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June is Gay Pride Month

Source: History.com The movement for LGBTQ rights in the United States dates at least as far back as the 1920s, when the first documented gay rights organization was founded. Since then, various groups have advocated for LGBTQ rights and the movement accelerated in the wake of the Stonewall Riots of 1969. Below is a list […]

Freedom Finally Granted in Texas

Juneteenth 2021, Saturday, June 19 Source: National Juneteenth Observance Foundation Juneteenth is Friday, June 19, a holiday that is arguably as important to our nation as the Fourth of July, since it commemorates the day in 1865 when enslaved people of Texas, then the most remote region of the Confederacy, finally learned slavery had been […]

Paradise Found — The Paradise Green Farmers’ Market

Opening on Monday June 14th! Friends and families will once again be able to enjoy the fruits (and vegetables) of CT farmers’ labor every Monday from 2pm – 6pm through October. Situated in the heart of Stratford on Paradise Green, the market will pick up anew. Located at 121 Huntington Avenue, your best bet for […]

House Passes State Budget

 State Representatives Phil Young (D-120th) and Joseph Gresko (D-121st) are thrilled that the budget has passed and anticipate that it will have a positive impact in Stratford. The Connecticut House of Representatives has approved the state budget for the next two years. “This comprehensive budget heavily invests in Stratford as well as other towns and […]

Cool Jazz for Cool People

Stratford Library Offers “Larry Haddad Quintet” Live Jazz Music Program Set for Zoom on June 19th by Tom Holehan Public Relations & Programming at the Stratford Public Library The Stratford Library will present an online music program, “The Larry Haddad Quintet”, Saturday, June 19th from 2-3 pm.  Presented online via Zoom, the concert is free […]

A Glimpse of Stratford History

The Stratford Historical Society Connecticut Open House Day Saturday, June 12th The Judson House will be open for tours from noon until 3pm for Connecticut Open House Day. Admission is free. Connecticut Open House Day, now in its 17th year, is an annual event held on the second Saturday of June to inspire Connecticut residents […]

Feng Shui = Art and Intuition

By Joan Law Feng Shui Joan’s Way FengshuiJoansWay@gmail.com For me Feng Shui is all about art and intuition. The practice of Feng Shui is not a science. Its origins are derived from an Ancient Chinese philosophy and the practice of this philosophy is considered an art. The word “Feng” translates to wind and the word […]

Music on Tap in the Stack

“The Other Great American Songbook” Sunday June 13th at 2 p.m. on Zoom by Tom Holehan Stratford Public Library The Stratford Library will present an online music program, “The Other Great American Songbook”, which celebrates the greatest songs by some of America’s greatest songwriters like Hank Williams, Jimmie Rodgers, Johnny Cash, the Carter Family, Ernest […]

Councilmember Spotlight: Greg Cann

Fifth District Councilman Greg Cann Stratford Crier’s mission is to inform and update Stratford residents on various categories of interest, community events, pertinent information, and/or input into specific tasks or project. We would like to highlight the work, dedication and projects of our elected officials, beginning with town council members. Stratford Crier is posing the […]

Strut Your Stuff on Saturday at the Main Street Festival

Eat, Shop, Meet New People!!!! Presented by the Rotary Club of Stratford The festival will feature a variety of food trucks, vendor booths, stage and street performers, musicians, rides, games, crafts, art works and other fair activities. Check us out: Artisan Handmade Crafts Floracreate Sarah And Megan Enterprises Designs On Homestead Oh Fudge And More […]