Trucks, trees, and servers: Capital budget lists projects and purchases

A $4.5-million capital budget — major purchases and projects to be paid for with borrowing — was approved by the Board of Selectmen for 2019-20 and will be reviewed by the Board of Finance. “It’s a little higher than ...

League of Women Voters preserves, replicates 1911 ‘Votes for Women’ banner

To the Editor: The League of Women Voters of Ridgefield would like to thank the members of the ...

Ridgefield Little League has partners with Positive Coaching Alliance

Ridgefield Little League has partnered with Positive Coaching Alliance, a national nonprofit developing “better athletes, better people” by ...

Catch me if you can: High school installs vape detectors

Vape detectors — like the one pictured above in a girls bathroom — have been installed at Ridgefield ...

Fifth grader pens letter against advertisement of Juul pods

Fifth grader Carlos Fonseca Jr. penned this hand-written letter to The Ridgefield Press after seeing an advertisement for Juul pods in town. To the Editor: My name is Carlos Fonseca Jr. and I’m 11 years old. I am concerned. The other day I was driving with my mom from the Shop and Shop parking lot in Ridgefield and we stopped at a red light. I then saw a huge poster ...

Ridgefield third at State Open boys swimming

  Will Bryant prepares to enter the water for the 50-yard freestyle at the State Open meet. Bryant finished first in the race. Photo: Christian Abraham / Hearst ...

Pilla to ride for Georgia equestrian team

Ridgefield resident Sophia Pilla will compete for the University of Georgia women's equestrian team. — Contributed photo Ridgefield resident Sophia Pilla has signed a National Letter of Intent to attend ...

Ridgefield swimmers second at Class LL meet

Ridgefield's Will Bryant looks to the scoreboard after his first-place finish in the 50-yard freestyle at the Class LL boys swimming state championship meet. Photo: Tyler Sizemore / ...

Inall second for Ridgefield at Class LL diving

Ridgefield's Caitlin Inall (second from left) was the runner-up at the Class LL boys diving state championship. — Contributed photo For the second straight season, the Ridgefield High ...
Lazar Agoev (right) won conference and state titles this season. — Andy Hutchison photo

Ridgefield wrestler Agoev goes from novice to state champ

Ridgefield High senior Lazar Agoev won conference and state titles this season. — Andy Hutchison photo Lazar Agoev had a lot of things stacked against him when he began his wrestling career two seasons ago. Fairly new to the United States — his family having moved to Connecticut from Russia only a year prior — Agoev ...

Giving Thanks: Ridgefield Thrift Shop supports Conservation Commission

Editor's note: This was written to the volunteers at the Ridgefield Thrift Shop. The members of the Ridgefield ...

Fifth grader pens letter against advertisement of Juul pods

Fifth grader Carlos Fonseca Jr. penned this hand-written letter to The Ridgefield Press after seeing an advertisement for ...

Jane Austen and her characters come to life in “Austen’s Pride” at ACT

Today’s Jane Austen fans, known affectionately as “Janeites,” maintain a fervent dedication to the writer, born in England in 1775, who is considered one of literature’s foremost novelists. ...

Diocese pays out $3.55 million in abuse settlements

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport has agreed to pay $3.55 million to five men who claim in lawsuits they were sexually abused as children by priests. The ...

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League of Women Voters preserves, replicates 1911 ‘Votes for Women’ banner

To the Editor: The League of Women Voters of Ridgefield would like to thank the members of the Advisory Committee of the Lewis Fund for awarding a Lewis Grant to ...

Ridgefield Little League has partners with Positive Coaching Alliance

Ridgefield Little League has partnered with Positive Coaching Alliance, a national nonprofit developing “better athletes, better people” by working to provide all youth and high school athletes a positive, character-building ...

Catch me if you can: High school installs vape detectors

Vape detectors — like the one pictured above in a girls bathroom — have been installed at Ridgefield High School. With electronic devices capable of rendering tobacco smoke scentless and ...
Lazar Agoev (right) won conference and state titles this season. — Andy Hutchison photo

Ridgefield wrestler Agoev goes from novice to state champ

Ridgefield High senior Lazar Agoev won conference and state titles this season. — Andy Hutchison photo Lazar Agoev had a lot of things stacked against him when he began his wrestling career two seasons ago. Fairly new to the United States — his family having moved to Connecticut from Russia ...

Ridgefield third at State Open boys swimming

  Will Bryant prepares to enter the water for the 50-yard freestyle at the State Open meet. Bryant finished first in the race. Photo: Christian Abraham / Hearst Connecticut Media Led by ...

Pilla to ride for Georgia equestrian team

Ridgefield resident Sophia Pilla will compete for the University of Georgia women's equestrian team. — Contributed photo Ridgefield resident Sophia Pilla has signed a National Letter of Intent to attend the University of Georgia ...

Ridgefield swimmers second at Class LL meet

Ridgefield's Will Bryant looks to the scoreboard after his first-place finish in the 50-yard freestyle at the Class LL boys swimming state championship meet. Photo: Tyler Sizemore / Hearst Connecticut Media Moving ...

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Fifth grader pens letter against advertisement of Juul pods

Fifth grader Carlos Fonseca Jr. penned this hand-written letter to The Ridgefield Press after seeing an advertisement for Juul pods in town. To the Editor: My name is Carlos Fonseca Jr. and ...

League of Women Voters preserves, replicates 1911 ‘Votes for Women’ banner

To the Editor: The League of Women Voters of Ridgefield would like to thank the members of the Advisory Committee of the Lewis Fund for awarding a Lewis Grant to the league ...

Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra review: High Art

Labeled High Art, Ridgefield Symphony Music Director Yuga Cohler’s concert last Saturday evening, this time at the Ridgefield Playhouse, featured cellist Jay Campbell as guest soloist for Joseph Haydn’s Cello Concerto No. ...

Trucks, trees, and servers: Capital budget lists projects and purchases

A $4.5-million capital budget — major purchases and projects to be paid for with borrowing — was approved by the Board of Selectmen for 2019-20 ...

Global I history: Students continue to protest graduation requirement change

Ridgefield High School students once again protested changes to the high school graduation requirements at the March 11 Board of Education meeting. Two freshmen, Anshuman ...

865 Ethan Allen Highway: Zoners to review contractor’s yard remediation plans

Members of the Planning and Zoning Commission toured the former Michael Venus property at 865 Ethan Allen Highway on Sunday, March 17. Plans to remediate ...

At RHS, The Addams Family orchestra is a family affair

The DiMiceli family is playing in the Ridgefield High School orchestra for The Addams Family, and dad Greg says, “it’s a thrill.” From left-right, Sarah, ...

Trucks, trees, and servers: Capital budget lists projects and purchases

A $4.5-million capital budget — major purchases and projects to be paid for with borrowing — was approved by the Board of Selectmen for 2019-20 ...

Global I history: Students continue to protest graduation requirement change

Ridgefield High School students once again protested changes to the high school graduation requirements at the March 11 Board of Education meeting. Two freshmen, Anshuman ...

865 Ethan Allen Highway: Zoners to review contractor’s yard remediation plans

Members of the Planning and Zoning Commission toured the former Michael Venus property at 865 Ethan Allen Highway on Sunday, March 17. Plans to remediate ...

At RHS, The Addams Family orchestra is a family affair

The DiMiceli family is playing in the Ridgefield High School orchestra for The Addams Family, and dad Greg says, “it’s a thrill.” From left-right, Sarah, ...

Kneads & Cravings: Elevating comfort food

Honestly, is there anything more comforting than macaroni and cheese? It’s just one of those great recipes that requires little effort while bringing all sorts ...

Bill of Fairs: Going green, animals, stories and more

Owl Prowl, Raptor Woods Hike, March 22, 6 p.m., Ansonia Nature Center, 10 Deerfield Rd., Ansonia. ...

Drive: Fall in love with 2018 Alfa Romeo

On the broadest scale, sport sedans have come in four international flavors in recent years: from ...

Kids Stuff: Family fun

SPECIAL EVENTS Sharp Hill Cemetery Walk for Kids, March 23, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., The Wilton Historical ...

Binge and Repeat: Save the day with ‘Jack Ryan’

Jim from “The Office” had quite the glow when John Krasinski starred in Amazon Prime Video’s ...

Curtain Call: Take your date to ‘First Date’

Seven Angels Theatre, Waterbury: Wondering where to take your date? Surprise her or him and get ...

Jane Austen and her characters come to life in “Austen’s Pride” at ACT

Today’s Jane Austen fans, known affectionately as “Janeites,” maintain a fervent dedication to the writer, born ...

Something New: Lessons and lectures

ART & ARCHITECTURE The Real Life of the Parthenon, March 28, 5 p.m., DiMenna-Nyselius Library, 1073 North Benson Rd., Fairfield. ...

Jane Austen and her characters come to life in “Austen’s Pride” at ACT

Today’s Jane Austen fans, known affectionately as “Janeites,” maintain a fervent dedication to the writer, born ...

Drive: Fall in love with 2018 Alfa Romeo

On the broadest scale, sport sedans have come in four international flavors in recent years: from ...

Kids Stuff: Family fun

SPECIAL EVENTS Sharp Hill Cemetery Walk for Kids, March 23, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., The Wilton Historical ...

Something New: Lessons and lectures

ART & ARCHITECTURE The Real Life of the Parthenon, March 28, 5 p.m., DiMenna-Nyselius Library, 1073 ...

Kneads & Cravings: Elevating comfort food

Honestly, is there anything more comforting than macaroni and cheese? It’s just one of those great recipes that requires little effort while bringing all sorts ...

Binge and Repeat: Save the day with ‘Jack Ryan’

Jim from “The Office” had quite the glow when John Krasinski starred in Amazon Prime Video’s ...

Bill of Fairs: Going green, animals, stories and more

Owl Prowl, Raptor Woods Hike, March 22, 6 p.m., Ansonia Nature Center, 10 Deerfield Rd., Ansonia. ...

Curtain Call: Take your date to ‘First Date’

Seven Angels Theatre, Waterbury: Wondering where to take your date? Surprise her or him and get ...

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