Easton EMS Helps Deliver Healthy Baby Boy

Just in the nick of time! In the early hours of the morning on Tuesday, Jan. 25., Easton’s EMS helped to deliver a healthy baby boy. 

Easton’s 911 center received a call at 2:39 a.m. that a woman was in labor and in need of medical attention. Easton’s fire, police, EMS, and paramedic Continue reading “Easton EMS Helps Deliver Healthy Baby Boy”

Public Input Sought On Use of American Recovery Plan Act Funds

At this time Easton has received $1,112,922.17, in our bank account, of funding from the American Recovery Plan Act (ARPA). We are scheduled to receive the same amount again in 2022. 

To date, the Board of Finance has approved the use of $89,551 of those funds by the Fire Department Continue reading “Public Input Sought On Use of American Recovery Plan Act Funds”

Trunk or Treat and Bonfire Make a Spirited Comeback

Photo by Asia McCray

After missing out on last year’s Halloween extravaganza due to Covid-19, Easton kids and families made up for lost time at the eighth annual Trunk or Treat on Oct. 31. The evening included not only trick or treating for children but the Easton Lions Club annual Continue reading “Trunk or Treat and Bonfire Make a Spirited Comeback”

Driver and Truck Rescued From Pond

The Easton Police Department received a report of a motor vehicle accident on Banks Road on Monday at approximately 7 p.m. The responding officers observed a partially submerged vehicle in a pond, 30 feet from the shore. The driver was still inside the vehicle.

Officers deployed Continue reading “Driver and Truck Rescued From Pond”

House Fire Sends Woman to Hospital, Two Dogs Perish

The Easton Police Communications Department received a 911 call from a Northwood Drive home reporting smoke in the house on May 30 at 8:07 p.m. The Easton Fire Department, Easton Police Department and Easton Volunteer Emergency Service were immediately dispatched to the scene.

Continue reading “House Fire Sends Woman to Hospital, Two Dogs Perish”

Judd Road at North Street Shut Down Due to Accident: School Bus Delays Expected

Update 4:18 p.m.: Frontier Communications is currently on the scene. The crew plans to clear the wires from the roadway and will return tonight for repairs. The road will be open in about an hour.

A large crane truck pulled down a fiber optic communications wire which shredded Continue reading “Judd Road at North Street Shut Down Due to Accident: School Bus Delays Expected”

Easton EMS Makes a Special Delivery

All too often people call us when it is their absolute worst day. They are very sick or severely injured. It is a rare occurrence when we are called to help celebrate something good. But today, just that happened. At approximately 7:45 a.m. Easton 911 received a call for a woman Continue reading “Easton EMS Makes a Special Delivery”

Easton Police Officer Rescues Man and Dog from Keller Pond

Easton Police Officer Anthony Telesco was on routine patrol at the Helen Keller Middle School on the evening of Dec. 18 at 6:04 p.m. when he was flagged down by a man who reported his dog had fallen through the ice on Keller Pond. Telesco called the Easton Fire Department, requesting Continue reading “Easton Police Officer Rescues Man and Dog from Keller Pond”

Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 10/16/2020

Easton Public Library

It is time to put Covid 19 at the top of the post. There is definitely a resurgence in the state and a small rise in Easton. Our schools remain open, although I personally think about that on a day to day or week to week basis and Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Police Dog Talk with Peter Neary

Easton is a dog loving town. Over 800 dog licenses were issued this year. For the most part, these are pets or self-appointed guard dogs.

Peter Neary, Easton’s fire marshal, and his family have three Labrador retrievers, two yellows, Sally and Holly, and one black, Coal. “As in Continue reading “Police Dog Talk with Peter Neary”