Strikers still picketing Stop and Shop, store is mostly empty

“Stop and Shop is on strike. Your neighbors have been out of work for eight days. Honor our picket line,” said the voice on a bullhorn.  Striking workers marched with signs in front of Stop and Shop supermarket in Ridgefield’s Copps Hill Plaza earlier today — marking a week since the store was left closed for two-plus hours on April … read more

Stop and Shop protesters continue strike with mix of support, backlash

Stop and Shop employees in Ridgefield remain on strike heading into the weekend, and there’s no sign of a resolution coming any time soon. “We haven’t heard anything from our union rep so our plan is to be here striking every day until there’s a new contract — a fair deal — in place,” said Luke Cropsey, who works in … read more

Stop and Shop employees strike, store reopens (UPDATED)

UPDATED 4:50 p.m. Thursday — Stop and Shop on Danbury Road in Ridgefield closed for two hours when a group of employees walked out before starting their afternoon shift Thursday, April 11. The store, which closed at 1 p.m, reopened its doors at 3:15 p.m. with three dozen or so employees continuing to protest what they say are unfair labor … read more

Stuff a Van: ROAR collects dog, cat food at Stop and Shop

Feeding Ridgefield’s homeless animals was made a lot easier Sunday thanks to generous shoppers who participated in ROAR’s “Stuff a Van” event at Stop and Shop. “The Stop and Shop customers were very generous,” said ROAR Executive Director Kerry Dobson. How much food was donated? Here’s a breakdown: 24 bags of cat food at 124 pounds total 30 bags of dog … read more

Two Ridgefield girls collect diapers for Puerto Rico hurricane relief

Two seventh grade volunteers from East Ridge Middle School had no idea when they set up a small table and created a poster with magic markers and fliers to hand out at the town’s local Stop and Shop the outpouring of donations that they would receive from the Ridgefield community. Maxine Lynch and Annabel Earle-Hecht set out to raise diapers … read more

Young Ridgefielders help Hurricane Harvey victims

Just as communities all over the United States banded together to bring relief to the victims of hurricanes Sandy and Irene, four young Ridgefielders decided to do what they could bring relief to the victims of Hurricane Harvey over the weekend. Sydney Katz, Leah Rosen, Caroline Vilinskis, and Sydney Rosen set up a last-minute bake sale in front of Stop … read more

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