Parking, parking, parking: Town seeks more spaces

The Parking Authority is scaling back permits for all day parking, often used by downtown workers, to create more space for short-term parkers — who may be shoppers. —Jake Kara photo

Parking relief is on its way — though don’t look for it to arrive in time for this year’s holiday shopping season — as the town continues to make halting progress toward a planned new 63-car lot, while also exploring a potential land lease to increase the supply of all-day parking. The goal of both initiatives is to add a … read more

Town tweeks parking realities while waiting for more blacktop

Parking, parking, more parking — will there ever be enough? With the town’s all-day parking lot off Governor Street often full or close to it lately, First Selectman Rudy Marconi says there are plans in the works to add what could amount to another 135 or so parking spaces to the village commercial district. “As a band-aid, for a while,” … read more

Parking Authority seeks community suggestions

There's free, all-day parking in the Governor Street lot between the Boys and Girls Club and the new RVNA construction site. —Jake Kara photo

The town’s Parking Authority is open to hearing feedback from the community when it comes to parking permit usage and distribution. Suggestions, which will be accepted through Feb. 1, should be mailed to Parking Authority c/o Town Hall Selectmen’s Office, 400 Main Street, Ridgefield CT 06877. Residents are also welcome to attend Parking Authority meetings and make suggestions during the … read more

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

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