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”

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Takes a Virtual Turn

For the last seven years, thousands of local residents have joined The Center for Family Justice (CFJ)  for its annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, a mile-long fundraising walk through downtown Fairfield intended to raise awareness about the impact sexual abuse and violence has on the Continue reading “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Takes a Virtual Turn”

It’s All About Safety and Community for Easton’s New Top Cop

Aside from responding to the COVID-19 pandemic — an enormous responsibility right now for Captain Richard Doyle in his role as Easton Emergency Operations Director — life’s been good.

At its March 5 meeting, the Easton Police Commission unanimously appointed him Easton’s seventh Continue reading “It’s All About Safety and Community for Easton’s New Top Cop”

Sacred Heart University Eyeing Morehouse Park for New Athletic Facilities

Sacred Heart University is looking to continue its expansion beyond its main campus in Fairfield to Morehouse Park in Easton, according to a Letter of Intent sent to First Selectman David Bindelglass dated Feb. 21. The park is on town-owned property adjoining the Samuel Staples Elementary Continue reading “Sacred Heart University Eyeing Morehouse Park for New Athletic Facilities”

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