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”

Open Burning Program Suspended

On March 19, Fire Marshal Neary posted the following message to the Town of Easton website:

March 19, 2020

Message from the Easton Fire Marshal

Until the State of Connecticut’s COVID 19 Precautions are lifted, The Open Burning Program is suspended in the Town of Easton. Applications Continue reading “Open Burning Program Suspended”

Missing Easton Woman Found Safe

A Rockhouse Road resident phoned the Easton Police Department at 3:10 p.m. today, concerned that his 64-year-old wife had not returned from her customary walk. She had been gone for over an hour, and he reported that she had a medical condition, according to Captain Richard Doyle.

Continue reading “Missing Easton Woman Found Safe”

UPDATED: Easton Plans for Coronavirus Outbreak

Police Captain Richard Doyle, who also serves as emergency operations director for Easton’s first responders, offered advice and reassurance to local residents. The police department is in ongoing contact with the Easton Fire Department and Easton Volunteer Emergency Medical Service, Continue reading “UPDATED: Easton Plans for Coronavirus Outbreak”