Statewide firefighter test announced

Firefighters battled Saturday’s Range Road fire from outside because it had already taken over the house by the time they arrived. (Capt. John Lynch photo)

Eleven Connecticut communities have joined together to offer an entry-level testing program for men and women interested in a fire service career. This consortium of fire departments is accepting applications through the testing company IO Solutions. Applications must be submitted directly thought IO Solutions at The application period closes May 4. The goals of this program are threefold. Reduce … read more

Wilton woman charged in PTSA larceny


A 42-year-old Wilton woman was charged on a warrant April 18 with first degree larceny in connection with unauthorized transactions from the Wilton High School PTSA account. Police said after an extensive investigation it was found that the PTSA treasurer, Crismari Feliz, had allegedly stolen $24,008 by making unauthorized withdrawals, which she used to pay her personal credit card bills … read more

Police annual awards planned

The Wilton Police Department will conduct its annual awards ceremony Monday, April 9 at 6 p.m. in the Wilton Library Brubeck Room. Refreshment will be served after the ceremony. Awards include the medal of valor, officer of the year, meritorious police service, community police officer of the year, Emergency Medical Service, and citation of commendation. The sponsors of the event … read more

Wilton man sentenced to prison in Ponzi case


Wilton resident Steven Simmons was sentenced April 3 in Manhattan federal court to 37 months in prison for his involvement in a Ponzi scheme. Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that U.S. District Judge Kimba M. Wood sentenced Simmons, 49.  Between 2013 and January 2017, Simmons solicited more than $6 million … read more

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