Redding students create Little Free Library

Outside the Redding Community Center on Lonetown Road stands a two-foot by two-foot box in the shape of a castle. It’s painted purple and royal blue. The box is the town’s new Little Free Library. The nonprofit organization, Little Free Library, provides people with instructions and tips on how to build a little library. The little library gives people of all ages the opportunity to borrow a book to read at their own time. When borrowers are finished, they may return the book and take another. Or, they may donate their own books to the library. It works on the … Read more

Police log for Redding Easton Weston: Larceny, alarm use fee, car accidents

Redding Larceny On Saturday, June 16, at 8:20 a.m., an owner of a business on Main Street in Georgetown filed a complaint that an employee took money out of an account to the business to pay outstanding personal debt. This matter is still under investigation. There is no further information at this time. Youth gathering On Friday, June 15, at about midnight, on Newtown Turnpike near the Saugatuck Reservoir, there was a report of youths gathering. Officers located two vehicles with a total of four occupants between them. All were checked out by the responding officers and sent on their way. … Read more

Notable Neighbors: Redding, Easton, Weston

Foertsch named to dean’s list at Siena College Clare Foertsch of Weston was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Siena College. Grodman graduates from Muhlenberg College Stefanie Grodman of Weston graduated cum laude from Muhlenberg College with a degree in English and sociology. Local students graduate from Tulane University Henry Pronovost of Easton graduated from the School of Public Health. Julio Diaz of Redding graduated from the School of Liberal Arts. Olivia Hermantin of Redding graduated from the School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine Emma Tower of Redding earned a master of science from the … Read more

Retiring Redding Captain O’Donnell reflects on 33-year career

At 2:15 in the morning on a day in 2008, Redding Police Capt. Mark O’Donnell received a call that a man on 70 Acre Road was unconscious, but breathing. “As we were responding, his condition was upgraded to not breathing,” said O’Donnell, 54, who recently announced he is retiring after 33 years. When O’Donnell and a fellow officer arrived at the man’s home, the man was sitting in a recliner with his head slumped down. “We pulled him out of the recliner and got him to a flat surface on the floor,” O’Donnell said. “I tilted his head back and … Read more

Upcoming meetings for Redding, Easton, Weston

Redding Thursday, June 21, 7:30 p.m., Democratic Town Committee, Town Hall Hearing Room. Thursday, June 21, 7:30 p.m., Historic Review Committee, Old Town House. Monday, June 25, 7:30 p.m., Board of Finance, CANCELED. Tuesday, June 26, 7 p.m., Board of Finance, Special Meeting, Redding Community Center. Tuesday, June 26, 6:30 p.m., Region 9 Board of Education Curriculum Committee, Joel Barlow Learning Commons. Tuesday, June 26, 7:30 p.m., Region 9 Board of Education, Joel Barlow Learning Commons. Tuesday, June 26, 7:30 p.m., Planning Commission, Old Town House. Wednesday, June 27, 7:30 p.m., Zoning Commission, Town Hall Hearing Room. Easton Thursday, June … Read more

Redding and Weston students graduate from the Wooster School

Among the Class of 2018 graduates from the Wooster School in Danbury, four students were from Redding and three were from Weston. Redding graduates are Ian McBrayer, Caitlyn Strauss, Qianchen (Messon) Ma, and Liam Weaver. Ian McBrayer and Qianchen (Messon) Ma were named members of the Cum Laude Society. Qianchen (Messon) Ma was also the recipient of the student Art Award. Weston graduates are Emily Glazer, Gib Shea, and Alexander Stein. Emily Glazer was the recipient of a Senior Independent Study Commendation, and the Donald G. Schwartz ’36 Award for Excellence in 12th Grade English. Gib Shea was the recipient … Read more

Redding C.C. members raise $4,000 for First Tee

On Saturday, May 26, before the sun peeked over the horizon, eight hearty souls with 35 pounds of “sticks” on their backs embarked on a 22.5-mile journey through the rolling hills of Redding. Their mission: to raise money for the First Tee, a national charitable organization whose mission is to impact the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf. The eight individuals, all members of the Redding Country Club, carried their clubs (sticks) while walking and playing 54 holes of golf. With the financial … Read more

Redding Parks and Recreation summer camps

The Redding Parks and Recreation Department is offering over 20 different camp options this summer. All residents and non residents are welcome to enroll. Online enrollment is available here. Call 203-938-2551 with any camp questions. Baseball Camp is held July 30-Aug. 2 from 9 to 2 and is designed to teach and inspire campers ages 8-13 to work hard and become better, more complete baseball players. All areas of the game will be addresses through a variety of drills and practice sessions under the guidance of camp director, Mark Kilburn, former MLB player Jose Del Moral and high school standout … Read more

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