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Be Part of the Solution. Make your voice heard!

The Stratford Housing Partnership is conducting this community survey about housing needs in Stratford and possible housing strategies for the future. The Housing Partnership is a Town committee established in 1990 and reinvigorated in 2020 to, among other things; 1.  Examine housing needs and housing opportunities within the Town. 2.  Periodically advise Town Boards and Commissions with […]

CT Senate Republican Leader Kevin Kelly Sworn-in for New Term

During a Jan. 6 outdoor ceremony at Connecticut’s State Capitol, Senate Republican Leader Kevin Kelly was sworn-in for a new term representing the 21st Senate District. Sen. Kelly has served in the State Senate since 2011 representing Monroe, Seymour, Shelton and Stratford. An elder law attorney, Sen. Kelly serves as the Ranking Republican Senator on […]

Letter to The Editor

by Stephanie Phillips Former Stratford Official Town Council and Zoning Mayor Hoydick, your statement is muted and still falls severely short of what is needed. President Trump is absolutely responsible for inciting a revolt. They violently attacked lawful authority with the goal of destroying or overthrowing our country’s democracy; the mob came within moments of […]

Taking Down the Tree!!

Tips to Help you Pack up Holiday Décor by Joan Law Feng Shui Joan’s Way FengshuiJoansWay@gmail.com 2021 will start much like 2020 ended. We will all be working actively to stay safe but, I think, we will all also actively work to move forward and away from last year’s drama as quickly as a vaccine […]

Food Bank

Drive-Thru Food Pantry Holy Name of Jesus Church 1950 Barnum Avenue, Stratford CT Tuesday, January 12th, 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 […]

Unwind (Yoga) and Chill Out (reading)

Two new programs for the month of January have been announced at the Stratford Library. by Tom Holehan, Public Relations & Programming at the Stratford Library Evening Program, Unwind Yoga will be conducted on Thursdays January 7, 14, 21 at 7 pm via Zoom De-stress from the day and prepare body and mind for a […]

Connecticut State Legislature Tutorial

From State Rep. Ben McGorty 122nd District When the Connecticut General Assembly meets in January it will be, by all appearances, in a virtual session. This means that committee hearings, floor votes, town halls, and even office hours will be mostly conducted through Zoom, with lawmakers observing social distancing. While the Capitol Complex will remain […]

Fun and Games for Children of all Ages!

Planned Children’s Events in 2021 Stratford Library by Tom Holehan Public Relations & Programming at the Stratford Library The Stratford Library Children’s Department continues to offer stimulating programs for local kids and their families. Kick off the New Year by participating in one (or all) of the following events. DIY Storytimes The Stratford Library posts […]

Festive Facts: New Year’s History

Source: History.Com Staff What does “Auld Lang Syne” mean, and why do we sing the song at midnight on New Year’s Eve? “Auld Lang Syne,” the title of a Scottish folk song that many English speakers sing at the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Eve, roughly translates to “days gone by.” The poet Robert Burns […]