Parking passes available for Fourth of July celebration

Ridgefield High School will once again play host to the Ridgefield Family Fourth annual fireworks extravaganza on Thursday, July 4 (rain date: July 5). Sponsored by Fairfield County Bank, the sky will light up at dusk but attendees are encouraged to come earlier for a picnic dinner with family and friends. The gates open at 6 p.m. and parking will … read more

Ridgefield High Investment Club raises money for SPHERE

Students in the Investment Club at Ridgefield High School raised money for SPHERE through its third annual FUNDraiser.  Investment club president Mike Zvon visited with board member Wendy Lionetti at SPHERE on June 20 to present the donation. The FUNDraiser was started last year as a way to incentivize investment club members to carefully select investments for the  year-long simulated … read more

Birthday Bags: East Ridge student donates balloons, plates, and cake mix

Sprinkles, icing, cake mix — the shelves of the Ridgefield food pantry are filled with some unusual treats these days.  That’s because of a recent donation of “Birthday Bags” from Devon Noonan, who collected birthday party-themed items at East Ridge Middle School this spring before she put them into bags, tied them together, and delivered them to Social Services Director … read more

Goodbye graduates: Class of 2019 says farewell to Ridgefield

They faced victory and defeat on the sports field, performed in plays and in community service efforts, and even danced on school tables and lip-synched to “Can’t Stop The Feeling.” And on Friday, the 401 members of the class of 2019 graduated from Ridgefield High School. Principal Stacey Gross opened the 103rd high school graduation, noting that students experienced: “The … read more

Firemen’s carnival, fireworks to kick off summer Wednesday

Fireworks, thrill rides, the sweet smell of cotton candy on the summer evening air — it’s carnival time! The Ridgefield Volunteer Fire Department’s carnival and start-of-summer fireworks are back in the village this year. The carnival will run from Wednesday, June 26, through Saturday, June 29, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. each evening at East Ridge Middle School’s front … read more

State realtors award two scholarships to Ridgefield students

Ridgefield students Amanda Gervais and Miles Tullo are the town’s recipients of the Raymond F. Gates Memorial Scholarship awarded by the Connecticut Realtors Foundation. Gervais is the daughter of Ridgefield realtor Paul Gervais. She is a senior at UConn where she’s studying finance. Tullo is the grandson of Ridgefield realtor Jane Tullo. He will be attending the university of Michigan … read more

Bocce record breakers: Ridgefield 8 raise $10,000 for ROAR, Boys and Girls Club

Ridgefield and bocce are in the record books — together. Eight Ridgefield locals, also known as The Ridgefield 8, broke the Guinness World Record title for the longest marathon playing bocce team this weekend. The Ridgefield 8 topped the previous record of 32 hours and four minutes. The charity bocce marathon game started Friday, June 21, and concluded Saturday, June … read more

Ridgefield Rebels: Softball teams raises money for Brooke Blake

The Ridgefield Rebels girls softball team hosted a fundraiser for Brooke Blake at a tournament in Westborough, Mass. on Father’s Day weekend. Brooke was diagnosed with a rare brain tumor in 2015. “Most of the kids on the team have never met Brooke or her family but after having a lousy start to the season, the ‘Believe in Brooke’ signs … read more

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