Ridgefield (Connecticut, United States)

Type: City
Name: Ridgefield (Connecticut, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 41.281502
Longitude: -73.498199
population: 7,804
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Dancewear store opens in New Milford

NEW MILFORD >> For Monica Harcken, a business opportunity seemed to take shape when a choice location became evident.About a month ago, the local resident opened her shop, Monica’s Corner—Dancewear & More, on Railroad Street, in the building previously ... [Published Litchfield County Times - 4 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Balloons fly, and so do comments over tower

A balloon — a series of them, actually — flew today over the site of the proposed cell tower off Old Stagecoach Road, overlooking Ledges Road. It was part of a hearing on the location of a cell tower there. The Connecticut Siting Council, which approve ... [Published Ridgefield Press - 10 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Best bets: What to do around Danbury this weekend

Entertainment and adventures await. Here are some of best bets for the weekend and week ahead. Sha Na Na, Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E. Ridge, Ridgefield. Friday 8 p.m. $40. 203-438-5795, ridgefieldplayhouse.org.WCSU Jazz Orchestra with Jeff "Tain" Watts ... [Published Greenwich Time - 11 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Educators disappointed in Supreme Court ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court voted 6-2 on Tuesday to uphold a Michigan constitutional amendment that bans affirmative action in admissions to the state's public universities.As a result of the Michigan ban being passed in 2008, black enrollment at the two largest ... [Published News-Times - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 24 2014 - Updated Apr 24 2014 - 1 reports

Hole-to-hole, rain or shine

Rain or shine — or even in snow — Anne Doty walks the rolling hills and tree-lined fairways of the Ridgefield Golf Course, as dedicated to her sport as any athlete.What might warrant a polite golf clap from most who play the game should receive a booming ... [Published Ridgefield Press - Apr 24 2014]
First reported Apr 24 2014 - Updated Apr 24 2014 - 1 reports

Four Fairfield County schools rank in top 10 in state

Four Fairfield County high schools made U.S. News and World Report’s top 10 list of Connecticut schools. The recently published 2014 Best High School rankings reflect the news magazine’s review of 19,411 public high schools across the country.Among the ... [Published Fairfield Business Journal - Apr 24 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 3 reports

New Canaaan High 17th Best in State, US News Says

U.S. News magazine's latest rankings of public high schools across the country puts at No. 17 on .Nationwide, was ranked 480th best, overall, out of more than 19,400 schools examined.In terms of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), Staples ... [Published New Canaan Patch - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Staples Drops to No. 9 in CT in U.S. News Rankings

Westport’s Staples High School came in No. 9 in Connecticut in the released today. Nationally it was No. 303.A year ago in the survey, Staples was No. 7 in the state and No. 296 nationally. In 2012, Staples was No. 5 in Connecticut and No. 302 nation ... [Published Westport Now - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Ridgefield plans guide to tree planting

Spring! Sap is running. Roots reach and grow. Leaves will soon bring green to Ridgefield’s roadsides and hillsides, wild forests and carefully planted yards.“With the demise of the chestnut, elm, ash, and maples, other species are available to supplement ... [Published Ridgefield Press - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Robert C. Whitford, 88, Ridgefield resident

Robert C. Whitford, 88, of Ridgefield and formerly of Brookfield, has died.Mr. Whitford was the husband of the late Helen (O’Haire) Whitford; father of Maryrose Escaravage (James), Angela Whitford (Stan Madaloni) and Patrick Whitford (Lori Jones); and ... [Published Ridgefield Press - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Keeler Tavern is geared to educate

Schoolchildren come here to Keeler Tavern Museum in Ridgefield, Connecticut, every spring — fourth graders studying Colonial America, alternative high school students learning about how a nonprofit is run, even nursery school children come (briefly), ... [Published Ridgefield Press - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

William Lucas, worked in advertising

William LucasWilliam Homer Lucas, a resident of Ridgefield, CT, passed away on Friday, April 18, after a long battle with Multiple Myeloma. He was at Calvary Hospital, Bronx, NY, surrounded by his wife Alice and three sons; Richard, Robert, and James ... [Published Ridgefield Press - Apr 22 2014]

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...m.; Saturday and Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. 203-744-0427, www.danbury.org/richter. 14th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry, Company F with a "Civil War Encampment, Seymour Historical Society, 59 West St., Seymour. Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free to members, $5 for nonmembers. 203-881-2156, www.seymourhistoricalsociety.org."
...Thursday that all high school students at the Academy of Aerospace and Engineering decide to take rigorous AP coursework at some point, because "the students have a culture there about what their collective expectations are... In that school, and in quite aa few of our schools, not to be AP is saying, 'I'm letting myself down.'"
Sotomayor wrote in her conclusion, "For members of historically marginalized groups, which rely on the federal courts to protect their constitutional rights, the decision can hardly bolster hope for a vision of democracy that preserves for all the right to participate meaningfully and equally in self-government."
"We compared each school's math and reading proficiency rates for disadvantaged students with the statewide results for these student groups and then selected schools that were performing better than this state average" the magazine said in for ranking schools

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Dancewear store opens in New Milford [Published Litchfield County Times - 4 hours ago]
Balloons fly, and so do comments over tower [Published Ridgefield Press - 10 hours ago]
Best bets: What to do around Danbury this weekend [Published Greenwich Time - 11 hours ago]
U.S. News & World Report Ranks 'Best High Schoo... [Published Hartford Courant - 15 hours ago]
Educators disappointed in Supreme Court ruling [Published News-Times - 23 hours ago]
Hole-to-hole, rain or shine [Published Ridgefield Press - Apr 24 2014]
Four Fairfield County schools rank in top 10 in... [Published Fairfield Business Journal - Apr 24 2014]
New Canaaan High 17th Best in State, US News Says [Published New Canaan Patch - Apr 23 2014]
Staples High School Ranked 9th Best in CT by US... [Published Westport Patch - Apr 23 2014]
Staples Drops to No. 9 in CT in U.S. News Rankings [Published Westport Now - Apr 23 2014]
US News: Wilton High School Ranks #6 in State [Published Wilton Patch - Apr 23 2014]
US News: Weston High 3rd Best in CT; Joel Barlo... [Published Weston-Redding-Easton Patch - Apr 23 2014]
Darien High School 12th Best in State, US News ... [Published Darien Patch - Apr 23 2014]
Ridgefield plans guide to tree planting [Published Ridgefield Press - Apr 23 2014]
Keeler Tavern is geared to educate [Published Ridgefield Press - Apr 23 2014]
Robert C. Whitford, 88, Ridgefield resident [Published Ridgefield Press - Apr 23 2014]
Frances Marchetta Brennan [Published The Newtown Bee - Apr 23 2014]
Ward Team Affiliates with Coldwell Banker Resid... [Published Newtown Patch - Apr 22 2014]
The best high schools in Connecticut [Published Darrien News-Review - Apr 22 2014]
William Lucas, worked in advertising [Published Ridgefield Press - Apr 22 2014]
Potter Thomas in Keeler show [Published Ridgefield Press - Apr 21 2014]
A new -- and diverse -- Restaurant Row rises in... [Published Fairfield Citizen-News - Apr 21 2014]
CT's energy programs spur solar demand [Published Hartford Business Journal - Apr 21 2014]
New York Swim Club Will Build Library in Roatán [Published Hondurasweekly - Apr 21 2014]
Looking Back: Movements on Main Street, 50 year... [Published Ridgefield Press - Apr 20 2014]
Anglers enjoy a busy opening day [Published News-Times - Apr 20 2014]
Man's slaughter of passenger pigeons a warning ... [Published Greenwich Time - Apr 19 2014]
Hearing on cell tower Thursday [Published Connecticut Post - Apr 19 2014]
Frey, Giegler support alternative budget [Published Ridgefield Press - Apr 18 2014]
Financial myths of Ridgefield debunked [Published Ridgefield Press - Apr 18 2014]
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New York Power Couple Puts Zen-Like Connecticut... [Published PR Newswire: Financial Services - Apr 02 2014]
RIDGEFIELD, Conn., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Strawberry Ridge, located in the desirable town of Ridgefield, Connecticut, is a large, private estate owned by investment banker and NYU professor, Gerald Rosenfeld and producer, Judith Zarin.  Offered ...
House of the Day: A Historic Georgian Estate [Published WSJ.com Video - Digits - Feb 19 2014]
A historic 1912 Georgian estate in Ridgefield, Connecticut with sprawling lawns and a magical connection is hitting the market for $5.75 million. Jackie Bischof takes Lunch Break inside New York's House of the Day. Photo: Rayon Richards for WSJ. ...
An 11-Bedroom Connecticut Estate Built By A Leg... [Published Clusterstock - Feb 18 2014]
James Stokes, banker and former U.S. ambassador, built this exquisite Georgian Estate back in 1912. After a million dollars of renovations, the 19,452 square foot mansion known as "Sunset Hall" is on the market for $5.7 million,  the Wall Street ...
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Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Expands I... [Published Financial Services - Mar 13 2014]
Bob Eick Announces His Candidacy for the Office... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Feb 07 2014]
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