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State Salvation Red Kettle Campaign

Rep. Ben McGorty, 122nd District To Ring the Bell On Wednesday, December 16th from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Stop and Shop, 100 Quality Street in Trumbull, State Rep. Ben McGorty will be ringing the bell for the annual Salvation Army Red Kettle campaign. “With many out of work and struggling financially this year, […]

Stratford Library Sets Final 2020 Zoom Books Over Coffee Talk

Napolitano’s “Dear Edward” Discussed December 16 Tom Holehan, Public Relations & Programming Stratford Library The Stratford Library “Books Over Coffee” program concludes 2020 with an online discussion of Jane Napolitano’s moving bestseller, Dear Edward, on Wednesday, December 16. The online Zoom program, hosted by Linda LiDestri, will be held between 12-1 pm. The book talk […]

Courageous Conversations

Stratford Discusses Issues of Housing Disparities & Redlining by Sally Head Correspondent What is redlining? When did it start? How did the government segregate America? Stratford C.A.R.E (Citizens Addressing Racial Equality), discussed this on a recent Thursday evening via Zoom chat. During this meeting, over 95 participants listened, watched, with or without their videos on, […]

Happy Hanukkah

The Staff of the Stratford Crier would like to wish all of our Jewish friends a very Happy Hanukkah. Hanukkah Sameach to all. Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday which celebrates the victory of the Maccabees over the larger Syrian army. The Hebrew word hanukkah means rededication. The hanukiah (or hanukkah menorah) is a candle holder, […]

What Lights you up when it comes to Holiday Decorations?

Check out Town of Stratford 7th Annual Holiday Decorating Contest entries You still have time to vote for your favorite. Let’s recognize those in Stratford who put the time and energy into decorating their houses and yards for the holiday season. To view those houses nominated to date and to vote go to: http://www.townofstratford.com/hdcnominations

Kudos to Kids at Bunnell High School Making the Honor Roll

Job well done! Grade 12 First Honors Lailah Abrahams, Jeremiah Abreu, Alixandria Agathos, Danielle Ahern, Julianna Alcantara, Mariah Allen, Olivia Andrade, Frank Ballaro, Louraina Barr, Bre Batka, Samantha Batres, Grace Beddington, Zephania Bernadel, Gabrielle Bondari, Samuel Boyd, Mi Cai, Tomas Candio, Brianna Carroll, Angelina Cevallos, Daniel Chalghin, Lauren Ciuci, Jade Claxton, Kevin Collazo, George Conserve, […]

Suffragettes in Corselettes

The Evolution of Underwear and our 19th Amendment Presented by the Stratford Historical Society Suffragettes in Corselettes: The Evolution of Underwear and the 19th Amendment will be live on Saturday, December 12 th from 2-3 p.m. via Zoom. Herstory Unsanitized presentations explore the engrossing “taboo” subjects omitted from history. When a zany teacher and grounded […]

Holiday Hints For Less Stress

by Joan Law Feng Shui Joan’s Way FengshuiJoansWay@gmail.com Have you met anyone who has not wanted a less-stressful holiday season? Me either! Having a stress-free holiday in 2020 just about seems impossible! But we want you to enjoy the peace and beauty of this holiday season. Our hope is that a little advice from Feng […]

Channel your Inner Clark Griswold!!!

Stratford’s 7th Annual Holiday Decorating Contest: Enter or Nominate a Stratford House by the Beautification Committee of the Town Council Nominate your home, a friend’s home, or a home or business you thick worthy of a prize for exterior decor. Be sure to include: Homeowner’s Name, address, email or phone, and a picture, if possible.  […]