Ordinance Committee Meeting on May 22nd

Vote To Send To Town Council Missteps and Misinformation Admitted Committee Unable to Make Any Changes Goes to Town Council Meeting: June 12th with Public Forum

No Early Voting in 2023

Registrar Road Trip: Running elections at OV (Oronoque Village) And at SHS, BHS ASK THE REGISTRAR — STRATFORD, CT. Your place for answers about voting and local elections in Stratford By Registrar Of Voters James Simon (D).  May 2023 Q: Any final decision on Early Voting for 2023? A: The Legislature has approved an Early […]

Committees: Environment; Finance, Revenue & Bonding; Transportation

by State Representative Laura Dancho (R) 120th Connecticut House District Dear Friends and Neighbors, Did you catch everything that happened in Hartford recently? From celebrating our appreciation for Nurses, Teachers, and Police, to visiting with School Manufacturing Programs from across Connecticut at the Capitol, this was a busy two weeks for the state legislature. The […]

Gerrymandering Capital of Connecticut?

For three straight U.S. Census cycles, Stratford Republicans have used gerrymandering to redraw political boundaries and help their party in town elections. The result: Democrats almost always carry the town in elections for president, governor, U.S. Senate, and the U.S. House. But when it comes to the Town Council with its rigged district lines, the […]

Ordinance Committee Meeting

The Ordinance Committee of the Stratford Town Council will conduct a regular meeting on May 22, 2023 in Council Chambers of Stratford Town Hall, 2725 Main Street, Stratford, CT at 7:00 p.m. Their main business for this meeting is the approval of the controversial new redistricting map. There is no indication that the public will […]

Phil Young Throws Hat in Ring for 6th District Councilman

Phil Young, a former State Representative and Town Councilman is proud to announce his candidacy for Councilman for the 6th District. With extensive experience in local and state elected positions and a strong network within State and Town politics, Young is committed to bringing positive change to Stratford. Young’s campaign emphasizes three key pillars that […]

United Illuminating Sets New Rates

State Representative Joe Gresko, (D) 121st Connecticut House District Dear Neighbor, United Illuminating (UI) has filed new and lower standard service rates for residential customers from July 1 through December 31 with the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA), and the average bills are expected to decrease significantly from current levels. UI files to change […]

Dissenters Spoke Up In Public Forum

Hot Subject Redistricting and Gerrymandering Town Council Meeting By Barbara Heimlich Civility is the act of showing regard for others by being polite.  Civility comes from the Latin word civilis, meaning “relating to public life, befitting a citizen,” in other words, being friendly and nice to everyone. The Crier would like to report that Monday’s […]

Redistricting on Monday, May 8th Town Council Meeting

The Stratford Town Council will conduct a regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, May 8th at 7:00 p.m. in Council Chambers of Stratford Town Hall.  The Public Forum will begin at 6 p.m. On the agenda: Redistricting.  According to the agenda: “Whereas, the Town Charter requires the Town Council to appoint an Election District Revision Commission […]

Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) to Monitor Eversource and United Illuminating (UI)

by State Representative Joe Gresko, (D) 121st Connecticut House District Dear Neighbor, The Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) unanimously voted to begin a search for consultants to monitor the performance of the state’s two electric distribution companies – Eversource and United Illuminating (UI). This is an important step toward eventually shifting to performance-based regulation […]