Here’s a look at some of the headlines from this week’s Ridgefield Press:
- Dr. Karen Baldwin was put on paid administrative leave Friday night. Three days later, the school board voted to enter into a resignation agreement with the town's top-paid official. Baldwin was accused of plagiarism at the board's Feb. 26 meeting. She previously resigned as superintendent of the Suffield school district.
- The police chief will continue to report to the police commission after an impassioned argument at Monday night's Charter Revision Commission.
- Three snow storms in 11 days have pushed back the last day of school to June 27. It's going to be a short summer for Ridgefield students, thanks to Mother Nature.
- A black rhino horn, stolen from the University of Vermont in April 2017, was recovered by Ridgefield police last week. The artifact, estimated to cost between $200,000 and $500,000 — is back in its display case in Burlington.
- In sports, boys basketball falls in the opening round of the state's tournament, while hockey surged past an arch-rival over the weekend.
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