Cops say keep right West Lane-Cedar Lane intersection

  Ridgefield police have changed the traffic pattern at the intersection of West Lane and Cedar Lane, keeping all oncoming vehicles to the right of the island — the patch of grass in the middle, dividing the road. Signaling the change is a traffic sign telling drivers to keep right. The change was made based on a recommendation from the … read more

Batter up! New baseball field gets hearing in May

A small concession stand serving hot dogs, picnic tables with umbrellas providing shade, and  batting cages for young sluggers practicing their swing — there’s nothing quite like spending time at a baseball field during the spring and summer months. And with the weather turning warm and sunny this week, it’s getting easier to envision Ridgefield’s newest baseball field. The Ridgefield … read more

Alternating one-way at Rt. 35 bridge this week

Alternative one-way traffic can be expected to return at the Route 35 bridge repair project by the Fox Hill condominiums in the coming week. Baier Construction, the project’s contractor, is “scheduling alternating one-way traffic from Monday March 6th through Friday March 10, weather permitting,” Ryan Wodjenski of the state Department of Transportation notified the town on Friday. “The do not … read more

TV Movie Menu: More Oscar winners

Benicio del Toro in Traffic.

  Looking for a movie to watch this weekend? Here’s what you can find on television stations and cable channels. Take a look.   Friday, Feb. 17 Traffic (2000) Benicio Del Toro won a deserving Oscar for Best Supporting Actor – and Steven Soderbergh was a surprise Best Director victor – for this sterling drama about drugs. Michael Douglas should … read more

Bridge work, Main Street, traffic: What more does the state have planned?

Power shovels and dump trucks, workers in hard hats, roads dug up and long lines of traffic — waiting, waiting. What more does the state have planned in Ridgefield? The bridge work on Route 35 by the Fox Hill Condominiums will go on until next winter or spring. State work on a Route 7 bridge in Branchville is slated for … read more

Alternating one-way traffic to continue Thursday and Friday on Route 35

Lane-shifting started at the Route 35 bridge project this week will create continued periods of alternating one-way traffic Thursday, Jan. 19, and Friday, Jan. 20. The first major shift took place between Monday, Jan. 16, and Wednesday, Jan. 18, according to Ryan Wodjenski of the state Department of Transportation (DOT). Describing the overall plans, Wodjenski said last week northbound traffic … read more

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