June is Gay Pride Month

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Source: History.com The movement for LGBTQ rights in the United…

Freedom Finally Granted in Texas

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Juneteenth 2021, Saturday, June 19 Source: National Juneteenth…

VAX Facts

As of May 19th, 51.83% of the town’s population had been vaccinated with a first dose. Stratford clinics have dispensed 11,876 vaccines to date. It’s important to keep in mind that we are part of a larger regional and statewide vaccination network and effort. Stratford does not vaccinate ONLY Stratford residents – many of residents […]

In Memory To All Those Who Served and Gave Their Lives for Us

Memorial Day is an American holiday honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Source: History.com Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or memorials, holding family […]

Return of the Stratford Main Street Festival

Saturday June 5, 2021 10:00 to 5:00 PM, Rain /Shine, Main St & Stratford Ave The festival will feature a variety of food trucks, vendor booths, stage and street performers, musicians, rides, games, crafts, art works and other fair activities. The festival will be heavily advertised throughout the state as a major festival. This year […]

Opportunity for Public Service Diversity?

by Dr. Immacula Cann A community may be measured according to many standards, including improving home values; a healthy and growing Grand List; the reputation of the school system for student achievement as measured by college admissions; property taxes staying stable or decreasing; and control of bond burden through careful planning and monitoring of annual […]

Open Up Your Creative Being

Sterling House Community Center Summer Art Classes

OOPs: Meeting Mix-up

The May 21st Stratford Crier misidentified two Stratford Town Council meetings. The Stratford Housing Strategies Special Meeting on May 10th was assigned the incorrect minutes (Special Ordinance meeting notes). Both articles are now corrected. Thank you for your patience. Your Frazzled Stratford Crier Editor! The public hearing to discuss the results of the 2021-26 Housing […]

New Man in Town

Sterling House Hires Director of Youth Development On June 1st Sterling House Community Center will be welcoming Michael Rosati, who will be joining Team SHCC as their Director of Youth Development! Michael will lead their Youth Development Department – Preschool, After School, School’s Out – We’re In, and Summer Day Camp, in addition to new […]

Fame and Reputation is not Just for Athletes or Actors

By Joan Law Feng Shui Joan’s Way FengshuiJoansWay@gmail.com Fame and Reputation is important Feng Shui. A focus on fame and reputation is not just for athletes, actors, and politicians. The energy around how one is perceived in a career, in a circle of friends, a neighborhood and a community is absorbed from and reflected back […]

Teen Time for Vaccine

The Covid-19 Vaccine Is Coming to the South End Community Center Thursday, June 3rd, 8am-12pm Are you between the ages of 12-17? If so, you are eligible for a no cost vaccine clinic at the South End Community Center vaccinating individuals ages 12+. Individuals ages 12-17 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian […]

We Should Be Doing Better

Stratford Designated a Distressed Municipality Did you know Stratford has been designated a Distressed Municipality by the State of Connecticut? Do you know why? Other than reading information posted on Facebook and other social media sites, including news publications, is all you know is that because of this designation Stratford was awarded over $4.7 million? […]