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Shop Small Saturday

Small Business Resources by State Representative Joe Gresko (D) This Saturday is Small Business Saturday, the shopping holiday that encourages consumers to support small businesses in our community. Many locally owned businesses will be offering various sales and promotions to encourage customers to shop small this holiday season. Small businesses are the backbone of our […]

Victorian Festivities’

Kick Off the Christmas Holidays Boothe Homestead Christmas December 3rd, 4th, and 5th Boothe Memorial Park, 5800 Main St., will be decked out in its finest splendor, December 3rd, 4th and 5th. Many of the buildings will be beautifully decorated for the holidays. The proceeds will benefit their school programs The Homestead will be decorated […]

Letters to the Editor

by State Representative Joe Gresko (D) 121st District Dear Neighbor, On Friday, I was thrilled to be present for the ribbon cutting of the new Exit 33 interchange for I-95 in Stratford. The project, which took several years to be approved, designed, and completed, added an on-ramp in the northbound lane direction for Exit 33 […]

Be a Ninja! Krafts for Kids! Science for All!

Kids Library Events December Activities for Kids of all Ages Stratford Library by Thomas Holehan DIY Storytimes The Stratford Library posts DIY Storytimes on the website at stratfordlibrary.org/kids every Saturday. Families can enjoy these online storytimes any time. Themes for December include Ninjas (12/4) and Underwear (12/18). The Great Family Read The Great Family Read, […]

Protecting Public Safety

State Rep. Ben McGorty, (R) 122nd District Just last night in Fairfield, a teenager was car-jacked while sitting in their running, parked car on a busy street just after 6:30 P.M In my home town of Shelton, police reported more cars were stolen during a three-month period this year than in all of 2019. I recently […]

Monday Matinee

Minari Stratford Library December 13th Noon in the Lovell Room The Monday Matinee series presents recent, popular films on monthly Monday afternoons, is free and open to the public. Minari is the last film to screen in 2021!! Minari is a tender and sweeping story that follows a Korean-American family that moves to a tiny […]

A Celebration of Resilience!!!

Sterling House Community Center and SquareWrights Playwright Group will celebrate plays written during the height of COVID-19, explore various aspects of human resilience in the face of isolation and the challenges of physical and emotional health.

Turkey Trivia

Source: History.com, Nicole Barrantes, Animals in farming blog Did you know? Many people report feeling drowsy after eating a Thanksgiving meal. Turkey often gets blamed because it contains tryptophan, an amino acid that can have a somnolent effect. But studies suggest it’s the carbohydrate-rich sides and desserts that allow tryptophan to enter the brain. In […]

A Lifetime on Wigwam Lane

By Flo Costa with Andréa Byrne Flo Costa has 87 years of memories on Wigwam Lane.  In 1935, when she was born, her neighborhood was very different, with perhaps eight or nine houses in total.  Thornberg and Anson were the only other streets in the area off Cutspring, and long before that, Wigwam Lane, which […]