‘Sentinels of the Boreal’ Released Today to Celebrate Earth Day

Sentinels of the Boreal, a film by Tomas Koeck, releases on Earth Day 2021.

The boreal forest is the largest wilderness in the world, stretching from Maine to Alaska in the Americas in addition to being a prominent biome in Europe and Asia. This forest is home to a diverse array Continue reading “‘Sentinels of the Boreal’ Released Today to Celebrate Earth Day”

Sunday Nature Walk: Spring’s Wonderful Wildfowers

New England is very fortunate, as the region is home to an extremely wide range of wildflowers. From beautiful trilliums, to the rare yellow pitcher plant, New England hosts habitats for many different species that vary dramatically from one another. The trick to finding wildflowers, Continue reading “Sunday Nature Walk: Spring’s Wonderful Wildfowers”

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Takes Another Virtual Turn

Since 2013, thousands of local residents have joined The Center for Family Justice for its annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event, a mile-long fundraising walk through downtown Fairfield to raise awareness about the impact sexual abuse and violence against women and girls has in the Continue reading “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Takes Another Virtual Turn”

Priscilla’s Place Daycare Thrives During Pandemic

When kids walk through the doors of Priscilla’s Place Daycare, the only thing they should think about is fun and happiness. That’s the philosophy Shelly Palumbo adopted when she opened her day care in February 2019, and that’s how she has operated her business throughout the Covid-19 Continue reading “Priscilla’s Place Daycare Thrives During Pandemic”

UPDATE AND POSTPONEMENT: Local Leaders to Discuss Attack on the U.S. Capitol

Come Together Easton

Come Together Easton is set for Wednesday, Jan. 13, from 6:15 to 7 p.m. Town Leaders who will speak include:

  • State Senator Tony Hwang
  • State Rep. Anne Hughes
  • First Selectman David Bindelglass
  • Selectwoman Kristi Sogofsky

Year in Review 2020:The Courier Thanks…

The Easton Courier would be remiss if we didn’t acknowledge the varied and thought-provoking contributions from our columnists and community writers, who observed life in Easton from many perspectives. Bruce Nelson, Tomas Koeck, Gale Papageorge, Robert LaValle, and Dr. Richard Lechtenberg Continue reading “Year in Review 2020:The Courier Thanks…”

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”

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Most residents remember when Easton became a news desert. Hundreds of local news organizations have closed, as their advertising revenue disappeared, and the pandemic worsened. The print edition of the Easton Courier Continue reading “Please Support the Courier”

Resilience and Unity Mark Easton’s 175th Anniversary

The year 2020 will be memorable for many reasons. It will likely appear in history textbooks with a negative slant due to the outbreak of Covid-19. The town of Easton, however, was determined not to let anything dampen its spirits this year as it celebrated its 175th anniversary.

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Obituary: James T. McDonald, 72

James “Jim” T. McDonald

In Memory of James T. McDonald, 1948 – 2020 

Jim McDonald passed away in his home, with loved ones by his side, on Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 17, at the age of 72. The world lost a longtime skilled musician, teacher, patron of animals, lover of the beach, Continue reading “Obituary: James T. McDonald, 72”

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