Jazz and Funk Weekend planned for September

A Jazz and Funk Weekend showcasing varied jazz sounds around town is being planned for the fall — Thursday, Sept. 13, through Saturday, Sept. 15, or possibly Sunday, Sept. 16. “It looks like it’s going to be a really good weekend of jazz shows,” said Allison Stockel, executive director of the Ridgefield Playhouse. “I think it’ll be good. Lots going … read more

Ridgefield student helps launch National School Walkout movement

The National School Walkout movement has roots in Ridgefield. Ridgefield High School sophomore Lane Murdock is among the national student leaders protesting for stricter gun control laws after a school shooting in Florida last week that claimed the lives of 17 people. “I felt like it was our time to take a stand because, you know, we’re the ones in … read more

Six inches of snow forecasted Saturday night

Getting used to the recent warm weather? Well, it’s not here to stay. National Weather Service is predicting a snowstorm to deliver four to seven inches of snow in southern Connecticut Saturday morning into Sunday morning. “Snow covered roads will result in slippery conditions. Reduced visibilities,” said a weather report Friday, Feb. 16. The weather service’s forecast confidence level is … read more

Watch: CT Pulse talks with Darien Times editor, high school grad on Plan B program backlash

On Wednesday, Feb. 14, Susan Shultz, editor of The Darien Times, joins Kate Czaplinski to discuss a story that has been debated in the pages of the local paper. It started with backlash against a teen educational program on the Plan B contraceptive. We also talk with Claire Borecki, a college freshmen and Darien High Class of 2017 graduate, about … read more

Earthquake rattles Ridgefield residents

Ridgefield residents woke Wednesday morning feeling a bit rattled. That’s because a  magnitude 2.2 earthquake was registered in the Lake Mohegan area of New York — west of Goldens Bridge — at 6:14 a.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Several residents posted on social media about the quake. “Rattled windows in Ridgebury,” said one resident on Facebook, “deep rumble.” … read more

Vice President Mike Pence pens letter in support of Tucker West

Support for Tucker West has extended from Ridgefield’s historic Main Street to The Oval Office in Washington, D.C. Vice President Mike Pence wrote a letter to First Selectman Rudy Marconi that acknowledged the Ridgefield native’s accomplishment as an Olympic luger and wished West the best of luck in his race Saturday, Feb. 10. “As leader of the United States delegation to the … read more

Ways around deductions cap? Rudy’s looking

Could the town or state restructure local taxes to circumvent federal tax code changes and preserve the deductions Ridgefielders have long used to hold down their payments to the IRS? First Selectman Rudy Marconi thinks it’s worth a look — although changes serving that goal would be difficult to design, and their legality would doubtless draw close scrutiny from Washington. … read more

CT Pulse: Hospital's chief of Infectious Diseases talks flu season

On Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 12:30, CT Pulse is focusing on flu season. According to the CDC, cases of the flu rose sharply over the last two weeks.  A tragedy this week in New Canaan is also putting a spotlight on complications from the flu. Dr. Zane Saul, chief of Infectious Diseases at Bridgeport Hospital joins us to talk about this … read more

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