Republican Town Committee endorses 18 candidates

The Republican Town Committee unanimously endorsed a slate of 18 candidates at their caucus on Thursday, July 20. The candidates may now begin to campaign for election in November and some of the candidates will be available to meet and greet Ridgefielders at Saturday’s SummerFest. Former Norwalk Mayor Richard “Dick” Moccia who serves on the Ridgefield Parking Authority and the Ridgefield Republican Town … read more

2017 election: What seats are up this November?

Here’s a board-by-board look at incumbents whose seats are up during the 2017 election. Inclusion on this list doesn’t mean the incumbents have — or haven’t — decided to run again. The five-member Board of Finance has three seats that will be on the ballot, they are currently filled by Republicans Marty Heiser and Michael Raduazzo, and Democrat Sean Connelly. … read more

Looking Back: A death a year

“What if a lottery were held each year to select one perfectly healthy Ridgefielder between the ages of 16 and 24 for sacrifice to a bloodthirsty demon?” asked a story atop the front page of the May 7, 1992, Ridgefield Press. “It happens,” the story by Lois Street continued. “Twenty-five young Ridgefielders have died in motor vehicle accidents in Connecticut … read more

GOP Viewpoint: Connecticut decisions

With the problems Connecticut’s economy is currently facing, which flow down to Ridgefield and our neighbors, it is puzzling why Democrats are chasing bogeymen in Washington when things there seem to be finally on the right track. Connecticut is constantly rated at the bottom of any economic list and our numerous problems here that have grown unchecked by the Democrat … read more

Donald Gifford, 77, U.S. Navy accountant

Donald Louis Gifford, 77, of Naples, FL, formerly Ridgefield, CT, Branford, CT and recently summering in East Norwalk, CT, passed away peacefully in his Naples home on the morning of January 5th after a valiant fight against lung cancer. Born on August 24, 1937 in Cohoes, NY and raised in Brooklyn, NY, he lived a full and happy life surrounded … read more

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