Bridge classes starting soon

Day and evening bridge classes start soon through Ridgefield Continuing Education.   Beginner Bridge (Wednesdays, Feb. 1-March 22, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.) covers the basics of bridge bidding and play, and is for the beginner and people with limited (or long ago) bridge experience.    Bridge Basics Plus (Tuesdays, Jan. 31-March 21, 12:30 to 2:30) covers duplicate scoring, bidding, strategy, … read more

Frey appointed Senior Republican Whip; Ferguson sworn in for first time

State Rep. John Frey (R-111), was sworn in to represent Ridgefield for a tenth term in the Connecticut House of Representatives, while State Rep. Michael Ferguson (R-138) was sworn in for his first term in the State House. Rep. Frey, the longest-ever serving state legislator from Ridgefield, will continue to be an influential member of the House Republican caucus, having … read more

Artists Ashforth, Perry in new members show Saturday

The Ridgefield Press

Two Ridgefield artists — Frances B. Ashforth and Chris Perry — are included in this Sunday’s Silvermine Gallery new members show. Ashforth’s prints and paintings are meditations on the horizon line and the possibilities of immense open space. Perry’s book-art sculptures channel the whimsical and the architectural, while sometimes having an almost animal presence. The reception, from 2 to 4, … read more

BassamFellows eyes Philip Johnson building

This building at Schlumberger is slated to be torn down. —Jake Kara Photo

The Board of Selectmen approved lease agreements for two buildings on the town’s former Schlumberger property — the Philip Johnson Building and the nearby auditorium  — at its meeting Wednesday night. Both leases are scheduled for a public hearing on Wednesday, Feb. 8 and a town meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 22. Both meetings are expected to start at 7:30 in … read more

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