Here’s a look at some of the headlines from this week’s Ridgefield Press:

  • The March for Our Lives in Washington D.C. last weekend included four members from town. Sophomore Lane Murdock, who started the National School Walkout movement reflected on her experience with The Press, including meeting several students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.
  • Murdock was back in town Tuesday night, where she promptly exited the Board of Education meeting after it was suggested her walkout movement be held on a weekend because of school liability.
  • It wasn't the only big meeting in town this week: Main Street improvements held the attention of about 50 people last Thursday, and 75 more showed up at Monday night's Board of Finance meeting on the town and school budget for 2018-19.
  • Assistant Town Planner Adam Schnell said goodbye to Ridgefield this week. He's moving to sunny Florida so don't feel all that bad!
  • In the editorial section this week, letter writers discuss school safety, Main Street, and architect Philip Johnson.
  • In sports, The Press previews the baseball and softball spring seasons — set to begin this weekend.
  • In business, Mitch Ancona plans for a grand opening celebration downtown.
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