It was not immediately clear what sparked the blaze, which destroyed the residence. Firefighters from Ridgefield and several nearby towns battled the blaze, which burned for several hours.
The nor’easter, as promised, brought gusting winds, rain and snow and plunged households that waited for days without power because of Sandy back into darkness in temperatures near freezing.
Mayor Art Ward said adding new charitable causes to support would create difficulties.
A Queens man has been arrested after prosecutors said he tied up members of a Bedford Hills family, burned down their barn and then demanded $3 million from them back in May.
Brian Schiavetti was found dead around 6:40 p.m. Sunday in an apartment building on 25 William Street. He had been shot multiple times, police said.
A Connecticut man who was shot and killed in Montclair, N.J. Sunday night was “targeted,” according to authorities.
The search is on for a Westchester man who went missing while visiting a home in Ridgefield, Connecticut.
Tough anti-bullying measures took effect in New Jersey schools in September, but what’s happening in Ridgefield is different.
Ridgefield is on the brink of a first.
For the fourth day in a row, many places in the state are still awaiting good news as electric companies continue to assess the situation.
Organizers say problems obtaining permits forced them to move New York’s annual Korean harvest festival to New Jersey.
Irene left every single residence and business in the town of Ridgefield without power and the flooding damage was immense.
The federal funding will be available to state and local governments and some nonprofits for emergency work and repair in five Connecticut counties. They include Fairfield, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven and New London.
More than 170,000 customers of Connecticut electricity providers remain without power after Tropical Storm Irene and frustrated residents and business owners are pressing the utility companies for answers.
At the Branchville train station in Ridgefield, a sound was heard this morning that hadn’t been heard since Saturday – a train’s horn.