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CT loses population; highest household incomes are in Fairfield County

The state had 3,572,665 residents between July 1, 2017, and July 2018, representing a loss of 1,215 residents.

Housatonic Habitat for Humanity receives 8 lots for affordable housing

"We will continue building two- and three-bedroom single-family homes within the design parameters established," said Housatonic Habitat Board President Kent Rohrer.

Ron Herman’s frying pan-into-fire ownership at Ridgefield restaurant

Ron Herman's insistence on freshness means that canned vegetables are forbidden in the kitchen and pancakes must be made from scratch.

Johnny Gelato becomes latest Ridgefield retailer to shut down

The closing follows the departure of the Purple Frog Gift Shop, Cheers Ridgefield and William Raveis from Main Street.

Ridgefield app company SnoHub expands service into Canada

The firm’s mobile app recently added features that allow for a wider variety of snow-clearing options including snow shoveling, snow blowing and de-icing.

Ridgefield’s ACT Theater adds Menken, Mendez to advisory board

Composer Alan Menken's work includes “The Little Mermaid,” “Aladdin” and “Beauty and the Beast,”

Ridgefield’s Purple Frog Gift Shop slams Amazon in closing announcement

"Please remember your Ridgefield stores during a time when Amazon is breaking all online records," said store owner Emma Hardiman.

Owl Cyber Defense relocates HQ from Ridgefield to Danbury

The company, which specializes in data diode network cybersecurity products, said its new headquarters features advanced development labs and secure facilities for government projects.

Digital marketing e-book seeks to assure tech-averse business owners

“The e-book is an effort to open conversations with small business owners and marketing professionals that are looking to hone their skills or build a team within their organization,” said Nick Simard of IMG Digital.

Suzanne Brennan named exec director at Ridgefield’s Lounsbury House

Brennan was previously community development director and assistant manager at Addessi Jewelers, a Ridgefield-based retailer.

Public input absent as WestCOG works on transportation plan

The group is working hard to get public comment ahead of writing its long-range transportation plan: “We’re on track to exceed the number of people who attended our meetings for the last plan, in 2015,” said WestCOG Executive Director Francis Pickering. That number, however, was just 10.

Chef Bruno DiFabio pleads guilty to evading $816K in taxes

The Ridgefield resident has had various ownership interests in several pizza restaurants in Fairfield and Westchester counties.

Hearst snaps up 7 weekly county-area newspapers

The titles involved are The Ridgefield Press, The Wilton Bulletin, New Canaan Advertiser, The Darien Times, The Shelton Herald, The Trumbull Times and The Milford Mirror.

Hospitals increasingly relying on donors to meet costs

“We’re fortunate in that the communities we serve like to be a part of us reaching our goals,” said Greenwich Hospital COO Diane Kelly.

Ridgefield-based SnoHub in partnership with SnowEx equipment brand

SnoHub is also seeking to partner with 100,000 new independent snow removal contractors across North America for the 2018-19 winter season.