Fly the Colors program raises $18,000 for disabled veteran entrepreneurs

The Ridgefield Rotary Club’s Fly The Colors program has grown to include donations from more than 500 residents. The most recent campaign saw the Rotary make a donation of $18,000 to the UConn Foundation to support the experiential training in entrepreneurship for post-9/11 veterans with disabilities. This group helps wounded veterans return to work and start their own businesses.    … read more

Police plan 'Stuff a Cruiser' toy drive Saturday during holiday stroll

The Ridgefield Police Benevolent Association is joining with the Toy Chest and Ridgefield’s Marine Corps League detachment to collect new, unwrapped toys for the Marines’ Toys for Tots program. As part of the month-long effort, Ridgefield police will host a ‘Stuff the Cruiser’ toy drive during the Holiday Stroll Saturday, Dec. 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside of … read more

Marine unit names new officers for year

The Ridgefield Detachment of the Marine Corps League recently installed newly elected officers to serve in 2017. Richard Truitt, a Norwalk resident, becomes commandant. Stan Kurpiewski of New Fairfield is the junior vice commandant. Robin Montgomery, recently retired as police chief of Brookfield and as commandant of the Ridgefield Detachment, will be the new judge advocate. Chris Powers, a police … read more

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