Wooster School plans bartender event Jan. 26

Wooster School will partner with Gallo Ristorante for a guest bartender night on Thursday, Jan. 26 from 6 to 9 p.m. Ridgefield residents and Wooster School parents, Bill Rexford and Christa Carone will be guest bartenders. Bill, a Wooster School teacher, Dean as well as coach, is happy to be a part of the event, “this is a great opportunity … read more

Police Chief John Roche will report on the latest regional scams in Jan. 27 talk

We’re talking about scams. Again. Several years ago, I wrote about a friend’s mother who was almost scammed out of several thousand dollars by a con artist claiming to be her grandson in need of a bailout. In response to a 2012 request from the State Attorney’s Office, I wrote about the increasing number of telemarketing and mass mailing scams … read more

SPHERE receives $25,000 from Enchanted Garden's Nutcracker performance

“Dancing is a gift,” believes Jean Cobelli, Director of Dance at Enchanted Garden Studios and creator, director, and choreographer of the “Nuts about the Nutcracker” ballet, which finished its 14th annual performance on December 17th at Ridgefield High School.  For 14 straight years, Cobelli has shared the gift of dance in numerous ways, most notably by donating 100% of the … read more

Ridgefield Supply plans to fix parking lot

The Planning and Zoning Commission received a site plan revision to modify the parking lot at the Ridgefield Supply Company Tuesday night. Assistant Planner Adam Schnell said trucks are having trouble moving in and out of the property. “They’re getting rid of the curbs to ensure that the trucks can navigate,” he said. Planning Director Joanne Meder will review the … read more

Joseph J. Ravese, 95

Joseph J. Ravese, 95, of Meadow Ridge in Redding, CT, adoring husband of the late Theresa G. Ravese, passed away in his sleep on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. Mr. Ravese was born in Brooklyn, NY on November 3, 1921; son of the late Francesco and Mary (LoSchiavo) Ravese. Mr. Ravese was a veteran of  World War II, graduate of Columbia … read more

Coastal storm expected to bring strong winds Monday

Gary Conte, meteorologist with the National Weather Service, said that the storm moving off the mid-Atlantic coast Sunday night will produce strong winds, heavy rain and coastal flooding in in southern Connecticut Monday, Jan. 23.  As of 7:15 a.m. Monday, Danbury was experiencing northeast winds of 22 miles per hour. The city is currently designated as under “wind advisory,” per NWS’ latest storm map. … read more

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