In this week's Ridgefield Press

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

  • The Board of Finance questioned if the school district was serious about closing Scotland Elementary School Tuesday night, or if administrators were simply "kicking the can."
  • A tale of addiction is told through the lens of one Ridgefield mother, whose son lost his life to heroin earlier this month.
  • The Women's March on Washington will have four buses full of Ridgefielders Saturday.
  • Speaking of Washington, a large contingency of local Republicans will be taking in the prestigious presidential inauguration Friday — and the rest of the weekend.
  • It's not all politics though: there's traffic, too. More of it on Route 35 this week, and plenty more ahead the rest of this winter.
  • Mountainside pulled its application for a drug rehab facility Tuesday, meaning that Sunset Hall is back on the market for whoever has $4.75 million to spend on a lush, 22-room mansion.
  • It wasn't the only news coming out of the planning department this week: the brewery on Route 7 leaped over its last local hurdle Tuesday night, up next is getting state approval.
  • Also from the zoners: a proposed apartment building on the town's Schlumberger property that will neighbor a proposed senior living facility. Ideas for the property are popping up in abundance these days!
  • In sports, boys hockey, swimming and boys basketball all collected wins.
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