Compassion, construction, and re-election: Marconi looks ahead to 2019

A new parking lot for the commercial district, renovations at the Venus Building to accommodate Playhouse expansion plans, progress on the state’s Main Street renovations, handicapped access improvements, extending sidewalks — the town has plans and projects aplenty to pursue. But First Selectman Rudy Marconi has another goal for 2019, one requiring no bricks or bulldozers: He wants a more … read more

Welcome to 2019: Frey sees challenges in state budget, pensions

A new year, a new legislature, and a new face in the governor’s mansion in Hartford — Ridgefielder John Frey (R-111) is heading back to the state House of Representatives after narrowly staving off a challenge from Democratic nominee Aimee Berger-Girvalo this past November. Top priorities include the state budget, unfunded mandates (laws passed by the state which set new … read more

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