EMS Announces Winter 2023 Hybrid Courses

The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) AND Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) classes are designed for those interested in learning more about the emergency response system and in becoming an Emergency Medical Technician or Emergency Medical Responder. Emergency Responders are the Continue reading “EMS Announces Winter 2023 Hybrid Courses”

Mark Twain Library Celebrates 50th Anniversary Art Show

The Mark Twain Library will present its  50th Anniversary Mark Twain Library Art Show from Dec. 3 to 11. This year, in addition to both the hanging gallery and the online exhibition, the Friday Night preview reception returns  as well as the closing ceremony featuring the Joel Barlow Continue reading “Mark Twain Library Celebrates 50th Anniversary Art Show”

Column: Winter Solstice

On Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, the sun will stop falling from the elevated excursions across the sky that it reached in June, 2022, and will start climbing again. We refer to this as the winter solstice, the day when the sun “stands still.” This is called the solstice because it was Continue reading “Column: Winter Solstice”

Board of Selectmen Meeting of Nov. 17, 2022


All members were present in person at our second regularly scheduled Board of Selectmen’s meeting.

After approving the minutes of the meeting of November 3, 2022, with some changes, the board moved on to its specific agenda items.

The board appointed Nick Jhilal to the Park and Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting of Nov. 17, 2022”

Holiday Gift Giving, Buying and Events in Easton

GIVING

Donate toys to the Easton Police Department during its Stuff-a-Cruiser event at the Easton Library’s parking lot at 691 Morehouse Road on Dec. 3 from 8 a.m. to noon.

Drop off donated diapers at Christ Church through Dec. 24. The diapers will go to  nOURish, a non-profit Continue reading “Holiday Gift Giving, Buying and Events in Easton”

They’re In! Falcons Take on Granby/Canton in State Playoffs on Tuesday

The Falcons are the 5th seed in the state football tournament. Source: CIAC website.

Welcome to the big dance Joel Barlow!

The Falcons have qualified to play in the Class SS state football tournament after a dominating 56-20 win in the over their rivals Weston on Wednesday Continue reading “They’re In! Falcons Take on Granby/Canton in State Playoffs on Tuesday”

Holiday Market and Tree Lighting Brings the Community Together Sunday, Dec. 4

The Friends of the Easton Public Library are again inviting everyone in town to join them for an afternoon of fun, food, and merriment at the Library next Sunday afternoon, Dec. 4 from 2:30-6 p.m. Friends’ organizers have been busy lining up wonderful local artisan, arranging for Continue reading “Holiday Market and Tree Lighting Brings the Community Together Sunday, Dec. 4”

Holiday Happenings at Christ Church

Christ Church Easton is holding a variety of holiday events in which all are welcome to participate.

The annual Tree Lighting, Bonfire and Caroling will be held on Dec. 3 at 5 p.m. This year will feature a steel drums accompaniment. Hot chocolate will be provided by the Boy Scouts Continue reading “Holiday Happenings at Christ Church”

Cemetery Committee Exploring Historic Designation for Burial Ground

Calista Cleary was a Joel Barlow High School senior thirty-three years ago when an unmarked burial ground in the woods overlooking the Aspetuck River in Easton caught her attention.

“It piqued my curiosity because it was off a really well-traveled road, but people didn’t know any Continue reading “Cemetery Committee Exploring Historic Designation for Burial Ground”

Ludwig Bernhard Goldhorn (1871-1944) – From Convicted Forger to Respected Physician

Practically anyone who has lived in Redding for very long is familiar with the fabulous color images that Dr. Ludwig Goldhorn created in 1937. Many of our oldest structures can be seen in 56 of his crisp, clear, color slides that are now available for viewing on the Connecticut State Continue reading “Ludwig Bernhard Goldhorn (1871-1944) – From Convicted Forger to Respected Physician”