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

To the Editor: ACT of Connecticut (A Contemporary Theatre) is extremely thankful for the Ridgefield Thrift Shop’s exceptionally generous grant award, which exceeded our wildest dreams.  Still in our first full season, we are very grateful for the Ridgefield Thrift Shop’s support of our mission to bring Broadway-caliber theatre and educational programs to Ridgefield and the surrounding communities. Gifts like … read more

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 of the Evelyn C. Peeler Children’s Holiday Gift Fund has been to ensure that less-fortunate children in Ridgefield have gifts to open, new clothing and food certificates during … read more

Prospector Theater receives ‘Compassion in Commerce’ award from Chamber

The Prospector Theater received the Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce’s “Compassion in Commerce” award at the annal State of the Town meeting Friday, March 15. The Prospector’s victory was represented in a sparkly, pink trophy that will look right at home at the theater. The Chamber ceremony was held at Silver Spring Country Club, and began with new Executive Director Kim … read more

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 and compete on the women’s equestrian team. Pilla, a senior at Immaculate High School in Danbury, is one of 11 riders who have committed to Georgia, a perennial power that has won a record six NCAA Division I championships. Pilla’s résumé includes top finishes in … read more

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 and crucial wetlands. Sacrificing these could create environmental damage and devalue property. Trees and other plants provide oxygen and serve as carbon sinks by removing carbon dioxide. Vernal … read more

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