Ian O’Reilly is the recipient of this year’s Peter Burton Hanson Award for Humanity. The award is presented annually to a Joel Barlow High School senior who exemplifies Hanson’s dedication to social justice, human rights, volunteerism and passion for living.
Joel Barlow High School will remain closed on Friday, and most after-school activities have been cancelled, after a contractor on Tuesday poured approximately 20 gallons of fuel oil into the school’s 20,000-gallon water storage tank.
The Easton community gathered at Samuel Staples Elementary school on Oct. 17 to attend a debate by the Region 9 Board of Education candidates. You can watch the Facebook live recording of the debate here.
The brilliant, talented and creative character, Toby B. Knapp, passed away unexpectedly at the age of 70 on Monday, Sept.. 27, 2021. Toby was raised in Easton, Connecticut and most recently resided in Southbury.
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Neighbors, friends, and community representatives are uniting for “A Day of Remembrance” at Easton’s own 9/11 memorial in front of the Easton Public Library on Saturday, Sept. 11 at 10 a.m.