Letter: Tree Committee needs your help

To the Editor: The Ridgefield Tree Committee seeks assistance from interested town residents in accomplishing two initiatives. First: the upcoming project to renovate Main Street traffic pattern/turn lanes/parking etc. will necessitate a new plan for sidewalk planting areas, including shrubs and ground covers. If you are interested in assisting with the design and appropriate selections for the planting areas on … read more

Ridgefield police investigate bomb threats

Emailed bomb threats have created a disturbance across the country Thursday, Dec. 13, and Ridgefield is no exception. The Ridgefield Police Department has announced that its currently investigating bomb threat reports in town. “Members of our uniform and detective divisions are following up on these incidents,” the department posted on its Facebook. “The emails are similar to ones received across … read more

Town trims workforce by four jobs

A consolidation of positions — mostly through retirements — will reduce the town’s workforce by a total of four employees, with three full-time and two half-time jobs eliminated. The savings to the town, in salary and benefits cost, is expected to run in vicinity of half a million dollars a year. “We’re pulling that together now,” First Selectman Rudy Marconi … read more

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