Has Covid-19 Changed Barlow Student Fashion?

Over the past year, the normal way of life changed for Joel Barlow High School students in countless ways. Teenagers’ personal fashion styles since the Covid-19 lockdowns were among the transformations.

The at-home classroom created a causal way of life for high school students. Continue reading “Has Covid-19 Changed Barlow Student Fashion?”


Voters Approve Town and School Budgets

Reject Resolution on Racism and Public Health

Town Clerk Christine Halloran today released the official results of the May 4 referendum. The polling went well and more voters turned out for the referendum than was typical in recent years, she said.

Last year, an executive order Continue reading “Voters Approve Town and School Budgets”


Emergency Broadband Benefit Program Enrollment Begins May 12

The Easton Public Library is working to help build consumer awareness about the Emergency Broadband Benefit, a new Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program. The temporary benefit will help to lower the cost of broadband service for eligible households during the on-going COVID-19 Continue reading “Emergency Broadband Benefit Program Enrollment Begins May 12”


Worship with Congregational Church of Easton in the Sanctuary

The Congregational Church of Easton has been a staple church community in the town of Easton since 1762 and we continue to look for ways to involve ourselves with the community. We value our work in Christ and work to find new ways to experience God and to touch the lives of others Continue reading “Worship with Congregational Church of Easton in the Sanctuary”


New England Prayer Center Observes National Day of Prayer

The National Day of Prayer is an annual observance to intercede for America, leaders and families. Tomorrow, Thursday May 6, we open our doors and  invite all people to pray for our nation and the world.

The NEPC is observing this day with morning, afternoon and evening prayer times. Continue reading “New England Prayer Center Observes National Day of Prayer”


Mother’s Day Plant Sale Helps Ovarian Cancer Services

Noreen Forde

Noreen Forde of Easton has organized a special way to support women with ovarian cancer and to celebrate Mother’s Day.

COVID-19 has affected everyone in so many ways, and women facing cancer need support now more than ever. Forde urges friends and neighbors to consider Continue reading “Mother’s Day Plant Sale Helps Ovarian Cancer Services”


ZBA Delays Vote on Permit for Slaughterhouse

The Zoning Board of Appeals during its May 3 meeting delayed voting on a controversial permit to allow a chicken farm equipped with a slaughterhouse to operate on Tranquility Drive.

After more than three hours of impassioned debate at the packed meeting at Samuel Staples Elementary Continue reading “ZBA Delays Vote on Permit for Slaughterhouse”


Put the Fruit Down!

If you choose to believe Bible stories, in the beginning, along with a newly created garden paradise with its animals, bugs, birds, fish and whatnot, there were three beings, Adam, Eve and the Creator Himself. God didn’t ask or demand much from the bugs or animals, he didn’t have Continue reading “Put the Fruit Down!”


Unofficial Results: Town of Easton and Regional School District No. 9 Referendum

May 4, 2021 

Following are the results of the May 4 polling at Samuel Staples Elementary School:

1. Shall the Town of Easton appropriate the sum of $46,249,385 for the annual budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022?  (This includes Easton’s share of the Region Continue reading “Unofficial Results: Town of Easton and Regional School District No. 9 Referendum”


Polls Stay Active Throughout the Day

A cloudy but temperate spring day greeted voters at the polls throughout the morning and afternoon. Tables were set up by political parties, the Easton 175th Committee and others. As of 4 p.m. 1,205 votes had been cast, including 41 absentee ballots, according to Jim Bromer, assistant Continue reading “Polls Stay Active Throughout the Day”