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:
• This is the season for candidates to answer questions: State Sen. Toni Boucher and challenger Democrat Carolanne Curry look at taxes, spending and education; Democrat Mark Robbins, Republican Tom O'Dea and the Green Party's David Bedell talked about many things ranging from gun control to improving the business climate.
• Where do I go to vote now? The redistricting of Connecticut has shaken up voter lines and baffled many residents over who represents who.
• A new spin on an old war: Wilton Historical Society and Wilton Library team up to recognize 200 years since the War of 1812.
• Wilton charity lends open arms to Ethiopian orphanage, where many go starving and homeless.
• Expert will shed light on advocating for special-needs children.
• For her Gold Award, a Girl Scout reaches out to honor and serve military personnel.
• After spending six months at an exhibit in Washington, D.C., a Weir Farm arts collection comes back to Connecticut.
• Homecoming gets a makeover: Student body president Jack Jankowski has lofty ambitions for this year's festivities.
• Middle-school students are invited to learn military strategy games at the Wilton Historical Society.
• Cut me a slice of that! It was pies galore at Ambler Farm.
• A SoNo chef talks food at the library.
• Pet Pantry Warehouse opens with a mission to protect and promote animal welfare.
• Top of the charts, again! Wilton named one of the best suburbs to live in, according to recent survey.
• Not your ordinary church music: The Candlelight Concert series continues at Wilton Congregational with a renowned quintet.
• What are you going to be this year for Halloween? The Chamber of Commerce plans holiday events.
• Anglers can cast a line during the Y's upcoming fishing derby.
• Do you know who's opened and closed on Columbus Day?
• Woodcock Nature Center gets ready for Halloween with hayrides and more at the "Family Howl Prowl."
• Columnist Stephen Hudspeth explains how many hands here feed many hungry children far away.
• As construction continues, Wilton Commons will accept residency applications.
• Like coffee? Like theater? There's a new partnership brewing between The Wilton Playshop and a local coffee supplier.
• Wilton girls soccer breaks a losing streak and wallops Ridgefield in the process. The boys also bounce back from a loss, shutting out Fairfield Ludlowe.
• More winning teams: Field hockey, volleyball, football.
• Athletes and Twitter: a sportswriter's gold mine.
• More sports: Youth field hockey, youth soccer, youth football.
• Fall Bridal: Balancing work and wedding planning; smaller weddings and how photographers shoot them; catering trucks at receptions, a new trend; vow to get fit; wedding fashions.
• Arts & Leisure: Former Bulletin reporter Peter de Jonge talks about his new crime novel Buried on Avenue B, Bruce Museum Arts Festival, former Supreme Mary Wilson in Fairfield, a Zombiefest in Danbury; and weekend dog events.
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