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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.

  • Officials are dealing with increased pressure for a Route 7 traffic light in the wake of Friday’s fatal motorcycle crash.
  • Several letter-writers also address the issue. Wayne Addessi says he was almost killed on that stretch of road.
  • There are new bugs in town, but these weevils are good guys.
  • A farmers market has been approved for the community center grounds.
  • After 20 years as a planning and zoning commissioner, Michael Autuori was not endorsed by the Republican caucus. Will he challenge?
  • For an increasing number of kids from the city, those summer days in Ridgefield are special.
  • Scott Heckert, a 2011 RHS graduate, is pursuing his NASCAR dream.
  • Ridgefielders are sending a gift to the new king-to-be.
  • RHS grad Liz Garcia’s new movie will be available on demand next week.
  • Questions about a planned 20-unit, partly affordable apartment building on Prospect Ridge may not be resolved until September.
  • Selectmen are expressing uneasiness with a proposed lease with the Ridgefield Visiting Nurses.
  • There are three reasons why Mark Gabrielson loved writing his book.
  • An Education section today discusses the parent-teacher relationship, extracurriculars, college consultants, performing arts in schools, kid procrastination, and saving on school costs.
  • Liam Baughman held a swim meet and raised more than $1,800 to fight MS.
  • A group of Girl Scouts has been having a BLAST.
  • BMW of Ridgefield handed over more than $40,000 to a man who got a hole in one.
  • A reading at the Playhouse, featuring Broadway talent, will benefit A Better Chance.
  • Steve Macoy test drives the new Impala and wonders if it can again be the flagship for Chevrolet.
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