Phase 2 Reopening Set for Wednesday, June 17

Governor Ned Lamont announced earlier this month that he was advancing the second phase of reopening Connecticut. Many businesses will now reopen on Wednesday, June 17 – three days earlier than the previously scheduled date of Saturday, June 20. This is welcome news to the many businesses Continue reading “Phase 2 Reopening Set for Wednesday, June 17”

Wedding Announcement: Michelle Cole and Andrew Bickford Marry at their Home in Easton

Wedding: Michelle Cole and Andrew Bickford

Easton residents Michelle Cole and Andrew Bickford were planning on getting married on June 6 at the Equinox Resort in Manchester, Vt. with many of their friends and family present. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic they made the decision to Continue reading “Wedding Announcement: Michelle Cole and Andrew Bickford Marry at their Home in Easton”

Video: Bobby Bakes No Knead-e Bread

It’s been said that there are only two types of people, Italians and people who wished they were Italian. We La Valles always knew we were Italian, and figured we were at least 100% if not more. My mother’s parents were straight off the boat, yet dad’s folks were born in New York Continue reading “Video: Bobby Bakes No Knead-e Bread”

‘I love my town!’ A Thank You to Patty Jurgielewicz

Thank you Patty ! You brightened so many lives with your balloon sculptures. I wanted to be photographed with the rainbow. Living here in Easton reminds me “there is no place like home.”

— Carolyn Harrington,

Fireman’s Carnival Cancelled

The Easton Volunteer Fire Company released the following statement on their Facebook page:

After much deliberation and out of an abundance of caution to protect our community, the Easton Volunteer Fire Company is sad to announce the cancellation of the 2020 Fireman’s Carnival. Continue reading “Fireman’s Carnival Cancelled”

Easton’s 175th Anniversary Logo Contest Starts Today!

The Easton175 Committee is looking for a logo for Easton’s 175th Anniversary to be used in all media, including online, print, merchandise and other visual collateral in relation to the 175th Anniversary campaign and celebrations.

The committee has many special celebrations planned Continue reading “Easton’s 175th Anniversary Logo Contest Starts Today!”

Easton Bids Farewell to Balloon Messages

In appreciation for her cheerful and airy contributions to Easton residents and neighbors, a drive by parade was held to honor and thank Patty Jurielewicz, AKA “The Balloon Lady.”

In these recent months of sadness and frustration, Jurgielewicz brightened the mood with imaginative Continue reading “Easton Bids Farewell to Balloon Messages”

Video: Fox Family Presents ‘Living Room Theater’

In response to Covid-19 putting a pause on live theater, Concord Theatricals and Playbill recently teamed up to host the #LivingRoomTheatre challenge. In an attempt to encourage families to create together during this uncharted time, they made downloadable scenes available from classic scripts Continue reading “Video: Fox Family Presents ‘Living Room Theater’”

Decision to Hold Annual Fireman’s Carnival Will Be Made This Week

Fire Chief Steve Waugh said the decision about whether to hold the annual Fireman’s Carnival is still pending and will be made this week.

He and the town’s emergency response leaders are taking into consideration social distancing regulations in effect to stop the spread of the Continue reading “Decision to Hold Annual Fireman’s Carnival Will Be Made This Week”

Easton Observes Memorial Day

Easton is a resilient community and in observance of Memorial Day today, members of the community are tempering their sober recognition of past and current losses of life with a sense of hope and optimism.

Though this holiday technically honors those in the military who died in Continue reading “Easton Observes Memorial Day”