Archive for April, 2016

So, not much more time before our new Town Council votes on the 2016-17 budget, which includes an unprecedented, never seen before, almost $8 million increase to the Board of Education Budget.  If they don’t get what they want, Superintendent Janet Robinson and COO, Clarence Zachery, have stated that it will be painful.  What they […]

A Special Election for the 5th Zoning District seat will take place on May 24. The 5th Zoning District covers Council Districts 9 and 10. Before relinquishing their seats, the former GOP-controlled Town Council chose 10th District council-seat loser Mike Henrick to fill the vacant seat, but that appointment was contested and Mark Juliano, is […]

Here we go, the gavel drops again. Rumors are circulating that the latest thing that our “esteemed” Chairmanwoman, Beth DaPonte, wants to do is suck money out of Stratford’s EMS, to the tune of about $100,000 to $200,000. Of course, salaries aren’t affected because EMS is staffed almost entirely by volunteers, at zero pay, and […]

  Thanks to the Town Council for the stopping negotiations with Stratford Stage Group.  Where do we go from here?  A majority, this Jezebel included, want to see the Theater up and running.  We hope the new Town Council will forge ahead. We know how hard it is to find new people to run for […]