DTC Statement in Response to Sgt. Rivera’s Social Media Comments

The Stratford Democratic Town Committee strongly condemns the irresponsible, offensive, and erroneous comments made by Sgt. Jamie Rivera of the Stratford Police Department about the Black Lives Matter movement. These comments are unacceptable and reprehensible. They are aimed at movements to end systemic police brutality against black men, women, and children and to silence those…

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Word From the Chair – August, 2020

Given the way 2020 has progressed, this summer gap brings with it an opportunity to evaluate, adjust, and get ready to go for November and beyond.  As I said at the first meeting in March, this is a working committee.  In June, I talked about winning elections starts with putting in the work today.  So,…

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Statement on Racism and Police Brutality

The murder of George Floyd has confronted our nation with another moment of clarity concerning our ugly racial history. The Stratford Democratic Town Committee emphatically lends our voice in condemning the disproportionate violence, harassment, and injustice perpetrated upon the black community. We also acknowledge that it is too little to simply state “Black Lives Matter.”…

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Word From the Chair – June, 2020

Where’s your line?  What’s the point at which you can’t stand on the sideline any longer without betraying your own convictions?  What’s the point at which you morally, ethically, as a human being need to step up and act?  What’s the point at which remaining silent becomes a betrayal of principle? In 2020, we have…

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Terry Backer Dinner

The Stratford Democratic Town Committee is proud to announce that they will hold the fourth annual Terry Backer Dinner on Sunday, April 7 at 2:00 pm at Oronoque Country Club, 385 Oronoque Lane in Stratford. The dinner honors our beloved long-time State Representative who served from 1992 until his untimely death in December, 2015. His…

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