You might not have power. You might have a tree through your house. And if you don't feed the meters in Ridgewood today, you're going to find yourself with a ticket, Patch has learned. Ridgewood will be enforcing the meters, a source with knowledge tells Patch.
With the village being among the few downtowns completely unscathed by the devastating effects of Sandy, thousands have descended on the CBD from all corners of Bergen and Passaic County.
Residents expressed anger to the news on Facebook Thursday afternoon.
"I've always said they are awful for asking us to pay to park and shop or eat, considering all the businesses that have gone under," Jennifer Box Knight wrote. "Shame on them, even more now. Business owners should be furious and make it known."
Said Glen Rock resident Alison Shapiro Miller: "This angers me so much! People have died in the storm and this is what they do? Go help someone instead. Proud to be a Glen Rocker!"
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