Back To School Advice from Our Superintendent

By Uyi E. Osunde, Ed.D. Stratford Publish Schools Superintendent What is your #1 advice to students returning to school this year? School is an excellent opportunity to shape your future. My number one advice to all students is to make a commitment to yourself. A commitment to be dynamic in the classroom and learn all […]

Press Release From Stratford Mayor’s Office

Requests for Proposals Now Open for Shakespeare Park Development To Review the Requests for Proposal to to: STRATFORD, CT — The Town of Stratford released the request for qualifications (#RFQ 2024-06) for architectural and engineering services for the proposed performing arts complex to be developed in the current Shakespeare Park property owned by the Town. “This […]

Stratford Democrat’s Primary Election

District 3 Registered Democrats Only September 12th, 2023 On September 12th there will be a primary election for the residents of the Third District.  There is only one position on the ballot: Town Council. Alvin O’Neal, who was endorsed by the Stratford Democratic Town Committee, is being challenged by Michael Singh. The September 12th primary […]

Primary Election Enrollment Session & Optical Scan Machine Testing

PUBLIC NOTICE PRIMARY ELECTION ENROLLMENT SESSION The Stratford Registrar of Voters office will conduct a mandatory primary election voter enrollment session on Tuesday, August 29th, between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. Room 117, Stratford Town Hall, Stratford CT The session is prompted by the Sept. 12, 2023  Democratic Party primary election in District 3 OPTICAL […]

Metro-North To Commuters: Get Back to the Office!

“Talking Transportation” By Jim Cameron Cover Photo By Jim Cameron Metro-North is telling part-time commuters to go back to work.  Their incentive?  Elimination of the 20 trip discount tickets introduced in 2022. After the pandemic when daily commuters were reverting to two or three days a week in the office, the old monthly pass didn’t […]

The Poetry Corner

Shine, Perishing Republic Robinson Jeffers By Norah Christianson   By Robinson Jeffers While this America settles in the mould of its vulgarity, ­……….heavily thickening to empire, And protest, only a bubble in the molten mass, pops and ­……….sighs out, and the mass hardens, I sadly smiling remember that the flower fades to make fruit, ­……….the […]

Mark Your Calendar

The Stratford Health Department is hosting a series of immunization clinics and physicals for Stratford youth under age 19 by appointment only, at the Birdseye Municipal Complex, 468 Birdseye Street in Stratford. Dates are as follows: Saturday, August 26th: 9:00am – 1:00pm (Vaccinations) Tuesday, August 29th: 9:00am – 1:00pm (Vaccinations) The clinic will offer a […]

Public Hearing on Insurance Rates Review

By Marc E. Fitshsenoir, Investigative Reporter Connecticut Inside Investigator (CII) [CII is a nonprofit newsroom on a mission to inform the people of Connecticut through investigative journalism and inspire the public through engaging stories.  We envision a better Connecticut where corruption has been rooted out.] Executives for several insurance companies regulated by the State of […]

The Greening of Back To School Shopping

Helpful Hints from Gemma Alexander of Earth 911 A few mindful changes can make the return to school a little less burdensome on both your wallet and the planet. School supplies can be expensive, especially if you have more than one school-aged child. It’s not exactly environmentally friendly. Unless your child’s teacher has specifically requested […]

Back to School Fully Equipped!

Stratford Public Schools Family Partnership Fair Stratford Families Given Information and School Supplies The SPS (Stratford Public Schools) Family Partnership Fair, sponsored by the Board of Education, was held on Saturday, August 19th at Stratford High School, and by our eyewitness account it was a busy and fun event! The main attraction was the backpacks […]