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  1. Ridgefield man smiles for mug shot after Bethel chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | News Times

    A Ridgefield man who led police on a wild chase through the downtown was charged this week with several motor vehicle and drug violations. Police said they received a 911 call on Tuesday afternoon about an erratic driver on Route 53 in a red Nissan pickup truck who was hanging out of the window while waving, speeding up and slamming on his brakes in a "dangerous manner."

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  2. Military museum dodges a bulletRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | News Times

    Jonathan Conetta, 36, of Danbury, a volunteer at the Danbury Military Museum, sands down a 1969 era M-60 tank to prepare if for a fresh painting, Thursday, June 23, 2016. There is an effort underway to evict the Danbury Military Museum on Park Ave. in Danbury.

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  3. The Jazzholes perform at The Sculpture Garden Social at TheRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 22 | News Times

    The Jazzholes will perform at The Sculpture Garden Social at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield on Saturday, June 25. The Jazzholes will perform at The Sculpture Garden Social at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield on Saturday, June 25. The Jazzholes will perform at the Sculpture Garden Social at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield this weekend. The annual summer event on Saturday, June 25, is a chance to dance the night away while enjoying gourmet food and beverages.

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  4. Report: Southwestern Connecticut towns cheered as safestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | News Times

    Alarm System Reviews recently compiled the safest towns in the state, with a handful of them located right here in southwestern Connecticut, providing 15 of the list's top 30 locations. To identify the safest towns, the website looked at data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's annual Uniform Crime Report, and overall property crime and violent crime rates.

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  5. Ridgefield concert features former Yankee WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | News Times

    Bernie Williams, legendary Yankees slugger, is also an accomplished jazz guitarist. He will perform at The Ridgefield Playhouse, Thursday, June 23, 2016.

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  6. Ridgefield schools hire assistant superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | News Times

    "I'm excited and honored to welcome Dr. Hapken to our Ridgefield community," said Superintendent Karen Baldwin . "She has the talent, passion and commitment to hit the ground learning and have a positive impact on us all."

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  7. Three Connecticut teens caught with LSD, ecstasy and mushroomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 18 | News Times

    Three Connecticut teens face a slew of drug charges after New York Police caught them with marijuana, mushrooms, LSD, ecstasy, alcohol and fake IDs, police said. Police stopped a blue jeep driven by Matthew M. Dinucci , 19 of Ridgefield, on the Taconic State Parkway in New York for speeding at 75 m.p.h., police said.

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  8. Family and friends honor Ridgefield graduatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | News Times

    Registration will allow you to post comments on newstimes.com and create a newstimes.com Subscriber Portal account for you to manage subscriptions and email preferences. Alexandra Lucia Salazar gets a hug from her mother, Olga Anaya-Salazar after receiving her degree during the Ridgefield High School 2016 Commencement Exercise, Friday, June 17, 2016, at the O'Neill Center, Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, Conn.

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  9. Ridgefield won't bid on selectman's landRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | News Times

    The Ridgefield Board of Selectmen will not attempt to re-purchase about five acres of land on Old Quarry Road that it sold to developer Steve Zemo in 2014. As part of the original sale, the town was permitted 30 days to make an offer for the land if there was a third party interested in purchasing it from Zemo, who is now a selectman.

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  10. Ridgefield celebrates a goal going up 2-0 early during the early...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | News Times

    Ridgefield celebrates a goal going up 2-0 early during the early minutes of their Class L semifinal game against Darien Wednesday at Fairfield University. Ridgefield celebrates a goal going up 2-0 early during the early minutes of their Class L semifinal game against Darien Wednesday at Fairfield University.

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  11. New Fairfield High School names new principalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | News Times

    Richard Sanzo has been hired as the new principal of New Fairfield High School and will start July 1. His predecessor, Mariana Coelho , has worked for the district for more than two decades. Sanzo comes to New Fairfield from Wilton, where he has been the associate high school principal.

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  12. Wednesday is Child Vehicular Heatstroke Prevention DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | News Times

    On average once every nine days an innocent young child tragically dies due to heatstroke in a vehicle. As part of National Child Vehicular Heatstroke Prevention and Awareness Day - which is Wednesday - grieving parents sent a letter to Anthony Foxx , secretary of the Department of Transportation , and Dr. Mark Rosekind , administrator for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration , calling for immediate action on this pervasive problem.

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  13. Police seek driver who struck car on I-84 in DanburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | News Times

    State Police are asking the public's help in finding a driver who struck a car on Interstate 84 eastbound over the weekend. Police said a Ridgefield man was driving in the center lane near Exit 2 about 1:30 p.m. Saturday when a blue Acura sedan cut him from the left lane to get off the exit.

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  14. Ridgefield decision on land-buy expected WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | News Times

    A 48-room extended-stay hotel proposed by developer Steve Zemo to be built in Ridgefield, Conn. that was scrapped last year.

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  15. Jay Leno brings his comedy to the Ridgefield Playhouse on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 5 | News Times

    Why would Jay Leno be flying across the country to do a stand-up show in Connecticut? It's not like he needs the exposure. After dominating the television ratings for more than two decades as host of "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," the Emmy winner has nothing to prove.

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  16. Ridgefield boys cruise into Class L lacrosse quarterfinalsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 1 | News Times

    Ridgefield High senior Mark Galione darts toward the net and lines up a shot during the Tigers' 22-2 victory over Conard in the first round of the Class L state boys lacrosse tournament at Ridgefield High School June 1, 2016. less Ridgefield High senior Mark Galione darts toward the net and lines up a shot during the Tigers' 22-2 victory over Conard in the first round of the Class L state boys lacrosse tournament at Ridgefield High ... more RIDGEFIELD - The seniors on the Ridgefield High School boys lacrosse team have been playing together since they were barely old enough to tie their own cleats, and after all these years, their remaining time together on the field is down to less than two weeks at the most.

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  17. Justices of the peace preserve New England traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 30 | News Times

    While the authority of justices of the peace, who once yielded substantial judicial power in colonial times, has diminished over the years, the ancient tradition remains alive and well in Connecticut. Statewide, towns appoint nearly 60,000 justices, mostly through local political parties - though the job is not political in nature.

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  18. Darien tops Ridgefield for FCIAC volleyball crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | News Times

    Tim Herget reacts after winning game 3 of the FCIAC Volleyball Championship against the Ridgefield Tigers at Fairfield Ludlowe High School on May 27, 2016 in Fairfield, Connecticut. Tim Herget reacts after winning game 3 of the FCIAC Volleyball Championship against the Ridgefield Tigers at Fairfield Ludlowe High School on May 27, 2016 in Fairfield, Connecticut.

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  19. Property inspections begin for Ridgefield revaluationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | News Times

    Officials from eQuality Valuation Services have begun inspecting properties in Ridgefield as part of the revaluation that will take effect October 2017. According to a notice posted on the town's website, property owners will notified of when representatives will be in the neighborhood before the assessment occurs.

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  20. Times staff honored with Connecticut SPJ awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | News Times

    Reporter Rob Ryser won first place for Breaking News for coverage of Kyle Seitz , the Ridgefield man who left his toddler son in a car and was charged with his death, and first place for best Diversity Coverage. Photographer H. John Voorhees III won first place for Best Feature Photo.

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