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”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated o6/18/2021

Good afternoon,

It is heartwarming to see some of our pastime events returning to town this summer. Easton is a wonderful place in the summer where sunny days give way to warm nights that can be spent listening to music or enjoying a cookout with friends and Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Op-Ed: Yes to Five!

Easton is a great town. All of us appreciate the small town style and pace of life here. Nevertheless, every town needs to adapt in order to thrive. That is why I urge everyone to vote yes on all five questions on Tuesday, March 30th. And tell your friends and neighbors to vote yes Continue reading “Op-Ed: Yes to Five!”

The Inseparable Tucker Twins – Served Together, Worked Together, Lived Together

Part of the Historical Society of Easton’s series: Easton in the Service.

Small towns usually have their share of interesting characters who serve their community in different ways, and Easton is certainly no exception. Take the Tucker twins for example.

Arthur Jelliff Tucker Continue reading “The Inseparable Tucker Twins – Served Together, Worked Together, Lived Together”

Articles from the Courier 7/20/20 – 7/26/20

In case you missed it, check out these articles posted in the Easton Courier in the past week, from Monday, July 20 to Sunday, July 26.

Don’t forget to subscribe to email notifications. It’s free, and you control the frequency. You can enter your email address here: https://eastoncourier.news/subscribe/. You control Continue reading “Articles from the Courier 7/20/20 – 7/26/20”

The Easton Volunteer Fire Company Carnival – A Multi-Generation Love Affair

This year marks a rare and sad occasion. No fireman’s carnival. The money the carnival generates will be sadly missed, but the actual event will be missed even more. As in so many small towns across America, there is usually at least one annual community event that the entire town Continue reading “The Easton Volunteer Fire Company Carnival – A Multi-Generation Love Affair”

Obituary: William Borofsky, 71

William Borofsky, 71, of Surfside Beach, SC (formerly of Easton, CT) passed away on July 13, 2020 of natural causes. He was born to Cele and Leonard Borofsky on July 7, 1949 in Bridgeport, CT. William graduated from Joel Barlow High School, Redding, CT in 1968 and went on to become Continue reading “Obituary: William Borofsky, 71”

Couple That Helps Wounded Vets Praises Firefighters’ Response to Attic Fire

Ted and Laurie Hollander are praising the lightning-fast and thoughtful response by Easton’s first responders to an April fire at their house as they pay tribute to the nation’s fallen service members on Memorial Day. 

“We give the police and firefighters rave reviews,” Laurie Continue reading “Couple That Helps Wounded Vets Praises Firefighters’ Response to Attic Fire”

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”