Letter: Students don’t need later start times

To the Editor: Again, and almost every recent year, we are reading about all the ideas and studies going on at taxpayers’ expense with regard to delaying school start time for our high school students by approximately half an hour. The administrative time this has taken, along with planning costly re-routing of all the buses, have added even more expense. … read more

Letter: Ridgefield is not alone in facing substance abuse

To the Editor: The Ridgefield Prevention Council thanks the community for attending the recent Substance Abuse Community Forum to learn more about substance abuse issues in Ridgefield. We would also like to thank our co-sponsor, the Ridgefield Library, for its support, and our panelists for sharing their time and experience. The goal of the Eyes Wide Open forum was to … read more

Letter: The day satire ceased to be an effective tool

To the Editor: Last week, a Ridgefield resident published a letter to the editor that started a firestorm among readers. The topic? Voter fraud. His satirical assertion that fraud absolutely occurred because “my president told me so” would probably have been hilarious if read out loud by Melissa McCarthy or Steven Colbert. But in print, for most of us, it … read more

Letter: Ridgefield voters can turn a negative into a positive with 'yes' vote

To the Editor: With a resounding vote “yes” and “yes,” Ridgefield residents on Feb. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the lower level conference room at Town Hall have the opportunity to turn two town buildings (an auditorium and the Philip Johnson building) on the former Schlumberger property from a current negative value into two town buildings with positive value monetarily, … read more

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