Giving Thanks: Make Music Day

To the Editor: As the sun finally came out Friday, it shined on musicians playing from Main Street all the way to The Marketplace at Copps Hill Plaza for International Make Music Day. People gathered to listen to an array of musical performances — some scheduled, some impromptu. The day wouldn’t have been possible without the Ridgefield creative community’s collaborative … read more

Parking passes available for Fourth of July celebration

Ridgefield High School will once again play host to the Ridgefield Family Fourth annual fireworks extravaganza on Thursday, July 4 (rain date: July 5). Sponsored by Fairfield County Bank, the sky will light up at dusk but attendees are encouraged to come earlier for a picnic dinner with family and friends. The gates open at 6 p.m. and parking will … read more

Birthday Bags: East Ridge student donates balloons, plates, and cake mix

Sprinkles, icing, cake mix — the shelves of the Ridgefield food pantry are filled with some unusual treats these days.  That’s because of a recent donation of “Birthday Bags” from Devon Noonan, who collected birthday party-themed items at East Ridge Middle School this spring before she put them into bags, tied them together, and delivered them to Social Services Director … read more

Goodbye graduates: Class of 2019 says farewell to Ridgefield

They faced victory and defeat on the sports field, performed in plays and in community service efforts, and even danced on school tables and lip-synched to “Can’t Stop The Feeling.” And on Friday, the 401 members of the class of 2019 graduated from Ridgefield High School. Principal Stacey Gross opened the 103rd high school graduation, noting that students experienced: “The … read more

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