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 eastontownparty.com, 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”

Church Community Still Available Even at a Distance

As we prepare for yet another month in the midst of the pandemic, we lift our prayers for all those starting school and work again. We at the Congregational Church of Easton have been meeting in person for worship but still offering worship online. We have been using technology to Continue reading “Church Community Still Available Even at a Distance”

Church Community in the Midst of a World Pandemic

In the midst of this world pandemic, we have been asked to socially distance ourselves. For many churches, this meant moving worship to an online format and cancelling in person worship at least until the fall.

For many this has meant no religious guidance in a time of great need. Continue reading “Church Community in the Midst of a World Pandemic”

Jesse Lee Church Document Shredding Event Carries On

The annual document shredding event at Jesse Lee United Methodist Church, 25 Flat Rock Road, Easton, Conn. is still on for Saturday, Sept. 19, from 9 a.m. to noon, rain or shine.

Church members feel confident that despite Covid-19, their vendor, ShredSmart, can safely and securely Continue reading “Jesse Lee Church Document Shredding Event Carries On”

Message from First Selectman Bindelglass … Update for Independence Day Weekend

Today, we begin our long weekend break in celebration of Independence Day, the Fourth of July. As was the case on Memorial Day it unfortunately will not be the Fourth of July we are accustomed to. Many of the traditional gatherings are still unsafe because of the pandemic. 

Please Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Bindelglass … Update for Independence Day Weekend”

Close the Laptop, Open the Doors

First grader Henry Theriot and preschooler Morgan Theriot give the inside scoop on their experience with distance learning and their newfound outdoor play time during a socially distanced interview conducted at a safe six feet away (one kid hockey stick plus two feet, according to Continue reading “Close the Laptop, Open the Doors”

Easton Will Celebrate Juneteenth with Outdoor Picnic

Easton will join communities and organizations across the nation with a Juneteenth celebration on Friday, June 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. on the Morehouse Road playing fields, behind the gazebo. 

“Invite your friends and bring a picnic to share and some lawn chairs,” said Wiley Mullins, Continue reading “Easton Will Celebrate Juneteenth with Outdoor Picnic”

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