UPDATE: This Road Race Might Scare the Running Pants Off You

Editors’ note: The route of the race goes in the opposite direction of Union Cemetery and does not pass by the cemetery as previously reported. We are including a map of the race below to clarify the route: The “X” marks the location of Union Cemetery.

The route for Oct. 29 road Continue reading “UPDATE: This Road Race Might Scare the Running Pants Off You”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update 6/3/22

Good afternoon,

The COVID numbers continue to bounce around with most of the towns in the state well into the red range. Hospitalizations seem to be dropping suggesting that this wave may be past its peak.

Wednesday night we held a flag raising ceremony to Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Historic Union Cemetery Needs Your Help–Go Fund Me Campaign Underway and Community Cleanup May 7

Chances are, you’ve that heard ghosts haunt Union Cemetery, one of the town’s oldest burial grounds at the corner of Sport Hill Road and Stepney Road. Believed to be the most haunted cemetery in America, it is referenced in countless publications, websites and blogs that deal with Continue reading “Historic Union Cemetery Needs Your Help–Go Fund Me Campaign Underway and Community Cleanup May 7”

Community Tour of Historic Lyon Cemetery

The Easton Cemetery Committee explored the historical Lyon Cemetery at the third tour of its 2020-21 series. Local historian Frank Pagliaro led the Oct. 23 tour of the small family cemetery.

Frank Pagliaro leads the tour. — Kaitlin Katzenback Photo

Pagliaro sought to bring back Continue reading “Community Tour of Historic Lyon Cemetery”

A Grave Tale

It was Saturday morning, October 27, 1951. With clipboards listing the names and addresses of all of Easton’s middle and high school students, a group of women began shuttling children to the Gilbertown Cemetery. No, this was not a case of the Sanderson Sisters of Easton.  These Continue reading “A Grave Tale”

Community Invited to Take a Walking Tour of Lyon Cemetery

Limited to First 25 People Who Sign Up

Lyon Cemetery

The Easton Cemetery Committee announces its third historical tour in its 2020-21 series which will explore Lyon Cemetery, a small family cemetery in upper Easton, and the vibrant history of the Rock House area, on Saturday, Continue reading “Community Invited to Take a Walking Tour of Lyon Cemetery”

Gilbertown Cemetery Becomes a Time Capsule to Celebrate Easton’s 175th

Local residents were treated to a walk through history Oct. 24 as local historian Frank Pagliaro led a tour of the 252-year-old historic Gilbertown Cemetery.

The event, which is a part of Easton’s continuing 175th Anniversary celebrations, began in the brisk morning at 10:30 a.m. Continue reading “Gilbertown Cemetery Becomes a Time Capsule to Celebrate Easton’s 175th”

Historic Gilbertown Cemetery Tour Celebrates Easton 175th

New information kiosk, dedicated to Gary Haines, at Gilbertown Cemetery. — Frank Pagliaro Photo

Residents are invited to the Gilbertown Cemetery on Saturday, Oct 24 for a walk back in time as Easton continues its 175th-anniversary celebrations.

The day will begin at 10:30 a.m. Continue reading “Historic Gilbertown Cemetery Tour Celebrates Easton 175th”

Easton Public Library Continues to Expand Offerings

National Library Week is April 19-25. To commemorate this special week, Easton Public Library will be posting new content each day, including staff photos, the Top 10 Most Challenged Books, and more. The Library is also excited to announce that it started a new blog, with new reviews Continue reading “Easton Public Library Continues to Expand Offerings”

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