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:

Congregation leaders share their holiday messages.

Superintendent proposes $80-million schools budget.

Net assets contribute to town’s financial strength.

Holidays were good to Wilton’s small businesses.

Wilton restaurants share their New Year’s secrets.

First Selectman Bill Brennan says Miller-Driscoll Building Committee make-up not mandated.

What’s open and closed this Christmas?

• Local speech pathologist promotes ‘free water’ for people with swallowing difficulties.

Towns seek improved rail lines.

• Letter: Listen to your heart.

• Obituaries: Margery B. Anderson, Fabio Correa.

More than 120 Walter Schalk School of Dance students showed off their dance skills during the Holiday Ball.

Train fares to rise Jan. 1.

Warrior Words: A team ready to make some noise.

Aaron Friedman wins holiday card contest.

Employers face a new tax.

• Wilton schools will serve more locally grown foods.

Photos: Holidays in Wilton.

AAA honors police.

S4 offers e-book to help with midterm exams.

Former resident publishes political thriller.

Editorial: The Season.

• Police Log: Stolen ladder, Domestics, DUIs, Pot possessions.

Deputy will stand in as interim police chief.

• Wiltonian is inducted into education honor society.

$3.1 million will go to pensions.

Legislators consider balance at Environmental Summit.

• $875K deficit projected in education budget.

• Wilton High School boys basketball team routs Ridgefield and Greenwich.

• Wilton High girls basketball team delivers statement in blowout over Greenwich.

• Wilton High School boys hockey team takes season opener on a pair of late goals.

• Wilton High wrestling team takes down Darien in first match of the season.

Arts & Leisure: First Night celebrations in Westport and Danbury, the Reel Dad says Into the Woods captures Sondheim magic, test driver Steven Macoy has only one complaint about the new Honda CR-V AWD Touring.

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