‘Walk for Mike’ to be held Dec. 2

The second annual “Walk for Mike” will take place Sunday, Dec. 2, 10 a.m. at RVNA parking lot. The event began last year in memory of Ridgefield resident and avid walker, Michael Nardone. “Mike walked the streets and neighborhoods of Ridgefield every day, in every type of weather with a wave and a smile on his face,” said organizer Debbie … read more

New group aims to help residents struggling with drug, alcohol addiction

A new support group has formed for residents struggling with drug and alcohol addiction. The group’s first meeting will be Sunday, Dec. 2, from 9 to 11 a.m. Meetings will be held at the second floor of New England Counseling, located at 898 Ethan Allen Highway. To register, contact Irene Sherlock at 203-733-8176 or email [email protected]

Rec center, Ridgefield Supply to host blood drives

Ridgefield residents may give blood at the rec center, 125 Danbury Road, Thursday, Dec. 13, from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. Ridgefield Supply, 29 Prospect Street, will also host a blood drive two days later — on Saturday, Dec. 15 — from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Appointments may be scheduled by downloading the free Red Cross blood donor app, visiting … read more

Shoe repair shop has new owners

Ridgefield Shoe Repair at 15 Danbury Road has a new owner. George Togridis, who is also the owner of Greenwich Shoe Repair, re-opened the store in the middle of October. He was approached from the shop’s landlords after the previous owner fell ill and closed the store that had been open for several decades. Togridis brings 30-plus years of experience … read more

Girl Scouts of Connecticut partners with Ms President US

Girl Scouts of Connecticut CEO Mary Barneby brought her expertise on girls and young women to a program at the Ridgefield Library in early October. Barneby emphasized the importance of women having a voice and representing the government. The program, titled, “Activate Your Girl Power,” was hosted by Ms President US, a girls’ civic leadership program based in Ridgefield. The … read more

850 Degrees to host NCL fund-raiser Nov. 15

The mothers and daughters of the National Charity League’s Ridgefield Chapter serve over 30 local philanthropies and donate approximately 5,000 hours of service to the greater Ridgefield community each year. The Ridgefield chapter welcomes the community to 850 Degrees Wood Fired restaurant Thursday, Nov. 15, from 5-10 p.m., when 10% of purchases will be donated to help local philanthropic efforts. … read more

Early registration for Turkey Trot ends Sunday

Registration for the 37th annual Turkey Trot and 17th annual Kids Fun Run will be available  until the start of the race on Thanksgiving morning — Thursday, Nov. 22. Early registration pricing ($35) is available through Sunday, Nov. 18. After Sunday, the cost goes up to $40. The Fun Run costs $15. Runners can register through the Boys & Girls … read more

National Charity League’s Nutmeg Chapter to meet Jan. 7 at Keeler Tavern

The National Charity League’s Nutmeg Chapter is hosting a prospective new member informational meeting on Monday, Jan. 7, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Keeler Tavern Garden Room, 132 Main Street. All current sixth grade girls and their mothers are invited to attend to learn more about NCL Nutmeg Chapter and the special opportunities it offers. For more information, … read more

Hernmarck donates Torcellini property to Land Conservancy of Ridgefield

The Land Conservancy of Ridgefield, Inc. has received a donation land off North Salem Road from resident Helena Hernmarck. Hernmarck made the donation in memory of Donald Torcellini, who cared for the property and kept it in its wonderful natural state for many years. The Land Conservancy will be placing a plaque on the property in memory of Mr. Torcellini.   … read more

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