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:

News


Mill rate deliberations start at 26.97 .
Greg Oliveras takes the stage at Ridgefield Playhouse .
• Eva Zimnoch named officer of the year.
• Drug-sniffing dogs may go to schools.
• Best-selling author Erik Larson brings Dead Wake to Wilton.
Bear sightings in Wilton .
• Democrats plan to listen before adopting platform.
• Amphibian walk in New Canaan.
What’s open and closed on Good Friday?

• Wilton Library upgrades its wi-fi system.
Consul general talks Chile, diplomacy and life in Wilton .
• Tree committee will mark Arbor Day with ‘notable trees.’
• In-home consigning starts for Minks to Sinks sale.
Town cleanup successful but incomplete .
• Visiting nurses offer “Talking to Your Doctor” workshop.
• Political scientist will speak at Democratic Town Committee breakfast.
• Chamber of Commerce celebrates 25 years in Wilton.
• News Notes: Amphibians migrate late , Grant helps food pantries, Support for loss of loved one.
• Police Log: Forgery , Domestic , Master-key thief , Found property .

Schools


• Warrior Words: The true meaning behind senior superlatives.
Wilton High School students petition against new security policy .
Student enrollment: Continued decline projected over next eight years .
• Threat assessment coordinator position remains unfilled.
• Student briefs: Fairfield University, Pomfret School.
• Warrior Words columnists wanted.

Social


• Congregation bids farewell to rabbi and his family.
• Artist converses with color.
• Wiltonian awarded for improving human and ecological communities.
• Sunrise Easter service at Hillside Cemetery.
Wilton seniors perform in their last Walter Schalk School of Dance Spring Revue .

Opinion


Editorial: Awareness .
• Letter: Women’s team deserves congratulations.
• Letter: A great job by both basketball teams.
• Letter: Enrollment report paints rosy picture.
• Letter: ‘Panhandler’ has seemingly legitimate issues.
• The TASC List: Pulling together.
• Notes From the Board Table: Issue of weighted grades elicits big response.

Business


• Wilton designer brings sparkle to Warrior pride.
• Cooking with Dick: The kitchen shouldn’t be intimidating.
• Get the low-down on essential oils.

Obituaries


Christa Emmerich .
John Osterholm .

Sports


• Murph’s Turf: Best-of awards for winter sports.
• With the Wilton High School girls tennis team’s bump up to Class L, state title repeat gets a lot tougher.
• Platform tourney draws field of 192.
• With Noah Farrell gone, depth will be key for the Wilton High School boys tennis team.
• Wahoos second at age group state championship meet.
Gymnast Jessica Olin captures all-around at state championships .
• Wilton U11 boys soccer team advances to championship game.
• Wilton Y Level 6 gymnasts win states.
• Team Thompson won championship in the Warrior Recreation Basketball program’s girls 5-6 division.
• Team Ketley won the Warrior Recreation Basketball program’s fifth grade boys championship.
• Team Musilli won the Warrior Recreation Basketball girls 7-8 title.

Arts & Leisure


The Walnut Beach business community in Milford is using art to revitalize the area and draw in visitors.
The Twice Baked Twins share their Nana’s Easter tradition: Ricotta Pie.
While We’re Young is a somewhat melancholy comedy with an appealing appearance by Charles Grodin.
Steven Macoy tests out the new Dodge Charger.




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