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

Veterans Day 2018

With thoughtful words, patriotic songs, taps and gun salute, Ridgefielders led by two American Legion Commanders — former Commander Bob Tulipani and current Commander George Besse — marked veterans day 2018, making the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I “on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month” of 1918. About 150 people … read more

Darien field hockey blanks Ridgefield 2-0 in FCIAC quarterfinals

The Darien field hockey team has appeared in the FCIAC championship game in seven of the past nine years. Obviously, the Blue Wave is extremely comfortable in the playoff spotlight. Darien kicked off its latest postseason adventure with a decisive 2-0 victory over the Ridgefield Tigers in the FCIAC quarterfinals Friday at DHS. First-half goals by seniors Daphne Cutler and … read more

Stefanowski and Arora in Wilton on Saturday

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Bob Stefanowski, Republican candidate for governor, and Harry Arora, Republican candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives, will in Wilton Center on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 2:30 to 3:15. They will be at the Wilton Republican Town Committee’s tent during the Chamber of Commerce Pumpkin Parade and Halloween trick-or-treating. Both candidates will talk informally with interested citizens. They will be … read more

Ridgefield Lions Club, parks and recreation to host haunted hayride Friday night in Ballard Park

Fall In Love With Ridgefield kicks off tomorrow — Friday, Oct. 19 — with a haunted hayride in Ballard Park beginning at dusk. The event is sponsored by the Ridgefield Lions Club, the Ridgefield Boys and Girls Club and the Ridgefield Parks and Recreation Department. “It’s free,” said Ursula Hanavan, who owns and operates Interiors & Designs by Ursula on Main … read more

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