Karl Stirner's Studio in Easton

This is Why I Live in Easton

They flee from New York City and elsewhere, because they found a warehouse building at a price they couldn’t pass up. Or because Easton reminds them of a place they once knew, long ago and far away. Maybe it’s because…

PUBLIC NOTICE: Public Meeting on Wednesday, September 23rd

NOTICE OF MEETING FOR CONSIDERATION OF PROPOSED ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE INCURRENCE OF NONELECTORAL DEBT NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Council of the City of Easton (the “City”) will hold a public meeting not less than three (3) nor more…

Easton Zoning Changes Remain in Flux

An Easton City Council Public Hearing on Wednesday, June 10, will attempt to bring some clarity to the City’s increasingly convoluted efforts to revise its zoning ordinance. Last November, the City proposed a new ordinance that would radically reshape it,…

Photo of Easton Farmers Market Vendor on Opening Day 2020 set up at Scott park, Easton PA

After 268 Years, America’s Oldest, Continuously Operating Open-air Farmers’ Market Doesn’t Stop for COVID19

“Since it was established in 1752, our market has survived world wars, the Civil War and the 1918 pandemic,” said Easton Market District Director Megan McBride. “If the market’s history and staying power have taught us anything, it’s tenacity. No matter what, there will be an Easton Farmers’ Market. Yes, it’s going to be different this year, but there will be a market.”
Map of Easton Pa highlighting the West Ward

Historic Conservation District proposed for the West Ward

Historic Conservation Districts (HCDs) are similar to National Register Historic Districts in that they are intended primarily to preserve the quality of life in neighborhoods by protecting historic buildings and affordable housing, promoting good design of new and existing structures, and encouraging adaptive reuse. But there is one important difference: HCDs are written and controlled entirely on the local level: red tape and construction requirements and construction costs are reduced compared to Federally-guided National Register districts, and standards are created by and for the people who will use them rather than Washington, DC.