After a long meeting Nov. 16, Selectman Ken Dartley disclosed that he will not seek reappointment under the newly elected Board of Selectmen, effective Dec. 1, and by that reasoning abstained from a vote to authorize the first selectman to sign and execute on behalf of the town seven contracts for the Miller-Driscoll School Project.
Explaining himself, Dartley said, “Some months ago when Jim Saxe resigned, I was asked if I might be interested in filling out his term. As many of you know, I am a regular at the town meeting, pleading the case for some fiscal responsibility, so that seniors who came here to Wilton when I did, and helped build this town, could stay in their homes, without a huge and debilitating tax. I thought, ‘Why not?’ I have the time, and I know the town. After 40 years, I ought to.