After renovation, Stratford senior center reopens to rave reviews

Stratford — It’s been a long 18 months for Richard Olsen.

A Stratford resident since 1979, Olsen is a regular at the town’s senior center.

“I usually sit in the lunchroom and I play cards, or go downstairs and watch them play pool,” said Olsen, who lost the use of his left arm and leg due to a burst blood vessel in his brain 15 years ago. “We have a good time.”