Plans for a lighted field for the Ridgefield Little League has been advanced by the Ridgefield Board of Selectmen. The Ridgefield Press reports that the Board agreed unanimously at their meeting last week to the $1 a year lease from the state to the town and the town to Ridgefield Little League.
The Route 7 property near the intersection with Simpaug Turnpike was taken by the state through eminent domain decades ago for a Super 7 project, which is no longer in the works.
Ridgefield Little League will now present plans to the town's Planning and Zoning Commission for the 2 acre site. The Press reports that the plans call fro lights, a press box, concession stand and equipment storage, which would allow for tournaments now that the program includes travel baseball.