• Business January 20, 2023 12:29 pm

    Sikorsky Celebrates Milestone Birthday, Helicopter Delivery

    Sikorsky in Stratford celebrated the delivery of its 5,000th Hawk-style helicopter Friday.

  • silver alert December 20, 2022 6:56 am

    SILVER ALERT: 4-Year-Old Girl Reported Missing From Stratford

    Connecticut State Police have issued a Silver Alert for a 4-year-old girl who is missing from Stratford. Troopers said Sky Diaz has been missing since Dec. 8, and is believed to be with her mother, 33-year-old Andrea Stewart. She was last seen wearing a white long-sleeved T-shirt with a black princess on the front, blue jeans and white and black…

  • Stratford November 28, 2022 9:07 am

    Crash Caused Delays on Sikorsky Bridge

    There were delays on the Sikorsky Bridge after a crash Monday morning. The two-vehicle crash was on Route 15 North, between exits 53 and 54 in Stratford, and the right and center lanes were closed, according to CT Travel Smart. No additional information was immediately available.

  • Stratford November 12, 2022 11:53 am

    Pedestrian Seriously Injured After Getting Struck by Vehicle in Stratford

    A man has serious injuries after he was struck by a vehicle in Stratford on Friday night. Officers were called to West Broad Street shortly before 8:30 p.m. after getting a report of a pedestrian who was struck by a car. When police arrived, they said they found a 48-year-old man from New York who had been hit by a…

  • connecticut lottery November 7, 2022 12:24 pm

    Lotto! Ticket Sold in Stratford Wins $2.3 Million

    Someone in Connecticut may be a couple million dollars richer after winning a Lotto! jackpot last week. Lottery officials said one Lotto! ticket contained a six-number match for the drawing on Friday, November 4. That ticket won the jackpot and is worth $2.3 million. The lump-sum value of the winnings is $1,606,033. The winning Lotto! numbers were 5 – 7…

  • Stratford November 1, 2022 5:28 pm

    Woman Sentenced to Prison for Submitting Several False Medicaid Claims in Conn.

    A former Connecticut woman has been sentenced to three years in prison for submitting several false Medicaid claims. The State’s Attorney’s Office said 33-year-old Nicole Steiner, formerly known as Nicole Balkas, owned and operated Helping Hands Academy, LLC where she submitted false claims to Medicaid. The business provided services to children diagnosed with Autism. Court documents show that Steiner...

  • Stratford October 31, 2022 9:51 am

    State Trooper Injured in Crash With Driver Who Backed Up on I-95 in Stratford: PD

    A state trooper was injured when a driver was backing up on Interstate 95 in Stratford early Monday morning and the other driver left the scene, according to state police. It happened just after 1 a.m. on I-95 South. State police said the state trooper was going south, near exit 32 in of Stratford, responding to a crash, and the…

  • Stratford September 7, 2022 5:41 pm

    Stratford Swimming Areas Closed Due to Rainfall

    Swimming areas in Stratford will be closed through the end of the day Thursday after rainfall totals in town exceeded closure criteria. The Stratford Health Department said over two inches of rain fell yesterday. Officials said there’s a policy that states if more than an inch of rain falls, they close the swimming areas due to bacteria. Town officials...

  • Stratford September 6, 2022 3:08 pm

    Man Dead After Rollover Crash in Stratford

    A man has died after a rollover crash on Broadbridge Avenue in Stratford Sunday night, police said. Officials were called to the area at about 11:30 p.m. Responding officers said the single-car crash involved a 2015 Cadillac. The driver, identified as 54-year-old John Devitt, was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead. The cause of the crash…

  • Stratford August 22, 2022 3:03 pm

    Waterbury Man Killed in Crash in Stratford

    A 26-year-old Waterbury man has died after a crash in Stratford on Thursday afternoon. Police said the driver of a Honda coming off Interstate 95 South at exit 31 at 1:30 p.m. crashed into a Ford pickup driven by Jason Fonseca-Kennedy, 26, of Waterbury, who was on South Avenue, and the pickup rolled over. Fonseca-Kennedy died Monday from injuries sustained…

  • Stratford August 17, 2022 5:09 pm

    12 People Displaced After Stratford House Fire

    A dozen people living in a Stratford home have been displaced after it caught fire Wednesday morning. Firefighters said they were called to a house on Guzzi Drive at about 11 a.m. Responding crews located the blaze inside the living room of the single-family home. The fire was put under control in about 20 minutes. Nearby fire departments provided station…

  • Stratford July 10, 2022 8:56 am

    Man Shot in Parking Lot of Gentleman's Club in Stratford

    Police are investigating after a man was shot in the parking lot of a gentleman’s club in Stratford on Saturday. Officers were called to the Platinum Gentleman’s Club on Barnum Avenue Cutoff around 1 a.m. after getting a report of shots fired. When police arrived, they said one man was suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound to his...

  • Stratford July 5, 2022 10:19 am

    1 Person Injured in Stratford Shooting

    One person is injured after a shooting in Stratford. Police said one person suffered non-life threatening injuries in the shooting on Lenox Avenue. The investigation into the shooting is ongoing at this time.

  • Stratford June 8, 2022 2:13 pm

    Stratford Firefighter Suffers Minor Injury While Battling House Fire

    A firefighter suffered a minor injury while battling a fire in Stratford early Wednesday morning. Firefighters responded to James Street just before 3:30 a.m. and found fire in the attic of a Cape Cod style single-family home. One Stratford firefighter suffered a minor burn injury and was treated and released from Bridgeport Hospital, fire officials said. Three adults were asleep…

  • Milford June 1, 2022 6:19 am

    Devon Bridge Fixed, Route 1 Reopens in Milford

    The Devon Bridge that was stuck open on Wednesday morning has been fixed and Route 1 has reopened. State Dept. of Transportation officials said Route 1 was closed in both directions at the Devon Bridge. It was right at the Milford and Stratford town line over the Housatonic River. The bridge is now fixed and Route 1 is now open…

  • Stratford May 20, 2022 3:59 pm

    Stratford Man Sentenced for Sexually Exploiting Children: Officials

    A Stratford man was sentenced on Friday for offenses related to the sexual exploitation of multiple children, according to the US Department of Justice. Edward Galpin, 40, was sentenced to 18 years in prison, followed by 10 years of supervised release. According to court documents, Galpin was an administrator of a private Kik messaging app chat group that provided a…

  • Stratford May 12, 2022 4:28 pm

    Stratford Mayor Votes Against Sale of Sikorsky Airport

    Stratford Mayor Laura Hoydick said she’s against the sale of Sikorsky Airport to the Connecticut Airport Authority (CAA), saying the airport is situated entirely within the territorial boundaries of Stratford. Earlier this month, the City of Bridgeport Airport Commission authorized the sale of the airport to CAA for $10 million. More than two decades have passed since the Bridgeport airport…

  • Stratford May 9, 2022 11:17 pm

    Stratford School Community Protests Budget, Calls for More Funding

    The Stratford school community is calling on town officials to reject a proposed budget increase and rather accept the Board of Education’s maintenance budget, which would give more money to the schools.

  • Stratford May 9, 2022 11:20 pm

    Stratford School Community Protests Budget, Calls for More Funding

    The Stratford school community is calling on town officials to reject a proposed budget increase and rather accept the Board of Education’s maintenance budget, which would give more money to the schools. Instead of accepting only a 2.5% budget increase, students, teachers and parents want town officials to adopt the board’s 4.57% increase. State legislators added Stratford to the list…

  • mental health services April 29, 2022 8:14 pm

    Face the Facts: Bills Aimed at Tackling Children Mental Health Crisis

    Over the last two years, isolation and virtual meetings and schooling have taken a major toll on all of us, particularly though, our young people. It’s become clear even before this session started that children’s mental health would be a priority. A number of bills aimed at addressing those issues already have wide bipartisan support. One of the bills,...

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