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Mark Your Calendar

Bring your Bike to the Main Street Festival.  Save the Environment, no need to look for parking, secure and free Bike Corral Parking from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Then sign up for the Housatonic Greenway bike ride – join other fellow bikers!!!   Saturday, June 3rd from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.:  Bridgeport Wear […]

Protect Our Piping Plovers

Better Yet: Help Protect All CT Seabirds and Shorebirds HB 6813 By Robert LaFrance Policy Director Audubon Connecticut Piping Plovers have begun hatching chicks along our coast, which we refer to as “tiny cotton balls on sticks.” Because these tiny chicks begin foraging along the beach almost immediately, they are some of our most vulnerable […]

An Open Letter To Women Who Shop Alone

Shopping Safety Advice Photo By Aris Sfakianakis An open letter to all Stratford ladies who shop alone My friends, There has been a wave of purse snatching, car hijacking and other violent acts in Connecticut’s parking lots. Our freedom to shop safely is threatened. Therefore, we need to unite and fight back. The following is […]

Rain or Shine: Stratford Main Street Festival

Join us this Saturday, June 3rd, from 10am to 4pm, on Main Street from Stratford Center to Stratford Avenue. Please anticipate street closures on Main Street from Church Street to Stratford Avenue Main Street will be closed to all vehicles at 9:00 a.m. The Main Street Festival is an annual town-wide event celebrating the many […]

Buy a Bag

The Stratford Crier Celebrates Selection as a Big Y Community Bag Program Beneficiary for the month of June. The Stratford Crier was selected as the June beneficiary of the program by store leadership at the Big Y located at Hawley Lane in Stratford.  The Stratford Crier will receive a $1 donation every time the $2.50 […]

District 6 Election Forecast

Letter to the Editor By Dave Mullane WHO WILL BE THE PICKS FOR DISTRICT SIX (SOMEBODY CALL A DOCTOR) Phil Young already announced that he wants the D6 seat he held from 2015 to 2017. Phil first ran for the seat in 2013 losing to Incumbent Ken Poisson. However, with the WPCA backlash in 2015 […]

New Canaan Branch’s Summer Shutdown

Yet Another Metro-North Misstep “Talking Transportation” By Jim Cameron It’s going to be a rough summer for commuters from New Canaan as they cope with Metro-North’s shutdown of all trains on the New Canaan branch starting Tuesday May 30th to September 1st. TRACK WORK:  CDOT says it’s doing major track work on the branch, including […]

No Early Voting in 2023

Registrar Road Trip: Running elections at OV (Oronoque Village) And at SHS, BHS ASK THE REGISTRAR — STRATFORD, CT. Your place for answers about voting and local elections in Stratford By Registrar Of Voters James Simon (D).  May 2023 Q: Any final decision on Early Voting for 2023? A: The Legislature has approved an Early […]

Stratford Community Conversations

Wednesday, June 7th from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Gilmartin Hall Our Lady of Peace Lordship By Greg Reilly The third session of Stratford Community Conversations will be Wednesday June 7th from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Peace, Gilmartin Hall, on Ivy Street. All Stratford residents, businesspeople, community leaders, government leaders and staff, and others […]