Entries by

Stratford Community Updates

by the Stratford Community Organizations Council Stratford Library: The Library’s diversity lawn exhibit has been met with much praise and goodwill. It will remain on display at least through the end of the year, weather permitting. A variety of online programs for all ages continues and folks should check out the Library website for further […]

Holiday Gift Tip- Rethinking the Collection Trap

by Joan Law Feng Shui Joan’s Way FengshuiJoansWay@gmail.com A gift giving tip with a Feng Shui twist. We all have folks in our lives who are collectors. Collecting, at least by definition, is different than hoarding. A collector is an individual who collects things of a specified type, professionally or as a hobby. A hoarder […]

Olé! New Business in Town: Chipotle Mexican Grill.

Chipotle Mexican Grill has officially opened in Stratford. The chain’s Stratford location is at 100 E. Main St. and includes a drive-thru lane that allows for service with minimal contact, according to Linhart PR, a firm representing the Mexican eatery. Chipotle offers fast-casual dining and is open 10:45 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. They are […]

Obituary: Daniel J. Elliott

Daniel J. Elliott, age 72, of Stratford, passed away Tuesday, December 8, 2020 in The West Haven VA Hospital. Mr. Elliott was born July 12, 1948 in Bridgeport, son of the late George and Adeline (Dinan) Elliott. Dan was a retired VA Police officer and a United States Marine Veteran of the Vietnam War. He […]

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, […]