In this week’s Wilton Bulletin
Here are some of the stories and features in this week’s Wilton Bulletin, in mailboxes and on newsstands today:
• Wilton prays for the victims of Sandy Hook with a downtown interfaith vigil.
• The Bulletin staff reflect on 2012 with a list of news highlights that most deeply impacted our community.
• It’s been 75 years since the first Bulletin rolled off the press. Staff offer insightful commentary on how the years have treated the look and production of your hometown newspaper.
• The Wilton Historical Society gets on track with the holidays as its annual model train exhibit has grown into its largest ever.
• The long-awaited town-wide fiber network project moves ahead to an upcoming town meeting.
• Creative Wiltonians have constructed “Mystery Point Lighthouse,” which is a contending piece of artwork at the Maritime Aquarium Festival of Lighthouses contest.
• A man dies after a single-car accident on Grumman Hill Road.
• Wilton’s Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield Country will offer a program on safe medication practices.
• Toll Brothers Inc. takes over River Road development project.
• Which businesses are open on New Year’s? Check our business hours listing.
• CL&P gets a failing grade for its performance during Storm Sandy and officials urge PURA to sanction the utility company.
• Anxious about forgetting names? The Greens at Cannondale offers a free memory scan.
• Letters to the editors: commentary on interfaith vigil, gun law reform, “pay for play” deserves a second look, appreciation for holiday dance.
• State Rep. Gail Lavielle sees bipartisan collaboration as precedent for fiscal progress.
• When the Constitution isn’t clear on an issue, what do we do? Steve Hudspeth tells how some situations are handled.
• Wilton Library hosts a colorful art show and local children’s author Elissa Grodin for a discussion on her new mystery.
• Schools adopt a new approach to suicide prevention.
• Wilton Pizza will celebrate its 20th anniversary. Owner Matt Criscuolo discusses the concept of the “jazzeria,” combining quality food with a jazzy ambiance.
• Bulletin sports editor Tim Murphy reviews the good and bad that came out of the Wilton sports world this year.
• The holiday finds girls basketball enjoying a three-game winning streak.
• Warrior gymnasts focus on qualifying for the State Open this season.
• Track and field athletes hit FCIAC qualifying marks.
• Arts & Leisure: First Nights in Westport and Danbury, ABBAmania performs on New Year’s Eve in Bridgeport, the New Baroque Soloists are in Newtown with special guest Christine Buras to raise money for the Sandy Hook Elementary School Scholarship Fund, Les Miserables gets the Reel Dad’s top rating, and the 2013 Mazda3 i 5-door GT shows a big jump in fuel economy.
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