The Colorful History of Snow’s Farm

Easton’s agricultural heritage is a point of pride in town, but little has been written about Snow’s Farm’s unlikely origins and few know the long and patchworked Snow family history. Recently, several descendants, including Irv Snow, the farm’s fourth-generation proprietor, pieced Continue reading “The Colorful History of Snow’s Farm”

Holiday Market and Tree Lighting A Fun Time for All

Last Sunday’s Holiday Market and Tree Lighting, organized by the Friends of the Easton Public Library, was a big hit for all. Everyone — young and old — seemed to enjoy it.

Shoppers of all ages turned out to buy creative gifts and experience the community spirit. — Rick Falco Continue reading “Holiday Market and Tree Lighting A Fun Time for All”

Easton Library Celebrates Diverse Voices

Library Director Lynn Zaffino — Photo by Richard Falco

The Easton Public Library is celebrating diversity with an ongoing exhibit featuring lawn signs that highlight the voices of famous leaders.

The exhibit, titled “Voices of Diversity,” features a series of 60 signs on Continue reading “Easton Library Celebrates Diverse Voices”

Easton Centenarian Exhibits ‘Ministry in Miniature’ at Easton Library

Paul Rawson is well known in the community as a watercolorist and industrial designer. His works have been featured in the conference room at the Easton Library as well as in Easton Arts Council shows. Now as he approaches his 100th birthday, he has turned to pen and ink note cards. Continue reading “Easton Centenarian Exhibits ‘Ministry in Miniature’ at Easton Library”

Outdoor Memorial Service Honors Bill Kupinse

It was a day William “Bill” J. Kupinse Jr. would have enjoyed outdoors, pursuing one of his many hobbies. Sunny skies and unseasonably warm temperatures greeted guests who turned out April 24 at Aspetuck Park to remember him.

Family, friends and colleagues celebrated various aspects Continue reading “Outdoor Memorial Service Honors Bill Kupinse”

Conversations with the Irrepressible Dolly Curtis

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”

Anne Fiyalka Marks 100 Years of a ‘Blessed Life’

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’”

Year in Review 2020: Easton’s Farming Community

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.

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Year in Review 2020: Easton Courier’s Rebirth

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”

Sherwood Farm Preserves the Past, Embraces the Future

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”