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”

State Rep. Anne Hughes Receives Unanimous Democratic Party Endorsement

State Rep. Anne Hughes

State Rep. Anne Hughes received the unanimous endorsement of the Democratic Party during the 135th State Assembly District’s nominating convention on May 11. The 135th district includes all of Weston, Redding and much of Easton.

Ben Fligelman, a graduating Continue reading “State Rep. Anne Hughes Receives Unanimous Democratic Party Endorsement”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 12/3/2021

Good afternoon, 

We remain in the red with regard to Covid, but the number of cases in Easton fell from 10 two weeks ago to 6 for the week ending November 27, for a rate of 15.2 per 100,000. Much of the talk has been about the Omicron variant, and there is still Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Dolly Curtis Honored with Anne Linquist Award

Mother Nature provided a perfect day to salute Dolly Curtis, recipient of the Anne Linquist Library Spirit Award, presented on the Easton Public Library grounds on Sept. 19. As many library-goers know, Dolly is a cultural institution: She’s curated art exhibits at the library for Continue reading “Dolly Curtis Honored with Anne Linquist Award”

Pride Weekend Ends On A High Note

Crowds arrived early and stayed late to enjoy the day’s activities.

Following the June 25 Pride flag raising at town hall, events honoring the LGBTQ+ community continued on Saturday afternoon on the grounds of Samuel Staples Elementary School with outdoor games, photo ops and live Continue reading “Pride Weekend Ends On A High Note”

Pride Flag Flies at Easton Town Hall

The Pride celebrations in Easton kicked off with a flag raising ceremony. Events honoring the LGBTQ+ community will continue through the weekend.

About 75 LGBTQ+ community members and supporters met in front of Town Hall for the second annual Pride flag raising in observance of Continue reading “Pride Flag Flies at Easton Town Hall”

Easton Celebrates Juneteenth at Morehouse Park

Easton held its second Juneteenth celebration this year, hosted by the Easton Diversity & Inclusion Task Force (EDIT). This year’s event focused on teaching attendees about the history of the day and more broadly about the African diaspora. The African diaspora refers to the “mass Continue reading “Easton Celebrates Juneteenth at Morehouse Park”

Year in Review 2020: November Election

Voters in Easton and across America turned out in record numbers for the Nov. 3 Presidential Election. They cast an unprecedented number of absentee ballots, which states sanctioned to keep people safe during the coronavirus pandemic. Voters also showed up at the polls.

Area Continue reading “Year in Review 2020: November Election”

Letter: Re-elect Rep. Anne Hughes

To the Editor:

Integrity. Compassion. Selfless. Determined. The leadership of Anne Hughes.

In these uncertain times, it’s her kindness: Anne Hughes personally delivers PPE to places in need. It’s her moral integrity. She speaks up on racial injustice and unites the community on a Continue reading “Letter: Re-elect Rep. Anne Hughes”

What Matters Most to Easton: Anne Hughes Responds

1. What do you believe is the single most important issue facing Easton voters and why? 

Accountability is the most important issue facing voters. Government must be accountable during COVID and the pandemic recession, adding these urgent challenges to existing issues that demand Continue reading “What Matters Most to Easton: Anne Hughes Responds”

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