Connecticut sees increase in 2018 bear sightings

The number of reported bear sightings in Connecticut in 2018 increased significantly from the previous year, according to the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. The most recent figures from DEEP of bear sightings cover the period from Jan. 8, 2018 to Dec. 12, 2018. It shows a total of 8,937 reported sightings — an increase of more 1,200 from … read more

In this week’s Ridgefield Press

Here’s a look at some of the headlines from this week’s Ridgefield Press: The Tigers are champions. Darien boys lacrosse team entered last Saturday’s Class L championship clash winners of 76 straight games — a streak that their FCIAC counterpart was more than happy to snap. Ridgefield now has three state lacrosse titles in its championship display case. Congratulations to … read more

Discovery Center hosts Living with Bears program Thursday

The Discovery Center at Ridgefield is hosting a Living with Bears program that is open to the public on Thursday, Oct. 19, starting at 7 p.m. in the Ridgefield Parks and Recreation Center. Participants will learn about these creatures, and how to successfully and peacefully live with them in our own back yards. They will learn information about the black … read more

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