Slipper Shells Invade Long Beach!

Sources: Wikipedia, Library of Congress, Bill Lucey, Long Island Soundkeeper; Jeffrey Levinton’s Marine Ecology Laboratory, ; Sandra E. Shumway, Ph.D., D.Sc., Department of Marine Sciences, UCONN; Tessa Getchis, Connecticut Sea Grant/UConn Extension, University of Connecticut; Susan Dunne, Hartford Courant; By Barbara Heimlich Editor She sells sea-shells on the sea-shore. The shells she sells are […]

Calling all Iraq War on Terror Veterans

By Steve Evangelista Commander Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9460 Stratford The Stratford VFW is in the process of fund raising for the building of a monument to honor those from our town who went overseas and fight in Iraqi Freedom serving and protecting our country and representing our town. This monument is a way […]

What Happens When You Give the Principal a Guitar?

Come to the Stratford Library and find out! Performer Al De Cant For Ages 5-10 On Wednesday April 12th Al deCant’s School Concerts are high quality children’s entertainment at its best. Al is a critically acclaimed concert performer and educator from Connecticut, who has entertained and educated thousands of young people through his programs of […]

April Children’s Events

Stratford Library Cover Photo by Yannias April Storytimes Age Groups 0-5 The Stratford Library Children’s Department offers weekly storytimes for children. Storytimes meet at 10:30 a.m. On Mondays, Toddler Time meets for ages 0-2. On Tuesdays, Preschool Storytime meets for ages 3-5. Baby Lapsit meets on Thursdays for babies 0-18 months. Friday Fun offers stories […]

Renewal and Rejuvenation

By Irene Roth Spring is a season of renewal and growth, a time when the natural world bursts forth with vibrant colors and fresh life. After a long, cold winter, spring brings with it warmer temperatures, longer days, and a renewed sense of energy and vitality. But the benefits of spring go way beyond […]

EVs And The Electric Grid

“Talking Transportation” By Jim Cameron Originally Published 11/2022 Photo by Chuttersnap There’s no doubt that EVs (electric vehicles) are our future. The question is, are we ready for them? There are already over 25,000 EVs in Connecticut, almost half of that number in Fairfield County with Westport drivers owning the most. They’re not cheap to […]

The Poetry Corner

By Norah Christianson Hook James Wright 1927 – 1980 I was only a young man In those days. On that evening The cold was so God damned Bitter there was nothing. Nothing. I was in trouble With a woman, and there was nothing There but me and dead snow. I stood on the street corner […]

Q&A on Bagels

The Bagel Boutique A Scratch Bagel Cafe 940 Ferry Blvd #6016 With Christopher Yantz Just what is the Bagel Boutique? A Scratch Bagel Cafe What drew you to Stratford and the former Danny’s Drive-in location? Great location right of the highway, that is also near Milford! What is your expected opening date? Grand opening was […]

Mark Your Calendars

CTRides: Free Bus Service ended on April 1st Saturday April 1st YMCA Egg-Stra Easter Egg hunt, breakfast with the Easter Bunny, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. at Stratford YMCA. Pre-registration required.  Call 203-375-5844. Saturday, Once Upon a Mattress, Stratford High School Drama Society, April 1st, at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.  Stratford High School, All […]

Front Row Seat to March Madness

Dianne Nolan Color Commentary and Sideline Analyst for Quinnipiac Men and Women, ESPN+ Basketball Broadcasts Color Commentary and Sideline Analyst for Quinnipiac Men and Women ESPN+ Basketball Broadcasts Head Women’s Basketball Coach at Fairfield University for over 27 years during which she led Fairfield’s major program transition from Division III to Division I through in-depth […]