SAVE THE DATE: Join the Housatonic Greenway Cycling Group

On their next Stratford Greenway bicycle ride August 6th Meet at Shakespeare Park at 10 a.m. sharp! After a great ride to Seaside Park in Bridgeport and back (see pictures), Stratford’s Housatonic Greenway cycling group is planning its next free group ride for Sunday, August 6th. Meet at Shakespeare Park at 10 a.m. sharp, and […]

Point: From Stratford Mayor’s Office

State of the Town Mayor Laura R. Hoydick released the 2023 State of the Town of Stratford on on a YouTube Video Thursday, providing pertinent updates to existing projects and services, as well as highlighting upcoming improvements relevant to the recently approved Capital Improvement Plan and the newly implemented ’23-’24 FY budget. “I greatly appreciate […]

Counterpoint: Stratford Mayor Hoydick’s State of the Town

Highlights Infrastructure Projects, Avoids Dwelling on Tax Hike By Phil Hall – July 28th, 2023 Westfair Business Journal Stratford Mayor Laura Hoydick called attention a diverse spread of municipal activity in her 2023 State of the Town address, but she opted not to focus heavily on the town’s first tax hike since 2018. Hoydick began […]

Hello from Will’s Garden at Shakespeare Park!

Shakespeare Park, 1850 Elm Street By Anne Lees Certified Landscape Designer and Master Gardener Hi! It’s high Summer in Will’s Garden in Shakespeare Park and we are enjoying an amazing bounty of flowers and wildlife. The Hydrangea arborescens ‘Annabelle’ are in full bloom, and their large white heads create a very nice structure in corners […]

Water Treatment Facility Protection

Stratford Builds Resiliency Global warming is changing our planet – floods and fires are becoming daily occurrences. Stratford is embarking on an essential adaptation: protecting our sanitation system, making sure that we don’t flood the Housatonic River with our unfiltered waste. In 2016, under the leadership of Mayor John Harkins, a comprehensive Coastal Community Resilience […]

Tidal Wetlands News

By Tucker Chase There is good news from the EPA’s Superfund Project Manager, James DiLorenzo, regarding the tidal wetlands opposite Uberti’s on Ferry Boulevard.  At the end of August, EPA will conduct tests in the wetlands to determine the presence of asbestos and other potential carcinogens. In addition, he indicated that regardless of those test […]

C.A.R.E.(Citizens Addressing Racial Equity)

Cookout and Meet and Greet August 2nd from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Juliet Low Park, Corner of Woodend Road and Sedgewick Bring your family & a chair! Dinner will be ready at 6:30 Join us for a brief first meeting of the season @ 5:30pmWe look forward to seeing you there, come relax and […]

Stratford Library Board Awards Scholarships

Emilie Silverman and Eliza Llewelyn Recipients Seniors from Stratford High and Bunnell High Schools were honored by the Stratford Library Board of Trustees recently with the Stratford Library Board Scholarships.  In the annual presentation, Emilie Silverman (Stratford High) and Eliza Llewelyn (Bunnell) were the recipients. Llewelyn was cited for the Thomas Hall Memorial Scholarship named […]

The 4th Annual Short Beach 5K Run

Saturday, August 5th Beginning at 8:00 a.m. Short Beach Park, 1 Dorne Drive, Stratford   MS Running Productions & Marty Schaivone welcome you to the fourth edition of this Lordship – Short Beach community event! There were close to 200 participants last year and we plan to sprint past that number this year, so come […]

When and Why You Do Computer Maintenance

Computer Maintenance Guide By Gregg Allen The Working Computer, LLC Taking care of your computer is a great way to ensure peak performance and reliability. Just like your car, regularly scheduled maintenance can prevent potential issues and extend the lifespan of your system. In the long run, the following steps will save you money […]