Voting Matters

In Stories by Alex Harris

Originally published on 3/5/2015 On February 24, Ridgefield conducted a referendum on the 10-acre sale to Charter Group (full disclosure: Democratic View advocated for approval of the referendum). Approximately, 16,480 …

Future Treasure in Town

In Stories by Susan D. Cocco

Originally published on 2/5/2015 Maurice Sendak’s priceless artwork and drawings, his unique, world-worthy, personal collection of books, art, curios and ephemera, and children’s theater sets all sit on tantalizingly on …

Vox Populi

In Stories by Susan D. Cocco

Originally published on 1/7/2015 Recommendations for the future of the remaining acres of the Schlumberger parcel are a-plenty, with opinions ranging from “hold it”, to “sell some of it”, to  …

Family Time

In Stories by Susan D. Cocco

Originally published on 12/24/2014 This year approximately 4 million undocumented immigrants can enjoy the company of relatives and friends during the holidays without fear of deportation, thanks to President Obama’s …

Make It Bright

In Stories by Alex J. Harris

Originally published on 12/11/2014 It is the holiday season, a time when Americans engage with greater than usual intensity in merrymaking, shopping, counting of blessings, and generosity toward those less …

Gun Safety Wins

In Stories by Susan D. Cocco

Originally published on 11/13/2014 In the midst of post-election analysis and the endless speculation of talking heads, one fact stands out dramatically: gun safety candidates from both parties won up …

Best Talent for Ridgefield

In Stories by Susan D. Cocco

Originally published on 10/23/2014 The town of Ridgefield is a $130 million dollar enterprise, comparable to the total annual revenue generated by luxury brand Kate Spade of retail fame, or …

Doing the Right Thing

In Stories by Susan D. Cocco

Originally published on 10/9/2014 Our State Treasurer, Denise Nappier, who is seeking re-election on November 4th, has made financial decisions to protect CT’s families by managing sales of bonds to …

Himes for Ridgefield

In Stories by Betty Kloth

Originally published on 9/25/2014 It is election season, time to re-elect Congressman Jim Himes! Jim Himes has always promoted our best interests economically, politically and globally as citizens of Ridgefield …

Sanity for the 138th

In Stories by Temi Bova

Originally published on 9/11/2014 The Jan Giegler spin machine is gearing up to distract from her record. State representative Giegler boasted recently to the Ridgefield Press that she achieved a …

Common Sense for the Common Good

In Stories by Sky Cole

Originally published on 8/28/2014 As a life-long small business owner, I have for years – to their delight — met client’s requirements and expectations when they need home improvement solutions …

Getting There From Here

In Stories by Philip Sharlach

Originally published on 8/14/2014 Traffic is overwhelming on I­95 and the Merritt Parkway. Commuter rails rely on underfunded infrastructure. We lack freight rail. With traffic, the 45­minute commute between Connecticut …