Local News

“Look who’s DoingItLocal!

Help me welcome Shawn (on the left) and Joe from Operation Restore. If disaster strikes your home or business, it's time for Operation Restore! They specialize in disaster cleanup, whether caused by fire, flood, a fallen tree, or a car crashing into your building. They're there to help restore your operation." You can reach them online at https://operationresto.com/ or phone them at 914-Restore. Thank you for helping keep DoingItLocal FREE!

Read More

Connecticut Commits $396,000 to Transform Century-Old Easton EMS Center

Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz announced today that the state, through the bond commission, is allocating $396,000 in state funds to support the much-needed renovation of the Eastern EMS Center. The renovation project, with a total estimated cost of $3.7 million, aims to address critical infrastructure issues and enhance public safety in the community. Speaking at the Eastern EMS Center, Bysiewicz emphasized the importance of the project, stating that the funds will be used to replace aging septic systems, install watershed protection, expand parking facilities, and upgrade the overall infrastructure of the facility. The Lieutenant Governor highlighted the challenges faced by emergency personnel, stressing the need for separate quarters for sleeping, changing, and showering for men and women in law enforcement,…

Read More

Easton as “Christmas Tree Capital of Connecticut”

Senator Tony Hwang on Dec. 7 joined state and local officials to recognize Easton’s thriving farming and agricultural heritage by declaring the town the “Christmas Tree Capital of Connecticut.” “It is a privilege to honor Easton farmers for their year-round work in growing our special and cherished trees every Christmas season,” Sen. Hwang said. “I want to recognize sustainability advocate Lori Cochran-Dougall, who serves as Executive Director of the Westport Farmers Market, for all that she does on behalf of farmers in Easton and our greater community. Lori helped spearhead the effort to officially recognize Easton as the Christmas Tree Capital of Connecticut.” “We need the legislative support in this capacity, supporting our farms through grants and public awareness as…

Read More