Mark Your Calendar

Sterling House Community Center Multiple Programs and Offerings!!!! Toy Drive Registration at Sterling House Thanksgiving Food Drive at Sterling House Basketball Sign Up Lacrosse Sign-up Stratford Storm Lacrosse (Lax) is offering a co-ed Speed Lax for boys and girls in Grades 3-8. Speed lacrosse is played with a softer ball, so the only equipment needed is […]

Stratford Annual Veteran’s Day Ceremony

Tuesday, November 11th at 11 a.m. Academy Hill Source: Editors Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on Nov. 11th, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and Nov. 11 became a national holiday beginning in 1938. Unlike Memorial Day, Veterans […]

Shakespeare Renaissance Festival Smashing Success

Photos by: Steve Raguskas Shakespeare Park was transported back in time last Sunday.  Approximately 700 people attended the event which had professional performers in period garb, craft vendors, and food offerings. There were two performance stages with rotating schedules, a dining area, a separate music performance area in the pine grove, and a field full […]

Talk About It On Sunday

“Becoming A Great Communicator” Sunday, November 7th, 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Stratford Library Talk by Tom Holehan Public Relations & Programming Jim Cameron will be the special guest on November 7th via Zoom to conclude the 2021 season of “Sunday Afternoon Talks” series of informative and entertaining talks featuring prominent local guest speakers. “The Secret […]

“The Town of Iron Toys”

Classic Mechanical Banks on Display Sunday, November 14th at 2 p.m. Stratford Library Lovell Room by Tom Holehan Public Relations & Programming The Stratford Library will present a special holiday talk about the classic mechanical banks by J. & E. Stevens Company of Cromwell, Connecticut with, “The Town of Iron Toys” on Sunday, November 14th at 2 pm.  The […]

Stratford Democrats Laugh Out Loud

As Only Fitting Response to Slew of Republican Press Releases By Steve Taccognia Chairman Stratford Democratic Town Committee As my counterpart on the Republican side so eloquently put it, “it’s that time of year”.  In the last 48 hours, there have been two press releases and I suspect at least one more is brewing while […]

Free Monday Matinees

“Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” Featured Event Monday, November 8th noon-2p.m. by Tom Holehan Public Relations & Programming “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”The Stratford Library’s popular “Monday Matinees” series concludes 2021 with screenings to two Oscar-winning films, “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” on November 8th and “Minari” on December 13th.  The series, which presents recent, popular films on monthly Monday afternoons, is free […]

American Globe Center Meeting

Saturday, October 30th, 11 a.m. – Noon White House on Elm Street Do you believe in the American Globe Center (AGC)?  Then come to the Shakespeare Property Saturday morning and voice your opinion and have your questions answered about the project. The AGC is dedicated to building a campus integrated with the natural beauty of […]

The Ruby and Calvin Fletcher African American History Museum

Grand Opening Saturday, October 30th at 1 p.m. 952 East Broadway. The Ruby and Calvin Fletcher African American History Museum is a collection of artifacts which reflect decades of turbulent times for African Americans in the United States during the period of slavery and the Civil Rights movement. It brings visitors up close and personal […]

Treasures Ready for You!

Oldest Church Tag Sale in Stratford Saturday, November 13th, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The First Congregational Church, 2301 Main Street, will have their annual tag sale on Saturday, November 13th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the church hall. This is the oldest church tag sale in Stratford, and there will be prizes, raffles, gifts, […]