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’?”
While many different species of birds prepare to fly south for the winter, rabbits such as the eastern cottontail (Sylvilagus floridanus) and the New England cottontail (Sylvilagus transitionalis), stays put during the long winter months. Both of these rabbits are among the most Continue reading “Sunday Nature Walk: Rabbits of New England”
Election season is upon us. So that we can publish as many statements and letters as possible, the Courier has some rules and guidelines for candidates, parties and supporters for the Nov. 3 Presidential Election. The Courier will focus on the competitive Connecticut races that directly Continue reading “Easton Courier Political Campaign Publication Policies”
Few birds captivate the imagination and the symbolism of the north woods as much as the common loon (Gavia immer). This large bird is most notably seen and associated with the Northern states. However, what many do not realize is that Connecticut serves as a primary pathway and sanctuary Continue reading “Sunday Nature Walk: The Common Loon — Red Eye of the North Woods”
Whether you reside in the dry grasslands of the Midwest, the northern alpine forests of Alaska, or the quiet maple forests of Easton, Conn. you are bound to see a red-tailed hawk (Buteo jamaicensis). This large raptor is one of America’s most widespread species of wildlife, found Continue reading “Sunday Nature Walk: Soaring with the Red-Tailed Hawk”
Little did anyone know that Easton, Conn. could be a model for the nation. Since “going live” on February 29—four months ago today—EastonCourier.news has published more than 390 articles.
The new digital publication filled a hole in the local news landscape just before the Covid-19 Continue reading “The New Easton Courier at Four Months: A Model for Innovative Community Journalism”
We have begun the process to slowly, safely and conscientiously reopen Easton. We will explore a change in the operations of Town Hall to have more services run live from the offices in line with the Governor’s reopening of offices throughout the state. Town Hall Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass … Update for 5/22/2020”
Dr. James Castonguay, associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at SHU, led an informative presentation Jan. 10 at the Easton Library about the online Easton Courier 2.0, to be launched sometime in February.
Professor Castonguay is leading the editorial team with Nancy Continue reading “New Easton Courier 2.0 To Be Launched”