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Councilmember Spotlight: Greg Cann

Fifth District Councilman Greg Cann Stratford Crier’s mission is to inform and update Stratford residents on various categories of interest, community events, pertinent information, and/or input into specific tasks or project. We would like to highlight the work, dedication and projects of our elected officials, beginning with town council members. Stratford Crier is posing the […]

Strut Your Stuff on Saturday at the Main Street Festival

Eat, Shop, Meet New People!!!! Presented by the Rotary Club of Stratford The festival will feature a variety of food trucks, vendor booths, stage and street performers, musicians, rides, games, crafts, art works and other fair activities. Check us out: Artisan Handmade Crafts Floracreate Sarah And Megan Enterprises Designs On Homestead Oh Fudge And More […]

Stratford Vaccine Update

Having dispensed over 12,000 vaccines, the Stratford Health Department is winding down its mass vaccination site. June will be dedicated to providing second dose clinics for those who received their first dose of the MODERNA vaccine in May. However, anyone wanting a Johnson and Johnson vaccine can still make an appointment (or just walk-in) at […]

The Shakespeare Market

Sunday June 6th 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Come and relax on Sunday in Shakespeare Park after Saturday’s Main Street Festival. Walk the road around the field! Get a massage! Farm fresh food. Wave Hill Breads! Hot food galore! Beautiful items created by CT locals! And if you haven’t tried them yet Brigadieros by Doce!! […]

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Upcoming Events You Don’t Want to Miss

Pizza Place with Pizzazz

Interview with Mackenzie Carey – Chief Chef and Bottle Washer!  The Parlor 999 Stratford Avenue A new business on the Avenue!!!! The Parlor took over the old Jerry’s Shakespeare pizza – nostalgic for many Stratford residents. Many customers drop by to reminisce in the old space and are hooked by the smell, soon becoming regulars […]

Drive-Thru Food Pantry

Holy Name of Jesus Church 1950 Barnum Avenue, Stratford CT Today, Tuesday, June 8th, 3:00 – 4:00 PM To encourage social distancing and help limit the spread of COVID-19, the Stratford Health Department, CT Food Bank, and Holy Name of Jesus Church have partnered to offer a drive-thru food pantry. We ask for all those […]

Arts Alliance of Stratford to Participate in Main Street Festival

Supporting the Community for a Good Cause Re-emerging after the pandemic better and stronger and off the heels of a successful opening reception and show at Sterling House Community Center, The Alliance is proud to participate in this year’s community celebration on Saturday, June 5th. “It’s exciting that we’ll see our neighbors and friends whom […]

Correction

By Dr. Immacula Cann It has come to my attention that there were two errors in my recent post about diversity on Town Commissions and Boards.  The Library Board member who wasn’t reappointed is a teacher, but not in the Stratford system.  Also I mistakenly thought she was a person of color. These two items […]

Obituary: Donald “Otto” Felix

Donald “Otto” Felix, 84, of Stratford, CT quietly passed away on May 28th, 2021 after a long and courageous fight with cancer. Don (“Otto)” to his close friends) was born on August 24, 1936 Bridgeport, CT to Helen and Otto Felix. As evidenced by the lifelong friendships he held with a close-knit group of fellow […]