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:

• Road map is still sketchy — towns collaborate on Norwalk River Valley Trail development.

• How long did you lose power? Connecticut will formally review utility-response performance.

• Local novelist delivers a fast-paced thriller, Mad Dog House.

• School Supt. Gary Richards is named "Superintendent of the Year."

• Gerald Charles Dickens, great-great grandson of the Victorian novelist, will take to the stage in Wilton for a holiday performance of A Christmas Carol.

• Forget Black Friday! Wilton Chamber of Commerce aims to help small businesses with "Shop Wilton Day" on Saturday.

• Friends of Ambler Farm grabbed a shovel and helped pitch in for a major farmhouse renovation.

• Do you still have a mess on your hand from Sandy? Storm debris drop-off center remains open.

• The Georgetown Fire Department helps Sandy victims with donation drive.

• Residents are urged to take care with firewood as tree pests spread throughout the state.

• Wilton's tree warden speaks out on town damage as a tree-removal project moves ahead.

• First Selectman Bill Brennan offers his reflections on Sandy — before, during and after.

• Letters: After helping so many, the Wilton Y needs some help itself; thanks for a great-looking town, thanks for help during Sandy, thanks from election candidates.

• Wilton Meadows moves forward with treatment for patients with dementia.

• More than one outlet to plug into: Connecticut's deregulated electricity industry offers several utility options.

• So that's what snow looks like! Ecuadorian exchange student has found a home in Wilton.

• Last week the town-wide fiber-network project got back on track.

• Wilton dancers are set to take the stage for a performance of The Nutcracker with the New England Dance Theater.

• Wilton dry cleaners helps support Breezy Point Volunteer Fire Department in Queens, N.Y.

• Warriors repeat as state champs: Wilton High field hockey has won back-to-back state titles.

• Wilton football trumps Warde with a shut-out victory; The Wilton High girls swim team takes ninth at the state Open.

• Arts & Leisure: Reindeer arrive in Greenwich this weekend, New Canaan Society for the Arts opens its smallWORK show, the Golden Dragon Acrobats from China visit the Palace Theater in Stamford on Saturday.

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