Theater, offices, parking: Schlumberger site plans win commission’s approval

Theater and office uses for two of the three remaining buildings on the town’s former Schlumberger property won the Planning and Zoning Commission’s unanimous approval Tuesday, July 18, after a public hearing that discussed a traffic consultant’s report recommending study of the eventual need for a traffic light at Grove Street and Old Quarry Road. The town’s plans would prepare … read more

Voters approve Schlumberger leases

The Board of Selectmen — tasked with selling the Schlumberger property the town bought back in December 2011 — breathed a sigh of relief Wednesday night when voters approved a pair of $1-a-year leases that the selectmen have worked on over the last several months. Under the proposed leases, which more than 130 residents unanimously voted to approve, the Philip Johnson Building will be … read more

Letter: Ridgefield voters can turn a negative into a positive with 'yes' vote

To the Editor: With a resounding vote “yes” and “yes,” Ridgefield residents on Feb. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the lower level conference room at Town Hall have the opportunity to turn two town buildings (an auditorium and the Philip Johnson building) on the former Schlumberger property from a current negative value into two town buildings with positive value monetarily, … read more

Schlumberger leases get hearing Wednesday

Proposed long-term leases for two of the three remaining former Schlumberger buildings — the Philip Johnson building and the auditorium beside it — will be presented for questions and comments at a public hearing Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 7:30 p.m. in town hall. Both leases are scheduled to come before voters for approval at a Town Meeting two weeks later … read more

Leases for two Schlumberger buildings head for public hearings, town meeting

A new Ridgefield-based theater group and a New Canaan design firm have worked out proposed $1-a-year leases with the town for two of the three remaining Schlumberger property buildings. The Board of Selectmen approved the lease agreements last week and scheduled public hearings on Wednesday, Feb. 8, and a town meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 22, both at 7:30 p.m. in … read more

BassamFellows eyes Philip Johnson building

This building at Schlumberger is slated to be torn down. —Jake Kara Photo

The Board of Selectmen approved lease agreements for two buildings on the town’s former Schlumberger property — the Philip Johnson Building and the nearby auditorium  — at its meeting Wednesday night. Both leases are scheduled for a public hearing on Wednesday, Feb. 8 and a town meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 22. Both meetings are expected to start at 7:30 in … read more

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