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Mark Your Calendar

Library to close for King Holiday The Stratford Library, 2203 Main Street in Stratford will be closed on Sunday, January 16 and Monday, January 17, 2022 in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.  The library will reopen on Tuesday, January 18 at 10 am. Current Library hours are: Monday-Thursday: 10-8, Friday-Saturday: 10-5 and Sunday: 1-5 pm. […]

Career Connect CT

by State Representative Joe Gresko, (D) 121st Connecticut House District &  State Representative Phil Young (D) 120th Connecticut House District   Dear Neighbors, Last session our legislative colleagues worked collaboratively with the Governor to secure and allocate $70 Million in funding for Connecticut workers. With funds from the federal American Rescue Plan Act, we created CareerConneCT, […]

Ask the Registrar

Your place to get questions answered about voting and local elections in Stratford. By Registrar James Simon January 2022 1. I keep hearing complaints about election fraud. What does Connecticut do to try to prevent it from happening?    Connecticut has overlapping checks in place, and officials are always looking to add more safeguards. Earlier this […]

Expand Your Horizons

Learn Something New Enrichment Classes from Stratford/Trumbull Continuing Education Have you ever wanted to craft your own stained glass window? Do you think you could learn to knit or crochet while watching your favorite mini-series on NetFlix? If you are interested in expanding your life skills check out the 2022 classes being offered by the […]

King Family Forefront of Civil Rights Movement

The Rev. Martin Luther King Sr, and Alberta King Lead by Example Sources: Wikipedia, Elysian, Stanford University In 1894 the Rev. Adam Daniel Williams was called to pastor Ebenezer Baptist Church.  As pastor of Ebenezer, Rev. A.D Williams promoted black businesses, urged his congregation to become homeowners, and “get a piece of the turf.” He […]

“Through Our Eyes” Art Show & Sale

Opening Reception is Monday, January 17th Arts Alliance of Stratford Our first show and sale of the year will celebrate local Black   artists and creatives in the community. “With Sterling House’s celebration of Martin Luther King Day, upcoming Black History month, and with a firm belief that Black Art Matters, we’re excited to showcase Black […]

Children’s Activities for 2022

Multiple Events Still Open Stratford Library Reading is Snow Much Fun – Winter Reading Challenge for Kids If the weather outside is frightful, stay inside and read! The Stratford Library will offer a fun winter reading challenge for children in grades K to 6. Families can sign up for the “Reading is Snow Much Fun” […]

Shakespeare Market

Celebrate our first anniversary this Sunday January 16th from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.! It’s been an entire year of markets at the Shakespeare Property. What a blast! Bundle up, come on down and grab some grub! Crafters too! Brand new vendors as well as your long time favorites! Shakespeare Park 1850 Elm Street, Stratford Our vendor […]

Access Health

Sign-up Deadline January 15th by State Representative Phil Young (D) 120th Connecticut House District Dear Neighbor, Access Health CT urges Connecticut residents to shop, compare and enroll in health insurance before the end of Open Enrollment on midnight, January 15th. Current Access Health CT customers who want to renew coverage or change their health insurance plan […]