Easton in the Service

We’re looking to do a series entitled “Easton in the Service” to be presented in the Courier early next year. We’d like to build a digital library of photographs of the men and women from Easton who have served their country from the Civil War until today. We’d appreciate any clear, scanned photos of these…

What’s in a Name?

Ever wonder how Easton got its name? Well, it certainly wasn’t chosen by the inhabitants who lived here in May of 1845 when the Connecticut Legislature finally accepted a petition requesting Weston be split into two separate towns. That petition was presented by twenty-nine Weston residents, all of whom resided in the old Norfield Parish…