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:

• State Senator Toni Boucher (R-26) is forming an exploratory committee aimed at a run for governor of Connecticut.

• Dr. Charles Smith is the news assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction at Wilton Public Schools. He talks about what led him to the position and his entry plan.

• Temple B’nai Chaim has a ‘temporary shepherd.’ Rabbi David A. Lipper is the new leader.

• Wilton students went back to school this week.

• Wilton High School graduate Kate Macauley volunteered with an environmental organization in Madagascar. She spoke with guests at Wilton Library about the experience.

• The Wilton Family Y has three new teen clubs.

• Full-day kindergarten has begun with most Wilton families on board.

• The Honorine St. Jude Golf Classic will raise money for a worthy cause, in honor of parents of Wilton resident Scott Gance.

• Matthew Criscuolo pleads not guilty to charges of violating state water pollution control regulations.

• Children can color a truck and touch a truck.

• Nurses offer caregiver support.

• Holiday schedule: what’s open and closed this weekend?

• Wilton Parks and Recreation was forced to cancel the popular Sharon’s on School Road toddler program.

• Editorial: Rabies risk.

• Letters: Wilton Pizza

• A View from Glen Hill: Wilton will miss two of its best.

• Comstock Community Center will receive a two-car vehicle charger by the end of 2013.

• Obituaries: Dorothy (Sunny) Spivey Field, Donald Miller Jr.

• Police log: Bus driver cited, stolen watch, pot in the park, Stolen package, mailbox vandals, disorderly conduct, accident with injuries, missing machete.

• Wilton Animal Control sees an increase in rabies infections.

• As summer begins to wind down, ticks and mosquitos remain a concern.

• Multiple Grammy winner Ricky Skaggs headlines a new season of performers at The Arts at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church.

• Daryl Hawk will show photos from his most recent journey to Argentina.

• Wilton Congregational Church invites the community to a festive barbecue.

• Warrior Words begins another year of columns. Meet the writers who will share their thoughts.

• Young adult classes are coming to the Wilton Family Y.

• Ice cream social for Cub Scouts.

• Learn how to build and program Lego robots.

• The Wilton Chamber of Commerce has named four members to its Board of Directors.

• In Murph’s Turf, the question of whether high school sports is heading down the same path as college sports is debated.

• The mother-son duo of Wendy and Henry Murphy came up aces at the First Niagara Family Classic.

• The U.S. developmental soccer program will have an impact on the Wilton High School boys soccer team.

Fall Preview: kids’ fall fashions, head to a corn maze farm, the over-scheduled child, fall family activities.

Arts & Leisure: this weekend is the Mark Twain Library Book Fair; Blues, Views & BBQ in Westport, the Reel Dad considers The Butler, and Steven Macoy says the Nissan Xterra PRO-4X is rugged and ready.