Center School Update

by David Chess, MD Stratford Forward Two of the four developers who responded to the Town’s Request for Proposals for the Center School Redevelopment Project (RFP #2022-1) have been invited back for second interviews.  In soliciting bids for the property this year, the town asked developers specifically to include underground parking in their designs, and […]

Stand Down for Veterans

From the Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) September 22nd – September 24th STAND DOWN 2021 will begin with a kickoff ceremony on September 22nd, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. which will be broadcast live via social media from the CT DVA Auditorium at our Rocky Hill Campus. Wednesday, September 22nd and Thursday September 23rd, there […]

State of Connecticut Insurance Department

Consumer Tips for Filing Storm Claims The Connecticut Insurance Department offers the following guidelines for filing storm claims: Immediately Following the Disaster Make temporary repairs or arrange for a qualified professional to do so. Take photos of the damage and remove personal property if your home cannot be secured. Do not dispose of property until […]

Henri Damage Claims

by State Representative Ben McGorty, 122nd District If you suffered any losses due to Tropical Storm Henri this week, time is of the essence to ensuring your insurance claim is filed and processed swiftly. The Insurance Commissioner is encouraging residents who experienced damage from the storm to: Take photos of the damage and remove personal […]

Center School Redevelopment – 2nd Round of Interviews

Don’t’ Forget! Two of the four developers who responded to the Town’s Request for Proposals for the Center School Redevelopment Project (RFP #2022-1) have been invited back for second interviews. At this time, the two developers will present modified versions of their original proposals, incorporating the requests of the Center School Property Selection Committee. The […]

Hilltop Drive Neighborhood

Let’s Rock This Block By Councilman Bill O’Brien Written by Bill O’Brien with thanks to Mimi Nelson The Hilltop neighborhood is located off Cutspring Road. “Dear Neighbors, the big day is arriving quickly. I am so excited. The Police Department gave us their approval, so we’re ready to go. As Lauren noted in the flyer, […]

Why No One Goes to Town Meetings?

by Timothy Bristol Dear Stratford Resident, How many of us have attended a Town Council meeting in Stratford recently? I can’t imagine it’s many of us. Town Council meetings aren’t exactly must-see, but Stratford’s meeting seems particularly empty. Now, part of this may be due to Covid, or the late hour of the meetings themselves, […]

Floral Park Neighborhood Designation and Housing Strategies of Stratford

Town of Stratford Planning Commission Monday, August 23rd The Town of Stratford Planning Commission conduced a special meeting on Monday, August 23rd on-line. The major focus of the meeting was for the Planning Commission to act on a petition to amend the Town Plan of Conservation and Development (POCD) to adopt The Housing Strategies of […]

Letter to the Editor: Stephanie Philips

Dear Supporters and Friends, I genuinely thank the many folks who have reaffirmed their friendship and support for me. As you may know, I did not pursue a primary against the Stratford Democratic Town Committee (SDTC) nominee Immacula Cann for Stratford’s Mayoral election. This decision does not come easily; I, like you, love our town […]

Where Am I? Who Am I?

Stratford the Beautiful Crier Contest The Crier has launched a weekly photo quiz to acquaint readers with the many beautiful parts of our town. Crier photographers will publish photos of Stratford’s gems and ask readers to identify the location. First right response will be honored with a free ice cream cone from Goody Bassett, a […]