Interim Superintendent Addresses 2021-22 School Year

Promises ‘It Will Be a Good Year’

Interim Superintendent Dr. Thomas McMorran sent the following message today to the Easton, Redding and Region 9 Communities.

Dear Friends and Families of the ER9 Schools:

This email is intended for parents and guardians, families of students Continue reading “Interim Superintendent Addresses 2021-22 School Year”

Easton EMS Fundraising Campaign Gets Underway

 N95, Zoom calls, social distancing. These are all now too familiar and like you, we anxiously await when they become less relevant in our lives. The good news is that there now seems to be light at the end of the tunnel with recent announcements on the development of a COVID-19 Continue reading “Easton EMS Fundraising Campaign Gets Underway”

Year in Review 2020

In a trying year, Easton had many bright spots, proving that our community had grit and grace in the face of the pandemic. The editors struggled to identify the top 10 events of 2020 and concluded there were many more than time and space allowed. Nevertheless, we will roll out several Continue reading “Year in Review 2020”

Wishing You a Joyful and Healthy Christmas

I always considered myself fortunate, growing up in Easton. Most of my​ ​relatives were within a 20-minute drive, meaning we gathered together over the holidays, often at my childhood home. 

My cousins, siblings and I eagerly tore​ ​into our stockings as soon as our parents allowed Continue reading “Wishing You a Joyful and Healthy Christmas”

The Twilight Zone

“The Twilight Zone” was originally a television series launched in 1959 by host Rod Serling. The stories were often pure or partly science fiction. Many reflected social challenges of the times. Some stories predicted where our current trajectories would take society if attitudes Continue reading “The Twilight Zone”

Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 12/11/2020

Good afternoon,

Unfortunately, the number of people in our town with COVID continues to increase. However, the rate per 100,000 over the two weeks ending Dec. 5 did fall to 32.3 which is a small ray of hope. Again, I can only tell you there continues Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Easton 175th – September Events Are Here!

Easton Town Party

Reminder: There are a number of fun and interesting events taking place next weekend and throughout September. 

First up, the Easton Town Party is this Saturday, Sept. 12, starting at 1 p.m.  Tickets, which cost $20 per person, are on sale now at, Continue reading “Easton 175th – September Events Are Here!”

Church Community for All People and Another Fun Recipe

The newest recipe from the Congregational Church of Easton Friends and Family cookbook is available. Try these fun recipes, as a great way to keep yourselves busy during this stressful time of quarantine.

As families are having considerably more time of togetherness which can be Continue reading “Church Community for All People and Another Fun Recipe”

Join Us for the Easton Town Party!

An Easton Town Party is coming on Saturday, Sept. 12, from 1 to 7 p.m. to celebrate the 175th Anniversary of Easton, Conn. Presented by Ashlar-Aspetuck Masonic Lodge No. 142, it will be the first of a series of events at the lodge.

Safely distanced and distinctly Easton, the town Continue reading “Join Us for the Easton Town Party!”

Students Worry About School Reopening

Barlow classroom set up for limited seating and social distancing. — Chloe Rozendaal Photo

When Joel Barlow High School closed in March, most students expected to return after a two-week vacation. Five months later, students are unsure if school will ever return to normal and seniors Continue reading “Students Worry About School Reopening”