Slow Rise in Inventory Helps Real Estate Sales Volume

Real estate sales in Easton are picking up again after extremely low inventory in February. The town registered an increase of 8.3% in pending sales, up to 13 compared to seven pending sales in town last month. The number of closed sales is also up 9.1% compared to March 2020. Continue reading “Slow Rise in Inventory Helps Real Estate Sales Volume”

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”

Easton Property Transfers — February 2021

The following property transfers were recorded by the Easton Town Clerk’s office for the month of February:

18 Crescent Drive, Carlos A. and Maria G. Cisneros to Bryan D. and Angela M. Kaestner, $425,000.

18 Wintergreen Drive, Ferdinand A. and Janice Pasqua to Carlos A. and Maria Continue reading “Easton Property Transfers — February 2021”

Virtual Roundtable on Public Health Care Options

State Rep. Anne Hughes along with fellow Fairfield County legislators state Rep. Cristin McCarthy-Vahey, state Rep. Jennifer Leeper, and state Senator Will Haskell will hold a virtual roundtable discussion with state Comptroller Kevin Lembo tonight.

The discussion will be on health Continue reading “Virtual Roundtable on Public Health Care Options”

Pioneers of Liberty: Easton’s Soldiers in Connecticut’s 29th Colored Regiment

At the edge of the New Haven harbor in Fair Haven sits Criscuolo Park. Sports fields and playgrounds now occupy what was once a bustling port area where the Quinnipiac and Mill Rivers meet. While there is no trace of the Civil War training camp that existed at this spot, since 2008, Continue reading “Pioneers of Liberty: Easton’s Soldiers in Connecticut’s 29th Colored Regiment”

Local Land Dispute Leads to Lawsuit

A portion of a 55-acre plot of farmland on Banks Road is the subject of a lawsuit that pits an Easton resident against a limited liability company linked to the chairman of the Planning and Zoning Commission.

Daniel Lent of Banks Road filed a lawsuit in Bridgeport Superior Court Continue reading “Local Land Dispute Leads to Lawsuit”

Reminiscences and Oral Histories – the Two-Edged Sword

There is a reason we have statutes of limitation and judges disallow almost all hearsay testimony. The accuracy of memories fade with time and twice-told tales are often riddled with ambiguities and inconsistencies.

As a historian, I often cringe when an account of an event that Continue reading “Reminiscences and Oral Histories – the Two-Edged Sword”

The Inseparable Tucker Twins – Served Together, Worked Together, Lived Together

Part of the Historical Society of Easton’s series: Easton in the Service.

Small towns usually have their share of interesting characters who serve their community in different ways, and Easton is certainly no exception. Take the Tucker twins for example.

Arthur Jelliff Tucker Continue reading “The Inseparable Tucker Twins – Served Together, Worked Together, Lived Together”

Selectmen Rebuke Wednesday’s Rampage of U.S. Capitol

During board comment at the end of their meeting tonight, the Board of Selectmen condemned Wednesday’s storming and occupation of the United States Capitol. 

“I don’t think we can leave the table tonight without reflecting on the horror of yesterday,” First Selectman Bob Lessler Continue reading “Selectmen Rebuke Wednesday’s Rampage of U.S. Capitol”

Call For Artists: 2021 Winter Celebration of the Arts

The Easton Arts Council is calling all artists, artisans, sculptors, and photographers to enter their work into the 2021 Winter Celebration Member Art Show.

The show will be completely online, which show organizers believe will provide an excellent venue to display your creative Continue reading “Call For Artists: 2021 Winter Celebration of the Arts”

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