Giving Thanks: Ridgefield Thrift Shop supports Daily Bread Food Pantry

To the Editor: Daily Bread Food Pantry in Danbury is thrilled and honored to be included among the Ridgefield Thrift Shop’s many 2019 grant recipients. RTS’ wonderful generosity will allow the pantry to purchase new commercial-grade shelving and refrigeration units to better serve thousands of hungry families from the greater Danbury area including Ridgefield. The pantry is deeply grateful to … read more

Letter: People responsible for field fire should atone for their actions

To the Editor: I read with astonishment the story of the field fire in last week’s Press and all I could say was, “Are you kidding me? How dumb do you think we are?” According to the article, 75-100 people witnessed the incident yet nobody knows who is responsible. How does that happen? Mr. Marconi stated he does not believe … read more

Giving Thanks: ROAR gala

To the Editor: On behalf of the Ridgefield Operation for Animal Rescue (ROAR), we would like to express our gratitude to our guests, local business contributors, annual sponsors, and volunteers for making our annual gala a tremendous success. Held at Le Chateau, our event celebrated recent accomplishments in finding forever homes for rescue cats and dogs, and helped raise funds … read more

Letter: CHIRP seeks community help to run full summer of concerts

To the Editor: CHIRP would like to thank those in the community who have, to date, responded to our annual appeal. We are delighted to find out once again that many of you in the community still love and support the concerts. And our first eleven concerts this summer have now been financially covered in full. However, contributions for 2019, … read more

Letter: Volunteer viewpoint

To the Editor:  We moved to Ridgefield in summer of 2018, and my daughter soon discovered a thrift shop that had amazing reviews on the web. Moving from Canada, the type of Visa I held did not allow me to work, so when asked if I would be interested in volunteering at the Ridgefield Thrift Shop … I thought why … read more

Letter: Condos are devouring small town character

To the Editor: Driving into Ridgefield on Danbury Road it’s easy to look around and wonder, what happened? Recent construction projects, too numerous to list, continue to forever alter Ridgefield. In lieu of native shade trees, condos continue to spring up at every turn despite ever increasing traffic. Rows of generic condos and a storage rental facility — the new … read more

Letter: New government


To the Editor: Thus far in the 2019 CT General Assembly session over 3,700 bills have been introduced. That is over double the number introduced for the 2018 session, with 208 completed. The number completed has been in the range of 200-300 in the past nine years ( The majority of introduced bills will never make it out of committee … read more

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