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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 […]

Stratford Town Council Meeting

Summary of December 14, 2020 Meeting The following town residents spoke during the Public Hearing portion of the Stratford Town Council meeting: Mike Aloi, President of the Stratford Library Association. Mr. Aloi updated the Town Council on current library programs, as well as reported on the future of the Library. According to Mr. Aloi the […]

Let’s All Clean House in 2021!

Getting Organized by Joan Law Feng Shui Joan’s Way FengshuiJoansWay@gmail.com Every year “Get Organized” makes it to most New Year’s Resolution lists. The first step to successfully fulfilling this resolution is identifying the source of disorganization and then working to eliminate it. More often than not, the avenue to disorganization is excess stuff or clutter […]

Honoring Kwanzaa

“We will never know ourselves if we do not know our history.” Maulana Karenga “It takes a village to raise a child.” African Proverb “If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” African Proverb “It’s not what you call me, but what I answer to.” African Proverb […]

The Big Story: A Winter Market for Stratford

The Shakespeare Market Coming Soon!! The Shakespeare Market – A  bi-monthly outdoor food and craft market on the grounds of the American Shakespeare  Festival Theatre at 1850 Elm Street in Stratford. Targeting JANUARY 17, 2021, on the First and Third Sundays from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. beginning January 17 th through to April 18th […]