A walk down memory lane: 50 seniors head to summer camp in Ashford

Fifty Ridgefield seniors will be taking a walk down memory lane this summer when they head to camp as part of Ridgefield’s Senior Positive Initiative Forum (SPIF). The senior forum was organized to coordinate the organizations in Ridgefield that work with older residents. This year, SPIF received a generous grant from the Leir Retreat Center to cover the cost of … read more

Ridgefield A Better Chance seeks applicants for board

The Ridgefield A Better Chance, Inc. (RABC) program is seeking applications from local residents for membership on its board of directors. Self-nominations are encouraged. Three-year terms begin on Sept. 1. Ridgefield ABC is a local chapter of the National A Better Chance (ABC) program and has been in operation since 1985. We provide highly motivated, academically successful middle school students of color with the opportunity for an excellent … read more

Three new Eagle Scouts recognized for achievement, perseverance

During a recent Court of Honor ceremony at the new Sturges Cabin in Ridgefield’s Sturges Park, three Boy Scouts from Troop 76 — Michael Ferrandino, Charlie Snow and Dan Wroblewski — were honored for achieving the highest rank in scouting, Eagle. Becoming an Eagle Scout requires that a scout earn 21 merit badges, serve in a leadership position and complete … read more

Marconi presents proclamation to Caudatowa Garden Club president

Ridgefield First Selectman Rudy Marconi presented Caudatowa Garden Club President and Master Gardener Ann Dunnington  with a proclamation Wednesday, May 22, honoring Caudatowa for the club’s 85 years of service and enrichment: “Beautifying and improving our town, through its civic and educational projects, donations and scholarships; bringing together those interested in gardening and artistic design at all levels, while instilling an … read more

Aquifer Protection Agency: Facts and information

Ridgefield has 10 aquifer protection zones. One is a state-defined Level A aquifer and is regulated by the Aquifer Protection Agency. The other nine locally-defined aquifers are regulated by the Planning and Zoning Commission . All aquifers are regulated by An Act Concerning Aquifer Protection Areas, and fall under the authority of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, with … read more

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