Ridgefield Little League announces Jensen Field

Ridgefield’s first fully ADA-compliant baseball field will be dedicated to a family that’s familiar with giving back to the community. The Jensen family, who opened the nonprofit Prospector Theater in 2014 with a mission of providing meaningful employment to adults with disabilities, will be the sponsors of Ridgefield Little League’s new lighted baseball field on Route 7. Ridgefield Little League unveiled the name … read more

Little Pub Ridgefield to close at end of March (UPDATED)

Little Pub Ridgefield will have its last call Saturday, March 30. The business opened on Route 7 in 2009. “We’ve been blessed with 10 incredible years at Little Pub Ridgefield,” the restaurant wrote on its Facebook page. “We’ve had tons of laughs and our share of tears, we’ve hosted weddings and divorce parties, baby showers and post- funeral receptions, you … read more

Three-hour delay turns into cancellation for Ridgefield Public Schools

The first snowstorm of the season came early and hit hard, dropping seven inches of snow in Ridgefield late Thursday, Nov. 15, and into the early hours of Friday, Nov. 16. Temperatures did not rise as they were expected to Friday morning, and the frigid weather has produced two to three more inches of snow in some areas. Town highway crews … read more

Route 7 remains closed Friday afternoon

Route 7 remains closed north of Branchville Road in Ridgefield Friday afternoon. A downed utility pole has created traffic detours throughout the day. Police said they expect the state highway to open back up to one-way traffic between Florida Hill Road and Route 102 (Branchville Road) in the next couple of hours. There’s no timetable on the road being open … read more

Police close down Route 7 north of Branchville Road

Drivers heading south on Ethan Allen Highway (Route 7) should expect traffic delays Friday morning. Ridgefield police have closed off the state highway at 139 Ethan Allen Highway, near La Pietra granite shop, due to a downed utility pole. In addition, police have set up a road block at the intersection Route 7 and Florida Hill Road, where a tractor trailer … read more

Marty Motors moving to Route 7? Family seeks zone change

Marty Motors, the used-car dealership, rental car business and service center at 92 Danbury Road, is reportedly considering a move to 626 Danbury Road — the current storefront of Trinity Crossfit. Brian Keaveny, whose family has owned Marty Motors since 1981, told the Planning and Zoning Commission on July 17 that the move was being considered because he wanted to … read more

Downed tree closes Route 7 between Cains Hill and New Road

UPDATE — Ridgefield fire police have opened Route 7 in both directions at 12:07 p.m. Wednesday, July 18. A downed tree has closed down Route 7 between Cains Hill Road and New Road, Ridgefield police report. The tree is across the roadway, police report. Ridgefield fire police are re-routing traffic at the intersection of Route 7 and Cains Hill Road. … read more

Tutoring center planned for former Stormguard building

A Stamford-based tutoring and college-prep service is seeking a change-of-use permit for the building that was vacated by Stormguard in January 2018. The building, located at 135 Ethan Allen Highway, is adjacent to Nod Hill Brewery on Route 7. Stamford Polytechnic, a tutoring service for what its website calls “gifted students,” has expressed interest in the space. “These are high-level … read more

Downed wires shut down Route 7

Fire police have blocked off Route 7 from Danbury Road to Haviland Road due to downed power lines at 908 Ethan Allen Highway (Route 7). Fire police on the scene told The Press the power line is touching the guardrail, creating a significant hazard. Parents are attempting to pick up their kids at Children’s Academy, which is without power. The … read more

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