Twenty years ago this week, hundreds of people gathered at the Bradley-Hubbell House off Black Rock Turnpike to celebrate the recreation of its perennial flower garden and to fundraise for the historic homestead. Continue reading “A Place for History”→
Note from Easton Courier editors: As we continue to honor and mourn those who have died while serving in the United States armed forces – and in light of Easton’s Memorial Day tribute to those who served during the Vietnam War – the Courier is featuring two previously published articles, Continue reading “Easton in the Service—A Memorial Day Tribute”→
Chances are you’ve noticed signs brightening up our roadsides this week advertising the May 7th Easton Garden Mart. We’ve missed out on this fun town tradition for the past two years, but the ladies have been busy for months preparing for their return this coming Saturday at the Continue reading “A Blooming Success”→
In March of 1897, Curtis Thompson, a well-regarded attorney of many years in Bridgeport presented a case on behalf of the town of Easton at a judiciary committee hearing in Hartford. At issue was Easton’s grand list that had been materially reduced when the Bridgeport Hydraulic Company Continue reading “Life in a Reservoir Town”→
The office of the Historical Society of Easton is tucked neatly behind our town’s public library. Most of our newest residents probably aren’t aware that we even have an office. That is something we hope to change.
Have you seen a wolf in Easton? I bet you have. I don’t mean the furry kind along with the bobcats and bears we occasionally catch on our Ring cameras. The wolf I have in mind is really a type of tree. Even though they are rare, there are quite a few here in Easton. The term wolf Continue reading “Keep Watch for Wolves”→
“Am I imagining IT, or Are Amazing Ppl In the Arts Dying every other Day?” Cher questioned recently on Twitter after hearing Marvin Lee Aday had died. Like her, I have been struck by the frequency of such news and, like many of you in the past week, I have read articles by Easton Continue reading “Signs of the Times”→