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

GOP Viewpoint: Is Connecticut at a tipping point?

Taxes are a necessary evil. They are the cost of running our government. However, raising taxes too much ultimately reduces the total value received. Many economists believe the paradox that the more you tax, after a certain point, the less total revenue you collect thus reaching a tipping point. Legislators should consider “How many taxes are too many; have we … read more

Toni Boucher — Out of politics but still in demand


Toni Boucher gets calls every day from people who want to know her thoughts on important issues, such as school regionalization. Political groups contact her to attend their meetings, and nonprofit organizations seek her out to come to their social events. Following her election loss in November, Boucher is a private citizen now, but you’d never know it by her … read more

Election 2018: Haskell defeats Boucher for 26th district seat

Will Haskell, the 22-year-old Democrat from New Canaan, has defeated longtime Republican incumbent Toni Boucher for the 26th district state senate seat. Throughout his campaign, Haskell said his top three priorities will be gun violence, paid family leave, and transportation funding. Boucher, 68, a Republican from Wilton, was running for a sixth term. She served as the Senate’s chief deputy … read more

RHS mock election: Lamont edges Stefanowski by one vote

Ridgefield High School welcomed four candidates running for public office to its annual election assembly Tuesday, Oct. 23. Congressman Jim Himes (D) and Connecticut State Senator Toni Boucher (R) as well as their respective challengers, Harry Arora (R) and Will Haskell (D), participated in a candidates’ forum developed for the senior class by the high school’s government and politics teachers. Encouraging … read more

League of Conservation Voters endorses Boucher

State Senator Toni Boucher (R-26)

The Connecticut League of Conservation Voters (CTLCV) endorsed Sen. Toni Boucher (R-26, Bethel, New Canaan, Redding, Ridgefield, Wilton, Weston, Westport) for the Connecticut General Assembly. Boucher has been a champion for open space and land conservation, and spearheaded the preservation of the Troutbrook Reservoir and other natural resources. She supports responsible carbon pricing initiatives to ensure polluters pay for the damage they cause, and … read more

GOP Viewpoint: Dedicated leaders

The Town of Ridgefield and the State of Connecticut are fortunate to have two dedicated elected officials who represent us in Hartford. State Sen. Toni Boucher and state Rep. John Frey are both well respected veterans in Hartford and in our community.   Sen. Boucher represents six towns in addition to Ridgefield: New Canaan, Wilton, Weston, Bethel, Redding and Westport.  Toni is … read more

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