Halloween Pets on Parade at the Nest Fall Fest

On Sunday, Oct. 30, Easton dogs dressed to the nines for the Halloween Pet Parade and Costume competition during the Nest Fall Fest at Joel Barlow High School. Contestants proudly strutted in the parade. Others opted for a belly rub. Below are some photos of the dogs and their owners Continue reading “Halloween Pets on Parade at the Nest Fall Fest”

Trunk or Treat, Pet Parade, Scarecrow Contest, 5K Race, and Other Fun Halloween Events

It’s Halloween and pumpkin season in Easton.  Whether you’re just looking for a day of family fun or running a 5K race is more your speed, Easton has plenty of exciting things to do during Halloween week.

Trunk or Treat 2021. – Photo by Asia McCray.

For fans of the annual Trunk Continue reading “Trunk or Treat, Pet Parade, Scarecrow Contest, 5K Race, and Other Fun Halloween Events”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 10/21/2022

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At last night’s Board of Selectmen meeting, we made several new appointments to boards and commissions. We reviewed a proposed new fee structure for the Planning and Zoning permits which will be attached to the Board of Selectmen minutes Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Music and Merriment at Greiser’s Halloween Party

Kit Briner, Geri Gould, Sheila Weaver and Richard Weave feel the Halloween spirt at Greiser’s Coffee & Market. — Maria Zegarelli Photo

Greiser’s Coffee & Market celebrated the fall season in style with a festive Halloween party on Oct. 24. Live music, fresh vegan food and the Continue reading “Music and Merriment at Greiser’s Halloween Party”

The Legend of Abel Sanford

When I was young, the neighborhood house I remembered the best was a large brick colonial on Sport Hill Road about a half mile north of the Easton – Redding town line. We knew it then as the Marshall House.

Caroline Clark Marshall was the daughter of William Clark, the President Continue reading “The Legend of Abel Sanford”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 10/29/2021

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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”

Mischief Night Music with Milo

Easton’s own Milo Barer with the band Terrapin are doing a show on Saturday, Oct. 30 at the Klein Auditorium. Lots of Grateful Dead (makes sense for Halloween, right?) plus other surprises. Costumes welcome! Here’s a link for tickets: https://terrapinband.com

Milo Barer on Vocals

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A Grave Tale

It was Saturday morning, October 27, 1951. With clipboards listing the names and addresses of all of Easton’s middle and high school students, a group of women began shuttling children to the Gilbertown Cemetery. No, this was not a case of the Sanderson Sisters of Easton.  These Continue reading “A Grave Tale”

Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 10/30/2020

Good evening,

I want to apologize to all of the children of Easton for effectively cancelling Halloween. Our kids have lost so much because of the pandemic and the town and school district have worked hard to try and bring some normalcy back to their lives. Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Halloween Celebrations Change But Carry On

For years now, after summer has ended, the Easton community looks forward to celebrating fall with festivities organized by town residents. However, public health restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic are causing major changes and cancellations for this year’s celebrations.

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