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Women of the Streets: Liz Leonard

Dr. Darla Shaw portrays Liz Leonard, the first female Selectman of Ridgefield.

Dr. Darla Shaw portrays Liz Leonard, the first female Selectman of Ridgefield. The stretch of highway on Route 116 from Barlow Mountain to Scotland School is named after her. She moved to town in the 1960s and found work as a political journalist for the Danbury News Times and Bridgeport Post, among others, before coming into office as State Representative and later First Selectman.

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