A Celebration of Life: Patricia Hubbell Hornstein

We lost Patricia this summer. At 94, she was a life-long Easton resident who loved her hometown. Many remembrances of her talents and kindnesses have been shared in the past weeks and a celebration of her life will be hosted by her family at the Easton Public Library on September Continue reading “A Celebration of Life: Patricia Hubbell Hornstein”

Here a Flower, There a Flower, Everywhere a Sunflower

Come with me
into the field of sunflowers.
Their faces are burnished disks,
their dry spines creak like ship masts,
 
their green leaves,
so heavy and many,
fill all day with the sticky
sugars of the sun.
 
Come with me
to visit the sunflowers … 
 

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 8/12/2022

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Good afternoon,

Hopefully the weather is breaking and it will be a little cooler. COVID is staying about the same.

The 13th Annual Farm Tour is this weekend, Saturday, August 13th from 10:00-2:00 p.m. The tour will begin at Samuel Staples Elementary School. Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

New ‘Welcome to Easton’ Signs Unveiled

There are barns, cows, pigs, tractors, reservoirs, fish, and trees. Lots of tress. Those are the images that come to mind when Easton elementary and middle school students think of their hometown. They are also the images that will grace two new ‘Welcome to Easton” signs welcoming Continue reading “New ‘Welcome to Easton’ Signs Unveiled”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

06/24/2022 Update

In regards to COVID, hospitalization numbers in the state are slowly decreasing. I believe there is a very slow but steady improvement.

This week marked graduations from Samuel Staples, Helen Keller, and Joel Barlow High School. This is a good time to be Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

SSES Launching Educational Farmland Program

Young minds at Samuel Staples Elementary School will have the opportunity to learn more about the importance of farming this fall when a new educational program will begin on the farmland surrounding the school. Students will learn about the process of growing food, and how different Continue reading “SSES Launching Educational Farmland Program”

Samuel Staples Elementary School to Host Kindergarten Orientation on June 7

Samuel Staples Elementary School will host a kindergarten orientation on Tuesday, June 7 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the school located at 515  Morehouse Road. Parents will listen to a presentation given by Principal Kimberly Fox Santora and children will meet the kindergarten staff, Continue reading “Samuel Staples Elementary School to Host Kindergarten Orientation on June 7”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 04/22/2022

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Good afternoon,

Throughout Fairfield County the COVID numbers are getting worse.  The whole county is now in the red. For the week ending April 16th, the rate in Easton is 29.4 per 100,000. The medical consensus is that not many of these new cases are getting Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Samuel Staples Elementary School Students Pitch Their Inventions

Fever Meter by Debra Belanger.–Photo by Sophie Camizzi

Fourth graders at Samuel Staples Elementary School showed off their inventions and problem-solving skills during the Connecticut Invention Convention (CIC) event held at the school Feb. 28.

The event was part of a CIC program Continue reading “Samuel Staples Elementary School Students Pitch Their Inventions”

‘All Are Welcome’ at Samuel Staples

Samuel Staples Elementary School’s second-grade teacher, Hannah Haydu, has introduced American Sign Language (ASL) to her classroom to teach students about empathy and compassion for other people.

“We’ve been doing ‘Trait of the Month’ each month and we got to empathy,” said Haydu. Continue reading “‘All Are Welcome’ at Samuel Staples”

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