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Serving Our District

By State Senator Will Haskell 2019 was an exhilarating year, and I’m grateful every day for the opportunity to serve our community in Hartford. I would like to take this …

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For Everything A Season

By Alex John Harris At the Ridgefield Democratic Town Committee’s (DTC) meeting on December 12, 2019, I announced that I will not stand for re-election as DTC chair or officer …

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Peace and Goodwill

By Alex Harris I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day is composer Johnny Marks’s adaptation of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem Christmas Bells, which partially excerpted Luke 2:14. An abolitionist, Wadsworth wrote the …

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A Stronger Connecticut

By: Temi Bova Gov. Lamont’s CT2030 plan to improve Connecticut’s transportation infrastructure is fiscally responsible and strategically forward-looking. As opposed to the Republican proposal that would raid the state’s Rainy …

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Thank You Ridgefield

By Alex Harris On Election Day, Ridgefield voters elected all twenty-three Democratic candidates – including First Selectman Rudy Marconi, Selectwoman Barbara Manners, Selectman-elect Sean Connelly, Treasurer Molly McGeehin, and Board …

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Same Day Registration

You Can Register and Vote ON Election Day.  Same Day Registration and Voting is Possible in Connecticut. If you want to vote in an election in Ridgefield, but are not …

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CONNECTICUT’S #1 TOWN

By First Selectman Rudy Marconi People who live in Ridgefield love Ridgefield. It’s easy to see why . . . Our Main Street is the most beautiful around—and I’ve worked …

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Your Priorities, Their Expertise

By Alex J. Harris Democratic candidates for our local election share Ridgefielders’ priorities and possess the expertise to deliver, especially for Board of Finance (BOF) and Board of Education (BOE). …

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Your Neighbors, Your Priorities

By Alex Harris Ridgefield is a community of neighbors and neighborhoods. Pitching in for common cause and common good. Civic engagement, community involvement, and public spiritedness make our town envied …

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Haskell Leads on Gun Safety

By Kelly Breckenridge & Sylvia Steinert Once again we’re facing the carnage of gun violence. Now there are new, devastating superlatives: two mass shootings within 13 hours that ended the …

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Good Neighbors, Good Government

By Alex J. Harris After eight months of intense vetting, last week Ridgefield Democrats nominated a broad, diverse, and exceptionally qualified slate for local election. The large pool of conscientious townspeople eager to serve Ridgefield enabled Democrats to balance strengths for every board: proven experience and innovative new perspectives, subject-matter expertise and local knowledge, passion and …

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Democrats Nominate Large, Innovative Slate

Many New Voices, Seasoned with Esteemed, Experienced Public Servants “Great flood”-level storms were no obstacle for the standing-room-only crowd of determined Democrats who caucused Monday evening, July 22, 2019, at …

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Democracy in Action

By Joseph Shapiro In 2017, Ridgefield Democrats successfully fielded a broad, substantial slate combining several first-time candidates and respected veterans. That combination of proven leadership and energetic new voices is …

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Last Call for Candidates

Step forward Now for the 2019 election (or hold your peace until 2021). This fall Ridgefield voters will elect 37 local officials, including First Selectman and the entire Board of …

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From Many, One

By Senator Will Haskell Across the 26thdistrict, families are getting ready to celebrate Independence Day. Between the barbeques and the fireworks, this is a time for reflection and gratitude to …

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Pride, Progress, Sacrifice

By Alex J. Harris On, Saturday afternoon, June 15, 2019, the combined Gay-Straight Alliances of East Ridge Middle School, Scotts Ridge Middle School, and Ridgefield High School held their first …