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Yale’s gargoyles subject of Stratford Library talk Oct. 19

From a press release: STRATFORD — The Stratford Library, 2203 Main Street in Stratford, will host author Mathew M. Duman for a special Halloween “Meet-the-Author” program on Sunday, October 19 at 2 pm. The author will discuss his book, “An Education in the Grotesque: The Gargoyles of Yale University”. The program is free and open […] [Read More]

Harper’s Ladies and Friends to grace the Stratford Library

From a press release: STRATFORD — “The Harper’s Ladies and Friends” is the October art exhibit at the Stratford Library. Original papier toile creations from professional actor Ted van Griethuysen of Stratford will be on display throughout the month. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Ted van Griethuysen’s unique hobby began when […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Fine Arts, Stratford

Stratford Library Exhibiting stained glass

From a press release: STRATFORD — “Stratford Continuing Education Stained Glass Class” is the September art exhibit at the Stratford Library. Original stained glass creations from the students of instructor Joni Kollar at Continuing Education will be on display throughout the month. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Joni Kollar graduated from […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Folk Art, Stratford

Longer hours for the Stratford Registrars of Voters in Oct.

Stratford  — The Stratford Registrar of Voters Office will be extending office hours during October. Citizens of Stratford will be able to register in person at Town Hall in from Oct. 1 to Oct. 31 on Mondays through Thursdays from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Fridays from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and on Saturdays […] [Read More]
Categories: Politics, Stratford

Ukrainian Day Festival in Stamford Sunday

STAMFORD-The 47th annual State Ukrainian Day Festival will take place today (September 14) beginning at 11 a.m. at St. Basil College Seminary, 195 Glenbrook Road in Stamford. The event will begin with a celebration of Divine Liturgy at 11 a.m. Throughout the day there will be Ukrainian entertainment, merchandise and foods like pyrohy (dumplings), holubci […] [Read More]

Stratford RTC to open HQ at 3333 Main St.

From a press release: On Thursday, Sept. 18th, the Stratford Republican Town Committee will host an open house at the Grand Opening of Headquarters located on 3333 Main Street, two blocks south of Paradise Green. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet the Republican candidates running in the November 4th Election. Light refreshments will be […] [Read More]
Categories: Politics, Stratford

Bridgeport church plans Ukrainian Festival on Newtown farm

BRIDGEPORT-The Holy Protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church in Bridgeport will conduct its annual festival Sept. 21 at 11 a.m. on Paproski’s Castle Hill Farm Pumpkin Patch, 40 Sugar Lane, Newtown. The festivities will begin at 11 a.m. with a celebration of the Divine Liturgy. There will be ethnic food, Ukrainian songs […] [Read More]
Mayor Harkins, left, and DEEP Commissioner Robert Klee toured the former Contract Plating site of Longbrook Avenue on June 16, 2014.

Cleanup grant for Contract Plating announced

STRATFORD — Town officials have announced that the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development has awarded the town of Stratford a $2,850,000 grant to remediate and demolish the 10.5-acre Contract Plating site. Contract Plating, which operated between 1936 and 1995 near the railroad tracks on Longbrook Avenue, was in the business of electroplating, lacquering […] [Read More]

47th Annual Ukrainian Day Festival in Stamford

STAMFORD-The state’s Ukrainian population will descend on Stamford for the 47th annual Ukrainian Day Festival. The Sept. 14 celebration will with an 11 a.m. Pontifical Divine Liturgy. Throughout the day there will Ukrainian artists, singers and dangers as well as Ukrainian cultural vendors selling ceramics, jewelry, records and crafts. The event will feature prepared Ukrainian […] [Read More]

“Books Over Coffee” and “Script Talk!” back at Stratford Library

From a press release: STRATFORD — The Stratford Library has announced its selections for the Fall 2014 series of “Books Over Coffee” and “Script Talk!”, the monthly book and play discussion programs that have been a popular staple at the library for over 28 years. As part of its long-range plan, the library continues to […] [Read More]