Republican Town Committee to honor Boucher, Heiser

The Ridgefield Republican Town Committee will honor former State Sen. Toni Boucher and former Ridgefield Board of Finance member Marty Heiser on Friday, May 10, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at St. Mary’s Hall, 183 High Ridge Ave., Ridgefield. The event includes appetizers at 6:30 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. Beer and wine will be available. Cost is $75/person … read more

Election 2018 recap: What comes next after the Democrats big wins?

A blue wave swept through Ridgefield for the second straight year last Tuesday night. Democrats won eight of the 10 contested races in the Ridgefield vote, losing only the General Assembly races for the 111th and 138th districts in Connecticut’s House of Representatives. Republican John Frey captured re-election from Democratic challenger Aimee Berger-Girvalo to represent the 111th District. Republican incumbent … read more

Ballot questions spark battle between parties and interested groups

Political voices are chiming in on a dozen ballot questions facing Ridgefield — the $48-million sewer plant expansion, nine town charter changes, and two state constitutional amendments. The Republican Town Committee is opposed to five of them — the sewer plant renovation, three charter questions, and one state constitutional amendment — and has been giving out “vote no” lawn signs. … read more

Stefanowski and Arora in Wilton on Saturday

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Bob Stefanowski, Republican candidate for governor, and Harry Arora, Republican candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives, will in Wilton Center on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 2:30 to 3:15. They will be at the Wilton Republican Town Committee’s tent during the Chamber of Commerce Pumpkin Parade and Halloween trick-or-treating. Both candidates will talk informally with interested citizens. They will be … read more

How many voted in the primaries? Registrar’s report 25% turnout

One out of every four registered Ridgefield Republicans voted in yesterday’s Gubernatorial primary. Across the aisle, turnout was pretty much exactly the same with 1,423 out of 5,408 registered Ridgefield Democrats (26.3%) turning out at the polls to support Ned Lamont’s bid for state governor. Lamont won in a landslide in Ridgefield —1,312 votes to Joe Ganim’s 97, and he … read more

Frey gets GOP nod, seeks 11th term in state’s House

Eleven terms serving the 111th district. If incumbent state Rep. John Frey wins re-election this fall, he won’t need to think very long about his next campaign motto. Frey, who has been serving Ridgefield’s 111th General Assembly District in the Connecticut House of Representatives for the past two decades, was nominated to run for his 11th term by the Republican … read more

Republicans to host town traffic talk on June 22

The Ridgefield Republican Town Committee will host a forum at the library on Saturday, June 23, from 10 to noon to discuss town traffic issues. Chairwoman Hope Wise said that the forum is non-political. Joseph Savino, a member of the Police Commission, police Chief John Roche, and members of the Planning and Zoning Commission will attend the forum.

GOP Viewpoint: New chair

I blinked, and 30 years of politics is behind me now. Fitting then, that I should become the Republican Town Committee Chair with such varied political and community experience. I have had a different path than my predecessors; taking to politics out of necessity rather than want.  Many folks remember my years as an Advocate for people with differences and … read more

Election Day 2017: Voters will help fill seats on six boards

Voters will troop to the polls to decide who among some 34 candidates for six town boards and commissions will be smiling election victors next week. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 7, with voting from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Ridgefielders will vote at three polling places: District One, the south, at East Ridge Middle School. District Two, the north, … read more

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