Easing into a New Century – Easton & Redding in the Early 1900’s

The first years of twentieth century saw massive and rapid changes in technologies that made American life easier by reducing the time and effort needed to do many ordinary tasks, as well as introducing new creations that vastly increased the speed of travel and communication. While Continue reading “Easing into a New Century – Easton & Redding in the Early 1900’s”

Message from the ER9 Superintendent

Dear Friends and Families of the Easton, Redding, Region 9 Schools:

Summer Email Announcements from Each School Sent
I am pleased to announce that the principals and assistant principals of each of our five schools have sent their “summer packets” to parents, guardians and families Continue reading “Message from the ER9 Superintendent”

Find Your Way to Hubinger St.

Last Concert on the Hill of the Season

Get ready to dance when Christ Church hosts Hubinger SHubinger St.t. this Sunday, August 15. Gates open at 5:30 p.m., music from 6 to 8.  Adults: $7, Seniors: $5, Teens and Kids: Free.

Hubinger St., reveling in improvisation, dynamic jams, Continue reading “Find Your Way to Hubinger St.”

Summer Travels Slow Down Real Estate Demand

But Not Enough to Solve Housing Shortage

After a year of reclusion due to the COVID-19 pandemic, relaxed travel restrictions shifted some people’s priorities from buying a new home to traveling.

Still recovering from a traumatic year, a few buyers and sellers put their real Continue reading “Summer Travels Slow Down Real Estate Demand”

Easton Property Transfers — June 2021

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

35 Laskay Drive, Robert A. Lavalle to 35 Laskay Drive LLC, $1,110,000.

60 April Drive, Ignacio Sanz to Richard J. and Beverly Bailey, $1,210,000.

125 Delaware Road, Janine Continue reading “Easton Property Transfers — June 2021”

Life in the 50’s. Summer Vacation – Life on the Farm in 1957 – Getting There.

Part one of two.

It was mid-June and everyone in my fourth-grade class was ready to leave those little wooden “duck & cover” desks behind to get outside and enjoy the fresh air. Should Khrushchev suddenly decide to nuke us during the summer, we’d simply take our chances by not Continue reading “Life in the 50’s. Summer Vacation – Life on the Farm in 1957 – Getting There.”

Board of Selectmen Recap

Discussions and comments about the proposed South Park Avenue hemp farming lease, the proposed pathway along Sport Hill Road and a request to raise the Pride flag outside of Town Hall drew the most attention at the Board of Selectman meeting on June 3.

South Park Avenue Farming Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Recap”

Easton Property Transfers — April 2021

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

104 Morehouse Road, Carmen B. Lynch to Haely Kim, $615,000.

149 Wedgewood Drive, Patrick and Lisa A. Keane to Cartus Financial Corporation, $725,000.

149 Wedgewood Drive, Continue reading “Easton Property Transfers — April 2021”

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”

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