Line changes help Rams top Ridgefield

New Canaan’s Sadie Frame controls the puck in the neutral zone, as Ridgefield/Danbury’s Rebecca Gartner chases during a girls hockey game at the Darien Ice House on Monday, Jan. 28. — Dave Stewart/Hearst Connecticut Media photo

Even the best teams need to change things up every once in a while. A switch on the forward lines led to three goals in the second period as the New Canaan girls hockey team topped the Ridgefield/Danbury co-op, 4-1, Monday night at the Darien Ice House. Sophomores Courtney O’Connell and Anika Curri each had a goal and an assist … read more

Arts for Everyone: Playhouse offers free tickets to federal employees

The Ridgefield Playhouse is offering free tickets for some shows to furloughed federal employees by extending its Arts for Everyone outreach program to them. Playhouse executive director Allison Stockel said the offer would be extended to “any furloughed government employee who is affected by the government shutdown.” Federal employees interested in the offer should call Playhouse general manager Jay LaPierre … read more

Farmingville student build our safe school climate working with artist-in-residence

 Farmingville Elementary School (FES) students arrived back at school on Jan. 2 and immediately began working on a whole school, collaborative mural. The mural shows what life at Farmingville means to each child. The finished pieces now hang on either side of our FES stage.  Each time an FES child enters the FES cafeteria for lunch or an event they … read more

Compassion, construction, and re-election: Marconi looks ahead to 2019

A new parking lot for the commercial district, renovations at the Venus Building to accommodate Playhouse expansion plans, progress on the state’s Main Street renovations, handicapped access improvements, extending sidewalks — the town has plans and projects aplenty to pursue. But First Selectman Rudy Marconi has another goal for 2019, one requiring no bricks or bulldozers: He wants a more … read more

Ridgefield property transfers: Dec. 1 to Dec. 11

Twelve houses and two condominiums worth a total of $10,345,000 changed hands in deeds filed with Town Clerk Wendy Lionetti from Dec. 1 to Dec. 11, with $25,862 collected in conveyance taxes. Transfers include: 329 Limestone Road: David and Peggy Block to Phillip and Amanda Raymond, Dec. 3, $1,015,000. 1 Island Path (Fox Hill): Michael and Amy Doucet to David … read more

Guild’s 14th Festive Home still going strong

Ridgefield Guild of Artists’ annual Festive Home holiday emporium and pop-up gallery continues through Sunday, Dec. 23, open daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.   There’s still plenty of merchandise with markdowns, too — everything from holiday decorations to gifts. “In addition to the hand-selected items for sale, we have twenty-five artisans selling their wares … from jewelry to … read more

Ethan Allen Preparatory, St. Mary’s host middle school robotics teams

Eighteen middle school robotics teams from across Connecticut gathered at St. Mary’s School in Ridgefield to compete in the G.O.T. G.O.A.T. FIRST Lego League (FLL) official robotics qualifier on Nov. 17. The competition was hosted by Ethan Allen Preparatory new robotics team, Disruptive Technologies (Team #: 7462), and provided an opportunity for six of the top teams to move on … read more

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