50 Years Ago: Methodists burn, Christian Scientists build

The Rev. Walter S.R. Powell, pastor, gave the dedication speech and explained that the church voted to acquire the property, known as the Freund estate, when more room was needed for the church school. A mortgage for $40,000 was signed on July 8, 1958.


Leo lit trees 50 years ago, rascals and sin, Candlelight Shoppe opens

Ridgefield began getting ready for Christmas when two huge Christmas trees went up in front…


Double sessions, tight pants, alley opens, Mimosa sold

After discussing various ways to house Ridgefield schoolchildren for the next school year, the Board…


New fire chief, whitewash Hendrix, Columbus Day parade, derailment

Richard W. Nagle was appointed as the town’s new fire chief, the Oct. 12, 1989,…


5,000 watch beauties, horses, dining with Dodd

Miss Maren Sirine, age 14, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Sirine of Great Hill…

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