Giving Thanks: Ridgefield Glass, Fairfield County Bank help repair Ballard Greenhouse

To the Editor: Last week, both The Ridgefield Press and The Danbury News-Times ran articles about serious vandalism at Ballard Greenhouse. The response of the Ridgefield community was swift and gratifying. Before the day was out, Ridgefield Glass and Fairfield County Bank stepped up to cover the cost of repairs. Other private donors sent touching notes about how important Ballard … read more

Papers’ are a-comin’: Ridgefield Press will be late this week

UPDATE: The correct circulation number is 217-334-4383. The incorrect number is on the front page of today’s paper. The Ridgefield Press is experiencing a delivery delay for the Thursday, Jan. 31, edition of the newspaper. The delay is expected to impact both single-copy (commercial) deliveries and weekly (home) subscribers of The Press. Papers are expected to be available by the end … read more

Holidays push up Ridgefield Press deadlines

The Ridgefield Press

The upcoming holidays will create earlier deadlines for The Ridgefield Press during the Dec. 27 and Jan. 3 newspapers. For the paper coming out Thursday, Dec. 27, the deadline for advertisements and legal notices will be 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21. Letters to the editor will be due by 9 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21. Other community items — happenings, school … read more

Letter deadline moved up

Got an opinion? Good, The Press wants you to share it. Our newsroom welcomes letters to the editor from Ridgefield residents, and wants to continue the tradition of maintaining a strong and loyal editorial section. To meet earlier print deadlines, we request letters be delivered to news@theridgefieldpress.com no later than 9 a.m Monday before publication. Word limit will remain the … read more

Editorial: Moving time

All this could be yours. The Ridgefield Press building, 16 Bailey Avenue, is on the market. —Press photo

Last month, The Press announced it had been acquired by Hearst Connecticut Media Group. This week marks the next evolution in that process as our staff transitions out of the paper’s headquarters at 16 Bailey Avenue — its home for the last eight decades — into a second-floor office space at 345 Main Street in Danbury. While it’s undoubtedly sad … read more

Press building to be closed through the month of August

All this could be yours. The Ridgefield Press building, 16 Bailey Avenue, is on the market. —Press photo

Due to safety concerns during ongoing construction on the first floor of The Ridgefield Press office on Bailey Avenue, the HAN Network is closing the building through the month of August to employees and customers. HAN employees and Press staff will be working from various, temporary locations, including 22 Catoonah Street — the site of Work the Ridge. Mail and … read more

Press office is under temporary construction

All this could be yours. The Ridgefield Press building, 16 Bailey Avenue, is on the market. —Press photo

The Ridgefield Press building on Bailey Avenue continues to undergo a transformation this summer. While construction is being done to make way for Vanacker Partners, LLC and its new gym on the first floor of the building, customers and readers are being asked to call for advertising and classifieds. For advertising, please contact Laurie Campbell at 203-424-1302. For Classified and general information; … read more

In this week’s Ridgefield Press

Here’s a look at some of the headlines from this week’s Ridgefield Press: SummerFest returns to Main Street Saturday. The Chamber of Commerce’s annual extravaganza features a touch-a-truck event for kids, sidewalk sales, and plenty of live music. Parking changes have been made in the village. Make sure you know where to leave your car — and for how long … read more

In this week’s Ridgefield Press

Here’s a look at some of the headlines from this week’s Ridgefield Press: Real estate in Ridgefield continues to feels the wrath of Mother Nature. Snowstorms had the market sluggish after three months in 2018. Half-way through the year and home sales are still down. In the second quarter, May’s macroburst was the biggest culprit. The town brought in half … read more

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