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Wilton Library and Wilton School District Explore Racism for Wilton Reads 2021

With headlines and graphic images underscoring recent racial unrest and injustices, Wilton Library has chosen to explore the topic of racism and race relations for Wilton Reads 2021, its community-wide reading program. The library will again be collaborating with the Wilton School District to facilitate discussions and conversations throughout the community on all levels. The READ MORE.

Superintendent: With COVID Transmission High in Wilton, In-Person Learning at Middlebrook Deferred

Thursday afternoon, Wilton Public Schools Superintendent Kevin Smith emailed the school district community to announce that a proposal to move Middlebrook Middle School from a hybrid learning model to four-day in-person learning won’t move forward, for now. The recommendation to defer until at least Monday, Feb. 8, was made by Wilton Health Director Barry Bogle READ MORE.

Wilton BOE Members, Residents Frustrated and Angry Over “Subjective” Delay in Middlebrook’s Four-Day In-Person Start

At the regular meeting of the Board of Education Thursday night, members discussed the sudden changes to the learning model plans for two Wilton Public Schools, with Middlebrook Middle School‘s planned move to four-day in-person deferred until Feb. 8 and the closure of Wilton High School through Feb. 2 and transitioning to remote only following READ MORE.

COVID-19 Update, Jan. 20: Case Numbers-State Improves, Wilton Still High; Gov’s Vaccine Schedule for Next Phase 1.b. Groups

On Tuesday, Jan. 19, a grim day nationally that saw the U.S. pass 400,000 COVID-related deaths, Gov. Ned Lamont reported more positive news for Connecticut at his press briefing. In addition to “relatively better [case] numbers,” he also announced that the state could begin giving vaccines to people age 65-74 as soon as early February. READ MORE.

Wilton Magazine: New Owner, New Realities

Amanda Duff has taken the helm of Wilton magazine as the new editor and publisher. Duff acquired both Ridgefield and Wilton magazines from Town Vibe, which also publishes magazines for Fairfield, Norwalk and Litchfield, Connecticut; Bedford, New York; and the Berkshires. Duff’s previous experience was in public relations, primarily with clients in the travel sector. READ MORE.

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