CVS intersection: Utility work on Main Street to start this summer

Renovations of Main Street including the realignment of its intersection with Prospect Street are still on the state’s to-do list, with utility test holes expected to be dug this summer, more substantial utility work projected to be the next year, and the major construction about two years away. “The project continues to move forward and we anticipate starting the bulk … read more

No right on red: State changes turning rules at Prospect and Main Street

Drivers used to taking the right turn from Prospect Street onto Main Street will have to be a little more patient going forward. The state will add a “no turn on red” sign at the intersection of Main and Prospect streets, according to Police Chief Jeff Kreitz. A similar request for a no turn on red sign in the right-turn … read more

Water main break slows traffic downtown

Update, 3 p.m. — A spokesman for Aquarion said the break should be fixed and water pressure restored by 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1. “It will impact ten customers — they’re pretty much all businesses,” said Peter Fazekas, of the Aquarion water company. A water main break at the intersection of Main Street and Prospect Street has delayed traffic in … read more

Learning from Legos: Robotics facility planned at 28 Prospect Street

Youngsters six to nine years old will create motorized LEGO robots and tools at the Discovery Museum on March 15.

The library may soon have some new colorful and robotic neighbors. Semia USA, a Lego and robotics education company, filed an application with the town’s Planning and Zoning Department last week to open an educational facility at 28 Prospect Street — the current campaign headquarters of the Democratic party, next to Eddie’s Pizza. “This is sort of a Lego-based learning … read more

Water main break closes down part of Prospect Street Monday

A water main break has closed down part of Prospect Street Monday, Dec. 18. Workers on the scene told The Press that the repairs are expected to last three hours. Ridgefield Library has announced it is closed while the repairs are being done. The Prospect Theater has canceled its early showtimes. Ridgefield Supply Company is open. Check back to … read more

Boys and Girls Club into CBD? Zone change gets hearing Tuesday

A request to enlarge the Central Business District by nearly seven acres — the Boys & Girls Club property, the nearby town parking lot and a small wooded area behind it — will be up before the public next week. The proposed zone change, sought by the Boys & Girls Club to accommodate an eventual expansion, will be the subject … read more

Ridgefield Supply Company plans grand opening Saturday

With a grand re-opening Saturday, Ridgefield Supply Company invites folks to join in celebrating the rejuvenation of a third-generation family business with roots dating back 134 years — to the Osborn and Gilbert Lumberyard founded in 1883. “My grandfather ran a ‘cash and carry’ yard for coal, grain and lumber,” said Margaret Price, owner and CEO of Ridgefield Supply Company. … read more

More village parking? Town’s working on it

The selectmen have started working to create more parking in the village. Their plan is to build another parking lot on town land east of Bailey Avenue — essentially enlarging the current Governor Street lot, between the RVNA and the Boys and Girls Club, by extending it north toward Prospect Street, behind the Casey Energy property. The Board of Selectmen … read more

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