Candidates Speak Out On Education System

This week’s question: What solutions would you contribute to improving our Public Education System? Some candidates chose not to respond at all to the final section of the candidate questionnaire, or responded only to subjects that directly concern the office for which they are running. The Stratford Crier Editorial Staff  Board of Education Chris Cormier […]

Stratford Historical Society Autumn Events

History Comes Alive William Samuel Johnson Day Saturday October 7th Various activities between 10:00 am and 4:30 pm Free, no registration required except Wine with William Cover Photo of William Samuel Johnson From American History Central It’s unlikely that any father-son combination has had more influence on America than Stratford locals, Samuel and William Samuel […]

Energy Help for Stratford Consumers

State Representative Laura Dancho Dear Friends and Neighbors, On December 1, 2023, Eversource will introduce a new discount rate for electric customers with a financial hardship status. Based on their household income or receipt of a public assistance benefit, they may be eligible for a 10% or 50% discount off their electric bill per month. […]

Stratford Animal Control Takes on Rescue

Cats Abandoned on River Road – Do You Know Who Did This? Help Animal Control Find Persons Who Abandoned Cats Funding for Care Needed Last weekend (September 23 & 24th) 15 cats were dumped on the River Road. They were left in crates but Stratford Animal Control was luckily got to them before the heavy […]

Candlelight Historical Walks

Sponsored by the Stratford Historical Society Last walk for the Season Wednesday, October 4th at 5 p.m. Paradise Green   (Meet at Paradise Green Park) Walk into Stratford’s past as you explore the Historic District and beyond with Town Historian, David Wright. Discover stories of the people, places, and events that have shaped the town throughout […]

Updated Information!

Stratford Library Kids Events in October October Storytimes The Stratford Library Children’s Dept. offers weekly storytimes for children. Storytimes meet at 10:30 am. On Mondays, Toddler Time meets for ages 0-2. (No storytime on October 27). On Tuesdays, Preschool Storytime meets for ages 3-5. Baby Lapsit meets on Thursdays for babies 0-18 months. Friday Fun […]

Stratford Library “Sunday Afternoon Talks” Returns!

Local Aviation History is the Topic Sunday, October 1st, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Stratford Public Library, Lovell Room Free and open to the public The Stratford Library will reopen for regular Sunday service hours with this popular series of informative and entertaining talks, featuring prominent local guest speakers. At this event, Christopher Soltis and […]

The Poetry Corner

By Norah Christianson Courage By Anne Sexton   It is in the small things we see it. The child’s first step, as awesome as an earthquake. The first time you rode a bike, wallowing up the sidewalk. The first spanking when your heart went on a journey all alone. When they called you crybaby or […]

If you ask me… “Guys and Dolls” Sings at Downtown Cabaret

By Tom Holehan Connecticut Critics Circle “Guys and Dolls” Sings at Downtown Cabaret It’s hard for a near-perfect musical like “Guys and Dolls” to ever be anything less than entertaining and, at Bridgeport’s Downtown Cabaret Theatre, a revival of the Frank Loesser/Jo Swerling/Abe Burrows classic is getting a fairly good production that should please just […]

Bike Ride From Shakespeare Park to the McKinney National Wildlife Refuge

Sunday, October 1st at 10 a.m. Stratford Housatonic Greenway Cycling Club Join us on Sunday, October 1st at 10 a.m. for one of our last Stratford group bicycle rides of the year. The Stratford Housatonic Greenway cycling club will be pedaling from Shakespeare Park, out to Lordship, and then to the McKinney National Wildlife Refuge. […]