GOP Viewpoint: Thank you for your service!

While we have all been focused on the end of our extended school year, the transition to summer and enjoying watching the FIFA World Cup, may we please suggest that now is the time to thank our elected public servants representing Ridgefield in Hartford.   While the media coverage is not what it should be, state Rep. John Frey and … read more

Letter: Stain on Johnson’s character cannot be forgotten or erased

To the Editor: I read the GOP Viewpoint in this week’s Press regarding Philip Johnson with interest. As an American Jew, I am sensitive to these topics, trying to understand all viewpoints and opinions. I am fully aware of Johnson’s past anti-Semitic activities, as well as his admission later in life of the mistakes he made as a young man. … read more

GOP Viewpoint: Let’s not honor a bigot

Unless town officials step up to leadership responsibilities soon, Ridgefield is in for major public embarrassment. Actually, it would be more than embarrassment. It would reek of cruel insensitivity because our town is on the verge of naming one of its buildings in honor of an ardent supporter of Adolf Hitler and his anti-Semitic bigotry. Hailed as the jewel of … read more

Letter: Statistical horseplay on roads from Sen. Boucher

To the Editor: Republican Sen. Toni Boucher served up a mighty helping of statistical horseplay in her Jan. 25 GOP Viewpoint in The Press. The piece began as a conspiracy warning in which she advises voters that it “appears” to her that the Democratic administration “intends to maximize commuters’ pain to lower their resistance” to funding highway maintenance. That’s a … read more

Letter: Karsanidi needs to attend sexual harassment seminar

To the Editor: Alex Karsanidi’s opening remarks in the GOP Viewpoint “… put aside the stories of Russian collusion and sexual harassment nonsense the Democrats are hoping will distract people from the hard facts …” are disgraceful.   Has he joined the ranks of Donald Trump, congressional Republicans and Democrats, CEOs and other celebrities who seem to believe sexual harassment … read more