Fake news program in Redding is postponed again

Due to another impending snow storm, the Fake News program at the the Mark Twain Library in Redding has been re-scheduled. Part One will examine news, digital content, and increasingly common efforts to undermine journalism and journalists as advocates of  “fake news,” and will be held Thursday, April 19, at 7:30 p.m. Part Two will examine the habits of fact-checkers and the impact of filter bubbles, and will be held Thursday, April 26, at 7:30 p.m. The Fake News program is a special two-part seminar where participants can acquire the media smarts to help discern fact from the misleading or even … Read more

Redding Neighbors and Newcomers hold Pub Crawl in Georgetown

The Redding Neighbors and Newcomers annual Georgetown Pub Crawl is this Saturday.

Redding Neighbors and Newcomers is holding its annual Georgetown Pub Crawl on Saturday, March 24. Members and non-members are welcome to join in on this special event. The crawl will start at 6:30 p.m. with a wine tasting at the Georgetown Package Store.  Stops along the Pub Crawl include Wire Mill, Rancho Allegre, Redding Beer Co., Lombardi’s, Washington Prime, and Black Cat. Registration is required to receive a wristband for this event. For more information visit reddingneighborsandnewcomers.org or email Lindsay at [email protected]

Time and location changed for Redding train noise meeting

The time and location for a meeting about train noise has be been rescheduled and will be held on Tuesday, March 20, at 7:30 p.m. at the Redding Community Center.   This meeting will cover updates from the August 2017 forum, called Train Horn Abuse Danbury Line, and will address residents’ concerns about noise and any issues they want to discuss on this topic. Stephen P. Curley, supervising rail officer in the Office of System Safety, Bureau of Public Transportation, is expected to be in attendance.

Meeting schedule for Redding, Easton, Weston

Redding Monday, March 19, 7:30 p.m., Board of Selectmen, Town Hall Hearing Room. Monday, March 19, 7:30 p.m., Board of Finance special meeting, Town Hall Conference Room. Tuesday, March 20, 7:30 p.m., Conservation Commission, Old Town House. Tuesday, March 20, 7:30 p.m., Zoning Board of Appeals, Town Hall Hearing Room. Tuesday, March 20, 7:30 p.m., Region 9 Board of Education budget workshop, JBHS Learning Commons. Tuesday, March 20, 7:30 p.m., Board of Finance special meeting, Town Hall Conference Room. Wednesday, March 21, 7:30 p.m., Water Pollution Control, Town Hall Hearing Room. Wednesday, March 21, 7:30 p.m., Board of Finance special … Read more

Redding and Easton students recount walkout experience

Editor’s note: The student walkouts were not open to media. The media spoke to participants after the event took place. Promptly at 10 a.m. Wednesday morning, about 200 students walked out of Joel Barlow High School and gathered outside the building for 17 minutes. Along with many other high schools across the nation, Barlow was taking part in what was known as National School Walkout Day. March 14 marked one month after the mass shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., where 17 people were killed. During the time the students were outside, some read poems and gave … Read more

Police Log for Redding and Easton

Weekly Police Log for the towns of Redding and Easton. Redding Fraud On Monday, March 5, a woman and her son from Illinois reported a suspicious scam. Her son, who is 14, had decided to sell an MCM belt and a shirt for $650 on an app called Bump. The boy was contacted by the suspect, whose name is Elexis Ross. Ross asked him for his email address and phone number. The boy then went out of the app and made contact with the individual to make arrangements through PayPal, with the funds to be released upon delivery. The mother reported … Read more

February property transfers for Easton, Redding and Weston

Property Transfers

The following is a list of property transfers for the month of February for Easton, Redding and Weston. Easton 15 Abbey Road: Robert H. Shaykin and E. Gabrielle Egger to David and Jennifer Blue, $1,000,000. 233 Judd Road: R. Erik Buck to Samantha and Irving Snow, $445,000. 70 Laurel Drive: M&T Bank to Dauti Construction LLC, $511,000. 5 Kent Road: Joseph J. III and Andrea Bonauito to Dmitry and Maryna Lavrichev, $619,000. 125 Far Horizons Drive: Virginia Bartelloni Estate to Robert Kalamaras, $480,000. 265 Westport Road: Peter Pisaretz Estate to High Grove Properties LLC, $240,000. 97 South Park Avenue: Mark … Read more

Notable Neighbors: Redding, Easton, Weston

West makes dean’s list at Charleston Southern Elizabeth Cochran West of Easton made the dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester at Charleston Southern University. Nicoloro published in Orion Magazine Gwenyth Nicoloro of Redding was one of 15 students at Rochester Institute of Technology who had an essay published online in Orion Magazine’s “The Place Where You Live” section. CLICK HERE to view the essay. Three achieve distinction honors at Colgate Caroline Anderson, Charlotte Saltzgaber and Alexa Werner of Weston earned the Dean’s Award with Distinction for the fall 2017 semester at Colgate University. Pair earn academic excellence award at … Read more

Redding Civic League hosts budget forum

Redding is a beautiful place to live, Board of Finance Chairman Kim Yonkers said during a forum on the town’s budget process on Tuesday, March 6. “We are a small town. I think, in terms of Fairfield County, that Redding is a gem,” Yonkers said. “Our housing prices are not as high as neighboring towns and our mill rate is pretty reasonable. Our infrastructure is very modest.” The forum was hosted by the Redding Civic League, a bipartisan group that strives to “promote a culture of cooperation in town.” It was held at the Congregational Church in town and featured … Read more

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