank Pagliaro led the Oct. 23 tour of the small family cemetery.

Frank Pagliaro leads the tour. — Kaitlin Katzenback Photo

Pagliaro sought to bring back Continue reading “Community Tour of Historic Lyon Cemetery”

Trunk or Treat and Bonfire Make a Spirited Comeback

Photo by Asia McCray

After missing out on last year’s Halloween extravaganza due to Covid-19, Easton kids and families made up for lost time at the eighth annual Trunk or Treat on Oct. 31. The evening included not only trick or treating for children but the Easton Lions Club annual Continue reading “Trunk or Treat and Bonfire Make a Spirited Comeback”

Center For Family Justice Receives ESL Grant for Domestic Violence Survivors

The Center Family Justice was recently awarded a generous grant which will allow the Bridgeport-based nonprofit to provide English as a Second Language classes to individuals impacted by domestic violence as they work to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of abuse.

The $7,500 Continue reading “Center For Family Justice Receives ESL Grant for Domestic Violence Survivors”

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