Ridgefield Continuing Education to offer one-on-one career workshops

One-on-one career workshops and job search workshops are available through Ridgefield Continuing Education. Résumé Assistance, Fridays, March 31 and April 28, from 1 to 2 p.m., ($49 per one hour session). Instructor is Glenna McNally. Using LinkedIn for Your Job Search, Friday, March 31, from noon to 1 p.m. ($49 per session). Instructor is Louzette Dovaras. Test Drive a New … read more

Whooping cough: High school reports one case; warns parents

Editor’s note: The following was a message from Dr. Stacey Gross, principal of Ridgefield High School, sent to parents Wednesday March 22, 2017: “I am writing to inform you that RHS administration has been made aware of one case of an individual absent from school due to pertussis (whooping cough). While whooping cough is a vaccine – preventable disease, and children previously immunized … read more

One-way traffic expected on Route 35 through week’s end

Alternating one-way traffic is expected on Route 35 at the bridge project by the Fox Hill condominiums Thursday and Friday, March 23 and 24, during non-commuter hours. The practice at the job site is not begin alternating one-way traffic until after 9 a.m. and to halt it by 3 p.m. to avoid tying up rush hour traffic on state highway. … read more

Aldrich Museum, Fairfield University announce partnership

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum and Fairfield University have announced the beginning of an ongoing partnership centered on the museum, faculty and students in the creation of the inaugural Summer Institute — Text and Context: Teaching and Learning through Contemporary Art and the Written Word. Summer Institute is a professional development opportunity for kindergarten through 12 educators and creative professionals … read more

Ridgefield Girl Scouts set to collect suits for Boys Club of New York

The Boys Club of New York (BCNY) will be holding its Suit-Up event in May, which fits boys in appropriate attire for prom, graduation, and job interviews. Ridgefield Girl Scout Troop 50365 is collecting suits, tuxedo jackets, blazers, dress shirts, dress pants, and ties for the cause. If residents would like to contribute, clothes can be dropped off at Colonial … read more

Recycling Center: Styrofoam accepted — as trash

Although the recycling center is no longer taking Styrofoam as part of their new, single-stream recycling program — WRAP — the staff does accept it, but places it in the trash. “We accept it there as a courtesy, but it’s going into the trash,” said Kevin Nolan, Chief Operating Officer of Winter Bros. Waste Systems of CT. “In the future … read more

Cook fish without fear with Ridgefield Continuing Education

Cooking Fish Without Fear (Thursdays, April 6, 20, and 27) is a new class in Ridgefield Continuing Education. Participants will experiment with various techniques of preparing fish; learn which fish are the healthiest to eat and discover quick and easy fish dishes. Instructor Laura Torok-Lobelson holds a master of science in human nutrition. Classes meet from 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. … read more

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