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:

No vote needed for town land sale.

Santa Claus visits the Wilton Library.

Economic Development Commission: Commercial success in jeopardy, town investments are necessary.

Shopping with nonprofits: Gifts that give back.

Wilton groups provide help for local families this holiday season.

Wiltonian judges national dog show competition.

Ted Hoffstatter will step down from the Board of Selectmen.

School district gets new digital mass alert system.

Wilton schools learn an Hour of Code.

Wiltonian graduates from U.S. Marine Corps boot camp.

• Online homework help for parents and educators.

• Warrior Words: Dancing.

• Police Log: Blue Buffalo burglary, Stolen laptop, Protective order violation, DUI, Breach of peace.

• Obituaries: William H. Harding, Burton J. Kloster Jr., Beverly J. Sear.

Wilton author Susan Shultz releases e-book.

Pop-up gallery encourages giving ‘Art as Gift’ this holiday season.

Wilton Dance Studio presents a Nutcracker for all ages.

• Arts council plans ornament decorating.

• Dr. Wayne and Rashida Miller of Wilton attend Stamford Hospital’s Dream Ball gala.

• Christine O’Day of ConnFACT anchored a lively presentation on genetically modified foods at Cannon Grange.

Panel advocates for improved support system for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

• Norwalk’s Oak Hills municipal golf course offers special pricing for Wilton golfers next year.

Santa returns to the Wilton Historical Society on Saturday.

Menorah lighting in Wilton Center on Dec. 17.

• Genetic testing for cancer may lead to questions as well as answers.

• Forza Five offers holistic fitness that connects physical and emotional aspects of the body.

• William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty welcomes Nishma Nana.

• Michael Church named Broker of the Year.

Editorial: Changes.

• Letters: Solution to power outages is to bury the lines, Citizens should vote on land sale, Democrats seek new selectman, Republicans seek volunteers, Melissa helped us see the best in everyone, Community supports ski team.

Sandy Hook vigil at The Unitarian Church in Westport on Thursday, Dec. 11.

Wilton Youth United makes gingerbread houses to raise money and awareness.

• WVAC 911: No room in an ambulance for a boardroom.

• Notes from the Board Table: First budget steps.

Santa Claus and First Selectman Bill Brennan stopped by the Wilton Fire Headquarters with a Toys for Tots donation.

• Wilton High School boys basketball team is looking to make history.

• Losses will make it tough for Wilton High School boys swim team to match its top-four finishes at last year’s FCIAC and Class L state championship meets.

• Wilton High alumni win hockey Homecoming game.

• Austin Anderson helps the Team Connecticut football team advance in tourney.

Arts & Leisure: Tracy Baumer Fox has published a book of daily one-minute Bible studies called A Heart for God, Darlene Love performs in Ridgefield, the Reel Dad reviews Reese Witherspoon in Wild, and Steven Macoy tries out the 2015 Subaru Legacy 3.6R Limited.

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