Americans are frustrated and angry about a range of serious issues: practical concerns about the price of gas, groceries, and housing; the ways in which taxes are assessed and spent; and more broadly, fears of political instability, bigotry, environmental threats, health and childcare Continue reading “Column: Ode to Joy”
The Covid numbers remain about the same with some talk about new variants and a coming uptick. I think most of us have pretty much returned to our normal lives and rightfully so. Those of you with small children should discuss vaccinations Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”
The Easton Courier has received 16 regional awards for “Excellence in Journalism” from the Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) for its 2021 news coverage. The SPJ is the oldest organization representing professional journalists in the United States with over Continue reading “Courier Wins 16 Awards for Excellence from Society of Professional Journalists”
The Covid numbers continue to bounce around in Easton. The increase in hospitalized patients seems to be close to leveling off but I hesitate to make predictions. What comes next is just too hard to know.
This week our hearts go out to Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”
The nonprofit online Easton Courier newspaper launched on Leap Day, Feb. 29, 2020, and will soon publish its 2,000th article. We have become a trusted source for town news and have received multiple Excellence in Journalism awards from the Society of Professional Continue reading “Last Chance to Support the Courier in 2021”
The nonprofit online Easton Courier newspaper launched on Leap Day, Feb. 29, 2020, and will soon publish its 2,000th article. We have become a trusted source for town news and have received multiple Excellence in Journalism awards from the Society of Professional Continue reading “Please Support the Courier”
I want to congratulate the Easton Courier for winning four local Awards for Excellence in Journalism from the prestigious Society Continue reading “Message from the First Selectman”
On 60th Anniversary of the Historic Interstate Bus Rides
Joan Browning, Dion Diamond and Charles Person were college students when they rode interstate buses into the segregated southern states in 1961. The Civil Rights movement was gathering momentum during a period in which Black Continue reading “Freedom Riders Retell Their Civil Rights Story”
The print edition of the Easton Courier ceased publication in 2018, its 40th anniversary year, as a result of diminishing ad revenue. Recognizing Easton’s profound community need for local news, James Castonguay, associate dean, College of Arts and Sciences at Sacred Heart University, Continue reading “Year in Review 2020: Easton Courier’s Rebirth”
The Easton First Selectman’s Office and the Easton Courier are teaming up to maintain and distribute a list of volunteers, goods and services to make it easier for Eastonites to help each other during storms or in other times of need.
The list would include everything from people Continue reading “Neighbors Helping Neighbors: ‘What Could Be More Easton-like’?”