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 […]

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 […]

Industrial Warehouse on West Broad Street

State Representative Joe Gresko, (D) 121st Connecticut House District Dear Neighbor, Two neighboring properties in Stratford have been purchased for $7.25 million and will be merged into a single unit to accommodate an industrial warehouse. The properties at 1255 and 1297 West Broad St. will be developed into a new address, 1265 West Broad St. […]

State Representative Laura Dancho (R-120) Named Stratford Republican of the Year.

State Representative Laura Dancho (R-120) said, “I am honored to be recognized as Republican of the Year by the Stratford Republican Town Committee! I want to thank the members of the RTC and all those who serve on town committees, boards, and commissions who dedicate their time as leaders in our community. As Stratford’s state […]

Redistricting And Gerrymandering In Stratford

Redistricting And Gerrymandering In Stratford By Stratford Democratic Town Committee How Redistricting and Gerrymandering Consolidated Power for the Republicans for Over Two Decades! Imagine it is 2003 and you want to hold power for the next 20 years. What would you Do? Here’s what the Republicans did. They split Oronoque Village into two separate districts to […]

Washington Bridge Closure Schedule

by State Representative Joe Gresko, (D) 121st Connecticut House District Dear Neighbor, I want to inform you that the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) has announced that there will be temporary deviations of the drawbridge operation regulations for the rehabilitation of the Washington Bridge carrying Route 1 over the Housatonic River, in the Towns of […]

South End Community Center Receives Funding for Improvements

State Representative Joe Gresko, (D) 121st Connecticut House District   Dear Neighbor, I’m pleased to share with you that the Community Investment Fund 2030 (CIF) has awarded Stratford $2,446,463 to renovate the interior and exterior of the South End Community Center (SECC). These improvements will allow for expanded after school program capacity, additional office space […]

U.S. Term Limits? – Who Are They?

By Barbara Heimlich Unsuspecting Stratford Residents were bombarded this week with a political mailer attacking 3 of our Board of Education members and characterizing them as “scheming to repeal term limits” and as “career politicians”. Facts: The Town of Stratford has term limits Elected Councilmen for the Town of Stratford shall be limited to serving […]