Ridgefield fire crews sent to blaze at Days Inn on Route 7

The cause of a fire that broke out at the Days Inn by Wyndham on Route 7 Thursday night is under investigation. It all started around 10:40 p.m., when an automatic fire alarm went off at the 34-guestroom hotel at 296 Ethan Allen Highway. The Days Inn has a Ridgefield address, but Redding firefighters were first to respond. While en … read more

Letter: What about fracking?

To the Editor: In all the quibbling, official and non-official, about jurisdiction and protection of Ridgefield’s aquifers, an extremely relevant town ordinance has been virtually ignored. A town meeting several months ago voted overwhelmingly to ban the use of fracking mining waste in Ridgefield, ostensibly to prevent the harm seepage of such materials could do to sub-soil water supply. Asphalt … read more

State realtors award two scholarships to Ridgefield students

Ridgefield students Amanda Gervais and Miles Tullo are the town’s recipients of the Raymond F. Gates Memorial Scholarship awarded by the Connecticut Realtors Foundation. Gervais is the daughter of Ridgefield realtor Paul Gervais. She is a senior at UConn where she’s studying finance. Tullo is the grandson of Ridgefield realtor Jane Tullo. He will be attending the university of Michigan … read more

Ridgefield Rebels: Softball teams raises money for Brooke Blake

The Ridgefield Rebels girls softball team hosted a fundraiser for Brooke Blake at a tournament in Westborough, Mass. on Father’s Day weekend. Brooke was diagnosed with a rare brain tumor in 2015. “Most of the kids on the team have never met Brooke or her family but after having a lousy start to the season, the ‘Believe in Brooke’ signs … read more

Caroline Nazworth and Ethan Doerger marry in Austin

Caroline Nazworth, daughter of Laurine and Bryan Nazworth of Ridgefield, was married to Ethan Doerger, son of Chelsea and Brian Doerger of Los Gatos, Calif. on June 1. The ceremony was held at Canyonwood Ridge in Dripping Springs, Texas, just outside of Austin, with Minister Robert Burton officiating. Victoria Nazworth and Olivia Nazworth of Ridgefield, sisters of the bride, served … read more

‘My Teacher Rocks’: Spanish professor wins contest’s top prize

Ridgefield High School Spanish teacher Daniela Silvestri was in for a surprise the morning of Wednesday, June 12, when called into the office to “speak” to Principal Stacy Gross. Instead, Ridgefield Orthodontist Dr. Blaine Langberg, along with school administrators, greeted Silvestri and awarded her a $250 prize for winning his office’s “My Teacher Rocks” contest. “The contest was held during … read more

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