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Yearly Archive for 2012

: 2012

HamletHub Helpers to Help Coordinate Newtown’s Sandy Hook School Charity Efforts on Local Basis

People in the Newtown Community should go to to find a list of free resources to help the residents of Newtown heal in the aftermath of the tragedy on December 14.


Lawrence A. Bossidy, retired Chairman of AlliedSignal Corporation and Honeywell Corporation and a longtime senior executive at the General Electric Company, has joined the Advisory Board of HamletHub ( ), a pioneering network of ‘hyperlocal’ websites providing locally originated news and information to communities.

An Organization as Good as Gold Celebrates their Silver Anniversary!

Twenty five years ago, a group of parents joined forces so they could provide a better life for their children- a life rich with opportunities that fostered emotional and intellectual growth coupled

Party with a Purpose: The Third Annual Drink Pink,Think Pink

Cancer is a disease we all know too well-  whether you are a victim, caregiver, survivor or friend. Let’s gather together- right here in Ridgefield- to support and empower one another. Drink

One of the first responders on 9.11.01 tells his story

Frank D’Aleo, the owner of a home building and remodeling company, left the Main Street home he was working on and walked a few blocks north to meet me at Tazza Cafe in Ridgefield. His broad smile and

It’s ‘All in the Family’ at Landmark Preschool in Redding

Brothers Mark & Paul Sims of Ridgefield Happy Landmark Parents, Sean & Margaret Price-Sims Two year old Elleana Derby From the first little footstep that eagerly ran through the gates of the

Getting Hungry – my meeting with Southwest Cafe owner Barb Nevins

I stopped by Southwest Café last week to chat with owner Barbara Nevins about some exciting events she has planned for Café’s 25th Anniversary. Conversation ensued about how it all began –packed with

In Search of a Summer Swim? 10 Sandy Shores Near Ridgefield

Written by Adrienne Burke Seaside Park in Bridgeport (photo: bethannebee via flickr) Today’s cool and rainy weather might make this week’s heat wave seem a distant memory, but here’s where to head

A father’s journey, with his autistic son, to a field of dreams

Visiting Holland Garry Berger has always loved sports, and, like many parents, longed for the day he could share this joy with his child. “One of the fun things I was looking forward to was to play

It was a very Happy Birthday for Ridgefielder Rick Tango

Ridgefield resident, Rick Tango, celebrated his birthday yesterday- it was one he won’t soon forget. He picked up a brand new Mercedes Benz. The best part? He didn’t pay a penny for it. Rick attended