Happy Mother’s Day

A Crier Salute:  Truthiness About Mothers By Barbara Heimlich Source: Shutterfly Cover Photo By: Amy Shamblen Today is a day to salute our Mothers, hopefully showering them with love and gifts, and maybe brunch.  Most media will salute Mothers with Hallmark Card expressions.  We have compiled a list of famous quotes that reveal traits that […]

Earth Day 2023 – Saturday April 22nd

Edited by Barbara Heimlich, Editor Stratford Crier; By: http://History.com Editors, Updated March 31, 2023; Kieran Mulvaney, Author “Ends of the Earth; A history of the Polar Regions and the Great White Bear”. Earth Day 2023 will occur on Saturday, April 22nd. The holiday is now a global celebration that’s sometimes extended into Earth Week, a […]

Holidays of April: Easter, Passover, Ramadan, and Vishu Baisakhi

By: Swati Kumar, Staff Writer; Barbara Heimlich, Editor Four of the main holidays celebrated in April are Easter, Passover, Ramadan, and Vishu Baisakhi. These celebrations are for the belief in the resurrection of Jesus Christ, commemorating the liberation of the Children of Israel who were led out of Egypt by Moses, timing of spiritual reflection, self-improvement, […]

Front Row Seat to March Madness

Dianne Nolan Color Commentary and Sideline Analyst for Quinnipiac Men and Women, ESPN+ Basketball Broadcasts Color Commentary and Sideline Analyst for Quinnipiac Men and Women ESPN+ Basketball Broadcasts Head Women’s Basketball Coach at Fairfield University for over 27 years during which she led Fairfield’s major program transition from Division III to Division I through in-depth […]

Imelda Goyette Stratford Educator Extraordinaire

By David Wright Stratford Historian Photo from The Stratford News, June 19, 1936. Imelda Goyette was a Strat ford High School teacher for nearly 44 years. She retired in 1962 after being assigned to Bunnell High after it was opened in 1961. Imelda was born in Quebec, Canada in 1897. Her first Stratford home was […]

Lights Out

State Representative Joe Gresko, (D), 121st Connecticut House District Robert LaFrance, Policy Director, Audubon Society Cover Puffin Photo by M Zonderling Connecticut’s night skies have the opportunity to be darker and safer for migratory birds, if we act now to go “lights out.” The new House Bill No. 6607– An Act Concerning the Nighttime Lighting […]

Governor Lamont, State Officials Work With Utilities to Advance a Short-Term Customer Relief Plan To Reduce the Cost of Energy Supply Prices

Public-Private Partnership Identifies Ways To Help Lower Winter Energy Prices, From Electricity to Gasoline Governor Ned Lamont, in response to calls from his administration and other Connecticut state officials – including the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) and the Office of Consumer Counsel – to do more for customers in the state amid […]

Follow The Money

Electric Costs in Connecticut Source: Greenwich Times As Eversource and United Illuminating customers come to terms with the announced sharp increases in their monthly bills starting in January, consumers and politicians alike are asking if the utilities are pumping too much money into profits that end up in the pockets of shareholders and executives. For […]

Feeling Grateful as a New Year Approaches

By: Irene Roth There is so much promise before a brand-new year. There is so much anticipation for new things and a carryover of things from the previous year that still needs to be done in 2023. This can be such a positive time for all of us. Unfortunately, for some of us, we put […]

Why Do I Need To Get My Teeth Cleaned At My Dentist’s Office?

by Dr Jeffery Hoos’ Dental Health jchdmd@gmail.com I have been asked to start a dental health column for the Stratford Crier.  My goal is to make this an interactive column.   I would love to get questions from everyone about your dental health.  You can send your questions to: jchdmd@gmail.com I will do my best to […]