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Know Your Town: Probate Court Questions & Answers

by Max Rosenberg Probate Court Judge Note: The Stratford Crier will be publishing articles highlighting a department agency, commission, or organization that are integral to the Town of Stratford. We start this series by featuring Stratford Probate Court.  Connecticut is divided into 54 probate districts, each of which is presided over by a Judge of […]

Stratford Library offers “Medicare 101” Talk

Get Current Information and Changes for 2021 Zoom Info Session Set for October 27 The Stratford Library will host an informational session, “Medicare 101” on Tuesday, October 27 from 6-8 pm. The program will be presented on the Library’s Zoom platform. It is free and open to the public. If you are currently enrolled in […]

Stratford Library Kids Event

The Stratford Library Children’s Department continues to offer stimulating programs for local kids and their families. The Library is currently offering limited computer use for adults with reservations and contact-free Take Out borrowing services, online programs, take and go program kits, Reference Chat and 24/7 online access to ebooks, audiobooks, movies and music. Staff will […]

Have you Heard of Complete Streets?

by Harold Watson Member of Complete Streets Not all of the Covid-19 Pandemic has been negative. Adult recreational bike sales in March ballooned by 121% compared to the same month a year ago, according to Bicycling Retailer and Industry News. Between walkers and cyclists my neighbors make the case for Complete Streets. It is clear […]

Drive-Thru Food Pantry November 10th

Where: Holy Name of Jesus Church 1950 Barnum Avenue, Stratford CT When: Tuesday, November 10th 3:00 – 4:00 PM To encourage social distancing and help limit the spread of COVID-19, the Stratford Health Department, CT Food Bank, and Holy Name of Jesus Church have partnered to offer a drive-thru food pantry. We ask for all […]

Superintendent Janet Robinson Wants 4 Day Week in School for Students

During the Stratford Board of Education meeting Monday, October 26th , community members spoke against the school district’s plan to bring elementary students back to the classroom four days a week. Last week the school board made plans to vote on the proposal Monday, but when the day of the expected vote came, Chair Allison […]

Community Pop-Up COVID-19 Testing

Stop the Spread – Get Tested Community COVID-19 Test Site Available Location: Stratford Health Department 468 Birdseye Street, Stratford, CT Testing in Parking Lot Dates: Friday, October 30, 2020 Friday, November 6, 2020 Friday, December 4, 2020 Time: 9:00 am – 12:00pm (Last Person 11:45 am) No Doctor’s Note Needed Please bring the following: Photo […]

History or Football? “Sunday Afternoon Talks” Set for November 1-22

by the Stratford Library The Stratford Library will present four special sessions of its popular “Sunday Afternoon Talks” series of informative and entertaining talks featuring prominent local guest speakers, on Sunday, November 1-22 at 2 pm.  The four talks will be presented on consecutive Sundays on the Zoom platform.  They are free and open to the […]

Stratford Farmers Market Season Ends Soon: Winter Market Being Considered

by Tom Dillon The summer may be over, but the Stratford Farmers Market is still going strong! Every Monday afternoon an incredible collection of people, goods and services gather at Paradise Green for all to enjoy. If you have been a regular at the market you already know the friendly faces and wonderful products that […]

Don’t Confuse Me with the Facts

Written by Orna Rawls When a group of friends met on ZOOM recently, Jane, a successful used car salesperson shared her financial woes. Google, she said, caused her income to go down significantly. “People get their information ahead of time.” She lamented. “They know all the facts about the cars before they even see them.” […]