Parking and pickleball: Kearns and Shofi reappointed to Parks and Recreation

David Shofi, left, and Phil Kearns interviewed with the selectmen and were reappointed to seats on the Parks and Recreation Commission. Parking and pickleball dominated conversation when two members of the Parks and Recreation Commission, Phil Kearns and David ...

After 20 years, Ben Oko leaves the Conservation Commission

Retiring Conservation Commission member Ben Oko, with his birder binoculars. will be leading an April 27 bird walk ...

Letter: CHIRP seeks community help to run full summer of concerts

To the Editor: CHIRP would like to thank those in the community who have, to date, responded to ...

Accessibility commission chairman: Assessment is making slow progress

“There’s probably not a day goes by that I don’t talk to someone about accessibility,” First Selectman Rudy ...

Charged up about electric cars: Ridgefield drivers discuss EV ownership

Social Services Director Tony Philips charges his 2015 Chevy Volt behind Ridgefield Town Hall. Ridgefield currently has around 77 plug-in hybrid and battery-powered electric cars registered in town, with three public chargers. “Fun and zippy” to drive, they cost about $1.40 to fill up for the day, and some models accelerate as fast as a twin-turbo BMW sedan. Just don’t be surprised if a quarter of the “gas tank” disappears on a ...

Ridgefield tops Greenwich in softball slugfest

Makenna Skrobar and the Ridgefield High softball team out-slugged Greenwich in a 15-8 road win. — Andy Hutchison photo There was no shortage of offense in Thursday’s FCIAC ...

Ridgefield police close field fire investigation after town receives donations for fix (UPDATE)

The field fire at Governor Park in Ridgefield has created $40,000 in environmental damages. The money won't be coming from taxpayers, according to First Selectman Rudy Marconi, but ...

Ridgefield returns home, DeLuca shuts down Ludlowe

Playing at home for the first time since an ill-advised drying effort led to a fire that closed the field and made national news, the Ridgefield High baseball ...

In 14-8 loss, Ridgefield gives Darien a rare test

Caitlin Slaminko (shown earlier this season) scored four goals in Ridgefield's 14-8 loss to nationally ranked Darien on Tuesday. — Scott Mullin photo Not many opponents can play ...
Joey Pastore had the game-winning hit in Ridgefield's 3-2 victory over Greenwich. — Matthew Brown / Hearst Connecticut Media

Pastore, Costello help Ridgefield edge Greenwich

Joey Pastore had the game-winning hit in Ridgefield's 3-2 victory over Greenwich. — Matthew Brown / Hearst Connecticut Media In Thursday’s 3-2 victory over Greenwich, the Ridgefield baseball team had two players come through in the clutch — one far more likelier than the other. Senior rightfielder Joey Pastore, the Tigers’ cleanup hitter, provided the walk-off ...

Letter: Happy Earth Day Ridgefield

To the Editor: Happy Earth Day Ridgefield! On April 22, we will celebrate the 49th Earth Day since ...

Giving Thanks: Egg scramble in Ballard Park

Charlotte Nays, 4, of Ridgefield offers an egg to the Easter Bunny after an egg hunt at Ballard ...

Reel Dad: ‘The Best of Enemies’ delivers interesting lesson

The history lesson is strong in “The Best of Enemies,” a well-intentioned look at racial tension in the South in the early 1970s. Writer/director Robin Bissell expands a ...

Weir artist Steffen Pollock is inspired by nature and China

A carving of an Inuit mask by Artist Steffen Pollock features a cicada at the top, an important symbol to him. As its artist-in-residence for the month of ...

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After 20 years, Ben Oko leaves the Conservation Commission

Retiring Conservation Commission member Ben Oko, with his birder binoculars. will be leading an April 27 bird walk at the Woodcock Nature Center. — Helen Dimos / Contributed The winged ...

Letter: CHIRP seeks community help to run full summer of concerts

To the Editor: CHIRP would like to thank those in the community who have, to date, responded to our annual appeal. We are delighted to find out once again that ...

Accessibility commission chairman: Assessment is making slow progress

“There’s probably not a day goes by that I don’t talk to someone about accessibility,” First Selectman Rudy Marconi said. “This is a civil rights law,” Don Ciota said of ...
Joey Pastore had the game-winning hit in Ridgefield's 3-2 victory over Greenwich. — Matthew Brown / Hearst Connecticut Media

Pastore, Costello help Ridgefield edge Greenwich

Joey Pastore had the game-winning hit in Ridgefield's 3-2 victory over Greenwich. — Matthew Brown / Hearst Connecticut Media In Thursday’s 3-2 victory over Greenwich, the Ridgefield baseball team had two players come through in the clutch — one far more likelier than the other. Senior rightfielder Joey Pastore, the ...

Ridgefield tops Greenwich in softball slugfest

Makenna Skrobar and the Ridgefield High softball team out-slugged Greenwich in a 15-8 road win. — Andy Hutchison photo There was no shortage of offense in Thursday’s FCIAC softball game between Ridgefield ...

Ridgefield police close field fire investigation after town receives donations for fix (UPDATE)

The field fire at Governor Park in Ridgefield has created $40,000 in environmental damages. The money won't be coming from taxpayers, according to First Selectman Rudy Marconi, but rather anonymous donations. Ridgefield ...

Ridgefield returns home, DeLuca shuts down Ludlowe

Playing at home for the first time since an ill-advised drying effort led to a fire that closed the field and made national news, the Ridgefield High baseball team relied on a ...

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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. ...

Giving Thanks: Egg scramble in Ballard Park

Charlotte Nays, 4, of Ridgefield offers an egg to the Easter Bunny after an egg hunt at Ballard Park on Saturday, April 13, 2019. Charlotte Nays, 4, of Ridgefield offers an egg ...

Letter: Field fire anonymous restitution highlights the worst of ‘Rich Field’ privilege

To the Editor: I am disappointed at the town’s decision to not press charges or to disclose the names of the people responsible for lighting the town’s baseball field on fire. Restitution ...

GOP Viewpoint: Getting fleeced

Yankee Institute develops and advances free-market, limited-government solutions in Connecticut. As one of America’s oldest state-based think tanks, Yankee is a leading advocate for smart, limited government; fairness for taxpayers; and an ...

Strikers still picketing Stop and Shop, store is mostly empty

Striking grocery workers marched on the sidewalk in front of RIdgefield's Stop and Shop store Thursday. Customers could go in and out, although relatively few ...

Ridgefield police close field fire investigation after town receives donations for fix (UPDATE)

The field fire at Governor Park in Ridgefield has created $40,000 in environmental damages. The money won't be coming from taxpayers, according to First Selectman ...
A road crew from the town highway department was out on East Ridge filling potholes with cold patch on Monday. From left are Robert Sommerer, Jim Fortin and Evo Falcinelli. —Macklin Reid photo

Road work: Paving potholes is on town’s repair list

Hot patch asphalt material fills a pothole on Thursday, April 11, 2019. Warm-weather paving season beckons like a stripe of smooth oily blacktop, and the ...

Weir artist Steffen Pollock is inspired by nature and China

A carving of an Inuit mask by Artist Steffen Pollock features a cicada at the top, an important symbol to him. As its artist-in-residence for ...

Strikers still picketing Stop and Shop, store is mostly empty

Striking grocery workers marched on the sidewalk in front of RIdgefield's Stop and Shop store Thursday. Customers could go in and out, although relatively few ...

Ridgefield police close field fire investigation after town receives donations for fix (UPDATE)

The field fire at Governor Park in Ridgefield has created $40,000 in environmental damages. The money won't be coming from taxpayers, according to First Selectman ...
A road crew from the town highway department was out on East Ridge filling potholes with cold patch on Monday. From left are Robert Sommerer, Jim Fortin and Evo Falcinelli. —Macklin Reid photo

Road work: Paving potholes is on town’s repair list

Hot patch asphalt material fills a pothole on Thursday, April 11, 2019. Warm-weather paving season beckons like a stripe of smooth oily blacktop, and the ...

Weir artist Steffen Pollock is inspired by nature and China

A carving of an Inuit mask by Artist Steffen Pollock features a cicada at the top, an important symbol to him. As its artist-in-residence for ...

Conscious Cook: The beauty of rebirth

“For I remember that it is Easter Morn and life and love and peace are all new born.” — Alice Freeman Palmer Spring brings the ...

This Weekend: Concerts, egg hunts and more

Julie Julie Julie will be screened on April 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ridgefield Playhouse, ...

Drive: 2019 Kia Forte lacks excitement

Kia Motors always seems to find a way to build excitement around its compact sedan, the ...

Kids Stuff: Family fun

SPECIAL EVENTS Egg Hunt, April 20, 10 a.m. or 1 p.m., Connecticut Audubon Society Center at ...

Movie Menu: Wuthering Heights, Grease, The Godfather and more

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986) Who wouldn’t want a friend like Ferris? Matthew Broderick makes us ...

Sound of Music: Concerts and recitals

Ghost of Paul Revere, April 19, 7:45 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Americana, ...

WCSU hosts art exhibit to raise awareness about sexual assault

The #MeToo Movement reinforced the ongoing plight of women’s rights. Now, Western Connecticut State University (WCSU) ...

Something New: Lessons and lectures

ART & ARCHITECTURE Henna with Priyanka Jain, April 18, 1-3 p.m., Fairfield Museum and History Center, 370 Beach Rd., Fairfield. ...

WCSU hosts art exhibit to raise awareness about sexual assault

The #MeToo Movement reinforced the ongoing plight of women’s rights. Now, Western Connecticut State University (WCSU) ...

Drive: 2019 Kia Forte lacks excitement

Kia Motors always seems to find a way to build excitement around its compact sedan, the ...

Kids Stuff: Family fun

SPECIAL EVENTS Egg Hunt, April 20, 10 a.m. or 1 p.m., Connecticut Audubon Society Center at ...

Something New: Lessons and lectures

ART & ARCHITECTURE Henna with Priyanka Jain, April 18, 1-3 p.m., Fairfield Museum and History Center, ...

Conscious Cook: The beauty of rebirth

“For I remember that it is Easter Morn and life and love and peace are all new born.” — Alice Freeman Palmer Spring brings the ...

Movie Menu: Wuthering Heights, Grease, The Godfather and more

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986) Who wouldn’t want a friend like Ferris? Matthew Broderick makes us ...

This Weekend: Concerts, egg hunts and more

Julie Julie Julie will be screened on April 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ridgefield Playhouse, ...

Sound of Music: Concerts and recitals

Ghost of Paul Revere, April 19, 7:45 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Americana, ...

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