Here are some of the stories and features in this week’s Wilton Bulletin, in mailboxes and on newsstands today:
News:
• Lynne Vanderslice is the GOP pick to run for first selectman.
• A World War II-era photo surfaces and there is an attempt to put names to faces.
• The Board of Finance looks at a new way of assessing budget increases.
• $4 million for a new train dock yard will primarily benefit the main line.
• Temple’s new prayer book reflects “tradition, innovation and inclusivity.”
• Turf hearing put off, auto center continued at P&Z meeting.
• Summer sandwiches for children in need.
• Senior Center News: Services available to seniors, lunch at The Greens, summer Corridors, coming events.
• New website intended to heat up town business climate.
• Gas line project is on schedule.
• Planning and Zoning Commission denies special meeting request.
• Wilton raises $14,000 for presidential candidates.
• Republicans name slate for November election.
• Democrats endorse McFadden, name slate.
• Library Lines: Last summer series concert tonight, teen fun, a short series, animals weather the weather, teens journey back musically, on the road again.
Opinion:
• Editorials: Prescription for trouble.
• NewsNotes: Bunny blues, why we have bees.
• Letters to the Editors: Garbage dumping is no joke
• Notes from the Board Table: From Valley Forge to Middlebrook.
Obituaries:
• Nelson R. Ramirez, 73.
• Joseph R. Lametta, Sr., 89.
Business:
• New College Creamery owners building a family legacy.
• Business Update: Local lawyer teaches again in Colorado.
• Real estate sales.
Social:
• Stay at Home stays connected.
• Summer is a time for singing.
• Men’s clothing donation.
• Bulletin Board.
Schools:
• Board votes to move Washington statue to Middlebrook.
• Tuckner leaves Cider Mill.
• District updates safe school climate coordinator position.
• Student Briefs: Fairfield College Prep, Fairleigh Dickinson, James Madison, Marist College, Quinnipiac University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Roger Williams, Southern Connecticut State University, St. Lawrence, University of Albany, University of Delaware, University of New Haven, Western Connecticut State University.
Police:
• Protective order violated.
• Danbury Road DUI.
• Westport Road DUI.
• Criminal impersonator.
• Three-car pile-up.
• Driver crashes car, walks home.
• Officer injured.
Sports:
• American Legion Baseball: Post 86 season comes to end in state tourney loss to Bethel.
• Murph’s Turf: WHS-Ridgefield football rivalry gets put on hold.
• Wilton family on vacation gets surprise visitor: the Stanley Cup.
• Swim: Wahoos head to nationals.
• Middlebury College names Schott as new diving coach.
• Kicks for Kids this Saturday.
Arts & Leisure
Priscilla Graham of Wilton and her daughter Priscilla, who’s 8, are looking forward to the opening of Gigi’s Playhouse Down Syndrome Achievement Center on Saturday, Aug. 1, in Ardsley, N.Y.
• It’s a dud: Mark Schumann, the Reel Dad, says don’t bother going to see Irrational Man, Woody Allen’s latest.
• Hyundai packs in the luxurious features in the Santa Fe Sport, while keeping the price down, writes test driver Steven Macoy.
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