Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15th to October 15th Sources: United States Census…

Birding in Stratford

Stratford Bird Festival Saturday, September 24th, from 10 a.m.…

Make Your Voice Heard

Participate in the Stratford Workshops to Develop Our Plan of Conservation and Development For The Next 10 years All Ideas Welcome Sponsored by Stratford Planning Commission When and Where Are the Planning Workshops? Birdseye Municipal Complex Gymnasium 468 Birdseye St, Stratford, CT 06615 Tuesday, September 13th | 6 – 8 p.m.   Boothe Memorial Park […]

Letters to the Editor

Editor’s Note: Dr. David Chess, a member of the Inland Wetlands Committee and an avid environmental supporter, recently reached out to Kelly Kerrigan about the downing of trees at Shakespeare. In his conversation with Kerrigan he questioned the clear cutting of trees, and called upon Kerrigan to create a planting plan. The following email is […]

Mark Your Calendars

The Paradise Green Farmer’s Market Back Better Than Ever!! Special Labor Day Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Connecticut Grown and Made. Sunday, September 11th, from 12 p.m. until 3 p.m., the Stratford Historical Society, in conjunction with the Town of Stratford and the Connecticut Audubon Society, will be hosting a limited Historical Open House […]

Sterling House Community Center Kicking Off Fall Programs

Sterling Teens Recognize Opportunities Benefiting Everyone (S.T.R.O.B.E.) is SHCC’s Teen Volunteer Club open to teens in grades 8-12!  Returning and brand new members welcome! Join us for our first meeting on September 17th, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m., at Sterling House. STROBE is a Teen Volunteer Club that participates in volunteer opportunities, implementing community projects, and […]

Keep Them Marching and Playing

Fund Raisers for Our Bunnell-Stratford High School Marching Band and Color Guard Keep them on the move, support our Bunnell-Stratford High School Marching Band and Color Guard. On Saturday the will be collecting Bottles and Cans, and…. Clean those closets and get ready to donate “gently used” clothing. A good cause for good kids! They […]

Quirky Connecticut History

Author Tony Renzoni at Stratford Library for “Meet-&-Greet” Tuesday, September 13th from 6:30 – 8 p.m.   What do you know about “Connecticut Rock ‘n’ Roll: A History”?   “Connecticut Softball Legend Joan Joyce”? “Connecticut Bootlegger Queen Nellie Green”? “Historic Connecticut Music Venues: From the Coliseum to the Shaboo”?  Get the inside scoop on Connecticut’s history […]

VAX Facts

Confirmed Cases Of Covid-19 In Stratford As Of Today Number of Cases for the Past Seven Days: 50 Percent Positivity for the Past Seven Days: 13.6% Total Cumulative Cases: 15,019 There have been 203 deaths to date. The state is releasing information about how many individuals are vaccinated in all Connecticut communities Where to Go […]

Ahoy Matey

A Perry Pirate Adventure Saturday September 17th from 12 – 2 p.m. Perry House, 1128 West Broad Street Children 12 and under will get to act out their inner pirate!  There will be scavenger hunts, pirate crafts, trinkets along the way, and photos with Capitan Kidd. Cost is $5 per child.  You must pre-register at: […]

Make A Difference!

Be a Citizen Reporter for the Stratford Crier We are a volunteer group, providing fact-based nonpartisan reporting, and we want Your help in keeping our community informed. We need Citizen Reporters to cover: • Town Government • Education • Environment and Climate Resilience Please join us! Reach out to Barbara@stratfordcrier.com

Labor Day – Let’s Talk Teachers

Teacher Pay Trails Gains in Earnings Experienced by Overall Workforce Source: PolitiFact; Economic Policy Institute, Sylvia Allegretto; LawInfo.com; US Department of Labor; Salary.com As students and teachers were heading back to the classroom, Education Secretary Miguel Cardona appeared on NBC’s “Meet the Press” and CBS’ “Face the Nation” to discuss the state of education in […]