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Return of the Stratford Main Street Festival

Saturday June 5, 2021 10:00 to 5:00 PM, Rain /Shine, Main St & Stratford Ave 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. The festival will be heavily advertised throughout the state as a major festival. This year […]

Opportunity for Public Service Diversity?

by Dr. Immacula Cann A community may be measured according to many standards, including improving home values; a healthy and growing Grand List; the reputation of the school system for student achievement as measured by college admissions; property taxes staying stable or decreasing; and control of bond burden through careful planning and monitoring of annual […]

OOPs: Meeting Mix-up

The May 21st Stratford Crier misidentified two Stratford Town Council meetings. The Stratford Housing Strategies Special Meeting on May 10th was assigned the incorrect minutes (Special Ordinance meeting notes). Both articles are now corrected. Thank you for your patience. Your Frazzled Stratford Crier Editor! The public hearing to discuss the results of the 2021-26 Housing […]

New Man in Town

Sterling House Hires Director of Youth Development On June 1st Sterling House Community Center will be welcoming Michael Rosati, who will be joining Team SHCC as their Director of Youth Development! Michael will lead their Youth Development Department – Preschool, After School, School’s Out – We’re In, and Summer Day Camp, in addition to new […]

Fame and Reputation is not Just for Athletes or Actors

By Joan Law Feng Shui Joan’s Way FengshuiJoansWay@gmail.com Fame and Reputation is important Feng Shui. A focus on fame and reputation is not just for athletes, actors, and politicians. The energy around how one is perceived in a career, in a circle of friends, a neighborhood and a community is absorbed from and reflected back […]

Teen Time for Vaccine

The Covid-19 Vaccine Is Coming to the South End Community Center Thursday, June 3rd, 8am-12pm Are you between the ages of 12-17? If so, you are eligible for a no cost vaccine clinic at the South End Community Center vaccinating individuals ages 12+. Individuals ages 12-17 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian […]

We Should Be Doing Better

Stratford Designated a Distressed Municipality Did you know Stratford has been designated a Distressed Municipality by the State of Connecticut? Do you know why? Other than reading information posted on Facebook and other social media sites, including news publications, is all you know is that because of this designation Stratford was awarded over $4.7 million? […]

Show Me The Money

Special Town Council Ordinance Meeting May 4th The Ordinance Committee of the Stratford Town Council conducted a public hearing on Tuesday May 4th for residents to give testimony regarding the adopting of the annual operating budget for the Town of Stratford. The number of residents that signed up to give testimony was extremely disappointing considering […]

“Off the Rails” – Train Talk!

Stratford Library “Sunday Afternoon Talks” Jim Cameron Explains Transportation Post-Covid June 6th Zoom talk. by Tom Holehan Public Relations & Programming Stratford Public Library Long-time commuter advocate and newspaper commentator Jim Cameron offers a lively presentation and Q&A about Connecticut’s transportation crisis: – “Off the Rails: Connecticut’s Transportation Future Post-COVID” on Sunday, June 6 at […]