RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- Longtime Ridgefield PTA leader Frances Walton was elected to a seat on the school board, according to the Ridgefield Press.
The Board of Education voted unanimously to have Walton fill the vacant seat, which became available after Irene Burgess handed in her resignation, the Ridgefield Press reported. Burgess has been arrested twice on shoplifting charges.
Upon being elected to the board, Walton said she will resign her position as president of the East Ridge Middle School PTA, the Ridgefield Press said.
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