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Primary Challengers Crash and Burn

Party Endorsed Candidates Win Both Races Endorsed candidates Dianne Nolan (D8) and Linda Chaffin (D9) solidly defeated their challengers Dick Brown and Rick Marcone in Tuesday’s Primary Election. Democrats in these districts resoundingly declared their support for qualified candidates to move on to the November 2nd election. Here are complete, unofficial results from the two […]

Future of Stratford Analyzed

MetroCOG Drafts Regional Economic Development Strategy By Rachel Rusnek On September 15th the Metropolitan Council of Governments (MetroCOG), a regional planning organization serving Bridgeport, Easton, Fairfield, Monroe, Stratford and Trumbull, hosted a virtual meeting to discuss the proposed draft Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) for the region. Executive Director, Matt Fulda and Deputy Director, Patrick […]

Where Am I?

Stratford the Beautiful Stratford Crier Contest The Crier has launched a weekly photo quiz to acquaint readers with the many beautiful parts of our town.  Crier photographers will publish photos of Stratford’s gems and ask readers to identify the location. First right response will be honored with a free ice cream cone from Goody Bassett, […]

Kathleen Callahan

Democratic Candidate for Town Council in District 10 My name is Kathleen Callahan and I am running for Town Council in District 10. My wife, Karen Tracy, and I are lifelong Connecticut residents and have lived in Stratford for 11 years. We plan to retire and spend the rest of our lives here and realized […]

National Small Business Week

by State Representative Joe Gresko, (D) Connecticut House District 121 It’s National Small Business Week, the perfect opportunity for us to recognize the hard work and accomplishments of our state’s and nation’s small business owners and leaders. More than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, and they create roughly 66% […]

Get Ready for Fall – Clean Your Closets!

September Community Cares Projects Sterling House Community Center Fall Events and Programs  “Clean Out Your Closets” In partnership with Savers of Orange, Sterling House Community Center (SHCC) is encouraging all friends of Sterling House to rummage through your closets, attics, basements, garages and sheds for usable items you can donate in support of our Food-4-Kids […]

The People Speak

Town Council Meeting Public Comments September 13th The Stratford Town Council conducted a regular meeting on September 13th  at 8 p.m..  During the public comment portion of the meeting, (which begins at 6:30 p.m., and adjourns one hour before the regular meeting) speakers were: Mark Hannon, President, Arts Alliance of Stratford, spoke to Council members about […]

Welcome to Stratford

Cora Anne Fabian Proud parents Rachel & Stephen, and big brother Lucas are thrilled to announce the birth of Cora Anne Fabian. Cora was born June 23, 2021 at 11:28 pm, weighing 5 pounds 13 ounces, and measuring 18.9 inches long. The family could not be happier with their little blessing.  

Helpful People, and the Chapters of Your Life

By Joan Law Feng Shui Joan’s Way FengshuiJoansWay@gmail.com A very important principal of Feng Shui is surrounding yourself with helpful people. The people who support your hopes, dreams, and all the chapters of your life generate a powerful and positive energy to lift you up. I am sharing with you a letter from a friend.  […]

Never Forget!

Remembering September 11th By Barbara Heimlich On Sunday morning while watching “Sunday Morning” I was shocked to hear that only 14 states taught students about the 9/11 Terror Attack. When asked about 9/11 they didn’t even know what it was. This year, the 20th Anniversary of 9/11, has been especially difficult for those of us […]