Letter: This Isn’t Who We Are

To the Editor:

I was truly disheartened to receive the recent mailer on “Important Easton Issues” that others have mentioned and discussed online. I’m upset that (new) residents would be greeted with such misguided propaganda, and might feel that their unique perspectives or beliefs Continue reading “Letter: This Isn’t Who We Are”

Easton Receives Support from United Way

Grant to Help Residents Affected by Covid Pandemic Fallout

United Way of Coastal Fairfield County has awarded the Town of Easton a grant to support residents impacted by the Covid-19 crisis. The presentation was made to Alison Witherbee, director of human services.

The Covid Continue reading “Easton Receives Support from United Way”

Heroines of Civil Rights Movement Tell Their Stories

Community Groups To Hold Virtual Discussion

A bi-partisan coalition of community groups from Easton, Redding, and Weston will present a virtual panel discussion, “Unsung Heroines: Women of the Civil Rights Movement.”

The virtual discussion with the Civil Rights heroines will Continue reading “Heroines of Civil Rights Movement Tell Their Stories”

Anne Fiyalka Marks 100 Years of a ‘Blessed Life’

Flew in Amelia Earhart’s Airplane, Always Puts Others Before Self

Anne Fiyalka has led a storied life. That’s not to say it’s been easy. Born on Feb. 15, 1921, she recalls a long life of overcoming adversity, large and small, and daring to embrace adventure whenever it came her Continue reading “Anne Fiyalka Marks 100 Years of a ‘Blessed Life’”

Easton Comes Together During Divisive Times

Children and adults alike witnessed the shocking Jan. 6 attack on the United States Capitol. It exacerbated the traumatic experience Americans are already living through on a daily basis during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

A desire to help ease Eastonites’ anxieties and to Continue reading “Easton Comes Together During Divisive Times”

Mental Health Support and Connection Ideas During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As we approach week two of social distancing and now sheltering in place, it is vital that we stay vigilant in our safety measures and protect our mental health during this uncertain time. Please take a moment to watch this video message recorded on Thursday, 3/26/20 at Town Hall.

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Top 10 Ways to Care for Easton Community Through COVID-19

The Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) announced on Friday, March 13 that “the USDA has approved our waiver to allow students to continue receiving meals while schools are closed due to #COVID19”. This news will help some of Easton’s most vulnerable residents in the Continue reading “Top 10 Ways to Care for Easton Community Through COVID-19”