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Stratford's Social Status on Facebook

Highlights this week include several Labor Day-related posts and upcoming events in town.

Stratford's Social Status on Facebook

Like this. Share that. Check in here or there. Who said what and what's the latest gossip?

It's all on Facebook but we bring it right to you -- the pics, the comments, the status updates and more. If it's on the Stratford Patch Facebook newsfeed, you'll find it here. And if you see something about Stratford in your feed that we missed, let everyone know in the comments!

Click on the name of the business, organization, person, etc. to go to that group or individual's Facebook page.

Stratford Democrats

(Posted Sept. 3) The Annual Picnic of the Stratford Democratic Town Committee is on Sept 16, 2012 at one of the pavillions at Short Beach, from 11 to 4. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for kids, and $40 max per family. Please see your district leader to purchase tickets in advance, or pay at the door if you have reserved a spot. We look forward to seeing you!

Lordship Community Church

(Sept. 2) Next Sunday ~ Sept. 9 ~ our service moves back to 10 am Sally Green will be our Lay speaker & Our special guest singer/musician will be Jerry Rasmussen This promises to be a wonderful service. All are welcome!

St. James School

(Aug. 28) Good food & a good time will be guaranteed at the Fathers Club Pig Roast [on Sept. 15, 3 to 9 p.m.] $15 per family; $20 day of event; $6 single. Hamburgs, hotdogs, pig, clams, water..moon bounce, spray tattoo guy, games, sno cones, popcorn, music, fun! A good time will be had by all! Rain Date is Sunday 9/16 from 2pm-8pm

Stratford Animal Rescue Society

(Sept. 1) Kit is going home today! She was rescued from a bad situation, was sick, antisocial and terrified. Our wonderful volunteers worked with her and brought her back to health and to bring her out of her shell for the past year. What a glorious day and wonder few weeks of awesome adoptions. This is the rewarding part of rescue!!!!!!

Stratford Fire Department

(Sept. 3) RIP retired Firefighter Don Becker! Retired Firefighter Becker served on the fire department for 38 years from July 1954-November 1991.

(Sept. 3) We are proud to be part of organized labor and we are glad that non union workers are able to enjoy the rights and benefits we have fought so hard to obtain and continue to fight so hard to maintain. We hope you have a safe holiday and enjoy your day off!

(Aug. 31) The Stratford Professional Firefighters were able to raise just over $2800, in less than 4 hours, for our annual MDA Fill the Boot Event. Thank you to everyone that came out to donate.

Save the Sound

(Sept. 3) It's been a great year for blue crabs in the tidal rivers of Long Island Sound! Has anyone been getting out and enjoying them?


(Aug. 28) Many have been asking about freezing the . Several customers order about a half dozen, cooked halfway, uncut. They flash freeze them. Wrap them as to not get freezer burn. When they want one, they allow it to thaw natually (no micros!). Preheat the oven to 475 (a pizza stone is ideal) and bake them until finished (8-10 min.) So easy. If you have access to a vacuum pack, even better! If you have any questions or other ideas to share, please feel free to tell us. SPREAD THE WORD / 2 more weeks!

Rotary Club of Stratford

(Aug. 31) Over sixty Stratford Rotarians and family members gathered at Short Beach on Friday, August 31 for an evening of good food and great fellowship at the club's Labor Day Weekend Family Picnic.

Mare Bello Restaurant

(Sept. 3) Wishing everyone a safe and fun-filled Labor Day!

Acapulcos Mexican Restaurant

(Sept. 1) My favorite margarita of all time is __________.

Sterling House Community Center

(Sept. 1) Did you know? We provide programs for adults including our Book Club: Join our club, members choose the monthly selection. First Monday of the month, (second one in Sept. Monday 10th) 7 pm. Club Leader: Roberta Shea. Sterling House membership required. http://sterlinghousecc.org/?page_id=515

Stratford Library

(Aug. 30) Learn more about our author Conor Grennan. He will visit us via Skype at our kick off event on September 8th. http://conorgrennan.com/little-princes/

Stratford Dog Park

(Aug. 30) Have you ever wanted to volunteer to help out the dog park? We need someone to work a booth selling dog cookies and answering questions about our project in Naugatuck at a big dog event on Sept 8th. If anyone is available please email us stratforddogpark@gmail.com


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