New Laws on the Books for October 1st

by State Representative Joseph Gresko Connecticut House District 121 Dear Neighbor, Next week, several new laws in Connecticut will go into effect on October 1st. These laws are a result of the hard work of my colleagues and I during the 2021 session. Below is a selection of some of the laws that will go […]

Pedaling to Protect

Man Cycles 47-days, 3,800-miles Raising Funds Center for Family Justice Funds for Safehouse Serving Stratford Residents Alan Masarek, an avid bicyclist and Co-Chair of The Empower House, fundraising drive, has cycled 34-days to raise funds in a pledge challenge benefiting The Center for Family Justice’s (CFJ) newly acquired double-sized safehouse, currently under renovation. Upon completion, the […]

Planning Commission Meeting

September 21st Vessel Technologies, Inc. appeared before the Planning Commission requesting creation of a new housing designation, Honeyspot Housing Zone (HSHZ), an amendment that would change the parcel of land at 313 Honeyspot Road (and Lot 14) from RM-1 (two family districts) to HSHZ. Vessel proposes to construct a three-story 15-unit affordable housing development as […]

What’s Going On At Sterling House Community Center?

Sign up Now! “Clean Out Your Closets” In partnership with Savers of Orange, Sterling House Community Center (SHCC) is encouraging all friends of Sterling House to rummage through your closets, attics, basements, garages and sheds for usable items you can donate in support of our Food-4-Kids program, which provides weekend food for local students in […]

Letter to the Editor

by State Representative Ben McGorty 122nd District Dear Friends, When the Connecticut House of Representatives next meets on Monday, September 27th, it will be in a special session to vote on a seventh extension of the Governor’s emergency powers, this time at least until February. The Governor insists that Connecticut’s public health and civil preparedness […]

Who Do You Think You Are?

Stratford Library to Open Sundays Beginning October 3rd Featured will be a Genealogy Presentation by Tom Holehan Public Relations & Programming Stratford Public Library The Stratford Library will reopen on Sundays beginning October 3rd. Hours on Sunday will be from 1-5 p.m. and will continue until May 22, 2022. On opening day (October 3rd) the […]

Stratford the Beautiful

Stratford Crier Contest Be Blessed by Goody Bassett! 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 […]

What’s Old is New!

Ride the Tidal Wave Stratford locals and professional sellers from near and far will be there with a river raft of trinkets, treasures, and stacks of stuff! You never know what you’re gonna find at The Tidal Exchange! Come find what you are looking for in Stratford this Saturday, and every Saturday, through November 13! […]

Lesette Franceschi Seals the Deal

Stratford Democratic Town Committee Nominates and Endorses Candidate for District 3 On Wednesday the Stratford Democratic Town Committee met in a regular meeting to introduce, nominate, and endorse Lesette Franceschi to represent District 3 on the Stratford Town Council. The seat was previously held by Paul Tavaras, who, after being nominated at a caucus in […]

Passion for Photography

Art Exhibit “Ardor” Stratford Resident’s Photography On Exhibit through October 2021 by Tom Holehan Public Relations & Programming Stratford Public Library A photographic exhibit by Stratford’s Shanae Lynch is the September/October art exhibit at the Stratford Library.  The exhibit, entitled “Ardor”, is free and open to the public.  Shanae Lynch is a longtime resident of Stratford […]