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Stratford Library Kids Event

The Stratford Library Children’s Department continues to offer stimulating programs for local kids and their families. The Library is currently offering limited computer use for adults with reservations and contact-free Take Out borrowing services, online programs, take and go program kits, Reference Chat and 24/7 online access to ebooks, audiobooks, movies and music. Staff will […]

Have you Heard of Complete Streets?

by Harold Watson Member of Complete Streets Not all of the Covid-19 Pandemic has been negative. Adult recreational bike sales in March ballooned by 121% compared to the same month a year ago, according to Bicycling Retailer and Industry News. Between walkers and cyclists my neighbors make the case for Complete Streets. It is clear […]

Drive-Thru Food Pantry November 10th

Where: Holy Name of Jesus Church 1950 Barnum Avenue, Stratford CT When: Tuesday, November 10th 3:00 – 4:00 PM To encourage social distancing and help limit the spread of COVID-19, the Stratford Health Department, CT Food Bank, and Holy Name of Jesus Church have partnered to offer a drive-thru food pantry. We ask for all […]

Community Pop-Up COVID-19 Testing

Stop the Spread – Get Tested Community COVID-19 Test Site Available Location: Stratford Health Department 468 Birdseye Street, Stratford, CT Testing in Parking Lot Dates: Friday, October 30, 2020 Friday, November 6, 2020 Friday, December 4, 2020 Time: 9:00 am – 12:00pm (Last Person 11:45 am) No Doctor’s Note Needed Please bring the following: Photo […]

The Day That Was…

On September 11th Stratford Police Sargent Jamie “Javi” Rivera posted on Facebook (see screen shot of post below) which was then widely shared and condemned on social media. In his post Sargent Rivera claimed “Black lives matter is a terrorist organization!!!! They call for the killing of cops. No matter what color.” The post went […]

How We Open in Stratford

by the Stratford Board of Education Stratford students returned to the classroom part-time on September 9th. The district’s plan is to have students back in school two days a week despite the coronavirus pandemic. Instead of a full-time in-school schedule, students will be separated into two groups. Cohort A will attend school in-person Monday and […]

Know Your Town: What Does Planning and Zoning Do?

by Jay Habansky, AICP Planning and Zoning Administrator Stratford Office of Planning and Zoning Q: What does the Office of Planning & Zoning do? The Office of Planning and Zoning oversees land-use for the Town of Stratford. In addition to the development and implementation of long-range town planning initiatives, the Office ensures zoning code compliance, […]