Postal Ridgefield: Town Hall exhibit highlights first mail, stamps

The Ridgefield Historical Society is hosting an exhibit titled, “Postal Ridgefield,” on the main floor of the Ridgefield Town Hall through August 15.  This exhibit, sponsored by the Historical Society and assembled by Jack and Sally Sanders from material in their own collection, aims to show the many, varied, and often fascinating aspects of Ridgefield’s postal history. Mail had long been … read more

Ridgefield High School to host science research symposium Wednesday

Students from Ridgefield High School’s three-year science research program include, from left, junior Randy Deng, junior Adam Davidovich, senior Megan Johnson, and sophomore Ian LoCascio. —Macklin Reid photo

The students of the Ridgefield High School science research program will take part in the annual symposium Wednesday, May 22. The program has students propose their own research project and complete it over the course of two to three years. The projects are college level and the course teaches independent thinking, presentation skills, and time management and many other important real world … read more

Rides for Ridgefield receives Thrift Shop grant

Two of Ridgefield’s leading volunteer groups teamed up when The Ridgefield Thrift Shop presented Rides for Ridgefield with a grant to help it continue its mission providing transportation solutions for seniors and those with mobility disabilities. “The Ridgefield Thrift Shop is so pleased to grant funds again this year to continue your critically important mission of providing rides for residents … read more

Ridgefield beats Greenwich, makes state tourney

James Rudnicki looks to direct his shot past two St. Joseph blockers. — Andy Hutchison photo

The Ridgefield High boys volleyball team clinched a state-tournament berth with a 3-1 road victory over Greenwich in the regular-season finale Friday. The win was the third straight and seventh in eight matches for the Tigers, who improved their record to 8-10. Setter Max Stafford had 41 assists, nine digs, and 11 service points for Ridgefield. Andrew Masciotti added a … read more

Letter: Memorial Day Parade instructions

To the Editor: Ridgefield’s Annual Memorial Day Parade is scheduled to start at 11:30 a.m. from the Jesse Lee Memorial Church, marching down Main Street ending with a closing ceremony in Ballard Park. This year’s parade features seven bands, a military flyover, numerous floats and vehicles as well as an estimated 2,000 marching participants.  All parade participants line up starts … read more

St. Stephen’s to host Memorial Day barbecue

Location. Location. Location. The real estate mantra applies equally to St. Stephen’s Church’s 351 Main Street location. It’s a perfect spot for viewing the Memorial Day Parade and for enjoying a barbecue before, during and after the parade. Proceeds from the church event will fund its annual week-long Youth Mission Trip, H.O.P.E. (Helping Other People Endure). This year’s destination is … read more

Allie Cauchon named Connecticut Youth of the Year

Selected among 15 outstanding youth, Ridgefield resident Allie Cauchon has been named the Connecticut Youth of the Year by Boys & Girls Clubs of America. The Youth of the Year title is a prestigious honor bestowed upon an exemplary young person in recognition of leadership, service, academic excellence and dedication to live a healthy lifestyle. Now in its 72nd year, … read more

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