Easton police officer suffers smoke inhalation after rescuing trapped pit bull

Easton Police officer Don Kinahan rescued a pit bull from a home on Friday, Jan. 5, at approximately 7:30 p.m., according to police reports. The homeowner initially made a 9-1-1 call to the Easton Police Department and reported that his house was on fire and he could not control it, police said. According to police, the Easton Police and Fire … read more

Injured bicyclist rescued from Trout Brook Valley

Rough terrain and spotty wireless coverage made the rescue of an injured bicyclist challenging for first responders.

Easton-area first responders rescued an injured bicyclist from Trout Brook Valley this afternoon and took him to the hospital for treatment of a broken leg. The man used his cell phone to call for help at 1:29 p.m. after getting injured while riding his bike on a trail in the nature preserve. “He called the 911 dispatcher who was able … read more

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes set for April 29

This year’s walk begins with registration at 7:30 a.m. at the Fairfield Train Station on Mill Plain Road near downtown Fairfield. Walking begins promptly at 8 a.m. and concludes at Fairfield’s Old Town Hall. This is a rain or shine event.

For the fifth consecutive year, Fairfield Police Chief Gary MacNamara will step out in a pair of towering heels to lead a community-wide rally and walk in support of victims of sexual violence and abuse. The Center for Family Justice’s annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event kicks off on Saturday, April 29, at 8 a.m., with a one-mile … read more