Pretty much anyone who knows Dolly, and most in Easton do, knows that there are no short stop-and-chats with her. The conversations will be long and Dolly will do most of the talking. Sometimes a listener will wonder where she’s going when she embarks on a magical mystery tour of Continue reading “Conversations with the Irrepressible Dolly Curtis”
Flew in Amelia Earhart’s Airplane, Always Puts Others Before Self
Anne Fiyalka has led a storied life. That’s not to say it’s been easy. Born on Feb. 15, 1921, she recalls a long life of overcoming adversity, large and small, and daring to embrace adventure whenever it came her Continue reading “Anne Fiyalka Marks 100 Years of a ‘Blessed Life’”
Easton has a uniqueness that separates it from so many other communities in Connecticut. Farming has remained an integral part of life here from its earliest beginnings. Unlike many parts of New England, the history of Easton has never disconnected from the farming community.Continue reading “Year in Review 2020: Easton’s Farming Community”
The print edition of the Easton Courier ceased publication in 2018, its 40th anniversary year, as a result of diminishing ad revenue. Recognizing Easton’s profound community need for local news, James Castonguay, associate dean, College of Arts and Sciences at Sacred Heart University, Continue reading “Year in Review 2020: Easton Courier’s Rebirth”
Talk to Tom Sherwood, and you will quickly find yourself drawn into a fascinating conversation about his farm’s 350-year history and “the unique things that other places don’t have,” as he explains it. Sitting at a picnic table overlooking fields at the back of the farmhouse with Continue reading “Sherwood Farm Preserves the Past, Embraces the Future”
Dr. James Castonguay, associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at SHU, led an informative presentation Jan. 10 at the Easton Library about the online Easton Courier 2.0, to be launched sometime in February.
Professor Castonguay is leading the editorial team with Nancy Continue reading “New Easton Courier 2.0 To Be Launched”