In this week's Ridgefield Press
Here are some of the stories and features in this week's Press, out today in print and e-edition:
- A series of articles focusing on local drug use — especially prescription drugs and heroin — begins this week.
- The Ridgefield runners in the Boston Marathon talk about the experience.
- The town is planning a gun buyback program, using private funds.
- The “spray bay” is back and will face the voters this time.
- GIPO eats sewage and garbage to generate electricity. Ridgefield is looking at this new system.
- Meet Shirley Hughes, Ridgefield’s Teacher of the Year.
- The town may turn down some open space gifts because it costs too much to accept them.
- Owners of the North Street property for which affordable housing was rejected are suing the town.
- Murph’s thoughts focus on Boston.
- A young filmmaker from Ridgefield has a documentary in the upcoming 24th Annual Dusty Film & Animation Festival of the School of Visual Arts in New York. Jordan Evans-Boyajian’s film is titled CANVAS.
- An art storage facility is planned for Route 7.
- The healthful properties of salt have prompted a Ridgefield mother to open a salt cave in town.
- St. Stephen’s Church has long had a program for children whose mothers are in the prison at Bedford.
- A Ridgefield Realtor went above and beyond to help a man with MS find the right home.
- The refrigerator can be a dangerous place — and not because of calories.
- A monumental scandal forced the town to go into debt more than two centuries ago.
- The Filgates will be back in town, bringing the 60s with them.
- RHS Senior Class in 1988 wanted a take-off on a Bud can on their class shirts. After all, they were (they said), the “King of Classes.” The principal said nay nay.
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