Between a Headstone & a Hard Place – Union Cemetery

Anyone who has passed by Easton’s Union Cemetery this summer has certainly noticed a difference in its appearance of late. Unlike the past few summers, the grounds are neatly mowed and the weeds and unkempt shrubs that formally obscured many of the headstones have been trimmed Continue reading “Between a Headstone & a Hard Place – Union Cemetery”

Easton Property Transfers — August 2022

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

104 North Street, Douglas G. and Kerry Rivard to Elizabeth Sfondrini and Jordan Roberts, $950,000.

80 Wedgewood Drive, Robert Kalamaras to Thomas and Erica Allison, $650,000.

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A Celebration of Life: Patricia Hubbell Hornstein

We lost Patricia this summer. At 94, she was a life-long Easton resident who loved her hometown. Many remembrances of her talents and kindnesses have been shared in the past weeks and a celebration of her life will be hosted by her family at the Easton Public Library on September Continue reading “A Celebration of Life: Patricia Hubbell Hornstein”

Notice of Easton Fire District No. 1 Special Meeting

Notice is hereby given to all legal voters and taxpayers of the Easton Fire District No. 1, Incorporated of a special meeting of said District to be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 1, 2022 via Zoom for the purpose and object of taking such action as may be appropriate Continue reading “Notice of Easton Fire District No. 1 Special Meeting”

Library to Celebrate Life of Award-Winning Easton Author

The community is invited to attend a celebration of the life of award-winning children’s book author and Easton resident Patricia Hubbell Hornstein who died on July 29. The celebration will be held on Sept. 18 at 2 p.m. at the Easton Public Library.

Hornstein grew up in the Bradley Continue reading “Library to Celebrate Life of Award-Winning Easton Author”

The Farmer & the Race Car

It’s an early morning in August and Michael Sabia is tending to his Christmas tree farm. He’s pulling weeds around an infant Christmas tree he planted. The tiny spruce tree will take several years to grow big enough to decorate a family’s home for the holidays. That’s the nature Continue reading “The Farmer & the Race Car”

Easton Property Transfers — July 2022

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

280 Rock House Road, Joan M. Schick and Jill S. Ingram to Jill S. and Scott M. Ingram, $407,500.

94 Mile Common Road, Nicolas R. and Carl A. Brown to Jenna and Stephen McKay, Continue reading “Easton Property Transfers — July 2022”

Easton Property Transfers — June 2022

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

56 Banks Road, Paul Khamarji and Frank Garoffolo Jr to Ryan and Elizabeth Duggan, $670,000.

10 Silver Hill Road, Veronica O’Connell to Geraldine McGowan and Henry Tall, $959,000.

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New ‘Welcome to Easton’ Signs Unveiled

There are barns, cows, pigs, tractors, reservoirs, fish, and trees. Lots of tress. Those are the images that come to mind when Easton elementary and middle school students think of their hometown. They are also the images that will grace two new ‘Welcome to Easton” signs welcoming Continue reading “New ‘Welcome to Easton’ Signs Unveiled”

Easton’s Own Anne Fiyalka Takes to the Sky

The plans were delayed multiple times by weather, but on June 24, well past Anne Fiyalka’s 101st birthday, she soared through the clouds in a plane just as she had done with Amelia Earhart as a sophomore in high school. Her second flight was well worth the wait.

On Nov. 5, 1936, Continue reading “Easton’s Own Anne Fiyalka Takes to the Sky”

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