Missing Easton man found safe in Maine

The Easton man who had been reported missing by his family since  Nov. 30 was found safe in Maine last night. “Thank you for the help,” Easton police Chief Tim Shaw said Wednesday morning. “Nicholas Bodine was located in Maine last night.” Bodine’s mother, Janet Haller, administrative assistant to the Easton first selectman, also confirmed that her son had been … read more

Save the Sound holds weekend planting event to restore riverside habitat

Volunteers will weed out invasive species, clean up the riverbank and plant more than 100 native perennials this weekend at a river restoration event led by Save the Sound, a bi-state program of Connecticut Fund for the Environment. The effort will reinforce the riverbank growth previously planted by Save the Sound volunteers, create additional habitat for birds and other pollinators, … read more

Gabrielle Giffords calls on Connecticut to vote to reduce gun violence

Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and the Vocal Majority bus tour stopped in Newtown Oct. 15 for a roundtable and press conference at Edmond Town Hall. Giffords visited the site previously when mourners gathered there in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy. Giffords, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, 5th District, urged Connecticut residents … read more