The new organic turf field at Wilton High School was officially opened with a ribbon cutting on Friday, Sept. 9, right before the field hockey season opener. The field was installed in August and is made primarily of coconut husks.

From left, are Wilton football coach Bruce Cunningham, Wilton High School Principal Bob O’Donnell, Parks & Recreation Commission member Doug Katz, Board of Education President Bruce Likly, Schools Superintendent Kevin Smith, former commission member Mark Ketley, First Selectman Lynn Vanderslice, Parks & Recreation Chair Sarah Gioffre, Wilton High School Athletic Director Chris McDougall, former commission member Kevin O’Brien, Board of Finance member John Kalamarides, Second Selectman Mike Kaelin, and lacrosse coach John Wiseman. — Gretchen McMahon Photography