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Letter: Congressional tax reform scheme hurts Ridgefield

To the Editor: Ridgefield's Republican state Sen. Toni Boucher and Republican state Rep. John Frey must summon the courage to defend Ridgefield against the proposed Congressional Tax Reform scheme. The Republican Party needs to hear our protesting voices. State income tax, medical expenses, and 100%

THERIDGEFIELDPRESS.COM - 2017-11-20 06:00:12

Ridgefield Indian Community Ring in Festive Season With Diwali Celebrations

Members from Ridgefield's South Asian community came together to celebrate India's biggest festival - Diwali, also known as the Festival Of Lights. The celebration which was held on October 28th, marked the 10th anniversary of what has now become an annual tradition. Diwali, which outside of India i

HAMLETHUB.COM - 2017-11-19 17:38:00

Two Branchville grant projects to go before Ridgefield voters on Nov. 29

In addition to discussing the plans Wednesday night, Nov. 8, the selectmen walked the site with state officials and major Branchville area property owners Monday afternoon, Nov. 6. One project focuses on reconstructing the Portland Avenue bridge at the south end of the Branchville train station. It

THEREDDINGPILOT.COM - 2017-11-20 05:12:31

Hallmark's Coming Home for Christmas Features Main Street Ridgefield

Don't believe everything you see in the movies - except for this: YES, that was Main Street Ridgefield! Terri Garlick announced on Downtown Ridgefield Facebook Page that Main Street, Ridgefield is featured in a Hallmark Christmas movie. Yes, indeed! If you blink, you might miss it, so don't blink! T

HAMLETHUB.COM - 2017-11-20 01:15:00

Ridgefield Home Of The Week: 160 Chestnut Hill Rd.

RIDGEFIELD, CT -- This home has been listed for two days on realtor.com. View information from the listing agent below. Address: 160 Chestnut Hill Rd, Ridgefield, ConnecticutPrice: $1,399,900Square Feet: 6090Bedrooms: 5Bathrooms: 4 Full and 2 Half BathsBuilt: 2001Features: An exceptional offering t

PATCH - 2017-11-19 18:04:04

Shop The Rooted Plow's Holiday Pop-Up Shop on Main Street Ridgefield

The Rooted Plow is pleased to announce the opening of its Holiday Pop-Up Shop at Weichert Realtors on Main Street, Ridgefield. Launched in May 2017 by longtime Ridgefield residents Leslie Realander and Diana Arfine, The Rooted Plow sells custom Ridgefield apparel, home goods, drinkware and more. "We

HAMLETHUB.COM - 2017-11-19 17:47:00

Ridgefield Professional Firefighters Celebrate Fifty Year Of Service & Brotherhood

Editor's note: this week we were reminded (once again) that the men and women who serve our town on the front lines are the backbone of our community. Today, we salute our Ridgefield Professional Firefighters who, fifty years ago, joined together in solidarity. The Town of Ridgefield is extremely fo

HAMLETHUB.COM - 2017-11-19 02:28:00

Broadway Tunes & Comedy Kicks Off Festival of Trees & Honor First Couple of Ridgefield

Friday, November 17th kicked off the 15th Annual Ann's Place Festival of Trees at Danbury's Crowne Plaza hotel. In addition to more than 100 trees, raffle tickets also got you the chance to win 100's of prizes- everything from a Kyack and $2500 gift certificate for jewelry to Flat Screen TV's and th

HAMLETHUB.COM - 2017-11-19 02:02:00

Monroe deputies looking for man who fled traffic stop in Bolingbroke

Monroe County deputies are looking for a suspected meth and gun dealer who fled a traffic stop Sunday morning in Bolingbroke. A post on the sheriff's office Facebook page said deputies stopped a car in Bolingbroke at Hayslips Hardware on U.S. 41. "The vehicle was occupied by three individuals who we

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-11-19 16:14:00

Charles Manson, 83, Dies After Hospitalization

LOS ANGELES, CA - Charles Manson, possibly the most infamous killer in U.S history, died at Kern County hospital Sunday night. He was 83. Manson died of "natural causes," according to a press release. It was previously reported that Manson had been hospitalized and was "near death." Without laying h

PATCH - 2017-11-20 06:02:50

'Cosby Show' actor Earle Hyman dies at 91

This is a truncated article title that goes in the header of the page. LOS ANGELES (AP) - Earle Hyman, a veteran actor of stage and screen who was widely known for playing Russell Huxtable on "The Cosby Show," has died. Jordan Strohl, a representative for The Actors Fund, says that Hyman died Friday

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-11-20 03:05:00

Earle Hyman, actor who played Bill Cosby's dad, dies at 91

Earle Hyman, a longtime stage and TV actor who was best known for playing Bill Cosby's father on "The Cosby Show," died Fri., Nov. 17. Hyman was 91. He died at the Lillian Booth Actors Home in Englewood, New Jersey, according to Jordan Strohl, a representative for The Actors Fund. From left, actors

THEATLANTAVOICE.COM - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Gutknecht: 'If I was principal for a day...'

When I was in elementary school I remember being handed a writing prompt that read "If I was principal for a day I would..." Well, Monday morning that prompt turned into reality as I walked into Alcovy High School and served as the principal for a day. I can honestly say the day did not go as I pred

COVINGTON NEWS - 2017-11-19 14:48:00

Emory, Georgia Tech students chosen as Rhodes scholars

Two students from Georgia universities have been selected as Rhodes scholars in a class with the most ever African-Americans and transgender man chosen. The Rhodes Trust announced Saturday that Chelsea Jackson and Calvin Runnels are among the 32 students selected to receive a scholarship to study at

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-11-19 18:35:00

Pace: Thankful for community, family and time we have

When writing these columns each month, I usually find myself sitting in my Oxford College office adjacent to the beautiful quadrangle. But for this one I'm traveling between Georgia and South Carolina after having visited my grandmother, Jenny, who is dying after having lived 82 years. She's in the

COVINGTON NEWS - 2017-11-19 14:53:00

Letter: Chris Smith is going to need a bigger bus

Remember the iconic boat scene from the movie "Jaws," where the police chief is nearly swallowed whole by the massive Great White? He turns to the boat captain: "You're going to need a bigger boat." I think Chris Smith is going to need a bigger bus. Room is fast running out underneath the bus he has

COVINGTON NEWS - 2017-11-19 14:44:00

Community Shows Overwhelming Support Following Tragic West Chester Fire

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - During a devastating fire last Thursday, a West Chester community came together. Strangers sprang into action in the middle of the night to help rescue and comfort more than 100 elderly or disabled residents who lived in the burning Barclays friends senior living facility. Three

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-19 19:50:27

Windy Weather Delays West Chester Fire Investigation

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Sunday's weather delayed the investigation into the fire at the Barclay Friends Senior Living Community. Officials are still trying to account for all the residents and staff. A spokesperson for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms says the wind is too strong to bring i

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-19 15:14:03

Funding freeze for Delaware's early learning 'Stars'

At Babes on the Square child care center in Brandywine Hundred, 160 little stars spend their days in a nurturing learning environment. The goal for the children, ages 6 weeks to 5 years, is to have them ready to thrive or excel by the time they reach kindergarten, director Andria Keating says. "We a

WHYY - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Eagles 37, Cowboys 9: Ronald Darby, defense dominates Dak Prescott and other observations from Philly's win

The Eagles forced four Dallas turnovers, including three interceptions by Dak Prescott, which was just one fewer than he had in the Cowboys' previous nine games. They held the Cowboys without a touchdown and continued to shut teams down on third down.Playing from behind The Eagles have been able to

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-11-20 00:34:08