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”

Easton Celebrates July 4 and More

As the nation celebrates Independence Day commemorating our freedom from British rule and the formation of our democracy, Easton will be celebrating these events as well as special local traditions.

Though tensions abound here and throughout the nation, Easton is launching into Continue reading “Easton Celebrates July 4 and More”

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”

In Memoriam: Remembering Bill Kupinse

If you want to know what Bill Kupinse meant to Easton, best to know what Easton meant to him. That’s easy enough. After his family and his beloved wife, Pat, Easton meant almost everything. 

From Silverman’s, on down the road to Greiser’s. From the Saugatuck, on over to the Hemlock. Continue reading “In Memoriam: Remembering 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.”

Conversations with the Irrepressible Dolly Curtis

Pretty much anyone who knows Dolly, and most in Easton do, knows that there are no short stop-and-chats with her.  The conversations will be long and Dolly will do most of the talking. Sometimes a listener will wonder where she’s going when she embarks on a magical mystery tour of Continue reading “Conversations with the Irrepressible Dolly Curtis”

Citizens For Easton Anniversary Cookbook Debuts

It’s here! The long-awaited CFE Cookbook is now available.

Many Easton traditions were undermined by the Covid-19 pandemic last year and one of the most popular, the Citizens for Easton (CFE) Farm Tour, was among them. A popular draw on the second Saturday in August, the event Continue reading “Citizens For Easton Anniversary Cookbook Debuts”

There’s Still Time to Add a Recipe to Easton’s 175th Anniversary Cookbook

“You don’t have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces — just good food from fresh ingredients.”

— Julia Child

Chefs’ creations, amateur grilling tricks and thrown-together salad ideas are all part of the joy of eating. Happily, Citizens for Easton is still compiling recipes Continue reading “There’s Still Time to Add a Recipe to Easton’s 175th Anniversary Cookbook”

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