National Drug Take Back Day

National Drug Take Back Day is Saturday October 23rd. You can drop off your unused prescription and over the counter medication from 10am-2pm in the front loop at Samuel Staples Elementary School.

Medication Disposal Box Installed in Police Department Lobby

There is now a permanent drug take back site which will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, Chief Richard Doyle announced in a department press release. Both prescription and OTC drugs which are expired or no longer needed can be deposited in a secure drop box located at 700 Continue reading “Medication Disposal Box Installed in Police Department Lobby”

Easton Man Issued Trespass Infraction for Sign Incident

Easton police cited a local man for trespass after he put up a potentially hazardous homemade banner on the side of Sport Hill Road near Helen Keller Middle School.

Dana Benson, of Pond Road in Easton, was issued an infraction for simple trespass Sept. 19 in connection to a big, Continue reading “Easton Man Issued Trespass Infraction for Sign Incident”

Easton Police Chase 5K

WE ARE BACK! Let’s try this again. This year we will have a full on Easton day! After the race, join the rest of Easton on Center Road for a day of festivities put on by the Aspetuck Lodge. Then join EMS for the fireworks show at night! A Certified 5K road race to benefit the Town Continue reading “Easton Police Chase 5K”

Library’s Lawn Sign Exhibit Stolen

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information is received.— Easton Courier Editors

Easton Public Library’s lawn sign exhibit, “Voices of Diversity,” was stolen from the library lawn over the holiday weekend. The exhibit, which has been on display since early Continue reading “Library’s Lawn Sign Exhibit Stolen”

Families Advised to Prepare for Possible Delayed School Opening

The Easton Police Department posted this message just now on its Facebook page:

“Please be weather aware! A Tornado Watch and Flash Flood Watch are in effect! Do not travel if you do not need to! Call Easton PD at 203-268-4111 to report any hazards or 911 in an emergency. Be safe.”

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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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