Easton Man Promoted to Honorary Police Officer at 100 Years Young

Not only did Easton resident Peter Bellew turn 100, but he also received a promotion to honorary Easton Policeman by Police Chief Rich Doyle. The promotion included the presentation of an official Easton Police Department ball cap and a certificate of achievement.

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‘Thank You Veterans’ from the Balloon Lady

Patty Jurielewicz returned with more of her locally renowned balloon art to celebrate Veterans Day. Today’s display thanked veterans for their service, once again bringing smiles to the faces of drivers and passengers on Route 136 at Bibbins Road.

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Easton Officer Thomas Ceccarelli Promoted to Sergeant

Sgt. Thomas Ceccarelli

Police Chief Richard Doyle announced the promotion of 22-year veteran Thomas Ceccarelli, who joined the Easton Police Department on Nov. 8, 1999.

Previously, Ceccarelli served the country by enlisting in the United States Coast Guard where he served for Continue reading “Easton Officer Thomas Ceccarelli Promoted to Sergeant”

Police Investigating Theft of Political Signs and Vandalism

The Easton Police Department is investigating numerous reports of theft of political signs and vandalism, including political messages painted on the streets, according to a statement issued by Chief Richard Doyle.

Doyle is asking those responsible to please refrain from this Continue reading “Police Investigating Theft of Political Signs and Vandalism”

Easton Community Comes Together Over Isaias

“Just to think that it all began
On an uneventful morn
“Come in,” she said, “I’ll give ya
Shelter from the storm.”

— Bob Dylan

Tropical Storm Isaias is being compared to Super Storm Sandy and other severe storms in 2011 and 2012 in terms of power outages throughout CT. Severe winds, Continue reading “Easton Community Comes Together Over Isaias”

Isaias Leaves Massive Outages, Downed Trees

Getting from one place to another requires many detours and a lot of patience as Easton clears out from Tropical Storm Isaias. Add the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, and the trials people are facing can feel daunting.

As of 6:05 p.m. Wednesday, 89% of Easton customers had no power, Continue reading “Isaias Leaves Massive Outages, Downed Trees”

Bracing for a Wild Day of Weather from Tropical Storm Isaias

A tornado watch is in effect for Fairfield County until 2:15. Numerous trees are down with wires all over town, Police Chief Richard Doyle said as of 1:55 p.m.

“I advise everyone to stay home or get to shelter,” Doyle said. “All emergency services are fully staffed.” 

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Easton Prepares for Tropical Storm Isaias

Police Chief Richard Doyle this morning met with Fire Chief Steve Waugh, and officials from Easton Emergency Medical Services and the Public Works Department to prepare for Tropical Storm Isaias’s arrival in the local area tomorrow, Tuesday.

Doyle, who is also Easton’s emergency Continue reading “Easton Prepares for Tropical Storm Isaias”

Op-Ed: Mother Emanuel Church Racial Murder and Lessons Learned

It’s been just over five years since one of the most heinous racial killings in U.S. history when a white supremacist intent on igniting a race war murdered nine worshipers at the historic Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C. The massacre shocked Continue reading “Op-Ed: Mother Emanuel Church Racial Murder and Lessons Learned”

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”

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