Board of Selectmen Meeting Recap

South Park Avenue Property Discussions

Citizens for Easton made a presentation to the board in support of naming the town-owned property on South Park Avenue in honor of former First Selectman Bill Kupinse. Kupinse was a strong advocate for the preservation and protection of property Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting Recap”

The Easton Public Library Presents Easton Geocaching

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.

Check Continue reading “The Easton Public Library Presents Easton Geocaching”

Petition Proposes to Name South Park Site for Kupinse

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.

Kupinse Continue reading “Petition Proposes to Name South Park Site for Kupinse”

Aspetuck Land Trust Preserves Mill River Site

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”

Outdoor Memorial Service Honors Bill Kupinse

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”

Obituary: William J. Kupinse Jr.

William J. Kupinse Jr.

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.”

The Harsh Realities Wildlife Face Every Spring

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”

Sunday Nature Walk: New England Winter

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”

Sunday Nature Walk – Visitors from the North

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”

Year in Review 2020:The Courier Thanks…

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…”

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