Archive for July, 2008

Where Are We?


Summer is a time to relax, read a book, and maybe reflect a bit. It may be appropriate to reflect a bit on our town. 3 1/5 years ago, a bare majority of Stratford voters decided that what this Town needed was a “strong” mayor. Let’s see how that turned out. Nearly 2/3 of the […]

July 10, 2008 Office of the CT. Attorney General 55 Elm Street Hartford, Connecticut, 06106 (860) 808-5318 Telephone (860) 808-5387 Fax Attn: Esq. Richard Blumenthal Ref: Stratford Town Charter Legal or Illegal? Revised or New? Properly and legally conform to purview, as named and as voted Attached: July 1, 2008 Letter from Susan Bysiewicz […]

You read it in the Post: Stratford council delays vote on beach sale RICHARD WEIZEL Article Last Updated: 07/22/2008 02:02:27 AM EDT STRATFORD — Let’s make a deal. Or, let’s kill the deal. I say “let’s kill all the lawyers”. “Council members asked Spear whether the town would continue to be liable for the land […]

Let’s hope this money doesn’t disappear into the Secure Bunker, never to be seen again. Bond funding for canopy design at two Metro-North stations announced By Governor Rell’s office Governor M. Jodi Rell today announced that $400,000 for the design of long-awaited canopies at the Metro-North rail commuter stations in Stratford and Springdale is expected […]

The Happy Zone


You have to wonder if Councilmen realize that somebody writes this stuff down. You read it in the Star (which is good at criticizing the Council): Despite vote, Shakespeare tale spins on Written by John Kovach Thursday, July 17, 2008 …“What I’m trying to do is move this forward,” Julian added. In terms of getting […]

Incredibly, you read it in the Post: Salary jump proposal raises eyebrows RICHARD WEIZEL Article Last Updated: 07/17/2008 12:28:24 AM EDT STRATFORD — More than a few heads turned when Republican Town Council Chairman Michael Henrick, a staunch fiscal conservative, proposed this week raising the mayor’s salary from $90,000 to $125,000….Henrick, however, said he strongly […]

We’re shocked! Jim Miron is lying? Say it isn’t so, Alvin! You read it in the Post: Boardwalk question could sink beach sale RICHARD WEIZEL Article Last Updated: 07/16/2008 12:51:50 AM EDT STRATFORD — The sudden accusation Tuesday by Democratic Council Minority Leader Alvin O’Neal, D-2, that Mayor James R. Miron has lied to council […]

At times you find yourself wondering what Town we actually live in. The Town of Stratford that is filled with nepotism, incompetence, waste, and backdoor deals? Or the Town of Stratford we read about in the Bard or Star? You read it in the Bard: Mayor looking to implement conference lessons By: Tristram DeRoma, Bard […]

With the almost continuous blunders, gaffes, poor decisions and just outrageuos squandering of taxpayer money by Mayor Moron, I thought it might be a refreshing bit of news to congratulate John Harkins and Dan Debicella on a job well done. Both of these legislators deserve our congratulations and appreciation for doing what they can to […]

Did you ever wonder why the Star never published anything negative about Mayor Moron? Good morning, I am pleased to announce that Linda Goodman has joined the Town of Stratford as an Assistant to the Mayor. Prior to joining my office, Linda served as the editor of the Stratford Star. Prior to the Star, Linda […]