Election 2018 recap: What comes next after the Democrats big wins?

A blue wave swept through Ridgefield for the second straight year last Tuesday night. Democrats won eight of the 10 contested races in the Ridgefield vote, losing only the General Assembly races for the 111th and 138th districts in Connecticut’s House of Representatives. Republican John Frey captured re-election from Democratic challenger Aimee Berger-Girvalo to represent the 111th District. Republican incumbent … read more

Letter: Finance candidates should appreciate multiple viewpoints

To the Editor: Anyone who serves on a town board should possess a basic ability to exercise sound judgment and to appreciate multiple viewpoints and perspectives. In my opinion, Marty Heiser who is running to keep his seat on the BOF is not that candidate. I would encourage anyone who would consider supporting him this November to watch a few … read more

Himes, Intelligence Committee informed of Russia investigation


  FBI Director James Comey and NSA Director Admiral Mike Rogers appeared before the House Intelligence Committee on Monday for lengthy testimony that included the revealing of an ongoing investigation into ties between President Donald Trump and Russia. Congressman Jim Himes, who represents most of Fairfield County including Darien, is a member of the committee and had the opportunity to … read more

Himes talks wiretapping, Russia allegations

  A member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence since 2013, 4th District U.S. Rep. Jim Himes will play a key role in allegations involving the current and prior presidential administrations. Himes and his colleagues may investigate allegations of improper contact between Russia and the Trump campaign and administration, and new allegations leveled by President Trump that his … read more

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