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In this week’s Bulletin

Here are some of the stories and features in this week’s Wilton Bulletin, in mailboxes and on newsstands today:

• Wilton High seniors are going retro for their ’80s-themed show.

• It’s not too late to get a flu shot, but vaccine supplies are running scarce.

• Toni Boucher is named co-chair of a school safety subcommittee in Hartford.

• Full-day kindergarten is meeting with resistance from some parents.

• Got a copper down spout? You may want to put it under lock and key as more go missing.

• The Rotary Club helps Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County purchase new equipment.

• Wilton Board of Selectmen approve new alarm fees.

• Organizers rally in support of domestic violence awareness and gun legislation reform.

• In his state of the town update, First Selectman Bill Brennan talks about natural gas lines, security and energy projects among other things.

• Wilton Board of Education Chairman Bruce Likly offers notes from the latest board meeting.

• Wilton Education Foundation chairs remind us our obligation to reading is ongoing.

• A recent info session at the Board of Finance aims to create fiscal transparency.

• Economist Nicholas Perna gives his 2013 financial outlook at the Wilton Chamber of Commerce’s annual Economic Forecast Breakfast.

• Do you know what’s in our school superintendent’s $77,300,422 budget? The school budget public hearing is set for Thursday, Jan. 24.

• Wilton Congregational Church has named the Rev. Dr. Arnold I. Thomas as its 37th minister.

• Wilton High School students learn how to save lives after school at the Wilton Volunteer Ambulance Corps, just a short walk from the fire department.

• How does prayer affect healing? There will be a talk at Wilton Library.

• Wilton artist David Dunlop will discuss art and sex.

• Personal collections make up an exhibit of World War II memorabilia.

• Warrior Words columnist Alosha Southern opens a memory box from when she was 8, and reflects on how she has changed.

• Design Factor LLC, a kitchen and bathroom specialty design shop will open its doors on Danbury Road soon.

• Market Chatter columnist Richard Zipkis says the debt ceiling’s rise has put our economy on “life support.”

• The Junior League of Stamford-Norwalk celebrates 90 years with a wine-tasting party.

• Wilton Family Y is now offering free trial memberships, part of its effort to get people to follow through on healthy New Year’s resolutions.

• Make that nine straight wins for Wilton girls basketball.

• Casey Pearsall is the state female Athlete of the Year.

• The boys lose a close one in basketball.

• More sports: hockey, gymnastics, wrestling, indoor track and travel basketball results.

• Arts & Leisure: A costume exhibit in Darien focuses on the Jazz Age, a full moon walk at the wolf center, realist painter Colleen Brown is celebrated in Fairfield, the Maritime Aquarium takes the wraps off its chocolate expo, the new Cadillac XTS AWD Premium combines power and luxury with reasonable fuel efficiency.

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