Memorial Day Events and Closings

A Salute All Those Who Served And Made The Ultimate Sacrifice There will be NO refuse, recycling or yard waste collection on Monday, May 29th, in observance of Memorial Day. All routes will be picked up one day late with Friday’s route to be collected on Saturday. The Transfer Station on Watson Boulevard will be […]

Stratford Main Street Festival

Saturday, June 3rd from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Rain or Shine Old Friends, New Friends, Great Food, Town Non-profits Profiled Come One Come All The Festival will feature various food trucks, vendor booths, stages, street performers, musicians, rides, games, crafts, artworks, and other fair activities.  The Festival will be heavily advertised throughout the state […]

Readers Theatre Showcase Set for Stratford Library

Beginning on Thursday, June 8th through to July 27th Free and Open to the Public The Lovell Room The Stratford Library and Square One Theatre Company have announced the schedule for Readers Theatre Summer Showcase 2023.  The annual series of live, staged readings of new and established plays will begin on Thursday, June 8th and […]

Stratford Crier is June’s Big Y Bag Program Recipient

The Stratford Crier Celebrates Selection as a Big Y Community Bag Program Beneficiary for the month of June. The Big Y Community Bag Program, which launched in January 2019, is a reusable bag program that facilitates community support with the goal to make a difference in the communities where shoppers live and work. The Stratford […]

Five 2023 Heart Health Trends For Healthcare Organizations and Health Tech Entrepreneurs To Follow

By Jeffrey Wessler Forbes Business Council Dr. Jeff Wessler (MD MPhil FACC) is a virtual cardiologist, the Founder of Heartbeat Health, and on clinical faculty at Northwell Health. Photo By: Robina Weermeijer Did you know someone in the U.S. dies of heart disease every 34 seconds? Although we’ve made great progress in countering heart disease over the […]

It’s Museum Month

Stratford Celebrates Museums In June Visit One, or Two, or All Ten! The Town of Stratford is home to more museums than most other towns in the State of Connecticut – 10 and growing! — and we’re proud to showcase them during the entire month of June this year. As part of Stratford Museums Month, […]

Stratford Hidden Treasures – Friday Night Song Circle – Impromptu Music Jam

Second Friday of the Month Friday June 9th from 7 p.m.- 9 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Church Stratford has Hidden Talent. Colin Healy and Myra Healy, along with Peter Morse and Ellen Hardy have been gathering people to make music together on the second Friday of each month from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Unitarian […]

If You Ask Me: On Golden Pond

Ivoryton Playhouse By Tom Holehan Connecticut Critics Circle A Sentimental “On Golden Pond” at Ivoryton Playhouse A crowd-pleasing revival of Ernest Thompson sentimental 1979 play, “On Golden Pond”, is the current offering at the Ivoryton Playhouse.  Opening well before Memorial Day, the comedy is as good a sign as any of the upcoming summer theatre […]

Call To Action:  No Cuts To Rail Service

“How To Kill A Train” “TALKING TRANSPORTATION” By Jim Cameron Our politician friends in Hartford are trying to kill mass transit in Connecticut, worsen our air quality and increase traffic, all in a move that contradicts public policy. They want to cut train service on Metro-North and Shore Line East railroads.  As early as this […]

Care Connections Home Health Care Available

Brings Ability to “Age in Place” by Elizabeth Stea Director of Care Connection We are Care Connection, your non-medical home care connection to the Stratford Visiting Nurse Association (SVNA). Since 1919 the Stratford VNA has been a trusted source of home health care throughout Fairfield and New Haven Counties. Care Connection elevates Home Care to […]