Stafford Founders Day Postponed Indefinitely

Stafford Town Hall (Photo by Jason Allentoff)

  STAFFORD – The popular Founders Day celebration has been postponed, and a new date has not been given.

  At one point, it had been scheduled for Aug. 29, but the township staff and Founders Day Committee announced that it can’t be held. With the state regulations limiting gatherings to 500 people, Stafford’s Founders Day is too popular and draws too many people.

  “We are committed to the health and safety of our community and will follow the guidelines regarding social distancing and group gatherings,” a message from the township said. “Due to current restrictions on crowd sizes and gatherings we must postpone this event until further notice.”

  The Recreation Department, Founders Day Committee, Historical Society and Historic Preservation Commission will be planning other events to commemorate Stafford’s founding in 1749.