Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15th to October 15th Sources: United States Census Bureau; History.com National Hispanic Heritage Month is annually celebrated from September 15th to October 15th in the United States, recognizing the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans to the history, culture, and achievements for the United States. The U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) defines […]

Birding in Stratford

Stratford Bird Festival Saturday, September 24th, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Stratford Point, 1275 Prospect Drive Source: Audubon; Karin Doyle, Community Development Administrator, Town of Stratford; CTVisit After a 10 year hiatus the Stratford Bird Festival is returning to celebrate Stratford Great Meadows, which Audubon lists as an “Important Bird Area”. The event will […]

“Let’s Talk”

By Chris Green Chris Green is running for CT State Senate in November 2022 for the 21st District One thing I have learned from knocking on thousands of doors and talking to hundreds of voters is that, despite the popular narratives in the media and on social media about increasing political divides, many of us […]

Pension Pay Down

State Representative Joe Gresko, (D) 121st Connecticut House District State Representative Phil Young (D) 120th Connecticut House District Dear Neighbor, Connecticut continues to make sound financial decisions that will strengthen our state long term. State Comptroller Natalie Braswell announced that her office will transfer $3.1 billion into the rainy-day fund. This move triggers a statutory […]

Mark Your Calendar

Monday, the Paradise Green Farmer’s Market Back Better Than Ever!! Connecticut Grown and Made. Thursday: “Tired of Arguing with Your Teen? Change is Possible” come hear Lianne Dixon on Thursday, September 29th from 7-8 p.m. at the Stratford Library. The talks are free and open to the public. Parent Coach and Windsor resident Lianne Dixon […]

Flu and Covid-19 Vaccines Now Available

Stratford Health Department September 28th – October 26th Appointments Needed The Stratford Health Department is hosting a series of vaccination clinics for Stratford residents in September and October. The clinics will be offered, by appointment only, at the Birdseye Municipal Complex, located at 468 Birdseye Street in Stratford.   Dates: Wednesday, September 28th        3:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.(Flu and […]

Walk N’ Talk

Friday, September 30th from 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Roosevelt Forest New Moms, Infant Caregivers, Toddlers 3 Week Program Sponsored by Stratford Health Department, Parents Place and YMCA

Plan Stratford Meeting at Boothe on Thursday

Editors Note: Dear Readers, if you have attended or participated in one of the Plan Stratford Meetings we are interested in your thoughts on how the meetings were conducted, and what you thought about the information presented. Please send your impressions to: Editor@stratfordcrier.com Thank you. Next Plan Stratford Workshops: Boothe Memorial Park & Museum Workshop […]

Books Over Coffee Fall/Winter Lineup

Zoom & In-Person Formats thru December 2022 First Feature: Wednesday, September 28 beginning at 12 noon Lauren Groff’s Matrix The Stratford Library has announced that its “Books Over Coffee” program will return to a live, in-person format in the Lovell Room while also continuing on Zoom through December 2022.  The monthly book discussion program has […]

New Year Greetings: High Holidays Begin with Rosh Hashanah

Sunday at Sundown Sources: Chabad-Lubavitch of the Shoreline; History.com; jewfaq.org. Rosh Hashanah The two-day holiday of Rosh Hashanah is the head of the Jewish year, the time when G‑d reinvests Himself in creation as we crown Him king of the universe through prayer, shofar blasts, and celebration. What: It is the birthday of the universe, […]