Easton Celebrates Juneteenth at Morehouse Park

Easton held its second Juneteenth celebration this year, hosted by the Easton Diversity & Inclusion Task Force (EDIT). This year’s event focused on teaching attendees about the history of the day and more broadly about the African diaspora. The African diaspora refers to the “mass Continue reading “Easton Celebrates Juneteenth at Morehouse Park”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated o6/18/2021

Good afternoon,

It is heartwarming to see some of our pastime events returning to town this summer. Easton is a wonderful place in the summer where sunny days give way to warm nights that can be spent listening to music or enjoying a cookout with friends and Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Easton to Celebrate Second Juneteenth Event

All are invited to join the Easton Community Celebration of Juneteenth on Saturday, June 19 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Morehouse Park fields and pavilion, 413 Morehouse Road in Easton.

Juneteenth, also known as Emancipation Day, is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the Continue reading “Easton to Celebrate Second Juneteenth Event”

The Weight of The World

There’s something especially inspiring when standing in front of your old elementary school playground at this age. It’s oddly sentimental. In front of you, memories of yourself dangling midair; suspended by a very lopsided moving merry-go-round with your friends. Not a worry in Continue reading “The Weight of The World”

Hughes Urges Fellow Lawmakers to Support Juneteenth Agenda

State Rep. Anne Hughes (Easton, Redding, Weston) is calling on her Connecticut General Assembly colleagues to support the Juneteenth agenda put forth by Senate Democrats.Hughes, who is co-chair of the legislature’s Progressive Caucus, is calling on House Democratic leaders to ensure Continue reading “Hughes Urges Fellow Lawmakers to Support Juneteenth Agenda”

Juneteenth Celebration Highlights Historic Importance of the Day

Easton celebrated Juneteenth with music, history lessons, and socially distant picnicking. The goal was to bring together the community to meet neighbors and learn about the history and traditions of Juneteenth. More details about the history of the day can be found in our announcement Continue reading “Juneteenth Celebration Highlights Historic Importance of the Day”

Easton Will Celebrate Juneteenth with Outdoor Picnic

Easton will join communities and organizations across the nation with a Juneteenth celebration on Friday, June 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. on the Morehouse Road playing fields, behind the gazebo. 

“Invite your friends and bring a picnic to share and some lawn chairs,” said Wiley Mullins, Continue reading “Easton Will Celebrate Juneteenth with Outdoor Picnic”