Bear # 211 Struck by Vehicle in Easton

Bear #211 regularly visited backyards in Easton and Fairfield and even had a public Facebook page. Until yesterday, that is, when the Easton Police Department received a call July 26 at 6:19 p.m. about a black bear that was struck by a motor vehicle on Route 136 west of Wilson Road. Continue reading “Bear # 211 Struck by Vehicle in Easton”

Hwang Moderates Forum on Proposed Aquarion Water Diversion Project

Senator Tony Hwang on April 9  moderated an informational forum on the proposed project to divert water within the Greater Bridgeport system (which includes the towns of Bridgeport, Fairfield, Weston, Easton and the Mill River Watershed) to lower Fairfield County towns by increasing Continue reading “Hwang Moderates Forum on Proposed Aquarion Water Diversion Project”

Rethinking Recycling

A problematic recycling cart: open lids can lead to contamination from moisture; plastic bags are a major contaminant and hazard; returnable cans are best redeemed or donated. [Photo: Heidi Armster]

Do you ever stop to think about your garbage? On average, each person produces Continue reading “Rethinking Recycling”

Do You Know about the Beautiful Property on South Park that the Town Owns?

In 2008 Easton purchased 29.5 acres of land bounded by South Park Avenue and the Mill River to prevent a high-density development that would have broken our zoning. We paid $6,150,000 for the property. At the same time, the New England Prayer Center paid the Town $300,000 for an option Continue reading “Do You Know about the Beautiful Property on South Park that the Town Owns?”

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