Holly Hawthorn Exhibits her Artwork at the Library

Porcelain, Printworks, Painting, Plein Air

UPDATE: Holly Hawthorn’s reception scheduled for tomorrow, Saturday April 30, has been CANCELED.

Holly Hawthorn of Redding is exhibiting her porcelain, prints and “plein air” paintings at the Easton Public Library through May 15. Her Continue reading “Holly Hawthorn Exhibits her Artwork at the Library”

Life in a Reservoir Town

In March of 1897, Curtis Thompson, a well-regarded attorney of many years in Bridgeport presented a case on behalf of the town of Easton at a judiciary committee hearing in Hartford.
At issue was Easton’s grand list that had been materially reduced when the Bridgeport Hydraulic Company Continue reading “Life in a Reservoir Town”

Easton’s Own Milo Barer Singing This Saturday, Aug. 28

Porchfest in Black Rock is a wonderful day of fun, food, and good music for people of all ages. Residents host bands on their porches, so you can walk around this vibrant neighborhood and enjoy all kinds of music.

Joel Barlow High School grad Milo Barer sings with Terrapin, a Grateful Continue reading “Easton’s Own Milo Barer Singing This Saturday, Aug. 28”

Michael Ambrose of Easton to Be Honored at Gala

Easton resident Mike Ambrose, vice president of engineering & technology at Sikorsky, is one of three honorees who will receive the Brian Langdon Award at LifeBridge’s annual Building a Brighter Future Gala. The award will be present at an online virtual event slated for June 10 Continue reading “Michael Ambrose of Easton to Be Honored at Gala”

Center for Family Justice Celebrates 125 Years

The Center for Family Justice will celebrate its 125th anniversary as a nonprofit at its March 26 Virtual Jubilee Gala honoring the many volunteer leaders who have helped advance its mission of supporting survivors of domestic and sexual violence in six local communities.

CFJ’s Continue reading “Center for Family Justice Celebrates 125 Years”

Himes Vows to ‘Restore Civility and Decency in our Daily Discourse’

Easton and Connecticut’s 4th U.S. Congressional District voted to return Jim Himes to Congress as U. S. representative for another seventh term. Himes defeated his Republican challenger, Jonathan Riddle, and Independent candidate, Brian Merlen, according to an Associated Press projection Continue reading “Himes Vows to ‘Restore Civility and Decency in our Daily Discourse’”

Women, the Workplace, and World War II

presented by the Historical Society of Easton

1943 Poster depicting Rosie the Riveter

Looking back at U.S. history, it’s almost unimaginable that women had to continuously fight for the right to vote for a full fifty years after the ratification of the 15th Amendment which had Continue reading “Women, the Workplace, and World War II”

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