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Popular Ridgefield Ice Cream Shop Suddenly Shutters

RIDGEFIELD, CT — Popular ice cream shop Johnny Gelato will close before Christmas, according to a post on their Facebook page. "Thank you all so much for welcoming us to your town and being the absolute best customers," the business said on its Facebook page. "We have made some amazing lifelong frie

PATCH - 2018-12-17 15:51:00

What You Can Buy: Tranquil Ridgefield saltbox home

Photo: Keller Williams Prestige Properties — Peace and tranquility await in this beautifully landscaped property with gardens, a gently terraced backyard with stone walls and a babbling brook. Built in 1979, this saltbox home is tucked away on a quiet cul-de-sac. Features include an open floor plan,

DARIENNEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-12-17 19:20:00

Bethel Resident Hits the Lottery

BETHEL, CT —A Bethel resident bought a winning lottery ticket, in Bethel. On Dec. 13, Amanda Ambrose of Bethel purchased a winning lottery ticket from Sams Food, also in Bethel. Anbrose played 10x Cash 12th Edition where she won $10,000.

PATCH - 2018-12-18 00:37:00

Scotland Elementary in Ridgefield Names New Interim Principal

RIDGEFIELD, CT — The school district has named Dr. Alison Villanueva as interim principal of Scotland Elementary School, effective immediately. Michael Pisseri, who was hired by the district in November, has withdrawn his acceptance of the position.

PATCH - 2018-12-17 21:27:00

Tonight On TV: Popular Fairfield County Chef Will Appear On Food Network's 'Chopped'

Fairfield County residents will have a chance to watch one of their own compete against the best chefs in the country on a new episode of "Chopped" on the Food Network. Known for the amazing food at The Chelsea in Fairfield, and the super popular Tasty Yolk food trucks in Bridgeport and now Fairfiel

DAILYVOICE.COM - 2018-12-18 16:52:38

5 New Properties For Sale In The Ridgefield Area

RIDGEFIELD, CT — When you're in the market for some fresh digs, hunting down every new listing in the area can be a tedious task. That's why we've gone ahead and done the initial work for you.

PATCH - 2018-12-16 16:05:00

Disney composer and Tony winner join ACT of CT board

Ridgefield’s A Contemporary Theater (ACT) of Connecticut announced that the Academy Award composer Alan Menken and Tony Award actress Lindsay Mendez joined the theater’s Artistic Advisory Board.

SHELTONHERALD.COM - 2018-12-18 10:35:42

Ridgefield opens with 51-50 win over Byram Hills

On a night when its offense struggled, the Ridgefield High boys basketball team still had James St. Pierre. St. Pierre’s two free throws with 11 seconds left lifted the Tigers to a season-opening 51-50 victory over Byram Hills (N.Y.) on Monday night at Ridgefield High.

THERIDGEFIELDPRESS.COM - 2018-12-17 22:15:21

Former Ridgefield sports bar space to be turned into apartments

More apartments and one less restaurant. The Planning and Zoning Commission has voted to approve a special permit for renovations to 23 ½ Catoonah Street, the former location of Tigers’ Den Sports Bar and Grill.

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2018-12-14 17:56:00

Ridgefield pharma continues chase of blockbuster drug — alone

At global employment of more than 2.6 million people and helping insurance companies and families save $1.5 trillion over the past decade by one count, generic drug producers have become a major pillar of the pharmaceutical industry.

DARIENNEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-12-15 05:00:00

Judge affirms that former Danbury Police officer must be rehired

DANBURY — A Danbury Superior Court judge has upheld a state panel’s order that Danbury Police reinstate former Officer Daniel Sellner. Judge Edward Krumeich ruled that the state’s arbitration board was correct when it ruled earlier this summer that Sellner should not have been fired almost four year

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2018-12-17 17:38:00

Danbury Man Charged for Sexual Abuse of Minor: Police

DANBURY, CT —Police arrested a man following a Special Victims Unit investigation into the sexual abuse of a minor. Edmund Paris, 39, of Beaver Brook Road in Danbury was arrested by police on Friday, Dec. 7. The arrest was made following an investigation and the issuance of a Superior Court warrant

PATCH - 2018-12-17 14:04:00

Boss Beats Employee After He Complained of Conditions: Wilton PD

WILTON, CT — A man was allegedly assaulted by his boss after complaining about working conditions, police report. A man with visible contusions and bruising filed a report with the Wilton Police Department on Dec. 5 that his injuries were caused by his employer. The victim alleged that William Escob

PATCH - 2018-12-17 15:26:00

Stamford Crisis Center stands up, and by, for victims of domestic violence

STAMFORD — The knocking outside Diane Dauplaise’s office hardly ceases on Monday mornings. Dauplaise works as an advocate for domestic violence victims, and the beginning of the workweek brings in a new batch of cases from arrests made over the weekend.

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-12-17 18:49:00

Darien girls hockey rolls past Ridgefield, 8-1, for third win

The Darien girls ice hockey team made it three dominating victories in three games with an 8-1 blowout of the Ridgefield/Danbury co-op tam Saturday at the Darien Ice House. The game was actually tight early on as the teams were tied 1-1 after one period. The Wave took control in the second frame, sc

DARIENTIMES.COM - 2018-12-16 17:08:26

Ridgefield Winter Club drops plans — for now

RIDGEFIELD — A “firing range” of hockey slapshots proved to be loud enough to stop the Ridgefield Winter Club from being built at 340 Peaceable St. — for now. The club, which submitted plans in July for an outdoor ice rink, an indoor clubhouse, and other maintenance buildings that would total more t

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2018-12-14 03:07:00

Letter: Johnston was a health warrior

Mr. Robert Johnston of Ridgefield, a health warrior for both Alzheimer’s and cancer, passed away of a brain tumor on Dec. 4. Not only did Mr. Johnston greatly impact our community by compassionately running the Alzheimer’s support group in town, he also went for many years into the schools to advoca

THERIDGEFIELDPRESS.COM - 2018-12-15 06:04:11

Fire crews: Flames shoot out hood of car in Fairfield

Fire crews say they responded to a car fire on Commerce Drive Saturday night in Fairfield. Officials say flames were coming out of the hood of the car. Firefighters were able to quickly put the fire out.

NEWS 12 - 2018-12-16 15:27:00

New Milford: 5 Newest Homes To Hit The Market

NEW MILFORD, CT — Looking for a new home nearby, but tired of seeing the same old listings every time you search online? With our weekly list of new houses in your area, you can be sure you're not missing anything.

PATCH - 2018-12-16 23:43:00

Shooting victim Emily Todd mourned in Conn., Maine

Photo: Photo Courtesy Of Todd Family / Contributed Photo. Towns on near-opposite ends of New England mourned Saturday for Emily Todd. While her kind nature was remembered at services in Bethel, friends and family there and in Chebeague Island, Maine, struggled with the cruelty of her death at 25.

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-12-15 23:20:00