Library looks forward to springtime with children programs beginning in March

The Ridgefield Library’s spring children’s programs will begin the week of March 23 and will run for six weeks. Registration begins March 2 and may be completed online from the library’s website throughout the month of March. To pre-register, go to the online calendar on the library’s website and find the first day of the class, where you will find … read more

History throwdown

Got history? Of Ridgefield? Connecticut? The U.S.? Here’s your chance to prove it! On Friday, March 27, we’ll be hosting the Battle of Ridgefield II—a history trivia challenge, testing knowledge of the events and people that shaped our community, state, and nation. And you can be a part of the competition, earning bragging rights and a specially-designed trophy. The contest … read more

Hallahan to manage two insurance group branches

Paul Hallahan, a 20-year resident of Ridgefield, has announced the expansion of Lawley Insurance into Connecticut, with the merger of DFM Insurance in Darien. Lawley’s first Connecticut branch will be known as Lawley DFM. Mr. Hallahan will now be managing branch partner of both Lawley Westchester Group in Elmsford, N.Y., and Lawley DFM in Darien. He was previously branch manager … read more

Courtenay and Bill Snellings welcome granddaughter Clare

A daughter, their first child, was born to Lorien (Snellings) and Jessica Whitten of North Yarmouth, Maine, on March 26, 2014, also the birthday of her great-grandmother, Courtenay Frances Etheridge Meade. Clare’s grandparents are Courtenay and Bill Snellings of Ridgefield and Barbara and Bill Whitten of North Yarmouth, Maine. Clare bears the first names of three great-grandmothers and the last … read more

Francis X. Shea, veteran, father

Francis X. Shea of Ridgefield died Jan. 28, 2015, at home, with his copies of the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola and A Charlie Brown Christmas, his family said. Mr. Shea was a Ridgefield resident since 1971 and a member of St. Mary parish. He was a father, Korean war veteran and graduate of Fordham Law, 1968, admitted … read more

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