Early decision: Ridgefield Public Schools to close Tuesday

Interim Superintendent JeanAnn Paddyfote isn’t taking any chances with a snowstorm forecasted to hit the area Tuesday, Feb. 12. Ridgefield students won’t attending school tomorrow thanks in large part to the timing of the impending storm. This marks the third closure this year for students. Last year, Ridgefield Public Schools went until June 29. The district had 14 closures. To read … read more

Ridgefield schools receive three-hour delay Wednesday

Ridgefield Public Schools have announced a three-hour delay Wednesday, Jan. 30. “We are monitoring the possibility of afternoon snow squalls and may need to change to a closure,” the district said on its Twitter account at 5:30 a.m. The National Weather Service predicts scattered snow squalls between 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. “Heads up for those on the road … read more

What's closing early Wednesday? Here’s a list of Ridgefield businesses, offices, and schools

 Here’s an unofficial list of Ridgefield area stores and offices closing early Wednesday, March 21. The Press will keep updating this as the day goes on. Ridgefield Public Schools are closing early. Due to the weather and early dismissal, all after school activities are cancelled for today. This includes all athletics practices/tryouts. The Ridgefield Library will open on Wednesday, March 21 … read more

600 residents remain powerless Sunday morning (SLIDESHOW)

[wide][/wide] Some Ridgefield residents remain without power two days after a winter storm struck town Friday, March 2. Eversource’s power outage map says 629 residents — 6% of its customers in town — remain powerless Sunday, March 4, as of 7:30 a.m. Some of the heavily affected areas include: Florida Hill Road, Bayberry Hill Road, Old Sib Road (near Blue Mountain … read more

Light snowfall, freezing rain could create travel delays Wednesday

The National Weather Service is predicting a light snowfall for Fairfield County Wednesday, Feb. 7. The forecast says that snow will begin early in the morning, with a wintry mix predicted to hit the area Wednesday afternoon. “Snow covered roads will result in slippery conditions,” the weather service said in a release Tuesday morning. Reduced visibilities. Moderate accumulations expected.” The … read more

Coffee Break Jan. 3: The latest on Thursday's winter storm, local headlines, more

On Coffee Break, Wednesday, Jan. 3 AT 11 A.M., the HAN news crew bring you the latest on the storm headed our way. We speak with Jacob Meisel of SWCTweather.com. We also bring you the local headlines, including a pedestrian killed in Stamford, New Year’s Eve assault at a local mall, much more. Frank Granito has an FCIAC Nutmeg Sports … read more

Metro-North stopping trains at noon

Metro-North will stop running trains in and out of Grand Central Terminal as of noon Tuesday. The last Metro-North trains will depart their originating terminals today between 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. A tweet announcing the change, citing the impact of the blizzard, advised commuters to check http://alert.mta.info/  for updates. Shortly after 5 a.m. Tuesday, Metro-North announced it would run on a Sunday … read more

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