Learning From History

The televangelist, Pat Robertson, called the AIDS epidemic, “God’s harvest of sinners.” The sinners he was referring to were not rapists, murderers, pedophiles or human traffickers. They were homosexual men. This reflected the common feeling in the United States that AIDS would somehow Continue reading “Learning From History”

Easton Close to Starting One-Year Contract with Westport Weston Health District

The Board of Selectmen voted unanimously to enter into a one-year agreement with the Westport Weston Health District to provide health services to Easton. Both parties agreed to the terms of the contract according to First Selectman David Bindelglass.

The effective start date Continue reading “Easton Close to Starting One-Year Contract with Westport Weston Health District”

OP-ED: Hwang Weighs in on Draft ‘Back to School” Plan

On June 25 , Governor Ned Lamont announced an overview of a draft plan to provide guidance for the upcoming 2020-21 school year. I cannot imagine anything further from a summer break for school administrators as they evaluate and plan for the arduous and costly road of readying for Continue reading “OP-ED: Hwang Weighs in on Draft ‘Back to School” Plan”

Bank of America Supports Domestic Violence Safe House

With stay-at-home restrictions in place, the coronavirus has triggered a rise in domestic abuse throughout Connecticut. Individuals and families are now faced with choosing between health risks associated with the coronavirus or staying at home with an abusive partner. The Center Continue reading “Bank of America Supports Domestic Violence Safe House”

‘Go to your room!’

Go to your room!” was never a command uttered from my lips or those of my parents, but many of us along the route of life’s challenges are familiar with it one way or another. 

And now, across the entire globe we’ve been told, “Go to your room!” To which we might reply, “But wait! Continue reading “‘Go to your room!’”

Easton Leads: Guiding Connecticut Residents During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Please join the Easton Democratic Town Committee (DTC) on Sunday, 4/19 at 7:30PM as we launch a series of online events to help foster resilience as we face COVID-19 together.

This “Easton Leads” series will provide resources, support, and information from area experts and leaders Continue reading “Easton Leads: Guiding Connecticut Residents During the COVID-19 Pandemic”

Is Your Business Doing the Pandemic Pivot?

How are you adapting to the changing times? We would like to hear from you. Tell us how you are doing the pandemic pivot. Send us a photo of your business, yourself or something that represents what you work you do (using our submission link or by email to eastoncourierct@gmail.com).

Continue reading “Is Your Business Doing the Pandemic Pivot?”

Hwang Offers Resources to Help with Anxiety and Depression

April 2020 will bring upon us unacknowledged dangers from the unprecedented ongoing healthcare pandemic, and their ominous signs are only now evident. COVID-19 will impact many, and now more than ever we must take extra care to protect both our physical and mental health. The isolation Continue reading “Hwang Offers Resources to Help with Anxiety and Depression”

Easton Police Department Has a Visit from Congressman Jim Himes

Congressman Jim Himes stopped by the Easton Police Department on Monday, April 13 to drop off food and give thanks to Easton’s first responders. Chief Richard Doyle (who was recently promoted to the rank of chief on Monday, April 6) discussed all the ways that Easton’s first responders Continue reading “Easton Police Department Has a Visit from Congressman Jim Himes”

Making the Call for Home Sewn Masks

Easton resident June Chiaia-Logie is continuing her campaign to protect health care workers by asking people to make homemade masks, and locals are rising to the challenge.

More materials and volunteers are needed because “unfortunately surgical and N95 protective masks are still Continue reading “Making the Call for Home Sewn Masks”

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