Library Reopening July 6

After being closed since March 13, Easton Public Library will reopen to the public on Monday, July 6, with some limitations on operations and with safety measures in place. The following is the Library’s updated reopening plan:

The Ecology of James Prosek

Easton Front Porch

Perhaps the most fascinating aspect of James Prosek’s work is that while he is telling his own story, he’s also telling another story: the relationship between living organisms and their natural habitats. James’ passion and enthusiasm for the planet and all of Continue reading “The Ecology of James Prosek”

Video: Barlow Class of 2020 Graduates in Historic Car Procession

This year, graduation at Joel Barlow High School was like no other in the history of the school. The impact of Covid-19 has touched every aspect of the district’s educational programming. The event exemplified Easton and Redding’s commitment to their children and families on a day Continue reading “Video: Barlow Class of 2020 Graduates in Historic Car Procession”

Civics 101: On Selectmen Boards

My apologies for the long absence. We are living in unusual times and I didn’t think that many people were interested in town governance as we entered the Age of COVID-19. But we adjust to everything in due time, and town business must go on. A tad late, but no less useful: a bit Continue reading “Civics 101: On Selectmen Boards”

Easton Public Library Recruiting New Friends

Calling All Friends! Would you like to meet new people, connect with the community, plan and participate in fun events, and help the Library? Become a volunteer with the Friends of the Easton Public Library.

The library is looking for adults of all ages and backgrounds to help Continue reading “Easton Public Library Recruiting New Friends”

ECC’s Annual Father Daughter Valentine Dance!

The Easton Community Center held its annual Father and Daughter Dance. More than 300 fathers, accompanied by their daughters, visited the ECC to enjoy a memorable night of dancing, a photo booth, an ice cream bar and much more. Be sure to check out some of the adorable pictures from Continue reading “ECC’s Annual Father Daughter Valentine Dance!”

Column: Civics 101

Towns, though often magical, aren’t magical entities. They are run according to rules, many of which were designed in colonial times.

Our lovely town of Easton, CT is run by an executive board called the Board of Selectmen. Our legislative body is known as Town Meeting. There are Continue reading “Column: Civics 101”

New Easton Courier 2.0 To Be Launched

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”