What is an HBCU?

Historically Black Colleges and Universities History and Facts Source: HBUC First; U.S. Department of Education; Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are public and private institutions established before the Civil Rights Act of 1964 in the United States. From their inception, HBCUs presented Black people with access to education, which was denied to them during […]

Update: Democracy In Action

On Thursday over 100 people showed up at Stratford Town Hall to participate in the Public Hearing for the appeal of the removal of trees for the tennis court project at Longbrook Park.  Twenty-five residents signed up to speak. Attorney Kurt Ahlberg, Hearing Officer for the Town of Stratford, chaired the hearing with Raynae Serra, […]

Center School Development

Spirit (Kaali-Nagy Properties) Awarded Project Sutton Place The Center School Selection Committee on February 23rd in a public meeting (for public knowledge, not public input) announced that they had selected Spirit Investors (Kaali-Nagy Properties) to develop the former Center School Property. According to George Peramen, Chairman of the Center School Selection Committee, the selection was […]

VAX Facts

Effective Monday, February 28th, Stratford Public Schools will make face masks optional. Students will still be required to wear a mask on school buses and vans to comply with federal requirements for mask use on all public transportation. Effective Tuesday, February 15th, the requirement for masks in all town buildings and indoor facilities was lifted. […]

Sterling House Community Center

Projects and Sign-Ups

Stratford Methodist Now In-Person for Worship

Sunday, February 27th at 8:15 a.m. or 10 a.m. 2600 Main St Please join us in person for worship on Sunday, February 27th at 8:15 or 10:00 a.m. or on our YouTube channel (link below) at 10:00 a.m. If you are attending in person worship, COVID Guidelines have been updated effective 12/24/2021. Masks are required […]

Girls With Impact

Sign Up Now Daughters, nieces, cousins, all girls between 14-18 years of age! Classes start March 12th at Sterling House Community Center Saturdays 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Sterling House Community is collaborating with Girls With Impact and will have full scholarships available to their 10-week mini-MBA program.  Girls With Impact is the nation’s only […]

Mark Your Calendar

Second District Community Meeting Saturday, March 5th in the Lovell Room of the Stratford Library Topic: Center School Redevelopment Project Hosted by: Second District Councilwoman Kaitlyn Shake Opportunity for constituents to voice their opinions on the selection of Spirit Investors to develop the Center School property.

Children’s Mental Health

by State Representative Joe Gresko, (D) 121st Connecticut House District & State Representative Phil Young (D) 120th Connecticut House District Dear Neighbor, The mental health and well-being of our state’s youth and families has been a leading priority of ours. While we saw a rise in depression, anxiety, self-harm, and other forms of distress in […]

House Bill 5001

House Bill 5001 – An Act Concerning Children’s Mental Health Bill Highlights Workforce Development Establishes License reciprocity for out of state mental health professionals to increase the number of providers, and establishes a need-based state licensure fee scholarship with a focus on diverse applicants. Establishes a student loan forgiveness program for eligible mental health workers […]