Memorial Day: A Day of Remembrance

Gold Star Families Source: Wikipedia,, The Stratford Veterans Museum, VFW Post 9460 Raymond T Goldbach Post, Department of Defense Memorial Day is an American federal holiday honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or memorials, holding family gatherings and participating […]

VAX Facts

Confirmed Cases Of Covid-19 In Stratford As Of Today The Stratford Health Department and State Department of Public Health have confirmed 11,647 COVID-19 cases in Stratford, and 1,986 probable cases as of this evening, for a total of 13,633 cases. This represents an increase of 135 confirmed cases and a decrease of 2 probable cases […]

Gun Violence

CARE Zoom Meeting Wednesday, June 1st, 7 p.m. Meeting Open To All It is prescient that CARE began to focus on the issue of gun violence. The horrific mass shootings that have fallen predominately on black and brown communities, most recently the murders of 10 souls in Buffalo, NY and this week in Texas with […]

Letters to the Editor

State Representative Phil Young (D) 120th Connecticut House District Dear Neighbor, In almost half a year, more than 200 mass shootings have occurred in the United States. It is unthinkable that our country and communities continue to mourn the loss of innocent lives – children, elderly, worshippers, shoppers at supermarkets and malls – to senseless […]

90 Years of Service and Better than Ever!!

Sterling House Community Center Sterling House Community Center kicks off their celebration of 90 years of service at the June 4th Main Street Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Their Birthday Bash will have family fun, refreshments, carnival games, a bounce house, and contests. On Saturday, June 11th,  SHCC will be rocking out and […]

Production Company to Film at Sterling House

Artists Ensemble Productions May 27th, 28th, and 29th Artists’ Ensemble Productions will be shooting TESTIMONIAL, a short film about a professor in the early stages of Alzheimer’s on May 27th, 28th, and 29th at Sterling House Community Center and in Boothe Park. Writer and producer Jack Rushen, a Stratford native will be helming the production, […]

Clean Energy for Connecticut

State Representative Joe Gresko, (D) 121st Connecticut House District Dear Neighbor, Prior to the start of the 2022 legislative session, I made it a priority as House Chair of the Environment Committee and member of the Energy Committee to support policies and bills that would help cut our carbon footprint, increase our reliance on clean […]

Henrick’s Bully Pulpit

Board of Education Election Official Behaving Badly Editor’s Note: After multiple calls and emails to the Stratford Crier regarding Mike Henrick’s “behavior” at both the Town Council meeting on Monday, May 9th, and the Board of Education meeting on May 23rd the Stratford Crier has determined that Stratford residents should make their own determination if […]

If You Ask Me

“Queen” Long Wharf Theatre By Tom Holehan Connecticut Critics Circle ““Queen” ” is a Perceptive Finale for Long Wharf Theatre!! A bittersweet evening of theatre which really has nothing to do with their current offering, New Haven’s Long Wharf Theatre is shutting down to explore outreach community efforts.  We will miss the venerable theatre with […]

Child Tax Credits

State Representative Phil Young (D) 120th Connecticut House District Dear Neighbor, Applications for the Child Tax Payments that was included as part of a historic $600 million in tax cuts in our 2022 state budget will open June 1st, 2022. Any Connecticut resident who claimed at least one dependent child under the age of 18 […]