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Evolving Plans for 141 Danbury Rd. Apartments Seem to Gain Momentum, As P&Z Hopes to Avoid “Unintended Consequences” of Proposed Zoning Changes

Wilton’s Planning & Zoning Commission (P&Z) held a lengthy meeting last night, Sept. 22, which included a public hearing on a developer’s latest plans for a 173-unit apartment complex on a 4.2-acre site at 141 Danbury Road, the former site of the Melissa and Doug corporate office. GOOD Morning Wilton has covered the evolution of READ MORE.

Vanderslice: “We’ll Make Everyone Whole” After Town’s Bank Failed to Process Tax Payments, Other Errors

Wilton officials launched an investigation last week after several taxpayers reported receiving delinquency notices from the town’s tax collector even though those residents insisted they had paid their July 1, 2021 tax bill on time. First Selectwoman Lynne Vanderslice sent an email update to residents Tuesday evening saying that investigation has turned up several checks READ MORE.

Wilton SafeRides is Back

After an 18-month break due to COVID-19, Wilton SafeRides will be back in service beginning Friday, Sept. 24. A record 135 Wilton High School juniors and seniors attended the annual orientation for SafeRides on Thursday, Sept. 16 at Trackside Teen Center. Trackside Director Cindy Moser welcomed everyone and expressed her pride in hosting the program. READ MORE.

BOS Approves Partnering with NRVT to Apply for $3 Million LOTCIP Grant to Build Skunk/Pimpewaug Trail Section

At Tuesday night’s meeting, Wilton Board of Selectmen members approved a request from the Norwalk River Valley Trail to partner on a Local Transportation Capital Improvement Program (LOTCIP) grant application to the state to fund construction of the next section of the trail in Wilton. The Friends of the NRVT (the NRVT’s managing organizational board READ MORE.

“People Here Care”: Inside and Outside of Schools, Efforts Are Underway to Support Wilton Youth in Challenging Times

As Wilton’s youth and teens transition back to school this fall, many are facing significant challenges to their mental health and social-emotional wellbeing. With a confluence of factors contributing to those mental health challenges – including the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic; the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks; and the tragic, sudden losses of three members READ MORE.

OPINION: All Alone in the Moonlight

I’m reading a book. Except I’m not. Except I’ve literally been interrupted so many times in the last 18 minutes that I’m pretty sure I just keep rereading the same paragraph over and over again, expecting a different result … like my children to be sleeping or my husband not to be sleeping, even though READ MORE.

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