Center for Family Justice Celebrates 125 Years

The Center for Family Justice will celebrate its 125th anniversary as a nonprofit at its March 26 Virtual Jubilee Gala honoring the many volunteer leaders who have helped advance its mission of supporting survivors of domestic and sexual violence in six local communities.

CFJ’s Continue reading “Center for Family Justice Celebrates 125 Years”

Local COVID Community Response Team Has Made and Donated More Than 2,000 Masks

Rani Menon of the PPE team from Easton.

Local Women from Easton, Fairfield, Norwalk, Trumbull, Monroe, and Stratford are making high-quality masks for those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.

With COVID numbers rising again in Connecticut, the all-volunteer COVID Community Continue reading “Local COVID Community Response Team Has Made and Donated More Than 2,000 Masks”

Easton Fatal Car Crash Probe Continues

Fairfield Police Department

The Easton Police Department with the assistance of the Fairfield Police Department Crash Investigation Unit continues to investigate a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred on Nov. 24 at about 5 p.m.

The deceased was a passenger in a 2014 Jeep Continue reading “Easton Fatal Car Crash Probe Continues”

Joel Barlow Students Are Finalists For Barton L. Weller $15,000 Scholarship

Two Joel Barlow High School seniors were selected as finalists to compete for the $15,000 scholarship in honor of the late Barton L. Weller, founder of Vitramon Inc. in Monroe, and whose generosity has made this award possible.

Established in 1977, the scholarship’s purpose is Continue reading “Joel Barlow Students Are Finalists For Barton L. Weller $15,000 Scholarship”

American Legions from Easton and Monroe Observe Veterans Day

Don Rodgerson and Vic Yanosy with veterans from American Legion Posts in Easton and Monroe.— Taciane D. Batista Photo

Easton and Monroe’s traditional Veterans Day ceremony carried on Nov. 11 at 11 a.m.. on the Stepney Green as in past years but with less community participation Continue reading “American Legions from Easton and Monroe Observe Veterans Day”

Himes Vows to ‘Restore Civility and Decency in our Daily Discourse’

Easton and Connecticut’s 4th U.S. Congressional District voted to return Jim Himes to Congress as U. S. representative for another seventh term. Himes defeated his Republican challenger, Jonathan Riddle, and Independent candidate, Brian Merlen, according to an Associated Press projection Continue reading “Himes Vows to ‘Restore Civility and Decency in our Daily Discourse’”

Celebrating St. Barbara’s Day

A Love Story

I went to bed knowing that during this holy night one year ago, Barbara’s spirit was lifted from her heavily burdened body. I never sleep through the night and wondered if I’d awaken at the time I realized she was gone a year ago. Strangely (or perhaps not so strangely), Continue reading “Celebrating St. Barbara’s Day”

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