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In this week’s Ridgefield Press

Here are some of the stories and features in this week’s Ridgefield Press, out today in print and e-edition.

  • The real estate scene is looking up in Ridgefield, say Realtors.
  • U.S. News and World Report has ranked RHS the fourth best high school in the state, and 250th in the nation.
  • A series on prescription drug abuse examines the ‘epidemic.’

  • The blocks may go, but the ramp won’t open behind Yankee Ridge. However, parking lots will get a facelift.
  • Discussion over a 10-house development near the Recreation Center has gotten more complicated, with the arrival of another interested party.
  • Lacrosse numbers are on the rise, but the number of good teams isn’t.
  • The Elms says pavers will reduce runoff headed toward Casagmo from its new development.
  • Learn about the Lounsburys, the family of the mansion.
  • Walnut Hill church continues to look in town for a place to meet — the latest site being the Schlumberger theater.
  • The school board has gone ahead and approved new math courses, but is still having public meetings about them.
  • The Ridgefield Writers Conference will take place Sept. 28; applications are being accepted now for serious writers looking to advance their work.
  • The longtime owner of Stonehenge tells how the inn keeps winning top awards.
  • Steven Macoy takes the new Dodge Dart out for a spin, and finds it solid.
  • Kids’ sports injuries, medical alert devices, better breathing, carpal tunnel syndrom, sleep, and heartburn are discussed in today’s special “Your Health” section.
  • Three Troop 116 Scouts have made Eagle.
  • Chevy Chase will be in town Wednesday.
  • Fifty years ago, people were clamoring for a new Route 7 all the way from Norwalk to North Canaan.
  • St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church is having a fund-raising concert for its new organ.
  • Was “Bring Your Own Device” a good idea at the high school?
  • A new series on local retailers begins this week.
  • Dr. Levine explains why he liked Mayor Bloomberg’s attempt to control sugar intake.
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