Letter: A downtown building that deserves to last

To the Editor: An article in today’s News Times headed “Preserving Brookfield’s Past” reminds me we have an historic building in downtown Ridgefield that is rapidly deteriorating. It’s at 34 Bailey Avenue, just across Prospect Street from Ridgefield Supply. Thank you, Ridgefield Supply for the wonderful renovation of the old railroad station. Back in the early 1900s, there was a … read more

Rec center, Ridgefield Supply to host blood drives

Ridgefield residents may give blood at the rec center, 125 Danbury Road, Thursday, Dec. 13, from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. Ridgefield Supply, 29 Prospect Street, will also host a blood drive two days later — on Saturday, Dec. 15 — from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Appointments may be scheduled by downloading the free Red Cross blood donor app, visiting … read more

Blood drive at Ridgefield Supply March 31

Ridgefield residents may give blood at Ridgefield Supply, located at 29 Prospect Street, Saturday, March 31, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Appointments may be scheduled by downloading the free Red Cross blood donor app, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-Red Cross (1-800-733-2767). Megan’s story In March, while basketball teams are fighting for the chance to be crowned champions, patients battling … read more

Zimmerman collects 1,100 coats for Norwalk shelter

EZ Junk Removal owner Ezra Zimmerman drops off a trailer of junk at the Ridgefield Transfer Station.

When Ezra Zimmerman set out to collect 1,000 coats this winter for Open Door Shelter in Norwalk, he didn’t know if his goal was attainable. After a few collections around town, the owner of EZ Moving and EZ Junk Removal would soon discover that the bar wasn’t set high enough. In December and January, Ridgefielders donated more than 1,100 coats … read more

Ridgefield Supply to host blood drive Dec. 16

Ridgefield Supply, located at 29 Prospect Street, will host a Red Cross-sponsored blood drive Saturday, Dec. 16, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. In December, blood donations decline but the needs of patients remain steady, according to the Red Cross. “During the holiday season, set aside an hour to give the most important gift — give blood and give more … read more

Ridgefield Supply, Red Cross team up for blood drive Saturday, Oct. 14

On Saturday, Oct. 14, the American Red Cross will host a blood drive at Ridgefield Supply from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. “With the world’s most recent events — Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Maria and the devastating shooting in Las Vegas, it is important to be able to take a step back, think globally and give blood in order … read more

Ridgefield Supply enjoys large turnout for Katz Roadshow

Architect and design professionals hammered away at Ridgefield Supply on Tuesday, Aug. 15, as they gathered for the Katz Roadshow. For the second year in a row, Ridgefield Supply hosted the award-winning hands-on event. This year the construction program focused on continuing education for architects with an AIA Better Building Clinic. The program is led by Gary Katz and Mike … read more

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