Give schools taxing power? Officials have concerns

What if school districts were independent fiscal authorities, with budgeting and taxing powers separate from municipal finance boards, mayors and selectmen? A bill before the legislature proposes just that, and is drawing concern from local officials. “Oh yeah. It ...

‘Road map for the future:’ Conservationists look at town plan

Open space maintained by the town, reviewing demolition permits to make sure historic homes aren’t knocked down, improving ...

Chamber of Commerce to hold job fairs in spring, fall

Ridgefield’s Chamber of Commerce wants to attract more workers to town — and plans to hold job fairs ...

Ridgefield property transfers: Feb. 22-March 6

Eight houses, two condominiums, two townhomes, and two commercial properties worth a total of $7,875,650 changed hands in ...

Lake Windwing meadow: Conservation Commission, Parks and Recreation team up for cleanup

A before and after look at the meadow around Lake Windwing that the Ridgefield Conservation Commission and Parks and Recreation united to repair. A before and after look at the meadow around Lake Windwing that the Ridgefield Conservation Commission and Parks and Recreation united to repair. Meadows provide important habitat for all kinds of animals, birds, and insects. In particular they have an important role in feeding pollinators (bees and ...

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 ...

Xavier shocks Ridgefield, 3-2, in OT

Xavier’s Jonathan Ford, left, attempts to speed by Ridgefield’s Brady McSpedon on Saturday. Photo: John McCreary / For Hearst Connecticut Media The team with nothing to lose beat ...
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

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 victories in three events, the Ridgefield High boys swim team ended its season with a third-place finish at the State Open meet last Thursday ...

ACT of CT to give Thrift Shop ‘fitting’ recognition following dressing room grant

Ridgefield Thrift Shop’s donation to ACT of Connecticut will be used to enhance the theater’s dressing rooms. The ...

Giving Thanks: Thrift Shop supports Children’s Holiday Gift Fund

To the Editor: The Evelyn C. Peeler Children's Holiday Gift Fund is pleased to be a recipient of ...

Thrift Shop helps support new scoreboard at high school

RTS treasurer Carol Gardell, left, presents a check for a new scoreboard project to Jill Bornstein president of Tiger Hollow Inc, and Dane Street, Ridgefield High School Athletic ...

Court of Honor ceremony recognizes Troop 19

Troop 19 Troop 19 held its first Court of Honor on Tuesday, March 12, at St. Stephen’s Church. Troop 19 is the first all-girls Troop in Ridgefield under ...

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‘Road map for the future:’ Conservationists look at town plan

Open space maintained by the town, reviewing demolition permits to make sure historic homes aren’t knocked down, improving spaces for the performing arts — the first of three listening session ...

Chamber of Commerce to hold job fairs in spring, fall

Ridgefield’s Chamber of Commerce wants to attract more workers to town — and plans to hold job fairs in the spring and fall to do just that. The first job ...

Ridgefield property transfers: Feb. 22-March 6

Eight houses, two condominiums, two townhomes, and two commercial properties worth a total of $7,875,650 changed hands in deeds filed with Town Clerk Wendy Lionetti from Feb. 22 to March ...
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

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 victories in three events, the Ridgefield High boys swim team ended its season with a third-place finish at ...

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 ...

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 boys swim team is ...

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Summer at Wooster expands activities, hours

Sponsored Content:  From extended hours to additional activities and workshops, campers attending this year’s 23rd annual Summer at Wooster program can expect an elevated experience, focused on the core mission: That summer is a time for kids to be kids. “We want to encourage them to explore and discover and ...

Giving Thanks: Thrift Shop supports Children’s Holiday Gift Fund

To the Editor: The Evelyn C. Peeler Children's Holiday Gift Fund is pleased to be a recipient of a generous grant from the Ridgefield Thrift Shop. For over 42 years, the mission ...

Letter: Go, Dems, go!

To the Editor: I have recently begun to realize how far ahead of us the Democratic party is and I’m jumping on their bandwagon. I can now see how their policies are ...

Letter: Environmentalist supports Ridgefield Voters United

To the Editor: I applaud Ridgefield Voters United’s initiative (Ridgefield Press, March 7, 2019). We can develop needed and sustainable commercial enterprises but at the same time we must preserve open space ...

Ridgefielder Rich Flood starts autism awareness initiative with Darien police

Ridgefield resident and Darien Police Officer Rich Flood, is next to a police car with the Autism Awareness magnet on it. April is Autism Awareness ...

Thrift Shop helps support new scoreboard at high school

RTS treasurer Carol Gardell, left, presents a check for a new scoreboard project to Jill Bornstein president of Tiger Hollow Inc, and Dane Street, Ridgefield ...

Court of Honor ceremony recognizes Troop 19

Troop 19 Troop 19 held its first Court of Honor on Tuesday, March 12, at St. Stephen’s Church. Troop 19 is the first all-girls Troop ...

Ridgefielder Rich Flood starts autism awareness initiative with Darien police

Ridgefield resident and Darien Police Officer Rich Flood, is next to a police car with the Autism Awareness magnet on it. April is Autism Awareness ...

Ridgefielder Rich Flood starts autism awareness initiative with Darien police

Ridgefield resident and Darien Police Officer Rich Flood, is next to a police car with the Autism Awareness magnet on it. April is Autism Awareness ...

Thrift Shop helps support new scoreboard at high school

RTS treasurer Carol Gardell, left, presents a check for a new scoreboard project to Jill Bornstein president of Tiger Hollow Inc, and Dane Street, Ridgefield ...

Court of Honor ceremony recognizes Troop 19

Troop 19 Troop 19 held its first Court of Honor on Tuesday, March 12, at St. Stephen’s Church. Troop 19 is the first all-girls Troop ...

Ridgefielder Rich Flood starts autism awareness initiative with Darien police

Ridgefield resident and Darien Police Officer Rich Flood, is next to a police car with the Autism Awareness magnet on it. April is Autism Awareness ...

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 ...

Trying Out: Auditions and calls for art

Photography competition, March 15, 4-8 p.m., March 16 and 17, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Guilford Art Center’s ...

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 Felting Workshop for Kids: Making Felted Soap, March 16, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Wilton Historical ...

Movie Menu: Hook, Good Will Hunting and Young Frankenstein

As we imagine the upcoming change of seasons, the movies remind us how surprising a change ...

Curtain Call: Race to New Milford’s production of ‘Race’

Playwright David Mamet wastes no time in throwing the New Milford TheatreWorks audience into the middle ...

Legendary Dick Cavett shares his talents at the Playhouse

“Do you suppose that any of Houdini’s DNA is still in my pool?” Not the kind ...

Something New: Lectures and lessons

ART & ARCHITECTURE Photography workshop, March 16, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Mark Twain Library, 439 Redding Rd., Redding. National park artist ...

Legendary Dick Cavett shares his talents at the Playhouse

“Do you suppose that any of Houdini’s DNA is still in my pool?” Not the kind ...

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 Felting Workshop for Kids: Making Felted Soap, March 16, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Wilton Historical ...

Something New: Lectures and lessons

ART & ARCHITECTURE Photography workshop, March 16, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Mark Twain Library, 439 Redding Rd., ...

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 ...

Movie Menu: Hook, Good Will Hunting and Young Frankenstein

As we imagine the upcoming change of seasons, the movies remind us how surprising a change ...

Trying Out: Auditions and calls for art

Photography competition, March 15, 4-8 p.m., March 16 and 17, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Guilford Art Center’s ...

Curtain Call: Race to New Milford’s production of ‘Race’

Playwright David Mamet wastes no time in throwing the New Milford TheatreWorks audience into the middle ...

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