Letters To The Editor

Plan to Combat Stratford’s Persistent Economic Woes by Immacula Cann In the face of Mayor Hoydick’s failed leadership, and as the endorsed mayoral candidate, I am releasing my five-point plan to rescue Stratford’s ailing economy. On the state’s “distressed municipality” list for the second year in a row, Stratford faces fewer jobs, higher taxes, and […]

Letters to the Editor

Yes” to Outdoor Dining, but “No” to Amplified Outdoor Entertainment by Joseph Gerics In May of 2020, recognizing the crisis Connecticut’s restaurants were facing due to Covid 19, Governor Lamont wisely loosened restrictions on outdoor dining.  Expanded outdoor dining has been a great benefit to Stratford residents and restaurateurs. Diners enjoy the ambience and increased […]

“Distressed Municipality”

Stratford Residents Have Suffered from Laura Hoydick’s Failed Leadership by Immacula Cann On Tuesday, I and Stratford Democrats are announcd a major voter education initiative around Stratford’s status as a “distressed municipality.” Under Mayor Laura Hoydick’s failed leadership, Stratford was for the second year in a row placed on Connecticut’s list of “economically distressed” municipalities. […]

Kaitlyn Shake for Stratford Town Council District 2

by Kelly Griggs When my husband and I were looking to make a home we decided on Stratford. We liked everything the town had to offer – hiking in Roosevelt Forest, beaches down in Lordship, activities at the library, and local events. As we’ve grown our family, we’ve only become more sure that Stratford is […]

Letter to the Editor

by State Representative Ben McGorty 122nd District Dear Friends, When the Connecticut House of Representatives next meets on Monday, September 27th, it will be in a special session to vote on a seventh extension of the Governor’s emergency powers, this time at least until February. The Governor insists that Connecticut’s public health and civil preparedness […]

SNAP Benefits Expanded

by State Representative Joe Gresko (121st District) Dear Residents, I am pleased to report that the Biden Administration and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have approved a significant and permanent increase in the amount of food stamp assistance (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program SNAP) available to families in need. The pandemic further confirmed what activists […]

Stratford Physicians Ring Warning Bell

Immediate Action Required The Covid Crisis Continues – Please Save a Life by Barbara Weber-Chess MD & David Chess MD Stratford CT Like all of you we are sick and disgusted with COIVD.  We all have COVID burnout. However, COVID is not done with us. This month alone there have been over 9000 new Covid […]

Addressing Rising Car Thefts

by State Representative Joe Gresko, District 121

Why No One Goes to Town Meetings?

by Timothy Bristol Dear Stratford Resident, How many of us have attended a Town Council meeting in Stratford recently? I can’t imagine it’s many of us. Town Council meetings aren’t exactly must-see, but Stratford’s meeting seems particularly empty. Now, part of this may be due to Covid, or the late hour of the meetings themselves, […]

Letter to the Editor: Stephanie Philips

Dear Supporters and Friends, I genuinely thank the many folks who have reaffirmed their friendship and support for me. As you may know, I did not pursue a primary against the Stratford Democratic Town Committee (SDTC) nominee Immacula Cann for Stratford’s Mayoral election. This decision does not come easily; I, like you, love our town […]