Easton Celebrates Memorial Day

Excited.

That was the word on the lips of those who came out for Easton’s annual Memorial Day parade this year. Everyone from observers to marchers to speakers commemorating the day made the observation. This year’s parade was a time to honor those who have sacrificed for our country Continue reading “Easton Celebrates Memorial Day”

Memorial Day Message

Last year, The Courier’s Executive Editor, Nancy Doniger, articulated what was on the minds of many in town when she wrote, “I look forward to the day when Eastonites will once again line Center Road, cheering on the marchers and the Helen Keller Middle School Band, and listening Continue reading “Memorial Day Message”

Remembering Easton’s Lost Sons

It is fair to say that US senator Daniel Inouye, a decorated World War II veteran, was not a fan of the Memorial Day weekend.  For almost a quarter century, the legislator from Hawaii fought to have this national holiday reverted to its original date of May 30th as opposed to our Continue reading “Remembering Easton’s Lost Sons”

Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 5/28/21

Memorial Day

Good afternoon,

 I am happy to say that Val and Derek Buckley are home and recuperating.  Although they are making progress every day, thoughts and prayers are still in order.

On Monday, the Zoning Board of Appeals upheld a permit for a slaughter house on Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Observing Memorial Day: The March Goes On

The Covid pandemic may have shut down community events and interaction for more than a year, but they are coming back as vaccination rates rise and infection rates fall.

The Easton community can look forward to the return of the Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 31. Town officials Continue reading “Observing Memorial Day: The March Goes On”

Easton Observes Memorial Day

Easton is a resilient community and in observance of Memorial Day today, members of the community are tempering their sober recognition of past and current losses of life with a sense of hope and optimism.

Though this holiday technically honors those in the military who died in Continue reading “Easton Observes Memorial Day”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass … Update for 5/22/2020

Good Afternoon,  

We have begun the process to slowly, safely and conscientiously reopen Easton. We will explore a change in the operations of Town Hall to have more services run live from the offices in line with the Governor’s reopening of offices throughout the state. Town Hall Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass … Update for 5/22/2020”

Finding Private Lyon

Presented by the Historical Society of Easton

Research for this article began over two years ago when I learned of an Easton Civil War soldier who perished while being held captive as a prisoner of war in a Confederate prison camp. My quest to discover more about Private Olius Continue reading “Finding Private Lyon”

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