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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