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”

Police Chief Urges Vigilance After Two Burglaries

The Easton Police Department is investigating several leads and has collected physical evidence that will be sent to the Connecticut State Police Forensics Lab for examination following forced entries to two homes on Dec. 5 on Tuckahoe Road.

“I urge all our residents to be vigilant Continue reading “Police Chief Urges Vigilance After Two Burglaries”

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.

The certificate Continue reading “Easton Man Promoted to Honorary Police Officer at 100 Years Young”

‘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.

The “Balloon Lady’s” cheerful Continue reading “‘Thank You Veterans’ from the Balloon Lady”

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