Here are some of the stories and features in this week’s Wilton Bulletin, in mailboxes and on newsstands today:
News
• Board of Finance sets 1.1% growth target for school budget.
• Are Wilton taxes out of line with its neighbors?
• Wilton remembers 9/11. More...
• Crosby to be sworn in as chief of police.
• Board of Education discusses ‘disappointing’ SBAC results.
• Fr. Colin McKenna: Remembered as an advocate for the disenfranchised.
• First selectman candidates square off at Cannon Grange.
• Rocco Grosso promoted to fire marshal.
• Voter registration on Tuesday.
• Turf hearing closed, deliberations continued.
• Library Lines: Early signs for young ones, Drivers learn safety, Going back in time, Weir Farm artist exhibition, Senior book talk, Copyright rules for creatives, Book sale fund-raiser coming soon.
• Senior Center News: Lifetime Learners, Play reading, Five Crowns, Book discussion, Photo Book Workshop, Coming events.
• Trackside mounts Oktoberfest.
• Zion’s Hill Preschool open house.
• Legal Notices.
• Selectmen clash on the new CFO search.
• Recreation program registration is ongoing.
• Disposition hearing scheduled for former Middlebrook teacher. More...
• League of Women Voters: What type of town government is best?
• Reeves offers healing workshop.
• Hawk to talk at Wilton Library.
• Ready Rangers at Wilton Historical Society.
Opinion
• Editorials: Our Constitution.
• Letters to the Editors: Memorial turnout was disappointing, Concert attire donations are welcome.
• Sandy Mumbach guest speaker at 9/11 memorial ceremony. More...
• NewsNotes: Got old clothes?, A day at the farm, Bigelow tournament is back.
• A view from Glen Hill: Molding kids’ character.
Sports
• Wilton football has youth, talent on its side.
• WHS Boys Soccer: Warriors finish strong, beat Central in opener.
• WHS Girls Soccer: Replacing scoring punch will be key to success.
• WHS Field Hockey: For starters, Wilton routs Warde 5-0.
• Woitkowski Porco steps down as Wilton High girls hoop coach.
• WHS Cross Country: Justin Hoelzl wins season’s first race.
• T.J. Savvaides makes college football debut.
• HAN Network seeks video interns.
• Youth Football results.
• Youth Soccer games.
• WHS Volleyball: Wilton splits opening matches.
Social
• Ladies’ Soirée is back with new kinds of fun.
• Dan Brubeck Quartet performs at Weir Farm.
• Music on the Hill soirée opens season.
• Seniors hear of benefits.
• Bulletin Board.
Schools
• Wilton High seniors named Merit semifinalists.
• ABC welcomes four new scholars.
• Warrior Words by Abby Schiff: Old faces, new perspective.
Business
• Bankwell gives back to Wilton.
• Business Update: Reeves relocates office, Santos leads charity spin class, JoyRide hosts ribbon cutting.
• Closing Comments.
• Real Estate Sales.
Police
• Marijuana possession.
• Window smashed, items stolen.
• Breach of peace.
• iPod found.
• Range Road accident.
• Danbury Road accidents.
Obituaries
Pamela Heydon, 80.
Jean E. Borkowski, 83.
Dickie Moore, 89, child actor.
Helga Reznikoff, 85.
Arts & Leisure
• On Sunday afternoon in the Keeler Tavern’s Garden House in Ridgefield, a 19th and early 20th century scholar, Barbara Christen, will give a presentation on architect Cass Gilbert’s charitable successes, architectural achievements, and his legacy as former owner of the Keeler Tavern.
• Weekend highlights include the opening of the second FTMA Film Festival at Sacred Heart University, a coastal Rowayton house tour with Bell Island stroll, an Irish Festival in Milford, Chazz Palminteri at the Ridgefield Playhouse, a touring production of Romeo and Juliet at Western Connecticut State University, the Live Green Festival at Taylor Farm Park in Norwalk, Revolutionary War re-enactors in living history program in Easton and much more.
• Steven Macoy gets a charge out of visiting the first Electrical Vehicle Showcase in Fairfield, finding owners are EVs’ best boosters.
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