Easton Firefighters Donate to Historic Union Cemetery

The Easton Volunteer Fire Company made a sizeable donation to Union Cemetery last week for its upkeep after learning that 44 former Easton firefighters are buried there.

Fire Chief Robert Klem, who is actively involved in the Easton community, knew that the cemetery was in need Continue reading “Easton Firefighters Donate to Historic Union Cemetery”

Easton’s First Responders Honor and Remember Hometown Hero Russell Neary

Many in town honored and remembered Easton’s own Russell Neary, an Easton Volunteer Fire Department Lieutenant, on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. For newcomers to our town, Neary was a hometown hero who died in the line of duty on Oct. 29, 2012 as the storm raged.

Russell Continue reading “Easton’s First Responders Honor and Remember Hometown Hero Russell Neary”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 10/28/22

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Good afternoon,

Happy Halloween! Enjoy this beautiful Fall weekend and all the exciting festivities Easton has to offer. Daylight Savings time is next weekend, November 6th. We are still looking to fill a couple of Board and Commission positions, one with Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Easton’s Fire Truck That Could: The Hard Life and Times of the 1946 Mack

The rusty 1946 Mack fire truck parked outside Easton’s Volunteer Fire Department probably won’t work as efficiently as a modern-day pumper truck, but it sure has a story to tell.

After it was retired from service, the once bright red truck leap-frogged around town because no one Continue reading “Easton’s Fire Truck That Could: The Hard Life and Times of the 1946 Mack”

A Message From First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 10/07/2022

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Good afternoon,

Fall has clearly begun and the foliage highlights the natural beauty of our town. At the Board of Selectmen meeting last night, we discussed dates for a follow-up town meeting to discuss the conservation easement for South Park. Due to the Continue reading “A Message From First Selectman Bindelglass”

Easton Volunteer Fire Department Constructs Pole Barn

Easton’s volunteer firefighters are putting the finishing touches on the interior of new red pole barn that graces the grounds of their headquarters on Center Road.

The barn is part of a three-phase project to expand its headquarters to better serve the community. The initial phase Continue reading “Easton Volunteer Fire Department Constructs Pole Barn”

Column: Heading Toward Summer’s End…And a Change at The Courier

Last week a tiny hint of fall was detectable in the gentle puffs of cooler air. It must have felt a godsend to those who farm and work outdoors. In our community of walkers, runners, cyclists and gardeners, the relief was palpable.

Many in Easton say that fall is the most beautiful Continue reading “Column: Heading Toward Summer’s End…And a Change at The Courier”

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 Fireman’s Carnival in Full Swing

In what has become one of Easton’s most eagerly anticipated annual events, the Fireman’s Carnival kicked off on Tuesday and will run through Saturday, Aug. 6 from 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. at 1 Center Rd.

“The first night somewhere between 2,000 and 3,000 people attended,” said Easton Continue reading “Easton Fireman’s Carnival in Full Swing”

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”