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Long Awaited Dog Park is a Tail Wagging Success

By Bob Levine After 12 long years Jared’s Dog Park finally opened to the public on Saturday, August 8th. The Park, located at 700 Peters Lane in Stratford was the culmination of years of planning and “jumping through hoops” by the Stratford Dog Park Action Committee. Jared’s Dog Park is approximately 2 acres of fenced […]

Rosa DeLauro vs Margaret Streicker

Running for Congresswoman for Connecticut’s 3rd District by Rachel Rusnek Project Management at UConn Health Rosa DeLauro, incumbent Congress woman for the 3rd District, covering central and coastal sections of Connecticut, is running this year to hold her seat against newcomer Margaret Streicker. DeLauro, a long time New Haven native, boasts 30 years of political […]

Ballot Snafu Again in Stratford

Nearly 280 voters in a Stratford have been listed in the wrong state House of Representatives district for years, and local voting officials are trying to sort it out after 59 absentee ballots for Tuesday’s election were given out and 45 received in Town Hall. The Registrar’s office is once again scrambling to fix the […]

KBC Electronics Wins Cal Ripken Tournament

Stratford Cal Ripken team, KBC Electronics, defeated DJ’s Roofing to clinch the 2020 Fall Ball Championship, Minors Division (10U) on Sunday, October 25.  The Tournament was held at Clover Field in Stratford. The score was 3-1. The Tournament involved eight teams from five towns.  In order to reach the tournament finals both KBC Electronics and […]

Stratford School Update: Coronavirus Data Dashboard

As of Thursday, 32 Bunnell High School students were in quarantine, and four Bunnell community members — two students and two teachers — were isolating after testing positive. Five students at Flood Middle School were quarantining as of Thursday as a result of testing positive for the virus, as were four Lordship Elementary School students, […]

Candidate: Philip Young

Note: All Stratford candidates running for office on November 3rd were sent a Stratford Crier questionnaire. Candidates Jim Feenan, Rick Marcone, Kevin Kelly, and Ed Scinto did not respond. Name: Philip Young Office: State Representative 120th District Have you held office before? If yes, when and what? Yes, Stratford Town Council District 6, 2015-2017. Current 120th State […]

Candidate: Dr. James Simon

Note: All Stratford candidates running for office on November 3rd were sent a Stratford Crier questionnaire. Candidates Jim Feenan, Rick Marcone, Kevin Kelly, and Ed Scinto did not respond. Name: Dr. James Simon Office:  Democrat running for Registrar of Voters Have you held office before? If yes, when and what? I served as Assistant Secretary of […]

Candidate: Joe Gresko

Note: All Stratford candidates running for office on November 3rd were sent a Stratford Crier questionnaire. Candidates Jim Feenan, Rick Marcone, Kevin Kelly, and Ed Scinto did not respond. Office: State Representative District 121 Have you held office before? If yes, when and what? Two and a half term incumbent as State Representative for the 121st […]

Know Your Town: The Arts Alliance of Stratford

by Mark Hannon President of the Arts Alliance of Stratford The Arts Alliance of Stratford, was conceived as a way to support and foster the growth of the arts, educational and cultural experiences in the Stratford. The Alliance creates collaborations among professional and emerging artists of all mediums, patrons of the arts, businesses, schools and […]

Extra, Extra! CAN’T Read All About it

by James Simon Candidate for Registrar of Voters In the past, Stratford politicians had to worry about their mistakes and scandals being exposed by The Connecticut Post, The Stratford Star, even The Stratford Bard (for those of you who go back to the 1970s as I do). Today, the Stratford mayor and Town Council operate […]