BY MARGARET DeMARINO
, Special to CTgetsMarried.com
| May 16, 2011
| 10:23 AM
The two Pakistani brides dressed in traditional native costumes looked lovingly at each other as Justice of the Peace Barbara Simkins pronounced them married.
“They looked absolutely magnificent,” says Simkins, who with her fiancé Natacha Friedman runs green ROCKS inn in Ridgefield, where the wedding was held.
A self-described “happy corporate refuge,” Simkins opened green ROCKS inn in 2008, describing it as the state’s first eco-friendly inn. The couple emphasizes “...
RIDGEFIELD — The death of a 15-month-old Ridgefield child left in a car last month has been ruled a homicide, and police and prosecutors met Thursday to decide whether anyone should be arrested.
The child, identified as Benjamin Seitz, was left alone in a car for hours on July 7 by his father, Kyle Seitz, officials said.
The cause of death was ruled a homicide by hyperthermia due to environmental exposure, according to the chief medical examiner's office. No charges had been filed as of Thursday...
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As a mother, I would understand completely if Lindsey Rogers-Seitz, a mother from Ridgefield, Connecticut, never wanted to get out of bed in the morning.
If she didn’t want to stop crying.
If she couldn’t muster up the energy to do anything.
Those would be...
As a traveling food writer who files stories via email, I can live anywhere I want. I have flirted with the high-desert vistas of New Mexico, the gracious hills of Virginia, the wide-open spaces of the heartland, and the awesome remote purity of Idaho. But when I seriously consider living elsewhere, relishing how great it would be to get away from onerous taxes and dumb gun laws and frigid Februarys, there always are a few things that put the brakes on any move. To some degree, it is Connecticut's natural...
Ellicott City has ghosts and antiques and Shakespeare in the ruins and old timey toys and a railroad museum and good restaurants -- pretty much everything you'd want from a charming Main Street.
This week, Ellicott City is competing with other small towns in a contest sponsored by Parade. The winning town will be featured in the magazine later this summer.
Ellicott City has beaten Ridgefield, Conn. and Rockland, Maine to advance to the semifinals.
Now it faces Collierville, Tenn. in the second-...