Posts Tagged ‘ Ridgefield ’

Hearing on Ridgefield open space plan set for 7:30 p.m. today, and Dec. 12

Nov 28th, 2012 | By

A public hearing on the plan is set for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Town Hall, and a Town Meeting on Dec. 12. But the Conservation Commission, which wants to spend $825,000 of commission money on the 29-acre plot, will not make any allowance for a cell tower on the land. For more on this story,

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Appellate court denies Eureka development in Ridgefield

Nov 19th, 2012 | By

Drinking water sources in Connecticut are a little safer today, thanks to an Appellate Court decision in the Eureka case. Eureka was a proposed development in Ridgefield (home of nine headwaters).

Cyclists And Drivers Share The Road In Ridgefield

Jul 17th, 2012 | By

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. — A bevy of laws pertain to bicycling in Connecticut, but the question is whether cyclists, motorists and even police departments are aware of them. via Cyclists And Drivers Share The Road In Ridgefield | The Ridgefield Daily Voice.

Ridgefield accepts land gift

Jul 13th, 2012 | By

Twenty six acres of steep wooded open space were unanimously accepted by a 20-minute town meeting Wednesday night, July 11. The 24 or so people at the meeting had nothing but good things to say about the donation of what will called “the Liebowitz-Knapp Sanctuary.” via Town meeting accepts land gift |

Norwalk River Valley Trail officials take plans on the road

Feb 22nd, 2012 | By

Officials from the Norwalk River Valley Trail (NRVT) played to a packed house last week at the Gilbert and Bennett School, presenting and soliciting feedback for their planned 27-mile trail from Danbury to Calf Pasture Beach. … Current plans for the five town trail start at the Danbury train station and run south along Main

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Recycling goes ‘single stream’ in Ridgefield

Jul 17th, 2011 | By

Recycling has just gotten a lot easier in Ridgefield, thanks to a new “single stream” process started this week by recycling center managing company Hudson Baylor that allows people to dump everything in one bin. Read more here: Recycling goes ‘single stream’.

New green building planned in Ridgefield | Earth Matters, by Robert Miller

Jan 22nd, 2011 | By

When the proposed Ridgefield Library eventually opens its doors, it won’t just be a handsome new addition to the town and a place with a lot more breathing room for library patrons.

Coyotes are becoming more common in Ridgefield

Nov 1st, 2010 | By

Coyotes have lived up to their bold and opportunistic reputations during recent appearances in town — skulking close to chickens at the old McKeon Farm, making off with a hunter’s doe in south Ridgefield and even intimidating a few hikers and their pet companions on open space near Weir Farm. via Coyotes are becoming more

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