Here are some of the stories and features in this week’s Wilton Bulletin, in mailboxes and on newsstands today:
News
• Speeding car leads police in hot pursuit on Route 7.
• Wilton has lowest SBAC achievement among neighboring towns.
• Wilton voter turnout is in “absolute decline.” Budget approval is dropping as well.
• Library’s new entry is a storybook in itself.
• Children invited to make books.
• What’s open and closed on Labor Day?
• November ballot lineup is set.
• Fall programs at parks and rec.
• Girl Scout creates pediatric trauma dolls.
• Greeting autumn with Sweets and Sips.
• Murphy, Himes talk foreign affairs at Wilton Kiwanis lunch.
• Wilton will see ‘No Idling’ campaigns.
• Fast Frights contest seeks scary shorts.
• Author recounts cousin’s work with Albert Schweitzer
• Shaban plans 4th District run.
• Senior Center News: Downloads Workshop, Introduction to Bridge, Intermediate Bridge, Open Bridge with Dan, Bridge groups, Jewelry workshop, Studio knitting, Coming events.
Opinion
• Editorials: Pre-election guidelines.
• Notes from the Board Table.
• NewsNotes: Love your park, phone support for cancer patients.
• The TASC List: What we leave behind.
• A view from Glen Hill: Off to college — two perspectives.
Sports
• Cross country: WHS girls aim for FCIAC title.
• Stephen Holmquist looks to make mark for Michigan swimming.
• Wilton teen collects racquet windfall for tennis program.
Obituaries
• Deborah Morgan Dearington, 72.
• Marion Tait, 75.
• James Patrick Billings, 80.
• Joan Marie Roll, 56.
Police
• Accident closed Ridgefield Road Thursday.
• Underage DUI.
• Speeding results in marijuana infraction.
• Failure to appear.
• Two-car accident with injury.
• Tent found.
Social
• Renowned gardener considers change and the passage of time.
• Call for crafters.
• Trackside plans Oktoberfest fund-raiser.
• High Holy Day services.
• Hawk photo talk.
• Learn to ring a handbell.
• Bulletin Board.
• Library Lines: Women’s wellness, Printer services for kids’ 3D projects, First the basics, What women talk about, Readers convene, Seniors learn about downloads, Poetry with Ben.
Schools
• Wilton schools begin new year with new technology.
• Warrior Words: It’s gonna be a B16GIE!
• Student Briefs: Colgate University, University of Tennessee, Washington College, Wheaton College.
Business
• Workshops help women understand divorce.
• Business Update: Canine Company has two new radio commercials, Topalian wins photographer award.
• Real Estate Sales.
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