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”

Two Firefighters Injured Responding to House Fire

Two firefighters were treated on the scene after responding to and extinguishing a fire this morning on Honeysuckle Hill Lane in Easton.

The Easton Police Department received a 911 call at 8 o’clock from the homeowner, reporting smoke in the residence, according to Police Chief Continue reading “Two Firefighters Injured Responding to House Fire”

Update: Car Crash Sends Three People to Hospital

Easton Emergency Services cleared a two-car motor vehicle accident June 22 at about  3:51 p.m. at the intersection of Route 59 and Adams Road. Three occupants were taken to local hospitals with non-life threatening injuries, according to Police Chief Rich Doyle. 

The intersection Continue reading “Update: Car Crash Sends Three People to Hospital”

Fireman’s Carnival Cancelled

The Easton Volunteer Fire Company released the following statement on their Facebook page:

After much deliberation and out of an abundance of caution to protect our community, the Easton Volunteer Fire Company is sad to announce the cancellation of the 2020 Fireman’s Carnival. Continue reading “Fireman’s Carnival Cancelled”

Decision to Hold Annual Fireman’s Carnival Will Be Made This Week

Fire Chief Steve Waugh said the decision about whether to hold the annual Fireman’s Carnival is still pending and will be made this week.

He and the town’s emergency response leaders are taking into consideration social distancing regulations in effect to stop the spread of the Continue reading “Decision to Hold Annual Fireman’s Carnival Will Be Made This Week”

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes on Morehouse Road – or Anywhere

Former Fairfield Police Chief Gary MacNamara has led Walk a Mile in Her Shoes events as its chairman since its inception.

The Easton police and fire departments and Easton Emergency Medical Service will participate in the Virtual Walk Continue reading “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes on Morehouse Road – or Anywhere”

Attic Fire Put Out Before Storm Rolls In

Easton firefighters responded to a call about an attic fire on Pheasant Lane this afternoon at 2:30. The homeowner alerted the fire department and evacuated the house. There were no injuries.

“We arrived on scene and saw smoke showing from the roof line,” Fire Chief Steve Waugh Continue reading “Attic Fire Put Out Before Storm Rolls In”

Easton House Fire Caused by Garage Fridge

An electrical problem in a garage refrigerator was the cause of an early morning blaze that destroyed a Rock House Road home. But a working smoke alarm awakened the homeowner and an adult son, enabling them to escape unharmed and call 911. 

That was the conclusion the Easton fire Continue reading “Easton House Fire Caused by Garage Fridge”

Doyle Rolls up his Sleeves and Donates Blood

Captain Richard Doyle, who will become the town’s next police chief as of April 6, was among the many volunteers who donated blood March 25 at the Easton Public Library.

The American Red Cross faces a severe blood shortage due to an unprecedented number of blood drive cancellations Continue reading “Doyle Rolls up his Sleeves and Donates Blood”