Here are some of the stories and features in this week’s Wilton Bulletin, in mailboxes and on newsstands today:
News:
• Wilton High School graduates 328 seniors.
• The Wilton Chamber of Commerce works to keep Wilton vibrant and attractive.
• The governor’s $40-billion budget is under fire at legislative update.
• Turf plan runs into opposition.
• Design phase comes to an end for Miller-Driscoll renovation.
• Historic home faces demolition.
• Wilton High School academic awards.
• Town plans motion to dismiss Sensible Wilton lawsuit.
• Traveling through Weston is a challenge.
• CERT takes another step forward.
• Norwalk River Valley Trail hosts groundbreaking.
• Sculpture unveiling ceremony on Friday.
• Political parties line up slates.
• Senior Center News.
• County ranks high in ozone pollution.
• School bus pickup resolved for new apartment building.
• Gas station approved.
• What’s open and closed this July 4.
• Library Lines: Summer show gets underway, Read with a pup, Cartoonist returns to the library, Author visit in time for summer, A short program of short stories, Candace Bushnell visits Wilton Library.
• Elinor Byrne is a pretty, witty 100.
• Coping with the loss of a spouse.
• YMCA open house on July 4.
• Kiwanis Cruis Night is July 10.
Obituaries:
• Margaret Mary Selinger, 88.
Opinion:
• Editorials: Domestic violence is a persistent problem.
• Letters to the Editors: What a surprise!, Parks and Rec spending money on what?, ABC of Wilton thanks its volunteers, Graduation prep: When Mother Nature strikes.
• NewsNotes: Snake encounters.
• Senate Circle: State budget impact on health care.
• A View from Glen Hill: The sky is not falling.
• Guest Commentary: Don’t run afoul of fireworks law.
Police:
• Man attacks ex.
• Prescription forgery.
• Wheels and tires stolen.
• Harasser turns self in.
• Stopped in Wilton, New Canaan, same day.
• Trespasser pegged with felony.
• Man removes girlfriend from vehicle
• Eyeglasses found.
• Purse stolen.
Social:
• Vigil recalls victims of church shooting.
• Wiltonians attend Voices of Courage luncheon.
Schools:
• Wiltonian says ‘Yes to Yummy.’
• Our Lady of Fatima graduates 13.
• Wilton High School changes calculus sequence.
• Middlebrook gets new French books.
• Student Briefs: Steven Lauricella, Daniel Hernandez, Carlene Wampfler.
Sports:
• Little League: Wilton all-stars open district tournament Sunday.
• FCIAC honors Wilton High athletes.
• American Legion Baseball: Wilton edges Ridgefield for third win.
• Girls Lacrosse: Wiltonian named All-American.
• Ability Beyond hosts tennis clinic Saturday at Four Seasons.
Business:
• Uncle Leo’s celebrates one year, and a top donut award.
• Business Update: Janet Bottiglieri joins Berkshire Hathaway in Wilton, Sis Boom on video.
• Real estate sales.
Graduation:
• Speeches: Cooper Pellaton, Grace Nickel.
• Class gift: Evaline Xie, Osgood “Endy” Perry.
• Post graduation plans.
Arts & Leisure:
The Western Connecticut Youth Orchestra has a new leader, music director Eric Mahl. The baton was passed by longtime music director Petko Dimitrov at a concert this spring.
• A touching play, And A Nightingale Sang, is running through Saturday at the Westport Country Playhouse.
• Inside Out takes audiences into the Pixar-created mind of a young girl.
• Rarer than hen’s teeth in the states, the 2015 Volvo S60 T6 Polestar has some serious performance ability, says test driver Steven Macoy.
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