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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