Bear # 211 Struck by Vehicle in Easton

Bear #211 regularly visited backyards in Easton and Fairfield and even had a public Facebook page. Until yesterday, that is, when the Easton Police Department received a call July 26 at 6:19 p.m. about a black bear that was struck by a motor vehicle on Route 136 west of Wilson Road. Continue reading “Bear # 211 Struck by Vehicle in Easton”

House Fire Sends Woman to Hospital, Two Dogs Perish

The Easton Police Communications Department received a 911 call from a Northwood Drive home reporting smoke in the house on May 30 at 8:07 p.m. The Easton Fire Department, Easton Police Department and Easton Volunteer Emergency Service were immediately dispatched to the scene.

Continue reading “House Fire Sends Woman to Hospital, Two Dogs Perish”

Aquarion Water Company Donates Water Rescue Bags to Easton Police

After a dangerous water rescue last winter imperiling the safety of an Easton police officer, a local resident and his dog, the Easton Police Department will be equipped to better assist water rescues in the future.

“I would like to express my gratitude to the Aquarion Water Company Continue reading “Aquarion Water Company Donates Water Rescue Bags to Easton Police”

Swastikas Drawn in Chalk Outside Elementary School

School Officials in Charge of Follow-up

School officials at Samuel Staples Elementary School in Easton discovered several Swastikas drawn in chalk on the asphalt in the rear of the building on April 8.

The school resource officer along with school staff conducted an investigation Continue reading “Swastikas Drawn in Chalk Outside Elementary School”

Body Cameras for the Easton Police Department

Plans are being made for the Easton Police Department to acquire body cameras in order to be in compliance with the state’s new police accountability law. The law requires each member of the department to wear a camera at all times while on duty. Department vehicles must also have Continue reading “Body Cameras for the Easton Police Department”

UPDATE: Snowstorm Making Easton a Winter Wonderland

Two car crashes attest to slippery road conditions

Sunday afternoon update: Police have already responded to two car accidents, according to Police Chief Rich Doyle. A car vs utility pole crash occurred near 385 Morehouse Road. The pole was damaged but there were no injuries. Frontier Continue reading “UPDATE: Snowstorm Making Easton a Winter Wonderland”

Easton EMTs and Police Officers Get Vaccinated

Carolyn Kearney, Easton EMS Assistant Chief and Samuel Staples Elementary School nurse, gets vaccinated.

Easton’s first responders have begun receiving their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. Carolyn Kearney, EMT, assistant chief of the Easton Emergency Medical Service and Samuel Continue reading “Easton EMTs and Police Officers Get Vaccinated”

Year in Review 2020: Richard Doyle Named Easton’s Police Chief

Patty Jurielewicz, whose balloon creations brightened residents days during the early days of the pandemic, made a special balloon arrangement in honor of new Police Chief Richard Doyle.

Following the departure of Tim Shaw, Richard Doyle became Easton’s seventh police chief. He Continue reading “Year in Review 2020: Richard Doyle Named Easton’s Police Chief”

Nor’easter Knocks Out Power for 90 Eastonites

People Heed Advice and Stay Off Roads

A plow truck clears snow on Sport Hill Road. — Chief Rich Doyle Photo

The Nor’easter that swept through the region Wednesday night into Thursday morning dumped 10 inches of snow on Easton and knocked out power for 90 residents.

“A tree Continue reading “Nor’easter Knocks Out Power for 90 Eastonites”

Best Advice for Today’s Snowstorm: Stay Home

Easton first responders are urging residents to stay safe by staying home during today’s snowstorm that’s forecast to continue into Thursday.

Winter storm warnings from the National Weather Service are now in effect for the entire region from 2 p.m. this afternoon through 1 p.m. Continue reading “Best Advice for Today’s Snowstorm: Stay Home”

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