Activist Jamal Stroud to Keynote Speaking of Men Breakfast

Jamal Stroud, a nationally-recognized motivational speaker and community activist, will offer the keynote address at The Center for Family Justice’s annual Speaking of Men Breakfast on Thursday, Nov. 4 at the Trumbull Marriott.

Stroud will highlight a morning program that is part Continue reading “Activist Jamal Stroud to Keynote Speaking of Men Breakfast”

Photographer and Filmmaker Tomas Koeck’s Gallery Exhibit Opens at the Library

Reception Is Friday, July 9, 7 to 9 p.m., Library Conference Room

A common loon exhibiting the “square brow” behavior. — Tomas Koeck Photo

An exhibit curated by the Easton Arts Council featuring the work of filmmaker, photographer and conservationist Tomas Koeck opens this week Continue reading “Photographer and Filmmaker Tomas Koeck’s Gallery Exhibit Opens at the Library”

Help Our Military Heroes Awards 165th Adapted Minivan

The need by severely injured service members for adapted minivans to help them lead independent lives did not decrease during the pandemic. The continued to rise, even as fundraising events came to a grinding halt.

“While fundraisers were at a record low, inquiries and approved Continue reading “Help Our Military Heroes Awards 165th Adapted Minivan”

Celebrating Graduates, Covid Style

Let the celebrations begin as another school year comes to a close and graduation ceremonies are starting to take place.  During the Covid-19 pandemic, serious reconsideration of past traditions had to be made to follow safely regulations and guidelines while still recognizing the Continue reading “Celebrating Graduates, Covid Style”

‘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…”