Dolly Curtis To Be Honored at Library Reception

Dolly Curtis has been chosen as this year’s recipient of the Anne Lindquist Library Spirit Award, which is presented annually by the Easton Public Library Board of Trustees. The award honors a volunteer who has contributed significant time and talent to the Library. It is named for Continue reading “Dolly Curtis To Be Honored at Library Reception”

Easton Celebrates Memorial Day

Excited.

That was the word on the lips of those who came out for Easton’s annual Memorial Day parade this year. Everyone from observers to marchers to speakers commemorating the day made the observation. This year’s parade was a time to honor those who have sacrificed for our country Continue reading “Easton Celebrates Memorial Day”

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”

Cleo Sonneborn’s Solo Art Show Debuts at Library

Cleo Sonneborn painting watercolor in her home art studio.

Longtime Easton resident Cleo Sonneborn’s watercolor paintings are on exhibit in the conference room at the Easton Public Library. No opening reception was possible due to Covid-19 safety considerations, but her work will Continue reading “Cleo Sonneborn’s Solo Art Show Debuts at Library”

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”

Recording Easton’s History One Interview At a Time

The late actress Bette Davis once dined at a Black Rock Turnpike home in Easton. Carol Mills has the autographed tablecloth to prove it.

Mills’ recollection of hosting the actress is part of the town’s Oral History Project, an effort to interview and preserve the town’s history Continue reading “Recording Easton’s History One Interview At a Time”

Dolly Curtis Is Recipient of Anne Lindquist Award

Dolly Curtis — Tom Rudne Photo

The Easton Public Library Board of Trustees has chosen Dolly Curtis as this year’s recipient of its Anne Lindquist Library Spirit Award. The award recognizes a volunteer who has made a significant contribution to the Library. Past winners include Continue reading “Dolly Curtis Is Recipient of Anne Lindquist Award”

Oral History Project at the Easton Public Library

As part of Easton’s 175th Anniversary celebration, the Easton Public Library is hosting an Oral History Project. The purpose of the project is to preserve the town’s history as seen through the eyes of its residents and to celebrate the histories and accomplishments of those who Continue reading “Oral History Project at the Easton Public Library”

Mourners Honor Jack Curtis in Easton’s 9/11 Memorial

Family and friends gathered on a beautiful spring day at the 9/11 memorial in front of the Easton Public Library to pay their final respects to Easton resident John “Jack” Edwin Curtis, who died May 2 from complications of COVID-19.

The May 11— Mother’s Day —  ceremony took place Continue reading “Mourners Honor Jack Curtis in Easton’s 9/11 Memorial”

Obituary: John Edwin Curtis of Easton, 77

John E. Curtis

John Edwin Curtis, known as Jack, of Easton, CT was a quintessential self-made man who was lucky to find his passion early in life.  A renowned landscape architect with a 50-year career starting in the mid-1960s working with and mentored by landscape architect pioneer Continue reading “Obituary: John Edwin Curtis of Easton, 77”

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