Giving Thanks: Home after nine months

  To the Editor: One year ago, I, Brad Owens and my wife, Wendy, lost our mobile home in Danbury because of the macro burst on May 15, 2018. What could have been a horrible, traumatic time was nine months of blessings thanks to many wonderful people, loving friends of Jesse Lee United Methodist Church and the blessed leaders at … read more

Press announces new deadlines, headquarters

The Ridgefield Press will have new deadlines effective the first week of December. They apply to the Dec. 6 issue. Happenings, school briefs, wedding and engagements, births, and community columns will be due before 5 p.m. the Wednesday before publication. Datebook and Playhouse listings will be due by 4 p.m. Thursday before publication. Business items will also be due before … read more

Ridgefield Press office reopens on Bailey Avenue

Those looking to submit hand-written letters to the editor or bring in hard-copy pictures from events are welcome to bring them into The Ridgefield Press office on Bailey Avenue. The building, which was closed in August and September for construction, re-opened Monday, Oct. 1, for both staff and visitors. “It has certainly been a long summer dealing with the on-going … read more

Press office closed through September for 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 classifieds and … read more

In this week’s Ridgefield Press

Here’s a look at some of the headlines from this week’s Ridgefield Press: The debate over separating the town’s inland wetlands board from the Planning and Zoning Commission ended Wednesday night — too late for this week’s print version of The Press. But in the hard copy is a story recapping last week’s four-hour marathon meeting in front of the … read more

In this week’s Ridgefield Press

Here’s a look at some of the headlines from this week’s Ridgefield Press: It was a big week — and still is — for Ridgefield High School athletics. Four teams advanced to the state semifinals last weekend, with the games being played throughout the week. Boys volleyball won its semifinal contest Monday, girls lacrosse advanced Tuesday night in a thriller. … read more

In this week's Ridgefield Press

Here’s a look at some of the headlines from this week’s Ridgefield Press: The March for Our Lives in Washington D.C. last weekend included four members from town. Sophomore Lane Murdock, who started the National School Walkout movement reflected on her experience with The Press, including meeting several students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. Murdock was … read more

In this week’s Ridgefield Press

Here’s a look at some of the headlines from this week’s Ridgefield Press: The ongoing situation with Superintendent Karen Baldwin drew varying reactions from former Board of Education members and parents this week as a resignation agreement with the town’s top paid official remains in progress. The Prospect Band is looking forward to performing a new genre of music — … read more

In this week’s Ridgefield Press

Here’s a look at some of the headlines from this week’s Ridgefield Press: Dr. Karen Baldwin was put on paid administrative leave Friday night. Three days later, the school board voted to enter into a resignation agreement with the town’s top-paid official. Baldwin was accused of plagiarism at the board’s Feb. 26 meeting. She previously resigned as superintendent of the … read more

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