The Ridgefield Historical Society and the Ridgefield Library will present a free presentation and book signing with author and historian Marty Podskoch and his new book, The Connecticut 169 Club: Your Passport and Guide to Exploring Connecticut Saturday, June 29, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Ridgefield Library, 472 Main St.
The village is getting another hair salon. Edgardo Escribano, a stylist who previously worked in town for 14 years, is planning to open a new salon, Pelo by Edgardo, at 16 Bailey Avenue . Escribano said his salon will take up the ground-floor storefront to the right of the building’s entrance. He said he plans to hold monthly classes on … read more
“Red, White, and Blue!” a colorful art show featuring the work of 30 Founders Hall artists, all students and fellow artists of local Ridgefield artist Tina Phillips, opens with a reception on Friday, June 28, from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Carriage Barn at Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center (KTM&HC), 132 Main Street. After the reception, the show … read more
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
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
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
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