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Candidate: Dr. James Simon

Note: All Stratford candidates running for office on November 3rd were sent a Stratford Crier questionnaire. Candidates Jim Feenan, Rick Marcone, Kevin Kelly, and Ed Scinto did not respond. Name: Dr. James Simon Office:  Democrat running for Registrar of Voters Have you held office before? If yes, when and what? I served as Assistant Secretary of […]

Candidate: Joe Gresko

Note: All Stratford candidates running for office on November 3rd were sent a Stratford Crier questionnaire. Candidates Jim Feenan, Rick Marcone, Kevin Kelly, and Ed Scinto did not respond. Office: State Representative District 121 Have you held office before? If yes, when and what? Two and a half term incumbent as State Representative for the 121st […]

Know Your Town: The Arts Alliance of Stratford

by Mark Hannon President of the Arts Alliance of Stratford The Arts Alliance of Stratford, was conceived as a way to support and foster the growth of the arts, educational and cultural experiences in the Stratford. The Alliance creates collaborations among professional and emerging artists of all mediums, patrons of the arts, businesses, schools and […]

Extra, Extra! CAN’T Read All About it

by James Simon Candidate for Registrar of Voters In the past, Stratford politicians had to worry about their mistakes and scandals being exposed by The Connecticut Post, The Stratford Star, even The Stratford Bard (for those of you who go back to the 1970s as I do). Today, the Stratford mayor and Town Council operate […]

Know Your Town: Probate Court Questions & Answers

by Max Rosenberg Probate Court Judge Note: The Stratford Crier will be publishing articles highlighting a department agency, commission, or organization that are integral to the Town of Stratford. We start this series by featuring Stratford Probate Court.  Connecticut is divided into 54 probate districts, each of which is presided over by a Judge of […]

Stratford Library offers “Medicare 101” Talk

Get Current Information and Changes for 2021 Zoom Info Session Set for October 27 The Stratford Library will host an informational session, “Medicare 101” on Tuesday, October 27 from 6-8 pm. The program will be presented on the Library’s Zoom platform. It is free and open to the public. If you are currently enrolled in […]

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 […]