The Easton Public Library, in collaboration with the Pollinator Pathway (a conservation project of the Easton Garden Club), is very excited to offer this town-wide program for all ages. The challenge: find eight Easton destinations that encourage being active and outdoors.
A Citizens for Easton initiative proposes to designate 11 upland acres of the town-owned South Park Avenue property as open space and name it in memory of former First Selectman William J. Kupinse Jr. The petition will be presented to the Board Of Selectmen for consideration.
A partnership between the Aspetuck Land Trust, the state and Easton will preserve environmentally sensitive areas of the town-owned property at 22 South Park Avenue as open space in perpetuity.
The land trust applied for an Open Space and Watershed Land Acquisition Grant in cooperation Continue reading “Aspetuck Land Trust Preserves Mill River Site”
It was a day William “Bill” J. Kupinse Jr. would have enjoyed outdoors, pursuing one of his many hobbies. Sunny skies and unseasonably warm temperatures greeted guests who turned out April 24 at Aspetuck Park to remember him.
Family, friends and colleagues celebrated various aspects Continue reading “Outdoor Memorial Service Honors Bill Kupinse”
William J. Kupinse, Jr. (“Bill”), former Easton First Selectman, beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed on April 7th at his home in Easton, supported by the company and care of his family.
Bill was born in New Haven, Connecticut, and grew up Continue reading “Obituary: William J. Kupinse Jr.”
Now that spring is here, it’s time for Easton residents to prepare for the warmer weather. No more snowstorms, icy roads or snow boots — everyone hopes.
There might not appear to be much activity going on in the region when it comes to wildlife. But behind the scenes, many animals Continue reading “The Harsh Realities Wildlife Face Every Spring”
Throughout January and February, it is easy to dream about the warm days of spring that are not so far away. Winter can seem lifeless and bleak, the only refreshing component coming from the occasional snow that offers a brief change of scenery before turning into a brown mush. However, Continue reading “Sunday Nature Walk: New England Winter”
While most of New England consists of mixed deciduous and early successional forest, at the upper reaches of the region begins the grand boreal forest. The boreal forest is a vast wooded area stretching from Maine all the way to Alaska. This unique biome holds many wondrous species Continue reading “Sunday Nature Walk – Visitors from the North”
The Easton Courier would be remiss if we didn’t acknowledge the varied and thought-provoking contributions from our columnists and community writers, who observed life in Easton from many perspectives. Bruce Nelson, Tomas Koeck, Gale Papageorge, Robert LaValle, and Dr. Richard Lechtenberg Continue reading “Year in Review 2020:The Courier Thanks…”
Easton’s small business owners demonstrated immeasurable cleverness in adjusting to the uncharted waters of the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic. Organizations that serve Easton found creative ways to reach their audience and carry on the important work they do. Families and individuals Continue reading “Year in Review 2020: Pandemic Pivot”