Police Officer Rescues Five Dogs from House Fire

An Easton Police Officer rescued five dogs from a house fire Thursday night on Morning Glory Drive, police said.

Police were alerted to the fire when they received a 911 call on Aug. 25 at about 10 p.m. from a Morning Glory Drive resident that their kitchen was on fire and they Continue reading “Police Officer Rescues Five Dogs from House Fire”

Easton Volunteer EMS to Hold Annual Meeting

The annual meeting of the Easton Volunteer Emergency Medical Services Inc. will be held on July 20, 2022 at 7 p.m. in the Easton Public Library Community Room, 691 Morehouse Road, Easton CT 06612, to elect members and officers to the Board of Trustees.

Any person who has contributed Continue reading “Easton Volunteer EMS to Hold Annual Meeting”

1 Injured in Early Morning House Fire

At 7:34 a.m. on Tuesday the Easton 911 Center received a call from a person stating that their house at 15 Hayes Street was on fire and that people were still inside the house.

The Easton 911 Center immediately alerted the Easton Volunteer Fire Department as well as the Easton Continue reading “1 Injured in Early Morning House Fire”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 10/29/2021

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Good afternoon,

Our Covid numbers remain excellent with only 10 new cases for the 2 weeks ending October 23, one of the lowest levels in the state. Again, this is testimony to our ability to be good neighbors and look out for each other.  That allows us Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Easton Volunteer EMS Gets Trained in CPAP

Tonight we had 17 EMT’S learn the protocols for a new way to deliver oxygen for patients having specific forms of difficulty breathing.

Called continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), it delivers more pressurized oxygen to patients in need. Thank you to our EMS instructor Margie Continue reading “Easton Volunteer EMS Gets Trained in CPAP”

EMS to Mark 75th Anniversary with Fireworks Show

Easton Celebrates 175th with Town Party and Fireworks.—Tomas Koeck Archive Photo

The Easton Volunteer Emergency Medical Service invites the community to a dazzling fireworks display to celebrate its 75th anniversary.

The show will take place on Saturday, Sept. 18 at the Morehouse Continue reading “EMS to Mark 75th Anniversary with Fireworks Show”

Easton Celebrates July 4 and More

As the nation celebrates Independence Day commemorating our freedom from British rule and the formation of our democracy, Easton will be celebrating these events as well as special local traditions.

Though tensions abound here and throughout the nation, Easton is launching into Continue reading “Easton Celebrates July 4 and More”

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”

EMT Mary Pat O’Neil Receives Recognition Award

Easton EMT Mary Pat O’Neil recently received the Emergency Medical Services Values Recognition Award from St. Vincent’s Medical Center. The award was for 2020, but the award ceremony had to be postponed due to the Covid pandemic.

“We are so proud of Mary Pat,” said EMT Peg Shukie, Continue reading “EMT Mary Pat O’Neil Receives Recognition Award”

Volunteer Spotlight: EMT Lorraine Mercede

Welcome to the fifth installment of the Courier’s shout-out to Easton volunteers. This week we honor EMT Lorraine Mercede, a member of the Easton Volunteer Emergency Medical Services Trustees and an active volunteer.

Last week we spotlighted Carolyn Kearney, assistant chief, preceded Continue reading “Volunteer Spotlight: EMT Lorraine Mercede”

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