Longtime Library Staffer Says Goodbye

Kevin Krug will be leaving the Easton Public Library for a job in accounting. He started as a page back in 2012 and has been the Face of the Library at the Circulation Desk for more than eight years. It’s a face well-recognized by Library patrons, who have asked for Kevin by name Continue reading “Longtime Library Staffer Says Goodbye”

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Call for Entries for Young Artists’ Online Show

Easton Arts Council announces its Annual Youth Art Show will be online this year running for the month of March which is National Youth Art Month. The exhibit opens on Feb. 28, giving all young folks ages 4 to 18 a venue to display their creative talents. Entries will be accepted Continue reading “Call for Entries for Young Artists’ Online Show”

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Jesse Lee Church Document Spring Shredding Event

A spring document shredding event at Jesse Lee United Methodist Church, 25 Flat Rock Road, Easton, Conn. is on for Saturday, April 17, from 9 a.m. to noon, rain or shine.

Church members feel confident that despite Covid-19, their vendor, ShredSmart, can safely and securely destroy Continue reading “Jesse Lee Church Document Spring Shredding Event”

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Citizens For Easton Anniversary Cookbook Debuts

It’s here! The long-awaited CFE Cookbook is now available.

Many Easton traditions were undermined by the Covid-19 pandemic last year and one of the most popular, the Citizens for Easton (CFE) Farm Tour, was among them. A popular draw on the second Saturday in August, the event Continue reading “Citizens For Easton Anniversary Cookbook Debuts”

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Industrial Arts Teacher Leaves a Legacy

A Tribute to Mr. Gass

Though I’ve lived in Connecticut three quarters of my life I’ve always considered myself a transplanted New Yorker. There weren’t many “New Yorkers” during my nearly 33-year teaching career at Helen Keller Middle School, not real New Yorkers. But when Ted Continue reading “Industrial Arts Teacher Leaves a Legacy”

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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”

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Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 2/19/2021

Good afternoon, 

Ah, winter in Easton. While we are all getting a little tired of it, there is no denying that the recent snowfalls highlight the true beauty of our town. As winter has its grip on us and COVID has us all fatigued, it is very important to Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

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Pummeled by Cross Currents of Politics and Violence

Waves of fury and incredulity pummel my mental shores. Naïve as I am, despite the pundits’ prediction that Senate Republicans would vote to acquit Trump, I believed that dedication to democracy, oaths of office, oaths of impartiality, and love of country would win out over party Continue reading “Pummeled by Cross Currents of Politics and Violence”

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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”

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‘Laughs for Easton’ Comedy ‘Funraiser’

Easton Public Library, Easton Park & Recreation, and Easton Community Center will host a Comedy Night Fundraiser on March 12 at 7:30 p.m. The event, which will be held via Zoom, will be presented by Team Greenlight Comedy, LLC, with all proceeds benefitting the three Easton organizations. Continue reading “‘Laughs for Easton’ Comedy ‘Funraiser’”

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