Gustave Whitehead holds his daughter, Rose, near his airplane No. 21 in a photo on the cover of “Gustave Whitehead: First in Flight?”, produced by the Bruce Museum. Library of Congress

KELLY: Fighting to acknowledge Whitehead’s fist ride in flight

Gustave Whitehead was the first to take flight; it happened in Connecticut in 1901, aboard his No. 21 aircraft.


LETTER: All in on regionalization

I’m a parent and I work hard to live in our home town. I love Stratford because we have so many wonderful amenities; the beach, the forest, parks and our neighbors.


LETTER: What’s so unfair?

What’s so unfair about paying sewer taxes on the amount of water you use?


LETTER: The people should decide on WPCA sale

The citizens of Stratford have the legal right to conduct a petition drive to require the Town Council to conduct a referendum vote to let the people decide whether to sell or not.


Protecting ourselves from damaging rays

According to the American Academy of Dermatology, millions of cases of skin cancer are reported each year, and many more may go undetected. The best way to protect skin from the sun is to stay out of the sun.

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