Drug overdose causes crash on Danbury Road

A Wilton man was arrested for driving under the influence and failure to drive in the proper lane on Danbury Road at 11:38 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16. Ridgefield police said the 29-year-old driver crashed his car into a guardrail near the area of 746 Danbury Road. An investigation revealed the driver was unconscious due to a drug overdose. He was … read more

Zoning commission to review Danbury Road condo plan Tuesday night

The Planning and Zoning Commission will deliberate an application for a 30-unit condominium building at 233 Danbury Road Tuesday night. The 55-and-older condominium building — and the state affordable housing law that would allow it to be built by skirting local zoning regulation — drew opposition at the second public hearing session earlier this month.  The commission closed the hearing, but took … read more

Letter: Who is really benefiting from 233 Danbury Road and 8-30g statute?

To the Editor: I recently attended the Planning and Zoning meeting regarding 233 Danbury Road. Let me begin by saying there seems to be a total lack of planning for the development of our town. This problem, coupled with developers who are now using the affordable housing law (8-30g) to make huge profits, often at the expense of their neighbors, … read more

Letter: Apartment building proposal near rec center will create problems

To the Editor: If approved, the 30-unit, 3.5-story building and 61 parking spaces would replace a single-family residence along the Recreation Center’s walking path. Currently, only two SF homes are visible on this tranquil path. I believe adding 30 additional residences will ruin the appeal. To overturn a residentially zoned parcel in exchange for $185,000 in tax revenue is bad … read more

Marty Motors moving to Route 7? Family seeks zone change

Marty Motors, the used-car dealership, rental car business and service center at 92 Danbury Road, is reportedly considering a move to 626 Danbury Road — the current storefront of Trinity Crossfit. Brian Keaveny, whose family has owned Marty Motors since 1981, told the Planning and Zoning Commission on July 17 that the move was being considered because he wanted to … read more

Danbury Road parking lot merger wins zoning approval

Goodbye, berm. The Planning and Zoning Commission approved a special permit revision that combines two parking lots at 103 and 105 Danbury Road — the building that houses Ridgefield Kempo and other businesses across from Marty Motors — at its July 3 meeting. The lots are currently separated by a concrete curb and narrow earthen berm. The division had originally … read more

Ridgefield police: Car stolen from Walgreens parking lot Saturday night found in Waterbury

The Ridgefield Police Department is investigating a car theft that happened outside of Walgreens on Danbury Road around 8:45 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 30. According to Capt. Jeff Kreitz, the car that was stolen was a 2016 BMW X5. It was later found abandoned in Waterbury, he said. ” The complainant advised officers that he had parked his vehicle and left it running … read more

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