Bindelglass Issues Emergency Alert About Covid-19 Case in Easton

First Selectman Dr. David Bindelglass issued an emergency alert to the Easton community this afternoon to inform residents of a positive Covid-19 case in a Samuel Staples Elementary School fifth-grader.

Contact tracing is underway to allow health officials to identify close contacts, Continue reading “Bindelglass Issues Emergency Alert About Covid-19 Case in Easton”

Scout Project Gets Samuel Senior Park Ready for Classes

Samuel P. Senior Memorial Park was once home to an outdoor classroom designed to educate local children about the role wetlands play in improving water quality and providing wildlife habitat. Thanks to the efforts of Milo Goldstein and fellow Boy Scouts from Troop 66, the park is Continue reading “Scout Project Gets Samuel Senior Park Ready for Classes”

Staples and Keller Transition to In-Person Option on Oct. 5; Barlow Will Stay Hybrid

ER9 Superintendent Rydell Harrison informed families on September 25 that Samuel Staples Elementary School and Helen Keller Middle School will transition to all in-person instruction for students starting October 5, while Joel Barlow High School will continue with a modified hybrid Continue reading “Staples and Keller Transition to In-Person Option on Oct. 5; Barlow Will Stay Hybrid”

Obituary: Norma Bechtel Hummerstone, 74

Norma Bechtel Hummerstone

Norma Bechtel Hummerstone passed away on August 28 at her home in Stonington, Conn.  She was 74.  She had struggled with brain cancer for a year.

Norma (formerly Norma J. Martin) lived for many years in Milford and then Easton, Conn., where she raised Continue reading “Obituary: Norma Bechtel Hummerstone, 74”

Get Ready for a Dazzling Display!

The Easton 175th team has been hard at work planning lots of fun and interesting activities for the upcoming months. Next up: The Easton 175th Anniversary fireworks will be held on Saturday, Sept. 12, hosted by the Easton Volunteer EMS Inc.

Location: Samuel Staples Elementary School/Morehouse Continue reading “Get Ready for a Dazzling Display!”

Think Ahead to Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3

Instructions for Voting In-Person or by Absentee Ballot

The 2020 election on Nov. 3 will be unprecedented in that, because of COVID 19, many individuals will be voting by absentee ballot, placing a great deal of pressure on the United States Postal Service. Therefore, there are Continue reading “Think Ahead to Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3”

Drive-in Trivia Night Is Friday, Aug. 14

Come out and enjoy another fun event for Easton’s 175th Anniversary celebrations!  Drive-in Trivia Night is geared for all ages.  This will be a socially distanced community event to remember.

Pack up the kids, snacks and download the app, then head down to Samuel Staples Elementary Continue reading “Drive-in Trivia Night Is Friday, Aug. 14”

Easton Releases Unofficial Presidential Primary Results


The Town of Easton has released unofficial results for the Aug. 11 Presidential Primary at Samuel Staples Elementary School.

Republican 
    Donald J. Trump – 232
    Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente – 33
    Uncommitted – 58

Democratic 
    Joe Biden – 560 
    Bernie Sanders – 84
    Tulsi Continue reading “Easton Releases Unofficial Presidential Primary Results”

Obituary: Dorothy (Miller) Sondheim, 94

Dorothy (Miller) Sondheim, passed away on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 of advanced age at her residence at Bridges by Epoch, Trumbull, CT. Mrs. Sondheim was born in NYC in 1926 to Albert S. Salvin and Elizabeth Salvin, and was raised with her brother Arthur Salvin (deceased) in Norwalk, Continue reading “Obituary: Dorothy (Miller) Sondheim, 94”

Easton 175th Drive-in Movie Nets Memories, United Way Donation

The Easton 175th Committee heeded the advice of the Easton Park and Recreation Department and went ahead with its first event Friday night, despite a somewhat questionable weather forecast.

Park and Rec staff have experience in these matters, and the decision worked out well, Continue reading “Easton 175th Drive-in Movie Nets Memories, United Way Donation”

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