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:

• Beloved Wiltonian and jazz legend Dave Brubeck died Wednesday morning.

• School Superintendent Gary Richards, recent recipient of a "Superintendent of the Year" honor, discusses his work and outlook for Wilton public schools.

• The Wilton Community Assistance Fund is a new name for the Wilton Interfaith Council Fund but the focus is the same — helping citizens with economic needs.

• Santa's coming to town!

• Capt. Karl Dolnier reflects on 40 years at the Wilton Fire Department as he retires.

• Wilton High School unblocks certain social media sites, finding a host of dynamic educational resources.

• Local students help collect supplies for homeless veterans.

• Portofino's, recently reopened, helps bring holiday cheer to town center.

• Board of Selectmen hear a request to install a pathway on a hazardous stretch of Wolfpit Road.

• False alarm fees may rise.

• Peg Koellmer, new Chamber of Commerce president, expects continued growth.

• Wilton Congregational Church will gain an outdoor chapel, courtesy of the charitable efforts of a local Eagle Scout.

• A spring road race is set by the Wilton Newcomers Club.

• Wilton's voter turnout is among the top 10 of Connecticut's municipalities.

• A new state law will recognize veterans with a special symbol on newly issued drivers licenses.

• Wilton Dance Studio is set to perform The Nutcracker on Dec. 9 at the high school's Clune Center.

• Letters to the Editor: Grumman Avenue family, Wolfpit sidewalk proposal, supporting the Salvation Army, a successful spelling bee.

• State Rep. Gail Lavielle considers fiscal responsibility in Connecticut.

• TASC offers ways other towns and school districts have saved millions.

• Warrior basketball boys get ready for the season.

• Don't write off the boys hockey team, their coach says.

• The girls ice hockey team has challenges to overcome.

• Arts & Leisure: Ridgefielder Dave Goldenberg hosts open mic sessions at the Town Crier Cafe in Pawling, N.Y., lots of options for The Nutcracker and Christmas concerts, The Reel Dad says the latest film version of Anna Karenina is confusing, and Steven Macoy likes the 2012 Scion iQ 3-door liftback.

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