As the Democratic-controlled Connecticut legislature sets its priorities for 2019, we encourage all Ridgefield residents to pay close attention to bills that are being put forth. The two main questions to ask yourself when analyzing new bills are: Will the legislation have a positive or negative effect on Ridgefield? Will the legislation improve Connecticut’s economic problems? Let’s take the issue … read more
As we start 2019, the Ridgefield Republican Town Committee would like to take a moment to thank two very important public servants — Hope Wise and Toni Boucher. Hope Wise, has stepped down as the Ridgefield Republican registrar after 20 years of service. Until recently, Toni Boucher served as Ridgefield’s state senator for the past 10 years. Both of these … read more
Another Election Day has come and gone, and we all survived. Congratulations to all who were victorious in their run for public office. Thank you to every candidate who ran for office. Regardless of the outcome, you made a difference in this election cycle. I offer a huge shout-out to all the volunteers, regardless of your party affiliation, who volunteered … read more
Ridgefield Republicans are inviting residents to visit the party’s new headquarters at 56 Danbury Road this election season from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. The first event on the Ridgefield Republican Town Committee calendar is distributing yard signs Thursday, Sept. 20. For more information, call 475-215-5623. The new headquarters is located between Parma Deli and UPS.
The Ridgefield Republican Town Committee will host a grand opening celebration at its headquarters on Danbury Road from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30. This election season the GOP headquarters will be located at 56 Danbury Road — between the UPS store and Parma Deli. The celebration event will feature State Rep. John Frey, State Sen. Toni Bouch many … read more
The Ridgefield Republican Town Committee will be holding interviews for the position of town clerk on Thursday, July 26, at 7 p.m. in the lower level conference room at town hall. Those interested may contact Chairman Hope Wise at 203-300-3965. Candidates must be a registered Republican to apply for the position.
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.
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
The blogosphere is an interesting component of the Internet and it’s amazing what you find in it, or as usually the case, what finds you in your daily emails. So the following excerpts from a recent article presents a sad, but true commentary: “During a year in which national politics has dominated the 24-hour news cycle, one might think Americans … read more
There was a conspicuous absence in Governor Malloy’s recent State of the State speech of any reference to Connecticut’s struggling economy or its $245 million budget deficit for the current year as he called for new spending programs, such as free community college. It should not come as a shock to anyone in Ridgefield or across Connecticut that our state … read more