Concerts on the Hill Celebrates Pride Month Sunday, June 26

Christ Church and Easton Pride will co-host Concerts on the Hill’s 2nd Annual Pride Celebration Sunday, June 26th, featuring Hitch & the Giddyup, with an opening performance by uncis. Gates open at 5:30, music from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. The band draws from bluegrass, Americana, Continue reading “Concerts on the Hill Celebrates Pride Month Sunday, June 26”

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Easton Celebrates Juneteenth at Christ Church

A mix of golden oldies, R&B and some old standards–many crowd favorites–were offered at the season opener of the Concert on the Hill series on Sunday, June 19 on the grounds of Christ Church. It also marked the first appearance there by The Theresa Wright Band.

The crowd was happy Continue reading “Easton Celebrates Juneteenth at Christ Church”

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Easton Police Department Log June 13 – 19

The Easton Police Department is located at 700 Morehouse Road, Easton, CT 06612, 203-268-4111, EastonCT.gov.

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Judge Kills Proposed Slaughterhouse on Tranquility Drive

A group of Tranquility Drive residents fighting to keep a slaughterhouse from operating on their residential street have won their court case after a state judge ruled in their favor.

“We are happy that the court saw it our way,” said Joseph Calzone, a Tranquility Drive resident Continue reading “Judge Kills Proposed Slaughterhouse on Tranquility Drive”

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Board of Selectmen Meeting of June 16, 2022

The Easton Board of Selectmen held its second regular meeting for the month on June 16 with First Selectman Bindelglass appearing via Zoom and Selectmen Lessler and Sogofsky present in person.

The board approved a road opening bond for property located at 18 The Circle as recommended Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting of June 16, 2022”

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Column: Profiles in Cowardice

The U.S. Senate has announced that it is on the verge of a monumental breakthrough: adoption of a bill that affects people with or seeking to acquire guns. This has been touted by the Senate leadership as the most substantial change in the gun laws in thirty years. Given that Continue reading “Column: Profiles in Cowardice”

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Concluding Our Investigation of the Histories of Racism

The final installment in a series investigating the histories of racism, white supremacy and enslavement in the people and lands of Christ Church Easton.

What Now?

In one and a half years as priest-in-charge of Christ Church Easton, I have fallen in love with the lands and peoples Continue reading “Concluding Our Investigation of the Histories of Racism”

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SSES Launching Educational Farmland Program

Young minds at Samuel Staples Elementary School will have the opportunity to learn more about the importance of farming this fall when a new educational program will begin on the farmland surrounding the school. Students will learn about the process of growing food, and how different Continue reading “SSES Launching Educational Farmland Program”

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Goat Walks and Animal Talks at Blue Button Farm

Do all the animals have names?

This and dozens of other questions from visitors to Blue Button Farm are patiently answered by owners Dennis and Holly Pryor before and during goat gambols through the woods on their 8-acre property. Though they sell eggs, sheep & goat fibers and Continue reading “Goat Walks and Animal Talks at Blue Button Farm”

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Two Lives Well Lived- Coach Profetto & Rose

I received an email this past Tuesday informing me that former Barlow Coach John Profetto had passed away during the first week of June and that his beloved wife of some 62 years, Rose, had followed him into eternity just five days later. Remembering how respected and adored John Continue reading “Two Lives Well Lived- Coach Profetto & Rose”

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