Ridgefield High School dance to benefit Parkinson’s research

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect the correct time of the dance and how much has been raised by 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 8. Ridgefield High School students will have another chance to “shake it off” and help benefit Parkinson’s research at a school dance that runs from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10. The dance, … read more

Lillian (Lee) Elizabeth Knox, 87, town employee of the year

Lillian (Lee) Elizabeth Knox, 87, of Ridgefield, wife of late William C. Knox, passed away on July 3, 2017 at Norwalk Hospital. She battled with Parkinson’s Disease and Dementia.  Mrs. Knox was born on August 28, 1929, A daughter of the late Frank and Julia Kropfl in Elizabeth Pennsylvania. She was one of eight children. Mrs. Knox attended Catholic schools … read more

Unshakeable spirit: Butchen creates campaign for Parkinson’s Awareness Month

April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month, and Ridgefielder Jeff Butchen is doing his part to get the word out. On April 11, the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) — with the help of Butchen’s company, teamDigital — launched a social media campaign entitled, Unshakeable Spirit, that brings much attention to the disease itself, and showcases what life is like for … read more

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