Bear # 211 Struck by Vehicle in Easton

Bear #211 regularly visited backyards in Easton and Fairfield and even had a public Facebook page. Until yesterday, that is, when the Easton Police Department received a call July 26 at 6:19 p.m. about a black bear that was struck by a motor vehicle on Route 136 west of Wilson Road. Continue reading “Bear # 211 Struck by Vehicle in Easton”

Tropical Storm Elsa Racing up East Coast

Impact to Easton Area Thursday Night and Friday

The Easton Police Department is advising residents that Tropical Storm Elsa is expected to impact the local area overnight and into tomorrow morning. Heavy rainfall is expected and may cause localized flooding. Winds of 35-40 MPH Continue reading “Tropical Storm Elsa Racing up East Coast”

Easton Police Log June 14 – June 20

196 Incident Reports Logged

10        9-1-1 Error / Transfer

2          Accidents

9          Aided Cases

17        Alarm / Fire Calls

14        Animal Calls

13        Assistance / All Other/ K9 Assist

1          Consult With An Officer

0          Criminal Mischief Continue reading “Easton Police Log June 14 – June 20”

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.

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Bear Sightings Reported in Easton

A male bear hides in an Oak Tree on Stones Throw Road.

A Stones Throw Road resident called the Easton Police Department to report that a bear was in her yard, eating
from her bird feeder on the morning of May 17.  A responding officer located the bear approximately 20 feet up in Continue reading “Bear Sightings Reported in Easton”

Easton Police Awards Ceremony Honors Six

In recognition of the second day of National Police Week, the Easton Police Department held an awards ceremony to honor three police officers, two dispatchers and one civilian for their exemplary actions involving two different incidents. The ceremony was held on Monday, May 10.

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You Can Watch the Special Town Meeting Video

For those who wish to watch tonight’s Special Town Meeting virtually, it can be accessed on YouTube at the following link: https://youtu.be/LyAnQwgdcyU.

Up to 80 residents could attend in person, allowing for 20 town officials for a maximum of 100 people as permitted by the governor’s Continue reading “You Can Watch the Special Town Meeting Video”

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 Log Feb. 8 – Feb. 14

105 Incident Reports Logged

5          9-1-1 Error / Transfer

2          Accidents

11        Aided Cases

13        Alarm / Fire Calls

4          Animal Calls

12        Assistance / All Other / K9 Assist

0          Consults With An Officer

0          Criminal Mischief Continue reading “Easton Police Log Feb. 8 – Feb. 14”

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