When sisters Taylor and Georgia Rooney created a GoFundMe campaign to cover the cost of their mother’s brain surgery, they did not imagine they would raise five figures in less than 48 hours. They met their $9,000 goal in less than one day, and as of Saturday, March 18, at 6 p.m., they had raised $13,475 from 155 donors. Their … read more
Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center’s fifth annual Tag Sale at the Carriage Barn will take place Thursday, March 30, through Sunday, April 2, from 9 to 4 daily. The tag sale features a barn full of trinkets and treasures for everyone. Browse reasonably priced furniture, household gear and decorative items — there’s something for everyone. All items in the … read more
The Leading Player and her troupe have Magic to Do as they sing their welcome to audiences on the last weekend of the Ridgefield High School production of Pippin, presented on March 24-25, in the high school’s Anne S. Richardson Auditorium, at 7:30 both evenings. Prince Pippin might join the troupe of actors, follow his father and king into war, … read more
Southwest Cafe participated in the Family FaceTime program on March 15. More than 30 Ridgefield families received a fabulous fajita dinner and Pictionary game. The device-free dinners are sponsored by the Goldstone Family Foundation. Program partners include Ridgefield Parks and Recreation, RCCASA, and Insight Counseling. The next dinner is Wednesday, May 17. Families may register at Ridgefield Parks and Recreation.
A Wilridge Road man was released into the custody of the Westport Police Department Friday, March 17, and arrested for writing two bad checks to a local construction company — O&G Industries — in October 2015. Capt. Jeff Kreitz said that Michael Connors, 36, came to Ridgefield police headquarters to get his fingerprints for new employment. Kreitz told The Press … read more
Ridgefield photographer Chris Burke will talk about and show his work at the Garden of Ideas on Saturday, April 1, at noon and 2 p.m. Register at gardenofideas.com. Ticket price, $12, benefits Friends of the Garden of Ideas, a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to maintaining and expanding the Garden of Ideas.
The stars have aligned and the Role in the Hay Players are heading back to the Barn stage on April Fools’ Day! The popular improv comedy night, Whose Barn Is It Anyway, returns to the Ridgefield Theater Barn, Saturday, April 1, at 8pm. Featuring Cheryl Boyd, Tim Harbolic, Wayne Leiss, Melissa Power, and Rick Hodder, the group’s director and coach, … read more
It’s a special crossover episode of Yankee Fisherman Thursday, March 23, at 1 p.m., as host John Kovach heads east to appear on Fishing Today, hosted by Jesse Roche, on WICH.com in Norwich. Roche’s fishing show airs on Saturdays at 8:30 a.m., and can be listened to as a podcast at WICH.com. Then we’ll revisit our trip to the waters … read more
Gazing into her gorgeous golden eyes, we wonder what our not-so-little Munchkin is thinking. She seems so very shy and scared, but once we remember the characteristics of her breed, we know that given time to adjust, she will be a fantastic companion for her new family. Dear Munchkin is an 8-year-old Russian Blue mix with plush fur. She is … read more