Education, finance board candidates receive forum Oct. 3

The Ridgefield League of Women Voters, in partnership with the Ridgefield Library, will host a forum featuring the candidates competing for open positions on both the Board of Education and the Board of Finance Tuesday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. The evening will include each slate of candidates, in two separate forums, answering questions on issues impacting Ridgefield.   “Attendees … read more

Money in Politics in Connecticut

The Ridgefield League of Women Voters annual meeting will be held Tuesday, May 16, at 10:30 a.m. in the lower-level conference room in town hall. Shannon Clark Kief, legal program director of the Connecticut State Elections Enforcement Commission (SEEC), will speak to the league and the public on Money in Politics in Connecticut. Attorney Kief is the administrator of the landmark clean … read more

Letter: Referendum and raffle — two things you need to remember May 9

To the Editor: The Ridgefield League of Women Voters encourages all voters to stop by Yanity gym on May 9 to vote on the budget referendum. Then stop by Gallo’s Restaurant between 6 and 9 p.m. to support the league’s annual art fund-raiser and guest bartender event.   You can buy a raffle ticket(s) for Hans Fischer’s beautiful work of … read more

RLWV fundraiser May 9

Ridgefield artist Hans Fischer has created Evening in the Park for the Ridgefield League of Women Voters to be raffled off at its annual fund-raiser Tuesday, May 9, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Gallo Ristorante, 5 Grove Street. Fischer will serve as a guest bartender for the evening. Proceeds from the sale of raffle tickets and 10% of the bar … read more

Letter: Ridgefield representatives are personable and articulate

To the Editor: It was a packed house for the March 11 ‘Meet your legislators’ event hosted by the Ridgefield League of Women Voters. The majority in attendance expressing concern that what is happening in Washington to gut the EPA, roll back important environmental legislation, target minorities and immigrants and repeal health care will adversely affect our state.  What, if … read more

Library, league host 'meet your legislators' event March 11

State Senator Toni Boucher and State Reps. John Frey and Michael Ferguson will be at the Ridgefield Library Saturday, March 11, at 10:30 a.m. They will be answering questions such as: What’s happening at the Connecticut State Capitol? Where do your legislators stand on the issues important to you? The library is co-sponsoring the event with the League of Women Voters. “Our … read more

Town to celebrate suffragist Alice Paul

Suffragist Alice Paul will be celebrated on Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 10:30 a.m. at the town hall’s lower-level conference room by the Ridgefield League of Women Voters. Paul, the author of the Equal Rights Amendment, had a home on Branchville Road from the 1940s to the 1970s. She was a leading figure in championing equal rights for women through the … read more

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