Easton Police Awards Ceremony Honors Six

In recognition of the second day of National Police Week, the Easton Police Department held an awards ceremony to honor three police officers, two dispatchers and one civilian for their exemplary actions involving two different incidents. The ceremony was held on Monday, May 10.

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Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Takes Another Virtual Turn

Since 2013, thousands of local residents have joined The Center for Family Justice for its annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event, a mile-long fundraising walk through downtown Fairfield to raise awareness about the impact sexual abuse and violence against women and girls has in the Continue reading “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Takes Another Virtual Turn”

Judd Road at North Street Shut Down Due to Accident: School Bus Delays Expected

Update 4:18 p.m.: Frontier Communications is currently on the scene. The crew plans to clear the wires from the roadway and will return tonight for repairs. The road will be open in about an hour.

A large crane truck pulled down a fiber optic communications wire which shredded Continue reading “Judd Road at North Street Shut Down Due to Accident: School Bus Delays Expected”

Power Failures Hit Easton

Due to high winds, there are two separate power outages in town according to United Illuminating’s website. At present, 597 homes ( 20.09% of UI customers) are without power.

Easton Police Chief Richard Doyle reported there are downed wires on Maple Road, Church Road and Knollcrest. Continue reading “Power Failures Hit Easton”

Easton Police Recover Stolen Car

Juvenile Charged with Larceny, Simple Trespass

The Easton Police Department received a call from a Bayberry Lane resident today at around 6 a.m. reporting that his vehicles in his driveway were entered, and he saw a vehicle leaving the area. 

The resident got in his car and Continue reading “Easton Police Recover Stolen Car”

Easton’s Thriving Seniors

Some seniors may recall a 1977 advertising campaign for Dannon Yogurt, boasting that the oldest living men in the world owed their longevity and well-being to eating yogurt every day.

Yogurt may have its benefits, but other things account for Easton’s Continue reading “Easton’s Thriving Seniors”

UPDATE: Storm Impact Milder Than Anticipated

UPDATE: According to Chief Doyle, Easton fared well. “There were no reported outages. Public Works did a great job. Traffic was light. Public Works is finishing up cleaning the roads today,” Doyle said. In short, there was nothing significant to report.

UPDATE Jan. 31, 10:40 p.m.: Continue reading “UPDATE: Storm Impact Milder Than Anticipated”

South Park Bridge Opens

The new South Park Avenue bridge is officially open. First Selectman David Bindelglass cut the ceremonial ribbon along with contractor Nick Mancini of NJR Construction and Ed Nagy, Easton Department of Public Works director. Shortly after, Police Chief Rich Doyle became the first Continue reading “South Park Bridge Opens”

Vigil for George Floyd: A Moment or a Movement?

Lila Estime loved seeing her peers, a teacher she knew from Joel Barlow High School, and everyone who turned out for the Vigil for George Floyd. “It was a moving night to remember,” she said.

Estime, a class of 2014 Barlow graduate and one of the speakers, attended all of Easton’s Continue reading “Vigil for George Floyd: A Moment or a Movement?”

Easton Police Issue Storm Warning Alert

High winds and rain are causing multiple hazards in the area.

“Easton Emergency Services and Easton Public Works are responding to numerous trees down, some involving power lines,” according to police Chief Richard Doyle.

There is a road closure at the intersection of Valley Continue reading “Easton Police Issue Storm Warning Alert”