Marjorie Goodfellow Celebrates 100th Birthday

Marjorie C. Goodfellow recently celebrated her 100th birthday with a drive-by parade outside her Easton home. She thoroughly enjoyed marking her milestone with family and friends. She was born on March 27, 1921 —Easter Sunday — in Bridgeport.

Marjorie entered the workforce and Continue reading “Marjorie Goodfellow Celebrates 100th Birthday”

Easton Voters Head to Polls on May 4

On Tuesday May 4 the annual budget referendum for the Town of Easton will be held in person from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Samuel Staples Elementary School. The budget for the Regional School District No. 9 (ER9) and the Easton Resolution on Racism and Public Health are also on the ballot. Continue reading “Easton Voters Head to Polls on May 4”

Conversations with the Irrepressible Dolly Curtis

Pretty much anyone who knows Dolly, and most in Easton do, knows that there are no short stop-and-chats with her.  The conversations will be long and Dolly will do most of the talking. Sometimes a listener will wonder where she’s going when she embarks on a magical mystery tour of Continue reading “Conversations with the Irrepressible Dolly Curtis”

Easton Voters Support Pathway, Approve Joining Westport Weston Health District

Easton voters on Tuesday approved joining the Westport Weston Health District and voted in favor of appropriating $249,400 to construct a multi-use pathway along Sport Hill Road.

The proposals were among five referendum questions on the ballot, all of which were approved by voters, Continue reading “Easton Voters Support Pathway, Approve Joining Westport Weston Health District”

Senior Tax Relief Program Information 2021

Applications for the Senior Tax Relief program are tentatively planned to be mailed out at the end of March. The Committee on Tax Relief for the Elderly has met recently and has recommended revisions to the tax relief ordinance. The revised ordinance must be presented at a Town Meeting Continue reading “Senior Tax Relief Program Information 2021”

Town Toasts Anne Fiyalka’s 100th with 100-Car Parade

Gray skies didn’t dampen the glow on Anne Fiyalka’s face on the occasion of her 100th birthday. Not only did she turn 100, but 100 cars of well wishers paraded past her house to toast a beloved community member on her birthday.

Cheryl Constand, a friend and Eucharistic minister Continue reading “Town Toasts Anne Fiyalka’s 100th with 100-Car Parade”

Anne Fiyalka Marks 100 Years of a ‘Blessed Life’

Flew in Amelia Earhart’s Airplane, Always Puts Others Before Self

Anne Fiyalka has led a storied life. That’s not to say it’s been easy. Born on Feb. 15, 1921, she recalls a long life of overcoming adversity, large and small, and daring to embrace adventure whenever it came her Continue reading “Anne Fiyalka Marks 100 Years of a ‘Blessed Life’”

Connecticut Residents Over 65 Can Register for COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments Starting Thursday, Feb. 11

Governor Ned Lamont today announced that Connecticut residents over the age of 65 will be eligible to schedule COVID-19 vaccination appointments starting on Thursday, Feb. 11, as the state rolls into the next part of phase 1b of its vaccination program. Vaccinations for individuals Continue reading “Connecticut Residents Over 65 Can Register for COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments Starting Thursday, Feb. 11”

Tax Relief for the Elderly Committee to Review Existing Ordinance

A Tax Relief for the Elderly Committee has recently been formed by the Board of Selectmen to review the ordinance that governs the town’s program for property tax relief for Easton residents who are 65 years old or older and meet other eligibility requirements. 

The committee is Continue reading “Tax Relief for the Elderly Committee to Review Existing Ordinance”

Easton’s Thriving Seniors

Some seniors may recall a 1977 advertising campaign for Dannon Yogurt, boasting that the oldest living men in the world owed their longevity and well-being to eating yogurt every day.

Yogurt may have its benefits, but other things account for Easton’s Continue reading “Easton’s Thriving Seniors”

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