Walking paths could knit town together

After crossing the footbridge in foreground, the path around the Recreation Center property off Danbury Road would be extended by sidewalk improvements down Route 35 and a proposed extension along Farmingville Road would take it part of the way to a connection with the Rail Trail that goes from Halpin Lane to Branchville. —Macklin Reid photo

A proposed walkway between the Ridgefield Boys and Girls Club and The Elms condominiums could provide another recreation option for walkers and joggers in town. First Selectman Rudy Marconi briefly mentioned the idea to the Planning and Zoning Commission at a recent meeting. Marconi said a resident had approached him about “an idea to create an in-town walkway from the … read more

Bike club to host local trail ride June 13

Ridgefield Bicycle Sport Club will host the next installment of its Rail Trail Rides series Wednesday, June 13.  The series is free and open to the public. There will be more rides scheduled throughout the summer. “Rail Trail Rides are open to anyone who loves to ride, but doesn’t love the cars,” said Jacqui Dowd, owner of Ridgefield Bicycle Sport Club. The next two … read more

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