Results are in: The first dogs who received licenses and tags for 2020 are having their moment of fame, though most would have preferred their customary dog treat from Christine Halloran or Joan Kirk in the Town Clerk’s Office.

As previously reported, Easton’s first dog, sporting Continue reading “Tagged!”

Forest is Easton’s #1 Dog!

Forest, a Labrador retriever owned by Bob and Helen Natt, received dog tag #1.

Your dog can be famous too. Those who renew their dog license during the first week of June may send the Easton Courier a photo of their dog and it will be published with a shout-out. Please include Continue reading “Forest is Easton’s #1 Dog!”

June is Dog License Renewal Month

Alas, no complimentary dog biscuits this year. Town Clerk Christine Halloran and Assistant Town Clerk Joan Kirk usually provide dog treats to those who renew dog licenses in person. Town Hall is closed to the public, but residents have several other options to obtain a new license Continue reading “June is Dog License Renewal Month”

Beekeeper Howland Blackiston Offers Tales from the Hive

In spite of his success as a businessman, Howland Blackiston prefers to bill himself as a beekeeper. “At cocktail parties if I tell people I’m a beekeeper, I have ‘em all night,” he says jovially.

The author of “Beekeeping for Dummies” also loves sharing stories about his bees Continue reading “Beekeeper Howland Blackiston Offers Tales from the Hive”

Make Yourself Count on Earth Day!

The Aspetuck Land Trust was established four years before Earth Day, so we welcome it to the age of 50!  We know the best and most productive decade is still ahead.

No surprise, our goals have been aligned for every one of those 50 years: saving the planet.

You probably know Continue reading “Make Yourself Count on Earth Day!”

The Easton Animal Shelter — Rescue, Love and Care

The Easton Animal Shelter is small and tidy. It’s tucked away off Morehouse Road with a long, dirt driveway and is surrounded by dense forest, like much of Easton. The animal shelter is always busy. Even in a small town like Easton, many animals are given away or abandoned. Last Continue reading “The Easton Animal Shelter — Rescue, Love and Care”

Easton Veterinary Opens in Familiar Location

For the first time in decades, there’s a new veterinarian in a familiar Easton location. Dr. Dan Whelan, 36, and Annikki Nurmi, his partner and office manager, opened Easton Veterinary at 796 Sport Hill Road in September. 

Easton’s country ambiance was exactly what the couple wanted Continue reading “Easton Veterinary Opens in Familiar Location”

K-9 TJ Answers the Call

It’s been just over two years that K-9 TJ and Officer Tamra French have been working together. Just as with her former K-9, Chase, the two partners work the evening shift. 

“I absolutely love being a K-9 handler again, it truly is the best job,” French said. 

K-9 TJ is three Continue reading “K-9 TJ Answers the Call”