We're excited to kick off a NEW Ridgefield magazine column: Ask Ms. Jen, featuring Educator Jennifer Bradshaw from the Woodcock Nature Center! In Ask Ms. Jen, we'll pose wildlife and nature questions submitted by readers via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via the Ridgefield Magazine Facebook page.
It wasn't the five-bedroom, 7,000-square-foot house with three fireplaces that wowed Dirk and Marie Antoinette Boot. Rather, it was the sunny, two-acre property with a sports court, swimming pool, and where the house was situated that convinced this family of four to do a cross-town move.
For decades, electric cars have been a sideshow, a novelty act, a blip on the automotive sales chart. But over the next five years, electric vehicles—EVs—will make up 25 percent to 30 percent of vehicle sales, and the consequences are, well, shocking.