Curtain Call: Race to New Milford’s production of ‘Race’

Playwright David Mamet wastes no time in throwing the New Milford TheatreWorks audience into the middle of today’s politically correct and racially charged American conflicts. Race is the main issue, but Mamet tosses in sex, gender, social standing, power, illegal immigrants, and wealth into the mix. Charles has already been rejected by the best attorney in town Nicky Greenstein. Jack, … read more

Student inventor swaps plastic straws for ice

How do you make a drinking straw that won’t hurt sea life when it inevitably ends up in the ocean? For Ridgefield sixth-grader Sophie Zezula, the answer was obvious — you make the straw out of ice. Her “sNOw Straw,” a drinking straw made entirely of frozen water, recently competed in both the state and national Invention Convention. And the … read more

Joining state Green Bank program heads to town meeting Wednesday

A program encouraging renewable energy projects by making low-interest loans available to commercial property owners will come before Ridgefielders for consideration next week. A public hearing and town meeting authorizing Ridgefield to join the Connecticut Green Bank’s C-PACE program is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 21, at 7:30 in town hall. The Connecticut Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) program describes itself … read more

Solar promo ends Sept. 30

Ridgefielders interested in upgrading their home with solar panels have until Sept. 30 to receive special pricing from Ross Solar, through its partnership with RACE, the Ridgefield Action Committee for the Environment. Stephan Hartmann, a Ross Solar consultant, said since every home has different solar power system needs, the cost of a system is difficult to calculate offhand. “That said,” … read more

Environment action committee will have table outside Planet Pizza Saturday

The Ridgefield Action Committee for the Environment (RACE) is launching a program to get people to use solar panel to supply electricity for their houses. The effort is being led by RACE and a group of high schoolers led by Paul Kim and Sebastion Guccione. A soft launch of this will be held Saturday, April 22. A street table will … read more

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