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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
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,
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.
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 Michael Pisseri, who was hired by the district in November, has withdrawn his acceptance of the position.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.