Ridgewood Village Council to begin the Village Master Plan Visioning Process

April 14,2018

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Ridgewood NJ, Village of Ridgewood Mayor Susan Knudsen announced Friday afternoon , “As Promised – Ridgewood Village Council approved the hiring of NV5 to begin the Village Master Plan vsioning process. Details will be announced soon!”

The Mayor goes on , “Ridgewood is embarking on the development of a new […]

By |April 14th, 2018|village of ridgewood|5 Comments

$110 Million Dollar Ridgewood School Budget Presentation at Benjamin Franklin Middle School Auditorium April 16th

April 9,2018

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Ridgewood NJ, Benjamin Franklin Middle School Auditorium will host the next addition of the 2018-19 preliminary budget presentation, with final vote by the Board of Education on May 7. Public presentations are set for April 16 and May 7.Click here to view the 2018-2019 Preliminary Budget presentation, given at […]

By |April 9th, 2018|Ridgewood Schools|1 Comment

Reader says the School Budget gets bigger and bigger with Ridgewood continuing to go down in almost every way

Admittedly, we have been here since Jan 1971. When we moved in, the taxes were about half of what we now pay (and we thought they were very high then!). When we moved in Ridgewood was in the highest grouping in both national and state rankings. When we moved in there were approximately half the […]

By |March 25th, 2018|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments

Reader says The Board of Ed knew exactly what it was doing when they changed the election date

The Board of Ed knew exactly what it was doing when they changed the election date. This totally removed the possibility of voters voting the budget down and released a wild spending spree on the part of the board. They are literally saying, “You can’t stop us. We can charge as much as we want.” […]

By |March 22nd, 2018|Ridgewood Schools|3 Comments

Tonight : Regular Public Meeting of the Ridgewood Board of Education

March 19,2018

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Ridgewood NJ, The next Regular Public Meeting of the Ridgewood Board of Education will be held tonight Monday, March 19, 2018 at the Education Center, 49 Cottage Place, Floor 3 at 7:30 p.m. The meeting will be aired live on television, FiOS channel 33 and Optimum channel 77, and […]

By |March 19th, 2018|Ridgewood Schools|1 Comment

Regular Public Meeting of the Ridgewood Board of Education will be held on Monday, March 5, 2018

March 4,2018
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, The next Regular Public Meeting of the Ridgewood Board of Education will be held on Monday, March 5, 2018 at the Education Center, 49 Cottage Place, Floor 3 at 7:30 p.m. The meeting will be aired live on television, FiOS channel 33 and Optimum channel 77, and […]

By |March 4th, 2018|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments

Ridgewood Board of Education Meeting on Monday, February 5, 2018

February 5,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, The next Regular Public Meeting of the Ridgewood Board of Education will be held on Monday, February 5, 2018 at the Education Center, 49 Cottage Place, Floor 3 at 7:30 p.m. The meeting will be aired live on television, FiOS channel 33 and Optimum channel 77, and […]

By |February 5th, 2018|Ridgewood Schools|2 Comments

Reader says Not having to place the school budget before the voters seems to mean that they now think they can do anything

file photo by Boyd Loving

Not having to place the school budget before the voters seems to mean that they now think they can do anything they want as there is no way to vote the budget down. That was a sneaky way to get control when all the town wanted was to save some money […]

By |February 1st, 2018|Ridgewood Schools|7 Comments

Reader says Ridgwood it’s Time for School District Consolidation

I watched last night’s meeting. They were trying to figure out how to budget with the coming property tax situation in NJ. They were real concerned about health care premiums going up too.
The answer is staring them in the face: What other states do CONSOLIDATION. New Jersey will be forced into it. One school supt. […]

By |December 19th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|13 Comments

Ridgewood Board of Education Meeting Tonight in the Ed Center

December 18,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, The Ridgewood Board of Education will be holding its regular public meeting December 18 2017 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM in the Board Room, 3rd Floor, Education Center.

At all regular meetings, two opportunities are provided for citizens to make comments. The public comment periods will be scheduled […]

By |December 18th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|2 Comments