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 students prove to be SAT whizzes as scores put the town on top of the state.
• Gail Lavielle and Ted Hoffstatter are in a tight race for the 143rd District seat in the General Assembly.
• The Board of Finance strikes a record deal — $7.9 million at less than 2% rates.
• Shhhh! Noise complaints around town that may prompt an ordinance.
• Keeping the workforce grounded — several Rolling Hills Country Club externs will soon begin living on club property.
• Murder suspect Aaron Ramsey — expected to plead not guilty — moves to Connecticut Valley Hospital for psychiatric evaluations.
• Wilton Library art exhibit chronicles a family legacy.
• Wilton Fire Department moves ahead with engine-tanker replacement project, valued at nearly $700,000.
• Gov. Malloy, U.S. Rep. Himes, and U.S. Sen. Blumenthal have a lot to say about this year's Democratic ticket at Merwin Meadows.
• Letters: Stolen campaign signs, storm information, deer hunting on private property, kudos to Oliver's Place, flag retirement ceremony, historical society event, preschool anniversary, as well as political letters.
• Commentary: Absentee voting, Wilton Education Forum update.
• The ABC House welcomes new scholars and a new residential director.
• Warrior columnist Terrence McLaughlin takes a page from Proust in introducing himself.
• Minks to Sinks takes donations and consignments next week for its upcoming sale.
• The fastest-growing Connecticut company is in Wilton.
• Two walks are upcoming for cancer awareness — one encouraging walkers to bring their dogs.
• How many people can you name who speak Hindi? Wiltonians are working on a language immersion program to increase that number.
• Wilton's Community Emergency Response Team invites residents to a free course on emergency preparedness.
• Local Democrats open campaign headquarters.
• Suspected burglar of about $50,000 of personal belongings from Wilton home is apprehended at a traffic stop.
• Scholarly library series is taking a new look at the War of 1812.
• Have a nice outdoor photo? The Garden Club photo contest is nearing its end.
• The Wilton League of Women Voters invites the community to meet the candidates of the 125th District.
• Ambler Farm will host its annual celebration of festivities.
• The Wilton field hockey team gets off to one of its best starts ever. They are now 6-0.
• The fifth-ranked boys soccer team is also unbeaten after four games.
• Suffering losses were girls soccer, football, cross-country, girls swimming and volleyball teams.
• More sports: youth football, youth soccer, youth field hockey.
• Arts & Leisure: The Tackacs Quartet in Wilton, harvest festival in New Canaan, dogs on Main Street in Ridgefield, Lewisboro Library Fair, The Barn Birds kick off the season for Acoustic Celebration in Ridgefield, and the BMW redesign of its 3 Series has a happy ending according to test driver Steven Macoy.
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