Editorial: All for one and one for …

The issue of a combined police and fire headquarters isn’t new to town, but this week it came to a head with the Police Commission presenting a case for why the two departments needed separate structures. Among the reasons given to the selectmen: juveniles, domestic violence, sexual assaults, and court mandates. Basically, police need their privacy. And that’s a fine … read more

Lauretti announces he’ll announce run for governor

Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti will once again run for governor of Connecticut, he said during a live HAN Network broadcast Monday morning. The longtime Shelton mayor said he will make a formal announcement in April. While Lauretti was discussing the effects of Gov. Dannel Malloy’s municipal aid cuts, he said there will be no exploratory phase in his 2018 campaign … read more

Sotheby’s International Realty reaches $95 billion

William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty has announced that in 2016 its affiliated brokers and sales professionals achieved approximately $95 billion in global sales volume, the highest annual sales volume performance in the history of the brand, driven mostly by a record number of more than 127,000 transactions. It also reported growth across its global network, which … read more

West Point Band in concert March 18

The West Point Band will give a performance at East Ridge School on Saturday, March 18, at 7:30 p.m. The music ranges from patriotic fare and marches, and includes original commissions and orchestral transcriptions. Staff Sgts. Philip Broome and Chris Leslie will be featured on Mendelssohn’s violin concerto, transcribed for euphonium duet, and Staff Sgt. Kristen Mather de Andrade will … read more

Congregational Church plans Lent programs

Spiritual programs of the First Congregational Church on Wednesday evenings during Lent will be held at the Keeler Tavern Garden House, beginning each week at 6:30 p.m. with a meal, followed at 7 p.m. by prayers, worship songs and meditation. March through Mark is the church’s theme for the season of Lent. The Wednesday evening events are held at the … read more

Blizzard warning in effect for area — Over a foot of snow could fall by Tuesday

A blizzard warning is in effect from midnight Monday until midnight Tuesday for southern Fairfield County, southern New Haven county, southern Westchester county, and metropolitan New York City and New Jersey, according to the National Weather Service. Heavy snow and blizzard conditions may occur. Snow may mix with or change to sleet or rain late Tuesday morning into Tuesday afternoon. … read more

No reason to share: Police reject idea for multi-purpose station

A combined police and fire station — opposed by an unwavering deployment of police officials Monday night — is a concept the selectmen still want to study. The capital budget approved by the selectmen Tuesday night includes $65,000 for study of a combined public safety administration building that would serve both departments. “If we’re going to hire a consultant to … read more

Parents unsatisfied with school statement on start times

Editor’s note: This is a revised version of the story that ran in the March 9th edition of The Ridgefield Press.   Support for later start times at the high school has kept Board of Education meetings heated throughout the fall and winter. And now, with spring on the horizon, the conflict might be reaching a boiling point with parents … read more

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