Soap Box Derby: Cub Scouts race down Governor Street (SLIDESHOW)

The annual Cub Scout Soap Box Derby went off without a hitch Sunday on Governor Street. Scouts from Packs 124 and 126 races against each other for prizes including the fastest and most creative cars. For more pictures from ...

Girl Scout addresses adolescent mental health to earn Gold Award

Ridgefield High School junior Charlotte Anglade. Ridgefield High School junior Charlotte Anglade has earned her Girl Scout Gold ...

Town puts forward compromise to protect aquifers

Protecting the town’s aquifers and drinking water will likely remain a duty of the Planning and Zoning Commission, ...

Postal Ridgefield: Town Hall exhibit highlights first mail, stamps

Some of the stamps that are on display at "Postal Ridgefield: An Exhibit at Town Hall" this summer. ...

Christopher Landers promoted to Major in Army’s aviation branch

Ridgefield native Christopher Landers has been promoted to the rank of Major in the Army's aviation branch. Christopher Landers was recently promoted to the rank of Major in the Army’s aviation branch. He is currently completing a graduate degree in defense and strategic studies at the US Naval War College in Newport, R.I. and will report to Fort Stewart, Ga. upon graduation in June. A graduate of Ridgefield High School ...

Rams get late goal to edge Ridgefield in FCIAC semis

He didn’t want to give away any secrets, Chris Canet said, but even so, it’s hard to imagine that last play went exactly as New Canaan drew it ...

Ridgefield athletes sign letters of intent at Immaculate ceremony

From left to right: Ridgefield residents Sophia Pilla, Maura Murphy, Anna Richards and Natalie Kennedy. Immaculate High School has announced that four Ridgefield students from its athletic program ...

Ridgefield beats Greenwich, makes state tourney

James Rudnicki looks to direct his shot past two St. Joseph blockers. — Andy Hutchison photo The Ridgefield High boys volleyball team clinched a state-tournament berth with a ...

Ridgefield pulls away to beat Warde in FCIAC quarterfinal

A dominant second half led the Ridgefield High boys lacrosse team to a 15-7 victory over Fairfield Warde in an FCIAC quarterfinal game Saturday morning at Tiger Hollow. ...
The Ridgefield High boys outdoor track and field team celebrates its FCIAC championship.

Ridgefield boys win FCIAC track title; girls finish third (updated)

The Ridgefield High boys outdoor track and field team celebrates its FCIAC championship. The wait is over. For the first time in four-plus decades, the Ridgefield High boys outdoor track and field team is the conference champion. The Tigers scored 94 points to hold off Greenwich (88), Staples (82), and Danbury (78) and finish first at ...

Letter: Taking accountability for field fire

To the Editor: Regarding the recent the baseball field fire article, written by Macklin Reid, the essence of ...

Letter: Aquifer protection demands more attention

To the Editor: Aquifer protection demands far more than 10 minutes worth of meeting time this past year, ...

Something New: Lessons and lectures

ART & ARCHITECTURE The Battle for da Vinci’s Legacy: The Louvre Museum vs The Ufizzi Gallery, June 6, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Rd., Wilton. Info: ...

On Stage: This weekend and advance

THIS WEEKEND Tank and the Bangas with Adia Victoria, May 23, 8 p.m., Wall Street Theater, 71 Wall St., Norwalk. Tickets: $19-$22. Info: wallstreettheater.com. The Wiz, May 24-26, ...

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Girl Scout addresses adolescent mental health to earn Gold Award

Ridgefield High School junior Charlotte Anglade. Ridgefield High School junior Charlotte Anglade has earned her Girl Scout Gold Award focusing on mental health in teen girls. Her project had two ...

Town puts forward compromise to protect aquifers

Protecting the town’s aquifers and drinking water will likely remain a duty of the Planning and Zoning Commission, although an advisory role will be created for the new separate Inland ...

Postal Ridgefield: Town Hall exhibit highlights first mail, stamps

Some of the stamps that are on display at "Postal Ridgefield: An Exhibit at Town Hall" this summer. The Ridgefield Historical Society is hosting an exhibit titled, “Postal Ridgefield,” on ...
The Ridgefield High boys outdoor track and field team celebrates its FCIAC championship.

Ridgefield boys win FCIAC track title; girls finish third (updated)

The Ridgefield High boys outdoor track and field team celebrates its FCIAC championship. The wait is over. For the first time in four-plus decades, the Ridgefield High boys outdoor track and field team is the conference champion. The Tigers scored 94 points to hold off Greenwich (88), Staples (82), and ...

Rams get late goal to edge Ridgefield in FCIAC semis

He didn’t want to give away any secrets, Chris Canet said, but even so, it’s hard to imagine that last play went exactly as New Canaan drew it up on the chalkboard. ...

Ridgefield athletes sign letters of intent at Immaculate ceremony

From left to right: Ridgefield residents Sophia Pilla, Maura Murphy, Anna Richards and Natalie Kennedy. Immaculate High School has announced that four Ridgefield students from its athletic program will go on to ...

Ridgefield beats Greenwich, makes state tourney

James Rudnicki looks to direct his shot past two St. Joseph blockers. — Andy Hutchison photo The Ridgefield High boys volleyball team clinched a state-tournament berth with a 3-1 road victory over ...

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Big changes taking place at The Redding Country Club

The Redding Country Club is renowned as much for the friendly atmosphere as it is for its amenities. Former Executive Chef at Wolfgang Puck's famed Spago restaurant in Los Angeles, CA is now performing his culinary magic in Redding, CT. After lighting it up at top restaurants in Manhattan, Chicago, ...

Total Care of Connecticut celebrates 13th year of business in Ridgefield

Members of the Total Care of Connecticut property management firm that provide their clients peace of mind are, from left to right, Phil Whipple, carpenter; Fred Whipple, field engineer and general manager; and Mary Ann Spano, office manager. Not pictured is Reed Whipple, founder of the company and its president. ...

Letter: Aquifer protection demands more attention

To the Editor: Aquifer protection demands far more than 10 minutes worth of meeting time this past year, as reported in the May 9, 2019 Ridgefield Press, or comparable fits of benign ...

Letter: Tax and spend

To the Editor: With no end is the Democratic Party. They nickle and dime you to death, always trying to take from Peter to pay who knows where it all goes? Certainly ...

Letter: Memorial Day Parade instructions

To the Editor: Ridgefield’s Annual Memorial Day Parade is scheduled to start at 11:30 a.m. from the Jesse Lee Memorial Church, marching down Main Street ending with a closing ceremony in Ballard ...

Ridgefield Fire Department recognized at EMS awards dinner

From left to right: Blair Balmforth, Danbury Hospital EMS Coordinator; Ridgefield Assistant Fire Chief Mickey Grasso, Provider of the Year; Nick Paproski, Lt. Mike Moore, ...

Phillis Wheatley poetry: Scotts Ridge students learn about privilege, agency

Historical interpreter Cheyney McKnight examines the life of 18th century enslaved poet Phillis Wheatley to teach 8th grade Scotts Ridge Middle School students about using ...

Ridgefield property transfers: May 8-15

Three houses and one condominium worth a total of $2,237,000 changed hands in deeds filed with Town Clerk Wendy Lionetti from May 8 to May ...

Phillis Wheatley poetry: Scotts Ridge students learn about privilege, agency

Historical interpreter Cheyney McKnight examines the life of 18th century enslaved poet Phillis Wheatley to teach 8th grade Scotts Ridge Middle School students about using ...

Ridgefield Fire Department recognized at EMS awards dinner

From left to right: Blair Balmforth, Danbury Hospital EMS Coordinator; Ridgefield Assistant Fire Chief Mickey Grasso, Provider of the Year; Nick Paproski, Lt. Mike Moore, ...

Phillis Wheatley poetry: Scotts Ridge students learn about privilege, agency

Historical interpreter Cheyney McKnight examines the life of 18th century enslaved poet Phillis Wheatley to teach 8th grade Scotts Ridge Middle School students about using ...

Ridgefield property transfers: May 8-15

Three houses and one condominium worth a total of $2,237,000 changed hands in deeds filed with Town Clerk Wendy Lionetti from May 8 to May ...

Phillis Wheatley poetry: Scotts Ridge students learn about privilege, agency

Historical interpreter Cheyney McKnight examines the life of 18th century enslaved poet Phillis Wheatley to teach 8th grade Scotts Ridge Middle School students about using ...

Conscious Cook: A celebration of spring

“The world’s favorite season is spring. All things seem possible in May.” — Edwin Way Teale The scent of spring is so clean and restorative, ...

Lively Arts: Benefits, films, dance and more

After Dark Nautical Night, June 6, 6:30 p.m., Black Rock Yacht Club, 80 Grovers Ave., Bridgeport. ...

Drive: 2019 Jetta GLI is packed with refinement

Once in a while, a sedan comes along that leaves us to wonder why so many ...

Kids Stuff: Family fun

SPECIAL EVENTS Migration Madness: Bird Bingo Scavenger Hunt, May 19, 1-2 p.m., Coastal Center at Milford ...

Binge and Repeat: ‘Dead to Me’: A crackling thriller

There’s nothing like a good whodunit to capture the imagination, instead of wondering who is at ...

On Stage: This weekend and advance

THIS WEEKEND Tank and the Bangas with Adia Victoria, May 23, 8 p.m., Wall Street Theater, ...

Lucy Kaplansky debuts stripped-down sound

Touring in support of her latest album, “Everyday Street,” her first in six years, singer-songwriter Lucy ...

Something New: Lessons and lectures

ART & ARCHITECTURE The Battle for da Vinci’s Legacy: The Louvre Museum vs The Ufizzi Gallery, June 6, 10:30 a.m.-noon, ...

Lucy Kaplansky debuts stripped-down sound

Touring in support of her latest album, “Everyday Street,” her first in six years, singer-songwriter Lucy ...

Drive: 2019 Jetta GLI is packed with refinement

Once in a while, a sedan comes along that leaves us to wonder why so many ...

Kids Stuff: Family fun

SPECIAL EVENTS Migration Madness: Bird Bingo Scavenger Hunt, May 19, 1-2 p.m., Coastal Center at Milford ...

Something New: Lessons and lectures

ART & ARCHITECTURE The Battle for da Vinci’s Legacy: The Louvre Museum vs The Ufizzi Gallery, ...

Conscious Cook: A celebration of spring

“The world’s favorite season is spring. All things seem possible in May.” — Edwin Way Teale The scent of spring is so clean and restorative, ...

Binge and Repeat: ‘Dead to Me’: A crackling thriller

There’s nothing like a good whodunit to capture the imagination, instead of wondering who is at ...

Lively Arts: Benefits, films, dance and more

After Dark Nautical Night, June 6, 6:30 p.m., Black Rock Yacht Club, 80 Grovers Ave., Bridgeport. ...

On Stage: This weekend and advance

THIS WEEKEND Tank and the Bangas with Adia Victoria, May 23, 8 p.m., Wall Street Theater, ...

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