Fish out of water? Iowa radio host adapts to life in New England

Leaving Iowa was undoubtedly hard, and the subsequent move east has been done in pieces this fall. “I’m driving back out there to get more of my stuff this month and to see my youngest son who’s a freshman at the University of Iowa,” Schulte said. “You can say I’m moving in phases … coming out in September was phase … read more

Ridgefield real estate: Condo market grows, slowly

Ridgefield’s condominium market grew steadily last year, with 70 units selling in 2017 — seven more than the 63 condos that sold in 2016. In the fourth quarter of 2017, 17 condos sold, compared to 14 units over that same three-month period in 2016. The average sales price also increased, jumping from $370,409 in 2016 to $395,881 last year — … read more

Police log: Enterprise car thief arrested; heroin drug bust at Casagmo

The following reports were written by The Ridgefield Police Department between Friday, April 14, and Friday, April 21:  Car thief arrested   A Lawson Lane man was arrested for first-degree larceny of a stolen vehicle at 2:40 p.m. Wednesday, April 19. Ridgefield police said that Joseph Forman, 48, stole a car from an Enterprise in White Plains, N.Y. on April … read more

Looking Back: Sex, AIDS all the talk back in ’92

“‘There’s a lot of sex’: Kids talk about AIDS,” read a page one headline 25 years ago, in the March 5, 1992, Ridgefield Press. “‘I don’t think it scares people in Ridgefield — it’s so sheltered. You think, ‘I’ll never get it,’ said one girl socializing in the high school cafeteria. “‘Even if there are people in this school (with … read more

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