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

News


  • Candidates for first selectman: Lynne Vanderslice (R), Deb McFadden (D).

  • Halloween fun in Wilton.

  • Fend off the flu: Now is the time for vaccinations.

  • FCIAC postseason games on HAN Network pay-per-view platform.

  • Wilton stroke survivor will run in NYC marathon.

  • Free mental health screenings at the Y.

  • Special voter registration Nov. 2.

  • New restaurant supports YMCA.

  • Hazardous waste collection on Oct. 31.

  • Selectmen briefed on plans for Town Green.

  • Library Lines: The pups are coming!, Self-expression and relaxation, Weir Farm art reception, Board of Selectmen debate, Seniors discuss far-reaching tale, Author visit, First-time author visit.

  • Senior Center News: Book discussion, Studio knitting, Living with Alzheimer’s, Comstock Writers, Open bridge, Coming events.

  • Farmers’ market says farewell for the season.

  • Timothy Leonard hearing continued to Nov. 3.

  • Legal Notices.

  • NAMI offers support for parents.

  • Wilton High School Boys Soccer team wins academic award.

  • Residents share ideas for economic development.

  • Finance board approves DUI grant.


Sports

  • WHS Boys Soccer: Austin Slater scores game-winner on Senior Night.

  • WHS Girls Soccer: Wilton stops Staples on Paisley Eagan’s goal.

  • Rob Coloney named WHS Girls Basketball coach.

  • WHS Field Hockey: Rams nip Warriors on late goal.

  • WHS Football: Christian Trefz, St. Joseph run over Wilton, 35-0.

  • WHS Girls Swim: Swimmers go 3-2 during jam-packed stretch.

  • Results, Records, Schedules.

  • Youth Football Results.

  • Youth Soccer Results.


Opinion

  • Editorials: Don’t be fooled.

  • Letters to the Editors: Fostering greater transparency, Please preserve the Schlichting Homestead, GOP openings on parks and social services.

  • NewsNotes: Home repair, Museum mornings, Fitness fights breast cancer.

  • Candidate Statements: Lynne Vanderslice, Deborah McFadden, Michael Kaelin.

  • Endorsement Letters.

  • Nobody Told Me That: Why should you vote in your municipal election? Are there any contested races in Wilton this year? Can I view a sample ballot? Are absentee ballots available for this election?


Police

  • Driver whose accident closed Cedar Road was drunk.

  • Street sweeper shot at with BBs.

  • Arrest made in car theft.

  • Jacket, sweater found.


Obituaries

Social

  • Gala celebrates 10 years of Friends of Ambler Farm.

  • Candlelight Concerts presents violinist Angelo Xiang Yu.

  • Bulletin Board.


Schools

  • Students explore ‘fully digital learning environment.’

  • Warrior Words by Abby Schiff: Even on your own, you are not alone.

  • Athletes recognized for academic achievement.


Business

  • Fall Restaurant Week returns.

  • Business Update: Webster celebrates 80 years, Bankwell collecting children’s books.

  • Real Estate Sales.


Arts & Leisure

  • Two Redding artists, Richard Lerner and Joni Johns, are exhibiting their work at Jewelry Designs in Danbury.

  • The Reel Dad gives his top rating to the film Steve Jobs, a masterpiece of writing by Aaron Sorkin, he says, matched by Danny Boyle’s direction.


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