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...
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...
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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...
A 15-month-old boy was found dead in Ridgefield, Conn., on Monday after being left in a hot car for "an extended period of time," police said.
The victim, who was not identified, was found dead about 6 p.m., according to a statement released by the Ridgefield Police Department.
Officers received a call about the incident shortly before they made the discovery, but police would not say where the car was parked or how long the child had been left inside.
No one had been charged with a crime as of...