Virtual Roundtable on Public Health Care Options

State Rep. Anne Hughes along with fellow Fairfield County legislators state Rep. Cristin McCarthy-Vahey, state Rep. Jennifer Leeper, and state Senator Will Haskell will hold a virtual roundtable discussion with state Comptroller Kevin Lembo tonight.

The discussion will be on health Continue reading “Virtual Roundtable on Public Health Care Options”

Trials and Joys of Leading ER9 Schools in the Pandemic

An Interview with Superintendent Dr. Rydell Harrison

The Easton, Redding and Region 9 school district comprises five highly competitive schools in two towns with three separate schools boards. The superintendent’s position demands exceptional governance in the best of times.

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Jesse Lee United Methodist Church Prepares for Christmas

Jesse Lee United Methodist Church winter — Joanne Kant Photo

Although Jesse Lee United Methodist Church is currently worshipping virtually, its members have been busy behind the scenes preparing for Advent and Christmas.

Our annual Giving Tree was filled with donations of Target Continue reading “Jesse Lee United Methodist Church Prepares for Christmas”

Op-Ed: State’s Covid-19 Education Policy Sends Mixed Message

There are a number of words one could choose to summarize 2020. For many parents who were thrust into a role they never imagined they would select: frustration, anxiety and exhaustion.  

The onset of the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak in March 2020 led to the initial statewide shutdown Continue reading “Op-Ed: State’s Covid-19 Education Policy Sends Mixed Message”

Holiday Happenings at Congregational Church of Easton

Even though the pandemic continues to hamper holiday traditions, we at the Congregational Church are still working to bring cheer, welcome, and celebration to the season. To that end, here is a list of our upcoming activities. Please support our activities this holiday season.

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Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 11/20/2020

Good afternoon,

We have had 12 crews working on tree pruning and removal in Easton. They are working along a 47-mile circuit of wires which was work initially planned two to three years ago. This should greatly improve our storm resilience. We are waiting Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

PURA Public Comment Hearing on Response to Tropical Storm Isaias

The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) will hold a public comment hearing on Oct. 23 at 9 a.m. to provide the public with the opportunity to comment on Eversource and United Illuminating’s responses to Tropical Storm Isaias: Docket Number 20-08-03, Investigation into Electric Continue reading “PURA Public Comment Hearing on Response to Tropical Storm Isaias”

Changing Seasons: Is it Time for a Change?

I absolutely love the fall and as I write this I sit looking at a beautiful tree outside my window changing from green to a bright vibrant yellow, and I am reminded that perhaps this is the time to think about changes that we have been putting off in life.

Perhaps, as we pull Continue reading “Changing Seasons: Is it Time for a Change?”

Keri English Giddes: Thinking Inside and Outside the Box

Easton Front Porch

In her vision of what makes for a healthy and thriving community, Keri English Giddes has brought arts and culture to the town of Easton via LaLa Picasso Art (The Easton Arts Center) and Music School. When I visited Keri at the Easton Arts Center several years Continue reading “Keri English Giddes: Thinking Inside and Outside the Box”

Cub Scout Pack 166 Wolf Den 1 Holds First Zoom Meeting

With school closed for two weeks and likely not to open for the remainder of the school year, den leaders Beverly Pettersen and Bob Natt of Cub Scout Wolf Den 1 organized a Zoom den meeting for the Cub Scouts. With minor modifications the boys were able to complete the requirements Continue reading “Cub Scout Pack 166 Wolf Den 1 Holds First Zoom Meeting”

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