Easton Cookbook Heating Up

To commemorate Easton’s 175th anniversary, Citizens for Easton will produce a compendium of treasured recipes featuring locally sourced products from Easton’s farms. The decision was made when plans for the annual CFE Farm Tour were cancelled.

CFE is seeking family recipes and Continue reading “Easton Cookbook Heating Up”

Hwang: State to Order Independent Review of Nursing Homes’ Response to Covid-19

Governor Ned Lamont is ordering an independent, third-party review to be conducted of the preparation and response to the Covid-19 pandemic inside of Connecticut’s nursing homes and assisted living facilities.

“I am thrilled to see that Governor Lamont is taking a deeper look into Continue reading “Hwang: State to Order Independent Review of Nursing Homes’ Response to Covid-19”

Senator Hwang to Moderate Facebook Live Forum Today on COVID-19 and CT Nursing Homes

State Senator Tony Hwang will moderate a “CT Covid-19 Informational Update on Nursing Homes” on Facebook Live today, June 4, at 7 p.m.. To view the session on Facebook click here.

 Hwang will be joined by experts in the field of senior services and advocacy including State Senator Continue reading “Senator Hwang to Moderate Facebook Live Forum Today on COVID-19 and CT Nursing Homes”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass … Update for 5/22/2020

Good Afternoon,  

We have begun the process to slowly, safely and conscientiously reopen Easton. We will explore a change in the operations of Town Hall to have more services run live from the offices in line with the Governor’s reopening of offices throughout the state. Town Hall Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass … Update for 5/22/2020”

Mourners Honor Jack Curtis in Easton’s 9/11 Memorial

Family and friends gathered on a beautiful spring day at the 9/11 memorial in front of the Easton Public Library to pay their final respects to Easton resident John “Jack” Edwin Curtis, who died May 2 from complications of COVID-19.

The May 11— Mother’s Day —  ceremony took place Continue reading “Mourners Honor Jack Curtis in Easton’s 9/11 Memorial”

A Grandpa’s Response to Social Distancing

A Grandpa’s Invitation

In time, we will come together again.
You will come to our house.
We will have corned beef and cabbage,
or shrimp scampi.
We will celebrate.
I will play and sing for you “O, Danny Boy,”
a plaintiff “Danny Boy,”
sung by an old man, whose tenor has left him,
but whose Continue reading “A Grandpa’s Response to Social Distancing”

Seniors Exemplify Resilience in COVID-19 Pandemic

A recent article from the Historical Society of Easton noted that “the essential quality of resilience has been a feature of its citizens.” Today that is exemplified by our senior citizens who are staying In their homes and following the guidelines to remain healthy and the many Continue reading “Seniors Exemplify Resilience in COVID-19 Pandemic”

Thoughts on Mother’s Day 2020

Mothers Day offers no guarantees of maternal contentment, especially this year.

COVID-19 aside, just this week, a mother here in Easton lost her husband of 58 years and another is tending to her seriously injured dad. Another dear friend mourns the loss of her son every Mother’s Continue reading “Thoughts on Mother’s Day 2020”

Food and Resources for Seniors and Anyone in Need

These are trying times for our world, our country and our bucolic town of Easton. COVID-19 knows no demographic and you do not have to contract it to be affected by it, or impacted by this pandemic.  Our seniors are at risk due to their age and possible health issues, but I am here Continue reading “Food and Resources for Seniors and Anyone in Need”

Traveling Minstrels Raise Holiday Spirits

The singing theater family of Dan and Kimberly Fox, their daughter Annabelle Fox and her husband, Douglas Waterbury-Tieman, asked if they could share some Easter music.

They had noticed my car idle in the driveway lately while they walked their dogs and wanted to share some cheer Continue reading “Traveling Minstrels Raise Holiday Spirits”