Here are some of the stories and features in this week’s Wilton Bulletin, in mailboxes and on newsstands today:
News:
• Wiltonian pilots surf retreat.
• Clune petitions onto ballot.
• Golf outing tops $100K for scholarships.
• Route 7- School Road intersection fixed?
• Tax Free Week runs Aug. 16-22.
• Tomato tasting at Ambler.
• Walk with the butterflies.
• New Trackside program director has new ideas.
• Clinical trials offer new approaches to advanced breast cancer.
• Mission trip: Lessons learned in Costa Rica.
• Free hands-only CPR training.
• Writing through one’s pain.
• 40th reunion for Wilton class.
• West Nile on the rise.
• Town implements some audit reforms.
• Senior Center News: Summer activities, Corridors, coming events.
• Library Lines: Books in a new light, Basics of computing, A gathering of the princesses, Makers welcome, Mid-summer art reception, Author visiting.
• Bank supports nursing program.
• SNEW Link is new customer web portal.
• New school-related state laws in effect.
• JoyRide announces first “spinraiser.”
• Senior discount at art studio.
• Lions carnival opens Aug. 19.
• School district hires 26 new employees.
• Local artist’s work on display.
Opinion:
• Editorials: We have the power.
• Letters to the Editors: Grateful for the Piersall Building owner’s efforts.
• NewsNotes: Pour a cool one.
Sports:
• After long racing career, Sharp shows no signs of slowing down.
• Wilton Y Wahoos swim team: Wahoos second at YMCA Long Course National Championships.
• Sciarretta sixth at Northern Junior Championship golf tournament.
• Norwalk River Rowing Association: Bauerfield ends NRRA career at Royal Canadian Henley.
Obituaries:
Eve Lynne Donigian, 71.
Jane Audrey Mentzer, 93.
Jane Isabel Brendel, 88.
Frances S. FitzGerald, 77.
Lorraine Trizzino Dennen, 77.
Police:
• Belden Hill Road DUI.
• Stolen items worth more than $20,000.
• Danbury Road larceny.
Social:
• Colorful art exhibition opens Aug. 21.
• Wilton artists in Silvermine faculty show.
• Wilton Singers holds auditions.
• Bulletin Board.
Schools:
• Wiltonian joins Teach For America.
• Restraint and seclusion in schools.
• Extended day childcare programs.
• Back to school for Continuing Education.
• After-school Hebrew enrichment program.
Business:
• Restaurateurs reach for the sky
• Business Update: Mitchell gives workplace shooter presentation.
• Real estate sales.
Arts & Leisure
• A new gallery in Derby had an “artrageous” opening recently; the co-op is a project of the Valley Arts Council.
• Cop Car is a surprise not to be missed, with an excellent performance by Kevin Bacon, says the Reel Dad Mark Schumann.
• Another week, another Lexus: this week Steven Macoy test drives the Lexus NX 200t, a model geared to a younger audience, he says.
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