The Story of Cubby of Blue Button Farm

Here is the note Pat wrote for me about what Cubby should be eating and also the name and number of the Reptile Vet at the Bronx Zoo!

My life-long love of turtles and tortoises began at an early age. I was in second grade when a boy in my class would tease me with worms while I Continue reading “The Story of Cubby of Blue Button Farm”

Sunday Nature Walk: Signs of Spring

By late March, it is easy to see that something has changed… even while temperatures can still dip into the low 40s, the sounds of the forest are teeming with the calls of birds, amphibians, and mammals. Tiny green sprouts of the plants waking up from their long slumber dot the Continue reading “Sunday Nature Walk: Signs of Spring”

Zoning Appeal Hearing for Tranquility Drive Slaughterhouse Moved to May 3

The Easton Zoning Board of Appeals has rescheduled the in-person public hearing for the Appeal for 59 Tranquility Drive from its original date of April 5 to Monday, May 3 at 5:30 p.m. in the Samuel Staples Elementary School Cafetorium due to Covid-19 space restrictions.

As reported Continue reading “Zoning Appeal Hearing for Tranquility Drive Slaughterhouse Moved to May 3”

Sunday Nature Walk – Winter’s Waterfowl

When the ponds, lakes and streams freeze over during the cold winter months, it is easy to believe that all of the waterbird life has headed south for the season. But our north is another bird’s south. In this case it is the ducks and water birds of the north that migrate south to Continue reading “Sunday Nature Walk – Winter’s Waterfowl”

Citizens For Easton Anniversary Cookbook Debuts

It’s here! The long-awaited CFE Cookbook is now available.

Many Easton traditions were undermined by the Covid-19 pandemic last year and one of the most popular, the Citizens for Easton (CFE) Farm Tour, was among them. A popular draw on the second Saturday in August, the event Continue reading “Citizens For Easton Anniversary Cookbook Debuts”

Sunday Nature Walk: New England Winter

Throughout January and February, it is easy to dream about the warm days of spring that are not so far away. Winter can seem lifeless and bleak, the only refreshing component coming from the occasional snow that offers a brief change of scenery before turning into a brown mush. However, Continue reading “Sunday Nature Walk: New England Winter”

The Joy of Taking a Winter Walk in Easton

My husband and I took a walk in the snow today. Not at a ski slope or on a mountain trail. Just out the door, down the driveway to the road, then a three-and-a-half mile trudge through suburban streets.

The snow was falling around us. Our boots made scrunching sounds against three Continue reading “The Joy of Taking a Winter Walk in Easton”

Sunday Nature Walk – Visitors from the North

While most of New England consists of mixed deciduous and early successional forest, at the upper reaches of the region begins the grand boreal forest. The boreal forest is a vast wooded area stretching from Maine all the way to Alaska. This unique biome holds many wondrous species Continue reading “Sunday Nature Walk – Visitors from the North”

Year in Review 2020:The Courier Thanks…

The Easton Courier would be remiss if we didn’t acknowledge the varied and thought-provoking contributions from our columnists and community writers, who observed life in Easton from many perspectives. Bruce Nelson, Tomas Koeck, Gale Papageorge, Robert LaValle, and Dr. Richard Lechtenberg Continue reading “Year in Review 2020:The Courier Thanks…”

Year in Review 2020: Pandemic Pivot

Easton’s small business owners demonstrated immeasurable cleverness in adjusting to the uncharted waters of the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic. Organizations that serve Easton found creative ways to reach their audience and carry on the important work they do. Families and individuals Continue reading “Year in Review 2020: Pandemic Pivot”

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