Free tax help from AARP

Important: This year the tax sessions will be held at the Ridgefield Library, 472 Main Street, in the Dayton room. The sessions are scheduled to begin at 8:15 a.m. each Thursday beginning on Thursday, Feb. 5. The Tax-Aide program is sponsored and supported by AARP. The volunteers will complete the federal and state income tax returns or answer tax questions … read more

Want to know more about Rides for Ridgefield? Come to Founders Hall on Jan. 30

Rides for Ridgefield will be holding an informational seminar on Jan. 30 at 1 p.m. at Founders Hall. Represenatives will be discussing the group’s mission to ensure that Ridgefield seniors and residents with mobility disabilities have safe, reliable and affordable transportation. Discussion will cover services offered as well as positions the group is looking to fill. The amount of time … read more

Aquarion Water Company Offers Tips on Avoiding Frozen Pipes and Water Meters

Aquarion Water Company is reminding customers of a chilling fact – every winter, unsuspecting property owners experience catastrophic frozen pipe bursts. Unprotected pipes and water meters can freeze and expand within hours of the onset of frigid weather. Pipes running through uninsulated exterior walls or other unheated spaces usually are at the highest risk, although pipes in heated rooms can … read more

Young author pens new novel

Blackmail for Breakfast, a novel by Chris Bedell, Ridgefield High School Class of 2012, is now available for purchase as an e-book on the Amazon Kindle Store and Amazon Kindle app. Mr. Bedell said Blackmail for Breakfast “is a young adult story about a revenge plot that has more layers than anyone could ever imagine.” The novel is about teenagers … read more

Craft shows, Navy band, Silvermine openings & more

Soarin’ Soiree An evening to benefit Patient AirLift Services (PALS), Soarin’ Soiree, will take place Friday, Nov. 7, from 7 to 11 at the Greenwich Country Club. The non-profit organization arranges free air transportation for children, adults and members of the military who need medical diagnosis and treatment at distant medical facilities. The Flight of Hope Award will be presented … read more

Marconi looks back on 2013

A children’s spray park at the Recreation Center, the sale of five acres of former Schlumberger land, and the inclusion of retail business on Route 7 top the list of accomplishments — some controversial, some not — the town achieved in 2013, reports First Selectman Rudy Marconi. “Financially, we were able to complete the 2013 fiscal year in very good … read more

Louis Vivenzio, 46, General Re executive, 'Renaissance man'

Louis Vivenzio, 46, of Sharon, CT, husband of Renee Merrell-Vivenzio, passed away on Thursday, October 3, 2013. Louis was born February 12, 1967 in Brooklyn, NY.  He was the son of Louis and Gina (Kibler) Vivenzio. He received his undergraduate degree from Syracuse University in 1990, and later, his MBA from the Whitman School of Management. He was a member … read more

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