Taxes, debt, school spending, growth: Finance candidates share their views

State cuts, education spending, seniors and taxes, the town’s long-term debt, its “fund balance,” and fostering growth fueled the discussion as finance board candidates exchanged views before a crowd of more than 100 at a League of Women Voters forum on Tuesday, Oct. 3. Asked about the state budget crisis, the candidates were a chorus of despair. “I think we’re … 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