Sen. Murphy to visit Ridgefield Supply Tuesday

U.S. Senator Chris Murphy

Sen. Chris Murphy will meet with employees at Ridgefield Supply Company Tuesday, Sept. 11, to discuss how a recent trade dispute between the Trump administration and Canada is affecting their business. “If unresolved, the resulting tariff on lumber is expected to increase costs of homes in Connecticut by $8,000,” a press release said. Sen. Murphy is expected to be at Ridgefield Supply Company, … read more

Pen and Ink: High school freshman to launch online magazine

For weeks, Ridgefield resident Mia Scarpati couldn’t bring herself to read the transcript of Donald Trump’s now-infamous Hollywood Access tape. Even watching a Saturday Night Live sketch after she finally worked up the stomach to read his comments — a series of lewd, sexually aggressive statements about women which Trump chalked up to being just “locker room talk” — proved … read more

Women’s March group plans buses to New York protest

Want to go to a “resistance” march in New York City on Saturday? Buses to the protest are being organized by the Women’s March – Ridgefield Chapter. The Ridgefield-based Facebook group, which began as people organized to go to last year’s protests in Washington on President Trump’s inauguration weekend, has filled one bus and is working on filling a second … read more

Letter: Wolff’s book confirms early criticism of Trump, Bannon

To the Editor: Last July I wrote a letter to The Press criticizing Trump, Jeff Sessions and, most especially, Steve Bannon. Linda Lavelle responded indignantly saying I smeared them and I responded that I don’t smear but I warned her that Bannon was evil and I explained why with information then available from Breitbart News.   By now that judgment … read more

Letter: Press suffers from Trump derangement

To the Editor: Your editorial, Oct.12, 2017, “Deception and Football” reeked of ignorance, stupidity, and untold bias. Pence a puppet … hardly! Doing President Trump’s bidding? I believe that is one of the VP’s jobs. Just ask Joe Biden. You mention this was an attempt to distract from “this administration’s consistent fumblings.” There are no fumblings except for Congress. President … read more