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Let Your Voice Be Heard: Future of Education

Stratford Public Schools: Superintendent Search/January 2021 General Survey The Town of Stratford’s Board of Education is presently undergoing an Executive Search to find a new Superintendent of Schools, as our present Superintendent of Schools Janet Robinson has resigned. The Board of Education has developed a survey that they are asking town residents to complete to […]

State Representative: Phil Young District 120

This year has been challenging for many of us and I hope we can look towards 2021 with a renewed sense of optimism. The 2021 legislative session will begin January 6 and you can expect a continued commitment by me to serve our community and carry our district’s voices to the state capitol. I want […]


Constitution State Celebrates 233 Years January 9, 1788 Footprint of today’s democracy started with Stratford resident William Samuel Johnson. On January 9, 1788, Connecticut became the fifth state to ratify the Constitution of the United States, which had been drafted the year prior at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia. There, Connecticut’s delegates—William Samuel Johnson, Oliver […]

YES WE CAN: Big Win in 2020 By Stratford Residents

You took on a developer and town government and WON A house located at 2019 Main Street, the Lillie Devereux Blake house; is an important part of Stratford’s history. Built in 1856 by Lillie Devereux Blake’s mother, Sarah Elizabeth Johnson Devereux, it sits on what was part of the William Samuel Johnson estate and called […]

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 […]