Mark Your Calendar

All town buildings will be closed on Thursday, November 23rd and Friday, November 24th in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Thursday, November 23rd Thanksgiving Day Game between Bunnell High School and Stratford High School.  10 .a.m. at Mastroni Field at Bunnell.  For those not able to attend the annual Thanksgiving Day football game between the […]

The Stories We Tell

By David Wright Photo: Theodore (Thene) Judson “Twenty Thousand Pounds of Bananas” In Sue Monk Kidd’s book, The Secret Lives of Bees, she declares “Stories have to be told or they die, and when they die, we can’t remember who we are or why we’re here.” We couldn’t agree more, and our stated purpose […]

Vaccination Updates and Community Initiatives

By Walter Owusu, MPH Cover Photo of Stratford Health Department Staff Vaccination Opportunities for All: November Clinic Dates The Stratford Health Department continues to host vaccination clinics though November. On the 28th of November, residents can receive their COVID-19 (Moderna) and flu shots, ensuring protection against both viruses as we enter the winter months. […]

Yes, it’s that time of year…

Sterling House Community Center Trees and Wreaths go on Sale Shop Small on Saturday, November 25th!   Sale starts Saturday, November 25th at 10:00 5:00 p.m. Sunday, November 26th: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Beginning Monday, November 27th Mondays – Fridays: 1:00 p.m. to 7:00.p.m. Saturdays & Sundays: 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. The […]

“Giving Tuesday” at the Stratford Library

Tuesday, November 28th The Stratford Library will be participating in “Giving Tuesday” on Tuesday, November 28th. This is a chance to step away from the consumerism of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and help the Library continue its mission to empower and enrich its diverse community. According to Library Director Sheri Szymanski, “I encourage all […]

Editor’s Note: The Stories We Tell

Editor’s Note:““Through the art of storytelling, we can preserve our heritage, educate future generations, and inspire change.” ― Philipp Humm, artist, film-maker Beginning with this week’s edition of the Stratford Crier, the Editorial Board of the Stratford Crier is welcoming David Wright to our team. David’s monthly column, The Stories We Tell, will profile stories that […]

Lighting Up Stratford

Holiday Tree Lighting and Menorah Lighting Dates By Town of Stratford Stratford’s Public Works Department will once again decorate landmarks and buildings throughout Stratford for the Holidays, a tradition as of 2020.  They will be assisted by  the Stratford Beautification Committee, according to the Town of Stratford news release. Holiday Lighting Festival ● Thursday, November. […]

Become a Senior Activist for the Environment and Democracy

“Rocking Chair Rebellion” By: Third Act Connecticut Davida Foy Crabtree, George Stone, Andrea Wyatt Co-Coordinators Third Act Connecticut is a statewide movement focused on climate and democracy. We are organizing with a sense of urgency, a commitment to inclusion and justice, and a belief in the power of community. We are working to initiate activism […]

Mark Your Calendar

Saturday, November 18th from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thanksgiving Collection Food Drive for Sterling House Community Center. Sunday, November 19th, Shakespeare Market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Shakespeare Park.  Shop for Thanksgiving, pies, breads, gifts for the hostess…….. Thursday, November 23rd Thanksgiving Day Game between Bunnell High School and Stratford High School.  […]

“Play It Again, Square One” at Stratford Library

The Series Revisits Square One Theatre’s “Thanksgiving Play” Monday, November 27th, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Lovell Room Free and open to the public The Friends of Square One Theatre, in conjunction with the Stratford Library, will open the 18th season of its popular series, “Play It Again, Square One”, on Monday, November 27th beginning at […]