Here are some of the stories and features in this week’s Wilton Bulletin, in mailboxes and on newsstands today:
News
• First selectman candidates explain their positions. More...
• Miller-Driscoll principal will retire in December. More...
• Ambler Farm Day does not disappoint. See our slide show. More...
• Demolition delayed for historic home.
• Wilton names Route 106 after one of its ‘greatest treasures.’
• Nighttime repaving of Wilton roads.
• Wilton Commons takes another step forward.
• Saturday voter registration on Oct. 17.
• Free family fall festival.
• This driver had a wrong number, in more ways than one. More...
• Understanding the Affordable Care Act.
• First selectman forum.
• Washington statue dedication.
• Legal notices.
• Police department promotes Thomas Conlan and Robert Cipolla.
• Music revives memories.
• Site of new medical center will undergo $9 million renovation.
• Spooky doings at the Wilton Historical Society.
• What’s open and closed on Columbus Day?
• Senior Center News: Legislative update, Flute performance, Hearing Loss Association, Fresh Eye, Fall Harvest Festival, Senior volunteers, Comstock Writers, Coming events.
• Ambulance corps receives $5,000 gift.
• FOI complaint withdrawn.
• Library Lines: Library walls inspire quiet reflection, Support group gets together, AARP driver safety offered, Readers meet, Music to go, Controversial religion examined, Knitters unite!
• CERT will offer free emergency training.
• Walter Kress, Peter Balderston and John Kalamarides run for Board of Finance seats.
• Christine Finkelstein, Lory Rothstein and Laura Schwemm run unopposed for Board of Education seats.
• Pet loss support group.
• Chris Weldon will step down from police commission.
• Bulletin Board.
• Final Lambert Corner tour of the season.
• Choral concert at senior luncheon.
• Chris Brubeck at the Clune Center.
• Volunteers needed to visit homebound.
• Fashion show benefits social services.
• ‘Shred Day’ at Bankwell.
• Absentee ballot voting for Annual Town Meeting.
Opinion
• Editorials: Students’ best friend.
• Letters to the Editors: Age has nothing to do with turf issue, Merritt parking signs make no sense, Ambler Farm Day a rousing success, No reason to say ‘no’ to turf project, Trackside’s first Oktoberfest is a hit.
• Notes from the Board Table: Dog search.
• WVAC 911: Don’t let the flu become a medical emergency.
• Candidate statement from Deborah McFadden.
• Endorsement letters.
Police
• Marijuana misdemeanor.
• Burglary investigation.
Obituary
Nancy Sokolowski-Kolb. More...
Sports
• WHS Football: Warriors deliver on Homecoming, top Ludlowe. More...
• WHS Boys Soccer: Warriors fall to Darien 1-0 on penalty kick.
• WHS Girls Soccer: Paisley Eagan powers WHS to wins. More...
• WHS Field Hockey: Blue Wave wins showdown, 2-0.
• Results, Records, Schedules.
• WHS Volleyball: Cadets too much for Wilton.
• WHS Girls Swimming: Warriors notch first victory.
• WHS Cross Country: Mary Lynch, Justin Hoelzl are race winners.
• Youth Football results.
• Youth Soccer results.
Schools
• Continuing Education offers two new food courses.
• Warrior Words by Grace Kelleher: Seniors straddling two worlds.
Business
• Zelie Pforzheimer teaches SoulCollage®
• Business Update: Ryan Cornell named top agent, Stop & Shop introduces pet food line.
• Real Estate Sales.
Arts & Leisure
• A new exhibition at Fairfield University’s Quick Center for the Performing Arts focuses on dance and features sculpture by Redding’s Marc Mellon as well as paintings by Jane Sutherland and photography by Philip Trager, both of Fairfield.
• Time Out of Mind: Richard Gere disappears into the main character in this moving film about the homeless, says the Reel Dad.
• No car review this week. Instead, a feature about the center that tested the VW diesels and found the truth.
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