Beauty and the Beast: Beyond the Mask

Rehearsing for a play while wearing masks — This is the next level of hard work and commitment Erin Pinsky, the producer of Beauty and the Beast, wanted to make clear: “The mask doesn’t define you.’’

There is so much more to wearing a mask than just being difficult. The mask is Continue reading “Beauty and the Beast: Beyond the Mask”

Award Honors Barlow Alumnus Who Died on 9/11

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.

Ian was one of 10 Continue reading “Award Honors Barlow Alumnus Who Died on 9/11”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 11/12/2021

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Good afternoon,

I had the pleasure of attending a ceremony for the Easton and Monroe American Legion in Monroe to commemorate Veteran’s Day. We all express our gratitude to those who have served our country, both in the past and now. We admire them as all Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Oil Delivery Mishap Closes Joel Barlow High School

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.

Students were dismissed early at 12:30 p.m. Continue reading “Oil Delivery Mishap Closes Joel Barlow High School”

Tickets on Sale for Joel Barlow’s Beauty and The Beast Production

Tickets to the general public are now on sale for Joel Barlow High School’s production of Beauty and the Beast

Please “Be Our Guest!” performances run Thursday, November 18 at 7 p.m., Friday, November 19 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, November 20 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 Continue reading “Tickets on Sale for Joel Barlow’s Beauty and The Beast Production”

Special Screening of Screenagers: Growing Up In A Digital Age

The parents and educators in Easton and Redding brought the documentary “Screenagers: Growing Up in a Digital Age” to our community in 2016 to shed a light on the impact excessive screentime is having on our children. As the amount of time children spend on screens has not seemed Continue reading “Special Screening of Screenagers: Growing Up In A Digital Age”

Trio of Candidate Debates Lead off with Region 9 School Board

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.  

This debate was the first of three official debates agreed upon by the Easton Continue reading “Trio of Candidate Debates Lead off with Region 9 School Board”

Obituary: Toby B. Knapp, 70

Toby B. Knapp

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.

Toby was born on April 22, 1951 to Richmond L. Knapp, Continue reading “Obituary: Toby B. Knapp, 70”

Purdue’s Boilermaker Special Makes Stop in Easton

On its Way to Rentschler Field for the Game

Members of Purdue’s Reamer Club, assigned to maintain the school’s Boilermaker Special mascot, put the finishing touches on the train ahead of the final leg up to Storrs

A funny thing happened on the way to the UConn-Purdue football Continue reading “Purdue’s Boilermaker Special Makes Stop in Easton”

Column: Easton Will Observe 20th Anniversary of 9/11

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.

The event Continue reading “Column: Easton Will Observe 20th Anniversary of 9/11”

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