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”

Speaking of Women Event Takes on Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking

Every community thinks sexual exploitation and trafficking can’t happen here. Not only can it happen, but it’s happening already. Often, those doing the trafficking are people no one would think would be in that position. They can be neighbors, community members, coworkers.

“There’s Continue reading “Speaking of Women Event Takes on Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking”

Former Eastonite David Carroll Featured in Netflix Documentary ‘The Great Hack’

If you told the average social media user that their data had been stolen, chances are, they probably wouldn’t be in too much of a rush to reclaim it. 

Fortunately, David Carroll is not your average social media user. 

Professor Carroll is an associate professor at the Parsons Continue reading “Former Eastonite David Carroll Featured in Netflix Documentary ‘The Great Hack’”

Op-Ed: University of Bridgeport’s Unconventional and Innovative Collaboration Enhances Education

The seaside campus of University of Bridgeport (UB) led by the academic leaders of UB, Sacred Heart University, Paier College of Arts and Goodwin College together have announced an unconventional and innovative educational enhancement plan for those higher education institutions Continue reading “Op-Ed: University of Bridgeport’s Unconventional and Innovative Collaboration Enhances Education”

The New Easton Courier at Four Months: A Model for Innovative Community Journalism

Little did anyone know that Easton, Conn. could be a model for the nation. Since “going live” on February 29—four months ago today—EastonCourier.news has published more than 390 articles.

The new digital publication filled a hole in the local news landscape just before the Covid-19 Continue reading “The New Easton Courier at Four Months: A Model for Innovative Community Journalism”

Easton Courier Needs Community Writers

The Easton Courier needs YOU to become a community writer. The new online Easton Courier (EastonCourier.news) launched during a friendly social gathering at the Easton Community Center. Today, May 29, marks our three-month anniversary.

In that short time, the new Easton Courier Continue reading “Easton Courier Needs Community Writers”

Students Create Messages of Hope and Advice

In Easton, residents have the luxury of taking leisurely strolls, hikes and runs without encountering proximity to others.

But many university students have returned home to apartments and communities where maintaining social distance is more difficult.

As part of a remote assignment Continue reading “Students Create Messages of Hope and Advice”

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes on Morehouse Road – or Anywhere

Former Fairfield Police Chief Gary MacNamara has led Walk a Mile in Her Shoes events as its chairman since its inception.

The Easton police and fire departments and Easton Emergency Medical Service will participate in the Virtual Walk Continue reading “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes on Morehouse Road – or Anywhere”

Message from First Selectman Dr. David Bindelglass

April 3, 2020

Good afternoon!

Our collective efforts to protect ourselves and our community from the Covid-19 virus continue.  The latest Department of Health data indicates there are 5 positive cases identified in Easton. Comparatively speaking, that is a good number when looking Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Dr. David Bindelglass”

Easton Mom Boosts State Drive for PPE

June Chiaia Logie of Easton wants everyone to know about a State of Connecticut initiative to collect donations of personal protective equipment  (PPE) for health care workers and first responders. And she wants them to know about it and donate now.

Logie is acutely aware of the Continue reading “Easton Mom Boosts State Drive for PPE”

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