How to respond to an overdose: Narcan info, training session to be held in Norwalk Tuesday

Aa training session and demonstration on how to acquire and administer Narcan and discuss legislative efforts and other resources to combat the opioid crisis will be held on Tuesday, March 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the South Norwalk Library, 10 Washington Street. The event, hosted by State Representatives Gail Lavielle, Fred Wilms and Terrie Wood (who represents part of … read more

State fiscal problems are Wilton taxpayers’ problems


Just as Wilton has begun developing our fiscal year 2018 budget, so have the Governor and the State Legislature. Facing an estimated $1.4-billion deficit in FY 2018 alone, last week Gov. Malloy presented his proposed budget. For Wilton his proposals mean a more than $1 million reduction in educational aid and a $4 million bill from the State teacher pension … read more

Wilton takes wait and see attitude to Gov. Malloy’s budget ideas


First Selectman Lynne Vanderslice is taking a wait and see attitude before commenting on Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s recently announced budget ideas regarding education and funding for the towns. The ideas include shifting some of the cost of municipal teachers’ pensions from the state to the towns, reducing mandates, recalibrating the Education Cost Sharing (ECS) grant, and creating a municipal … read more

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