Kids Day at the Farmer’s Market

Businesses and Nonprofits Introduced to Kids By Tom Dillon Stratford’s Health Department did it again!  Kids Day 2023 was another rousing success with hundreds of Stratford folk coming to Paradise Green for a day at the Farmer’s Market.  In addition to the market’s amazing regular vendors, more than a dozen community groups joined for the […]

Stratford History Never Boring!

2023 Marks Mill River Country Club’s 100th Anniversary… Or Does It? In 1913, the country was prospering, people had more leisure time, and golf fever had been ignited after Francis Quimet, the blue-collar underdog, won the U.S. Open. Construction of new golf courses would double over the next decade. The Mill Hill Golf Club in […]

The Stratford Crier Celebrates Selection as a Big Y Community Bag Program Beneficiary for the month of June.

The Stratford Crier was selected as the June beneficiary of the program by store leadership at the Big Y located at Hawley Lane in Stratford.  The Stratford Crier will receive a $1 donation every time the $2.50 reusable Community Bag is purchased at this location during June. The Stratford Crier is a nonprofit digital newspaper […]

Kudos and Goodbye

Salerno’s Closing The Stratford Crier would like to recognize an institution in Stratford – Salerno’s. For over 75 years they have dished out pizza and Italian favorites. Below is the Facebook post from Carlo Salerno. Thank you Carlo Salerno and your family for years of good food, and may your retirement be filled with daily […]

Care Connections Home Health Care Available

Brings Ability to “Age in Place” by Elizabeth Stea Director of Care Connection We are Care Connection, your non-medical home care connection to the Stratford Visiting Nurse Association (SVNA). Since 1919 the Stratford VNA has been a trusted source of home health care throughout Fairfield and New Haven Counties. Care Connection elevates Home Care to […]

Crier Now Taking Advertising

The Drunk Alpaca

[Editor’s Note: Welcome to The Market Report, an irregular and irreverent profile of a variety of vendors at the many markets of Stratford.  Learn more about the people that make the Farmers markets, festivals, pop-ups happen!] By Tom Dillon Market Manager The Shakespeare Market – First and Third Sundays at Shakespeare Park Paradise Green […]

A Business Based on Your Leftovers

Food Waste Recycling Curbside Compost According to the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection, the single largest component of solid waste sent to incinerators and landfills is food waste.  Households typically have 12 lbs of food waste per house per week according to Nick Skeadas from Curbside Compost. Curbside Compost collects food scraps from […]


Dulce De Leche Bakery

1769 Broadbridge Avenue Argentinian Classic’s Dine In or Take Out Monday – Saturday: 8am – 6pm Sunday: 9am – 2pm By Barbara Heimlich It caught my eye – the Argentine flags flying and draped over a car.  It was the semifinals of the World Cup, and, as a Lionel Messi fan, who was playing for […]