Danbury Line riders invited to forum with DOT commissioner

Riders on the Danbury Branch rail line are invited to a forum next Monday with Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner James Redeker to discuss the train service improvements they would like to see on the Danbury Line. Other interested  individuals and organizations are invited to the meeting arranged by state Rep. Gail Lavielle (R-143) on April 10, from 7:30 to … read more

Town postpones special meeting with Boucher, Frey to March 4

First Selectman Rudy Marconi has announced the Board of Selectmen’s special meeting with Senator Toni Boucher and State Representatives Michael Ferguson (R-138) and John Frey (R-111) has been postponed to Saturday, March 4, at 10 a.m. in the lower level conference room in Town Hall. The meeting was initially scheduled to take place this Saturday, Feb. 25. The only item … read more

Rep. Frey wants to prohibit elected officials from receiving state pension

State Rep. John Frey (R-111) is seeking to relieve Connecticut of a massive burden to its state budget by proposing two bills that will address the massive costs of state employee pensions that have increased exponentially each year.  The first, H.B. 6087, would ensure that state employees’ pensions are based only on stated income.  The second, H.B. 6292, would eliminate … read more

Ridgefielders head to D.C. to witness presidential transition of power

Pageantry and parades, tuxedos and ball gowns, a solemn oath — a presidential inauguration marks the ascendancy of a leader and a political party. It is also a celebration of democracy. “I look at this as being one of the greatest traditions in our country, the peaceful transition of power, that we and very few other countries share in,” said … read more

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