Sewer plant blue barrels: What chemical did they once hold?

The blue barrels stored behind the town's sewage treatment plant off South Street caught the eye of Planning and Zoning Commission members when they walked the site before a public hearing on plans to renovate the plant. The slightly ...

Ridgefield students win CABE, WCSA awards

Ridgefield High School Principal Stacey Gross, middle, with Connecticut Association of Boards of Education \student leadership award winners ...

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 ...

Pizza and ice cream: Two mobile vendors get permit renewals

Junio Filgueira, owner of Tivoli Pizza in Danbury, holds a spinach pizza, left, and authentic margarita pizza. He ...

Senator Haskell votes for three gun violence prevention bills

On May 23, State Senator Will Haskell (D-Westport) fulfilled a core campaign promise as the Senate approved three bills that he co-sponsored to reduce gun violence across Connecticut. The Senate advanced legislation that would require guns to be stored in locked containers in homes with minors, prohibit the manufacturing of firearms without serial numbers and “ghost guns,” and require pistols and firearms in unattended motor vehicles to be locked and ...

Former Ridgefield High standout Hayes wins Palmer Cup

Rick Hayes of Ridgefield won the Palmer Cup this week at the Country Club of Waterbury. The event serves as the Connecticut stroke play championship. Like most golf ...

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 ...

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 ...
Peter Behnke powers into the try zone during Ridgefield's win over Greenwich in the Division 2 rugby state semifinals.

Ridgefield rugby team to play for D2 state title

Peter Behnke powers into the try zone during Ridgefield's win over Greenwich in the Division 2 rugby state semifinals. The Ridgefield High rugby club team has a chance to end the season by winning a state championship — on its home turf. Ridgefield advanced to the Division 2 title game with a 24-7 victory over Greenwich, ...

Letter: Getting our fiscal house in order

To the Editor: We need to get Connecticut’s fiscal house in order, and tolls are an important part ...

Letter: Aquifer protection meeting will be contentious

To the Editor: I strongly disagree with the decision by the Board of Selectmen on May 8 to ...

Subway stickup man pleads guilty to bank robbery charge

Alvin Robertson A Bridgeport man who robbed the Subway on Ethan Allen Highway at knifepoint in May 2018 pleaded guilty to one count of bank robbery before U.S. ...

Fornshell graduates from William & Mary Law School

Emily Margaret Fornshell — Philip Delano photo Emily Margaret Fornshell, daughter of Robert D. and Antoinette Fornshell of Stonecrest Road, graduated May 12 from William & Mary Law ...

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Ridgefield students win CABE, WCSA awards

Ridgefield High School Principal Stacey Gross, middle, with Connecticut Association of Boards of Education \student leadership award winners Tara Krishna and Clay Vaughan, left, and Western Connecticut Superintendents Association award ...

Walsh’s Wonderings — Peeing in the shower

Robert F. Walsh Sometimes, even our closest friends can do heinous things. A few years ago, an old school pal came to stay with us for a few days. In ...

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, Fire Chief Jerry Myers, Lifetime ...
Peter Behnke powers into the try zone during Ridgefield's win over Greenwich in the Division 2 rugby state semifinals.

Ridgefield rugby team to play for D2 state title

Peter Behnke powers into the try zone during Ridgefield's win over Greenwich in the Division 2 rugby state semifinals. The Ridgefield High rugby club team has a chance to end the season by winning a state championship — on its home turf. Ridgefield advanced to the Division 2 title game ...

Former Ridgefield High standout Hayes wins Palmer Cup

Rick Hayes of Ridgefield won the Palmer Cup this week at the Country Club of Waterbury. The event serves as the Connecticut stroke play championship. Like most golf majors, the 16th edition ...

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 ...

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. ...

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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 meeting will be contentious

To the Editor: I strongly disagree with the decision by the Board of Selectmen on May 8 to grant merely an advisory role on aquifers to the Inland Wetlands Board (IWB) to ...

Editorial: Remember, and raise voices

Memorial Day’s exuberant parade and solemn ceremonies come this year at a troubling time. Some of America’s leaders are again saber rattling, talking up a possible war with Iran, pushing a rival ...

Democratic View: A public option for Connecticut

I saw an ad on Facebook last week that stunned me. “Connecticut’s private health insurance options are working just fine,” it boasted. According to whom? Certainly not the small business owners I’ve ...

Subway stickup man pleads guilty to bank robbery charge

Alvin Robertson A Bridgeport man who robbed the Subway on Ethan Allen Highway at knifepoint in May 2018 pleaded guilty to one count of bank ...

Fornshell graduates from William & Mary Law School

Emily Margaret Fornshell — Philip Delano photo Emily Margaret Fornshell, daughter of Robert D. and Antoinette Fornshell of Stonecrest Road, graduated May 12 from William ...

Letter: Aquifer protection meeting will be contentious

To the Editor: I strongly disagree with the decision by the Board of Selectmen on May 8 to grant merely an advisory role on aquifers ...

Lamont, Himes to attend Ridgefield’s Memorial Day parade

  Gov. Ned Lamont will be marching in Monday's Memorial Day parade in Ridgefield. Ridgefield's Memorial Day will have a record number of marchers and ...

Subway stickup man pleads guilty to bank robbery charge

Alvin Robertson A Bridgeport man who robbed the Subway on Ethan Allen Highway at knifepoint in May 2018 pleaded guilty to one count of bank ...

Fornshell graduates from William & Mary Law School

Emily Margaret Fornshell — Philip Delano photo Emily Margaret Fornshell, daughter of Robert D. and Antoinette Fornshell of Stonecrest Road, graduated May 12 from William ...

Letter: Aquifer protection meeting will be contentious

To the Editor: I strongly disagree with the decision by the Board of Selectmen on May 8 to grant merely an advisory role on aquifers ...

Lamont, Himes to attend Ridgefield’s Memorial Day parade

  Gov. Ned Lamont will be marching in Monday's Memorial Day parade in Ridgefield. Ridgefield's Memorial Day will have a record number of marchers and ...

Kneads & Cravings: Little bites of sunshine

With Memorial Day weekend coming up, I found myself thinking of different ways to squeeze a little extra joy out of the weekend. I could ...

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 ...

Family Movie Menu: A League of Their Own, Rocky, Grease and more

Movies for families this weekend on broadcast and cable stations: Friday, May 24 A League of ...

Curtain Call: ‘A Doll’s House, Part 2’ is riveting

The same script word for word is not a guarantee that you are going to see ...

Wild times at the Beardsley Zoo

  Orion is a Amur leopard cub at the Beardsley Zoo.- Shannon Calvert Kallisto is a ...

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, ...

Wild times at the Beardsley Zoo

  Orion is a Amur leopard cub at the Beardsley Zoo.- Shannon Calvert Kallisto is a ...

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, ...

Kneads & Cravings: Little bites of sunshine

With Memorial Day weekend coming up, I found myself thinking of different ways to squeeze a little extra joy out of the weekend. I could ...

Family Movie Menu: A League of Their Own, Rocky, Grease and more

Movies for families this weekend on broadcast and cable stations: Friday, May 24 A League of ...

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. ...

Curtain Call: ‘A Doll’s House, Part 2’ is riveting

The same script word for word is not a guarantee that you are going to see ...

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