“We’re all in this together to create a welcoming environment. Let’s treat everyone with respect. Healthy debates are natural, but kindness is required.”
The message is part of the text which appears under the “About” section of the Ridgefield, CT Facebook page. It was written by John Frey, a lifelong Ridgefield resident who started the private Facebook group in 2009 and has watched it expand to more than 13,000 members — all with some Ridgefield connection.