In this week's Bulletin

Here are some of the stories and features in this week’s Wilton Bulletin, in mailboxes and on newsstands today:


Sensible Wilton meeting on Feb. 2.

Wilton High School presents a story of crime and fairy tales.

Affordable housing deal moves on, town land comes with $1-million price tag.

• New home construction in Wilton doubles.

Former selectman encourages discussion of a revote.

Sunday’s ice storm caused numerous accidents in town.

Gas prices could stay low all year, but they may not fall much lower.

• Capitol Hearing Day: Future of intellectually disabled citizens is at stake.

• First Niagara Bank will leave town, consolidates three branches.

Budget meetings take up several months.

• Wilton League of Women Voters to discuss visiting Cuba.

Cactus Rose temporarily closes due to water damage.

• Police Log: Thefts at Wilton High School, Lost keys, Mailbox damage, Domestic, Suspended license.

• Wilton Library Young Makers Club encourages teens to create and collaborate.

• Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County offers support groups.

• NAMI-CAN holds meeting on Jan. 26.

• EMT courses start Monday.

• After-school program wins grant.


• Board of Education eyes $400,000 surplus to fund enrichment programs.

• Warrior Words: A dog’s life.

• Cider Mill students embrace newspaper writing.

• Miller-Driscoll and Cider Mill students take part in this year’s Reading Rocks! program.

• Cider Mill fifth grader makes third donation to Locks of Love.

• Many students made their college dean’s list.


• Toni Boucher: Will tolls be coming to state roads?

• Letter: Is the Gilded Age being repeated in Wilton?

• Letter: Cost to defend greater than revote.

• Letter: Rotary offers international scholarship.

• From the Firehouse: Be smart around natural gas.

• Editorial: Say it now.

• News Notes: Miller-Driscoll meeting tonight, World-record toasting, Sharp shoes.


• O’Brien Premier Properties: Wilton’s newest real estate company.

• BodySmart of Monroe to donate proceeds from fitness classes to Animals in Distress.

• Wilton Family Y offers two six-week courses addressing challenges faced by stay-at-home mothers.

• Wilton Go Green member Daphne Dixon is honored by Morris Media as a 2015 Green Award winner.


• Wilton Woman’s Club sponsors a blood drive at Trackside.

• Lifelong Girl Scout raises awareness for pets in need.

• Wilton Woman’s Club plans its eighth Annual Fashion for FUNdraising.

• Karen Abbott’s Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy to be discussed at the Wilton Historical Society.

• Wilton artists participate in Rowayton Arts Center exhibition.

Candlelight Concerts presents Empire Brass Quintet.

• Wilton Encore Club donates $4,000 to Wilton Social Services.

Grayson Hugh to headline Forza Five ‘house concert.’

• Gourmet gala benefits STAR, Inc.


Edward Michael Musho.

Howard F. Fagan Jr.

• Joyce C. Carvutto.


• Wilton High School girls basketball team crushes Stamford in FCIAC showdown.

• Wilton High School boys basketball team lose to Black Knights, 77-61.

• Seniors have continued the Wilton High School boys basketball team’s rise to the top.

• Wilton High School boys hockey team scores consecutive wins.

• Wilton High School wrestling team’s Nicholas Rende takes first place at Saturday’s New Milford Tournament.

• Wilton High School gymnastics team hits season high.

• Wilton Y gymnasts win Level 6 title at Flippers Invitational.

• Mary Hayes-Haas among latest class of Atlantic 10 Legends.

Arts & Leisure

• Director Theo Avgerinos, who grew up in New Canaan, has a new independent feature film out. ‘Americans’ explores the world of sub-prime mortgage brokers and real estate investors in Los Angeles, just as the bottom was about to drop out of the market.

• The Reel Dad says Clint Eastwood has done a masterful job of conveying the realities of war in ‘American Sniper’ and Bradley Cooper’s work is once again outstanding.

• Steven Macoy lists some of his favorites from among the cars he test drove in 2014.

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