Police report 56 fewer car accidents in 2018

The sights and sounds of a car wreck — twisted metal, shattered glass, the sound of shrieking sirens — were seen and heard less often in Ridgefield in 2018 than the previous year. According to crash statistics published by the University of Connecticut, the town reported 453 motor vehicles accidents across its 168 miles of roads. The crash results also … read more

Three-hour delay turns into cancellation for Ridgefield Public Schools

The first snowstorm of the season came early and hit hard, dropping seven inches of snow in Ridgefield late Thursday, Nov. 15, and into the early hours of Friday, Nov. 16. Temperatures did not rise as they were expected to Friday morning, and the frigid weather has produced two to three more inches of snow in some areas. Town highway crews … read more

Accidents, stuck cars on snowy roads

“Why don’t these people just stay home?”pleaded the voice of one emergency worker on the radio. Accidents including a three-car pile-up at Route 7 and Old Still Road that is sending all southbound traffic on Route 7 down Still Road, a roll-over and Cain Hill Road and a vehicle that hit a tree off Old Branchville Road, together with numerous … read more

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