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:

• The 2012 housing market gave mixed results: more sales but lower prices.

• Wilton teens bring a powerful play on dating violence to the library.

• Parents use a budget hearing to speak out on kindergarten changes.

• What’s going on at Lantern House?

• Can’t get to Florida but want some of that sunshine? The Kiwanis Citrus sale is underway.

• Thousands testified at hearings in Hartford this week and several Wilton women were among them.

• The Y begins new sessions of its disease prevention programs.

• Not happy with your new assessment? You may ask for a hearing to dispute it.

• Letters: Teachers did not agree to reduce the number of parent-teacher conference days, guns are easy — but erroneous — marks in crime control, Senator Toni Boucher offers a tribute to her colleague John Hetherington, TASC column sheds needed light on fiber optic plan, one writer’s property taxes have jumped 85% in 11 years, legislative titles clarified.

• Free CPR classes are offered.

• Today show co-host Hoda Kotb met her fans at Wilton Library.

• Visiting nurses offer a program on maintaining dignity in the face of memory loss.

• The General Assembly’s school safety group gets ideas on improvements to be made.

• Columnist Stephen Hudspeth reflects on civil rights advances in church.

• State Rep. Gail Lavielle urges responsible spending in light of continuing deficits.

• A high school senior enjoys her class with preschoolers.

• Parents of seventh graders are invited to orientation.

• Two sisters get married three months apart.

• Relay for Life kicks off on Feb. 5.

• Wilton Playshop looks for new productions.

• A high school senior from Wilton gets a perfect score on the ACT college entrance exam.

• Warrior Words columnist will Bruschi is a procrastinator, but he still managed to get around to writing about it.

• Cutting-edge medicine comes to Wilton.

• Lucci Electric has new headquarters — in a house built before light bulbs were invented.

• Charles Darwin’s birthday is coming up and there’s an annual event to celebrate it.

• Music was in the air at The Greens, as an Italian fest raised money for Alzheimer’s research.

• The girls basketball team extends its winning streak to 11 for a 13-2 record.

• The boys basketball team clinches a berth in the state tournament.

• Wilton gymnasts remain undefeated at 9-0.

• Wrestlers win 11 of 13 matches t outscore Harding.

• More sports: Ice hockey, swimming, track, travel basketball.

Arts & Leisure: Dinosaurs from China in Greenwich, Maritime Aquarium goes ‘Shark Raving Mad,’ P.J. Pacifico at the Aldrich in Ridgefield, Dustin Hoffman tries his hand at directing and brings out the best in Maggie Smith, the Chevrolet Shark has a certain appeal.