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  1. Connecticut baseball field doused in gasoline, set on fire in effort to dry field  WABC-TV
  2. Ridgefield baseball field closed due to 'poor decision' to douse it in gas, set it on fire
  3. Someone Poured 24 Gallons of Gasoline on a Wet Baseball Field and Set It on Fire to Dry It Out  Newsweek
  4. Police investigating Ridgefield baseball field fire  FOX61 Hartford
  5. Parents Dump Gas on Wet Baseball Field to 'Dry' It Out, End Up With 15-Foot Flames, $50K in Damage and No Game  NBC New York
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Field Set on Fire in Ridgefield to Dry it  NBC Connecticut

Police are investigating after a field was doused with gasoline and set on fire in Ridgefield on Saturday.

Monday’s Hot Clicks: Another Baseball Field Destroyed by an Attempt to Dry It With Fire  Sports Illustrated

Please stop doing this. I don't like to beg people to read my stuff but the people of Ridgefield, Conn., could have saved themselves a lot of trouble if they had just ...

Ridgefield baseball field repairs estimated to cost $50,000 after gasoline-soaked blaze set  Gametime CT

RIDGEFIELD — As police investigate who dumped gasoline and set it on fire at Ciuccoli Field Saturday morning, the Town of Ridgefield has begun its costly ...

Ridgefield coaches put on leave after baseball field fire  Danbury News Times

RIDGEFIELD — Three Ridgefield High School varsity baseball coaches have been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of a police investigation ...

Longtime Ridgefield Resident, RHS Class of 1945, Ann Elizabeth Principi has Died  HamletHub

Obituary: Ann Elizabeth Principi, 91, life-long resident of Ridgefield RHS valedictorian class in 1945, legal secretary clerk and teacher's aide at ERMS and RHS ...

Governor Park reopens after baseball field fire  Danbury News Times

Governor Park in Ridgefield has been reopened after a baseball field fire caused tens of thousands of dollars in damages last weekend. First Selectman Rudy ...

Even on road, with coaches on leave, Ridgefield shows Stamford why it’s No. 1  Gametime CT

STAMFORD — They will be taking the show on the road for the foreseeable future. However, a bus ride to Stamford did nothing to deter the Ridgefield High ...

Obituary: Herman L. Schuster, of Ridgefield  Ridgefield, CT Patch

Obituary: Herman L. Schuster, of Ridgefield - Ridgefield, CT - A lifelong Ridgefield resident graduating from Ridgefield High School in 1958, Mr. Schuster was an ...

$50K Torched Baseball Field Incident Leads To Suspensions Of Three Ridgefield HS Coaches  Daily Voice

Three varsity baseball coaches at Ridgefield High School have been placed on administrative leave after extreme measures were taken to try and squeeze in a ...

Explosive device, arsenal seized from Ridgefield home  Danbury News Times

RIDGEFIELD — The State Police bomb squad removed an explosive device, 16 assault weapons, 76 unregistered high-capacity magazines and six silencers ...

Ridgefield Coaches Return to Work, Following forced Leave  Ridgefield, CT Patch

Ridgefield Coaches Back in the Dugout - Ridgefield, CT - The coaches were placed on administrative leave during the police investigation of a fire set at ...

Play Ball: Governor Park in Ridgefield Reopens After Fire  Ridgefield, CT Patch

Governor Park in Ridgefield Reopens After Fire - Ridgefield, CT - The police investigation into who set the fire in the infield is still ongoing.

Obituary: James Patrick Filgate, of Ridgefield  Ridgefield, CT Patch

Obituary: James Patrick Filgate, of Ridgefield - Ridgefield, CT - Jim was known for his love of music, his tender heart, incredible generosity, and hilarious sense ...

Superintendent puts three Ridgefield baseball coaches on administrative leave  CT Post

Superintendent Dr. William Collins has place three Ridgefield High School varsity baseball coaches on administrative leave pending the conclusion of a police ...

High school baseball field doused in gasoline, set on fire in attempt to dry it faster  Live 5 News WCSC

After the incident, gasoline-soaked soil had to be removed from the field and tested in a process that will cost the Connecticut town thousands.

Former Ridgefield Coach Chosen to CAS-CIAC Hall of Honor  Ridgefield, CT Patch

Former Ridgefield Coach Chosen to Hall of Honor - Ridgefield, CT - He will be among 10 individuals honored at a ceremony on April 11.

Ridgefield Chorale Presents 21 Century Broadway on Saturday, April 27  HamletHub

Ridgefieldsings presents 21st Century Broadway featuring the music of Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen, Wicked and other 21st-century musicals on Saturday, April ...

Ridgefield Baseball Field Fire Damage: Should Tax Payers Foot the Bill?  HamletHub

First Selectman Rudy Marconi and fellow Board of Selectman members say "No!" That's why they are asking that anyone involved in last weekend's incident at ...

Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra Thanks Sponsors for Support of Fundraiser!  HamletHub

The Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra held its annual concert fundraiser on Friday evening April 12th at The Ridgefield Playhouse. Maestro Yuga Cohler and ...

Ridgefield High School Releases 2018-2019 Q2 Honor Roll  Ridgefield, CT Patch

Ridgefield HS Releases 2018-19 Q2 Honor Roll - Ridgefield, CT - Both Honors and High Honors were designated.

Ridgefield High School Installs Vaping Detection Tech  Ridgefield, CT Patch

Ridgefield High School Installs Vaping Detectors - Ridgefield, CT - The number of Connecticut high school students who used vaping products, such as ...

Ridgefield High School Dismissed After Written Bomb Threat Was Found: Police  NBC Connecticut

Ridgefield High School was dismissed Friday morning after a written bomb threat was found inside, according to police.

Ridgefield High School unveils second quarter honor roll  The Ridgefield Press

Ridgefield High School has released the second-quarter honor roll for the 2018-19 school year. High Honors Grade 9 Steve Abraham, Megan Adakonis, James ...

Ridgefield Teen Charged in Social Media Threat  Ridgefield, CT Patch

Ridgefield Teen Charged in Social Media Threat - Ridgefield, CT - RHS officials made the Ridgefield police aware of the threat on March 13.

Power outages close Ridgefield schools  Danbury News Times

RIDGEFIELD — Power outages in the north end of town have caused four of the nine public schools to dismiss early Monday. Ridgefield High School, which ...

Theater students to perform The Addams Family in March  The Ridgefield Press

Seniors Evan Smolin and Emily Parker have been cast in the roles of Gomez and Morticia Addams in The Addams Family, playing at Ridgefield High School ...

RHS Grad, Prominent Guitar Teacher James Patrick Filgate, 65, has Died  HamletHub

James Patrick Filgate, 65, has died. He was a prominent guitar teacher and long time owner of Apple Studios in New Milford.

Ridgefield High School Announces Q1 Honor Roll  HamletHub

Ridgefield High School 2018-2019 Q1 Honor Roll. High Honors. Grade 9. Steve Abraham, Alena Alexander, Kavya Anand, Melissa Ascher, Finnegan Atkins, ...

RHS theater season to include 'Almost, Maine' and 'The Addams Family'  The Ridgefield Press

The Ridgefield High School Visual and Performing Arts Department has announced its 2018-19 school year theater performances. During the weekend of Nov.

Ridgefield High athletes will compete for D1 colleges  The Ridgefield Press

Six Ridgefield High School seniors who will compete collegiately at the Division I level were honored during a signing ceremony last Tuesday at the school.

Winter Team State Championship History: Ridgefield High School  Ridgefield, CT Patch

Winter Team State Championship History: Ridgefield - Ridgefield, CT - Tiger squads have accounted for eight state team championships in winters past.

Ridgefield Cellist to Perform with Western CT Youth Orchestra  Ridgefield, CT Patch

Ridgefield Cellist to Perform with Youth Orchestra - Ridgefield, CT - She has been playing the cello since 4th grade.

Serious infrastructure problems at Ridgefield schools  Danbury News Times

Water fountains boarded over at Ridgebury Elementary School. A crack running through Scotts Ridge Middle School. Pavement at the front of Branchville ...

Opening Day Looms for Ridgefield High School Teams  Ridgefield, CT Patch

RIDGEFIELD, CT — High school sports practices have been ongoing for nearly two weeks and many preseason scrimmages have been played, but the real ...

Ridgefield High students combat vaping with PSAs  Danbury News Times

Vaping — the use of electronic cigarettes containing liquidized nicotine — has become popular among young people throughout the nation, and Ridgefield High ...

Ridgefield High School Boys Basketball Team Claims FCIAC Championship!  HamletHub

Ridgefield Tigers ROARed on the basketball court last night claiming victory over Danbury for FCIAC Championship title @Ridgefieldad.

RHS mock election: Lamont edges Stefanowski by one vote  The Ridgefield Press

Ridgefield High School welcomed four candidates running for public office to its annual election assembly Tuesday, Oct. 23. Congressman Jim Himes (D) and ...

The Addams Family Opens at Ridgefield High School on Friday, Tickets on Sale Now!  HamletHub

The Addams Family Opens at RHS on Friday. Tickets on Sale Now! The Ridgefield High School Visual and Performing Arts Department will stage the musical ...

Ridgefield Interim Superintendent Proposes Budget Hike  Ridgefield, CT Patch

Ridgefield Interim Super Proposes Budget Hike - Ridgefield, CT - The budget proposal represents a nearly​ 3.43 percent increase over the current plan.

Ridgefield superintendent asks for 3.43 percent increase  Danbury News Times

Interim Superintendent JeanAnn Paddyfote has presented a nearly $98.3 million budget for the 2019-20 school year — a 3.43 percent increase — to the Board ...

Ridgefield High freshman protests world history change  Danbury News Times

Ridgefield High School's freshman class president is taking a stand against the school's decision to remove a world history class as a graduation requirement for ...

Where Are They Going? The Ridgefield High College List

The Ridgefield High College List - Ridgefield, CT - The 400+ students graduating from Ridgefield High School have been accepted into an impressive list of ...

Almost, Maine opens tonight at RHS  The Ridgefield Press

Almost, Maine, a lighthearted romantic play about love and loss, opens tonight at Ridgefield High School and continues throughout the weekend. Vanessa ...

Ridgefield High School graduation 2018  CT Post

Image 1 of 63. Ridgefield High School Class of 2018 graduates Friday, June 22 at Western Connecticut State University's O'Neill Center in Danbury. Ridgefield ...

US News and World Report: Ridgefield High School ranks fifth in state, 332nd in country  The Ridgefield Press

Ridgefield High School ranks fifth in the state and 332nd in the country, according to the U.S. News & World Report. The school's ranking has fallen by.

Former Newington superintendent named Ridgefield schools chief  Hartford Courant

Former Newington superintendent William Collins will take over as superintendent of Ridgefield Public Schools in February. After eight years as Newington ...

State Police Sweep Ridgefield High School After Morning Bomb Threat  HamletHub

A verbal bomb threat at RHS early this morning, Friday, January 18 prompted the school administration to dismiss students at 10:45 am. While administrators ...

Deja Vu As Ridgefield Repeats As Girls Soccer Champions [VIDEO]  Ridgefield, CT Patch

Ridgefield Repeats As Girls Soccer Champions - Ridgefield, CT - The Tigers parlayed a phenomenal goalkeeping performance by Lauren Castle into a second ...

Ridgefield HS On New List of Top Public Schools in CT  Ridgefield, CT Patch

Ridgefield HS On New List of Top Public CT Schools - Ridgefield, CT - The ranking is based upon how many students the schools send to Harvard, Princeton ...

How Did Ridgefield High School Perform on Connecticut's Accountability Report?  HamletHub

EducateCT released results Next Generation Accountability System. See how Ridgefield area high schools performed.

Immaculate keeps its cool in OT, knocks off Ridgefield in Division I second round  Gametime CT

SOUTHBURY — History was about to repeat itself in the worst possible way for the Immaculate boys basketball team. A big lead was gone and its stellar season ...

Ridgefield gets new schools chief  Danbury News Times

Ridgefield has a permanent superintendent once again. Dr. William Collins, the former superintendent of Newington Public Schools, was hired Tuesday. He will ...

Ridgefield holds off rival Wilton in football thriller  Danbury News Times

WILTON — The Ridgefield High School football team's defense had its back against the wall on two separate occasions in the fourth quarter Saturday against ...

Country Music Icon Tanya Tucker comes to The Ridgefield Playhouse on April 4  HamletHub

“I think that it's time for us to remind the world that she's influenced a whole corner of country music that no one else has even touched,” says Grammy ...

RHS walkout: Speakers, open mic planned for April 20  The Ridgefield Press

Rain or shine, hundreds Ridgefield High School students will spend next Friday outside in protest against gun violence. “Worst-case scenario, if there is a.

Ridgefield School Board Approves $98.4 Million Budget  Ridgefield, CT Patch

Ridgefield School Board Approves $98M Budget - Ridgefield, CT - The art programs and RHS bathrooms get an upgrade in the latest proposal.

School board reverses start times stance  Danbury News Times

Ridgefield High School students won't be setting their alarm clocks an hour later next year. The Board of Education has voted to throw out a decision it made in ...

Ridgefield High School Class of 2018 Graduates on Friday!  HamletHub

And...they're (almost) off! Congratulations to the Ridgefield High School Class of 2018 who will graduate this Friday, June 22nd in the O'Neill Center at Western ...

Danbury makes plays late to hold off Ridgefield  Danbury News Times

DANBURY— The Danbury boys basketball team doesn't need to look too far into its past to see what a dominating defense can do. The Hatters are trying to ...

Murdock to attend State of the Union next week  The Ridgefield Press

Lane Murdock speaks during the National School Walkout at Ridgefield High School last April. Next week she will attend the State of the Union in Washington.

Former Ridgefield Coach Elected to CHSCA Hall of Fame  Ridgefield, CT Patch

Ridgefield Coach Elected to CHSCA Hall of Fame - Ridgefield, CT - He and eight other individuals will be inducted into the Connecticut High School Coaches ...

Ridgefield High School to Celebrate Class of 2018

RIDGEFIELD, CT -- Ridgefield High School will be graduating 416 students on Friday, June 22. The ceremony will be held at the O'Neill Center at Western ...

Ridgefield High School Names Top Scholars (PHOTOS)  Ridgefield, CT Patch

Ridgefield High School Names Top Scholars (PHOTOS) - Ridgefield, CT - These students were the best of the best in the class of 2018.

Ridgefield Sets New Homework Guidelines | Ridgefield  Ridgefield, CT Patch

RIDGEFIELD, CT -- The Board of Education has issued a set of guidelines dictating how much homework teachers may assign to Ridgefield students, beginning ...

Ridgefield superintendent denies oil spill prompted Newington resignation  Danbury News Times

Ridgefield's new superintendent has denied allegations that he resigned from his previous job over a 14,000-gallon fuel tank spill in a Newington bus lot.

Ridgefield robots course teaches building blocks of engineering  Danbury News Times

Nudging the joystick forward on the video game controller in his hands, Aidan Flaherty watched as the foot-high robot in front of him sprang to life. In a whirr of ...

Ridgefield Public Schools Elect New Superintendent  HamletHub

The Ridgefield Board of Education has unanimously elected Dr. William Collins to be the new superintendent. Dr. Collins will be taking over the position ...

Ridgefield High School Class of 2018 Earn Awards & Scholarships  HamletHub

Find out what awards & scholarships were given to @Ridgefieldhs Class of 2018 students.

College fair set for Oct. 10 in Wilton  The Ridgefield Press

As part of the College Fair Partnership, Ridgefield High School will co-host one of the largest College Fairs in Connecticut in concert with Wilton High Sc.

Student-Directed One-Act Plays Open Thursday at Ridgefield High School  HamletHub

The Visual and Performing Arts Department of Ridgefield High School presents An Evening of One-Acts, opening Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the high school's ...

RHS Student Protests Social Studies Cut  HamletHub

Ridgefield High School freshman protests cut to global history graduation requirement, citing importance of cultural understanding and diversity of education.

GIRLS SOCCER: Ridgefield keeps on rolling  Danbury News Times

RIDGEFIELD — The Ridgefield High School girls soccer team seems to have picked up right where it left off last season — which is good news for the Tigers, ...

Tickets On Sale for Almost, Maine at Ridgefield High School  HamletHub

Tickets on Sale for Almost, Maine at RHS. The Ridgefield High School Visual and Performing Arts Department will stage the romantic comedy Almost, Maine by ...

Ridgefield High Walkout  Hartford Courant

Hundreds of Ridgefield High School students walked out of class Friday to raise awareness about gun violence.

Ridgefield High School Winter Concert Tomorrow!  HamletHub

Ridgefield High School Music Department and Music Matters will join forces for a Winter Concert tomorrow evening from 7 to 9pm. The event is free and ...

Smith named new Ridgefield High field hockey coach  The Ridgefield Press

In most of its varsity sports programs, Ridgefield High School has had minor head-coaching turnover during the last decade. Then there is field hockey.

Ridgefield High School unveils third quarter honor roll  The Ridgefield Press

Ridgefield High School has released the third-quarter honor roll for the 2017-18 school year. High Honors Grade 9 Saira Ahuja, Beatrice Altopp, Kaitlyn Arb.

Ridgefield powers past Greenwich to win third straight FCIAC tournament title  Greenwich Time

GREENWICH — Ridgefield is already a tough team to defend at even strength, but when it's on a power play, watch out. The Tigers put on a power play ...

RHS finance student wins two national competitions  The Ridgefield Press

Tom Lombardozzi, a finance student at Ridgefield High School, placed first in the country in the InvestWrite essay competition.

Middlebrook lifts Ridgefield past Simsbury to Class LL final  Danbury News Times

WATERBURY— Ridgefield senior Claire Middlebrook turned her team's Class LL semifinal against Simsbury into a set piece drill, one that likely could be made ...

Funkraiser music festival returns to RHS  The Ridgefield Press

Fun and funk return to the grounds of Ridgefield High School as the annual Funkraiser heads outdoors for an authentic music festival vibe. On Friday, June 8, ...

Town to honor school walkout organizer Lane Murdock  The Ridgefield Press

Ridgefield High School junior Lane Murdock will be honored at the town's 23 annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration Monday, Jan. 21. — Mack Reid phot.

Ridgefield High School Principal Honored by State PTA Group  Ridgefield, CT Patch

Ridgefield High School Principal Honored - Ridgefield, CT - Dr. Stacey Gross was named the Conn. PTA's 2018 Outstanding High School Principal as part of the ...

FOOTBALL: Staples stays unbeaten with win at Ridgefield  The Advocate

RIDGEFIELD — The Staples football team had a loud and clear response for anyone doubting them heading into the season. The Wreckers were in control the ...

'Civic minded' Class of 2018 to graduate Friday  The Ridgefield Press

The Ridgefield High Class of 2018 — activists and slackers, sports heroes and thespians alike — will graduate tomorrow, Friday, June 22.

UConn, Delaware top list of colleges for Ridgefield students  The Ridgefield Press

Members of the Ridgefield High School class of 2018 will be seeing some familiar faces this fall — depending on where they go to college. The University of.

Four teens charged with trespassing at Ridgefield High School  The Ridgefield Press

Four Ridgefield teenagers were charged with trespassing on school grounds Wednesday, March 21, at 1:22 a.m. Police Capt. Jeff Kreitz said the four males en.

East Ridge students to perform The Music Man, Jr. next weekend  The Ridgefield Press

Audiences can take a step back in time this weekend and enjoy East Ridge Middle School's spring 2019 musical, “The Music Man, Jr.” A committed ensemble of ...

Ridgefield Public Schools Set Kindergarten Registration

RPS Set Kindergarten Registration - Ridgefield, CT - Where to go, when to register, who is eligible, what to bring.

Ridgefield High School Top 10 Colleges  HamletHub

Where did they apply? Where are they going? @Ridgefieldhs Top 10 Colleges.

Ridgefield's Language School Expands, Relocates to Roberts Lane  HamletHub

The Language School #Ridgefield expands, moves to Roberts Lane and will soon be an accrediated school @tls_us More here =>

Swastikas Found Again in Ridgefield  Ridgefield, CT Patch

Swastikas Found Again in Ridgefield - Ridgefield, CT - This is the third time in the past four months the hate symbol graffiti has been discovered in town.

Ridgefield High School Students Reframe DC Gun Debate  CT News Junkie

HARTFORD, CT — The politicians who have been at this for awhile were outshined Friday by three students from Ridgefield High school who represent millions ...

Obituary: Susan J. Montanari, of Ridgefield  Ridgefield, CT Patch

Obituary: Susan J. Montanari, of Ridgefield - Ridgefield, CT - A longtime Ridgefield resident, Ms. Montanari was a legal secretary working for the offices of ...

Schools to lose 15 staff members, 309 years of experience  The Ridgefield Press

Saying goodbye is the hardest part. Ridgefield schools will have to do just that at the end of the month, when 15 staff members — with a combined 309 years ...

Lacrosse teams to receive spirited send-off Saturday  The Ridgefield Press

Greg Gatto had the winning goal in Ridgefield's 6-5 victory over Glastonbury in the Class L state semifinals. — Dave Stewart photo The Ridgefield High Scho.

Ridgefield rising: Tigers’ swim team posts undefeated regular season  New Haven Register

Ridgefield put the finishing touch on an undefeated regular season with its Senior Night win over Danbury on Wednesday, but its signature victory came one ...

Racist Image Circulated At Ridgefield High School: Report

Racist Image Circulated At Ridgefield High School - Ridgefield, CT - The image started on Snapchat and was circulated to other forms of social media.

Ridgefield High School Boys Lacrosse Fundraiser at Gallo on Sunday, March 24  HamletHub

Let's Get This Season Started! Ridgefield High School Boys Lacrosse Fundraiser at Gallo on Sunday, March 24 from 6 to 9pm with guest bartenders Jacqui ...

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