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Tommy Frank vs. Luke Wilton on March 15
Sheffield’s Tommy Frank will face a new opponent in his shot at the vacant Commonwealth Super Flyweight Title on March 15, after the withdrawal of Ross Murray. Undefeated Frank, 9-0 (1), will now battle Luke Wilton at Sheffield’s Ponds Forge Arena, with the contest being broadcast live on Freesports
Colonial Cookery and Customs for Kids at the Wilton Historical Society
During colonial times in New England, winter had two “crops” – ice and maple syrup. Ice was harvested from ponds to stock the ice house for summer heat. Sap begins to flow in maple trees, ready to be collected and boiled down to the sweet syrup that is as popular today as it was long ago. At this Co
First Baby in Wilton
It was 1898 when General W.D. Washburn decided to buy 113,000 acres of land in the northern areas of Burleigh and McLean county. The former senator and wealthy businessman wanted to re-sell the land to incoming settlers. In the meantime, he hired his friend and fellow businessman W.P. Macomber to ma
Zero Waste Faire Scheduled to Return to Wilton
Wilton Go Green’s 2nd Annual Zero Waste Faire, formerly known as the Wilton Go Green Festival, will be held Saturday, Mar. 23 at the Wilton High School Field House, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sound Bar 's Wilton Manors Grand Opening
Sound Bar is a new bar on Wilton Drive in Wilton Manors. They recently celebrated their Grand Opening with a parking lot party featuring live music, dancing and food trucks.
Snow & Ice in Wilton 's Forecast
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Turnover Shop Donates Thou $ ands to Wilton PTAs
The Wilton PTAs from all four Wilton schools issued a ‘thank you’ yesterday to the Turnover Shop, which recently delivered a $46,000 check to the school groups. The donation was one of the largest gifts ever since the shop began its mission of supporting both the Wilton PTAs and the Visiting Nurse a
Wilton Bulletin Board
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Wilton Library Lines
The Science of Sound is a workshop for kids ages 6 and up on Saturday, Feb. 16, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. This is a hands-on STEAM-oriented program in which kids will explore the basic principles of sound. This knowledge will then be applied to understanding how string instruments work by handling and exp
Wilton Senior Center News
Wilton police will host their annual complimentary luncheon for Wilton’s senior citizens on Wednesday, Feb. 20, at Ogden House, 100 River Road. Police officers will serve lunch and Chief John Lynch will deliver his third “state of the town” presentation. The luncheon is open to all Wilton seniors. F
Wilton 's Free Play Task Force Introduces Bill , Gets Public Hearing in Hartford Today
Wilton’s Free Play Matters Task Force will be in Hartford today, advocating for a bill that will give CT children skill-building independence. Their work with local legislators resulted in the introduction of SB 806, which gets a public hearing in front of the CT General Assembly’s Joint Committee o
Burton , Hernandez deliver in clutch as Danbury holds off Wilton in battle of FCIAC elites
DANBURY — A one-possession game in the final 90 seconds is exactly when stars deliver in crunch time. Danbury’s 1-2 punch delivered the knockout blow within 20 seconds to fend off a strong force to stay atop the FCIAC.
Wilton Kiwanis Citrus Sale Benefits Wilton Family YMCA !
Wilton Kiwanis Citrus Sale Benefits Wilton Family YMCA!. This is the largest annual fundraiser for the Wilton Kiwanis Foundation. Donations and profits from the sale of fruit allows the Kiwanisallowto support charitable organizations, with an emphasis on children.
Wilton Historical Society Black History Month Exhibit , Tools of a Shameful Trade
Marking Black History Month, the Wilton Historical Society presents Tools of a Shameful Trade, a small exhibition of slavery artifacts. Though many of the objects which can be seen are from the south, slavery in Connecticut dates back as far as the mid-1600s.
Wilton High School Holds Annual ` Poetry Out Loud ' Competition
But the students who took part in the Poetry Out Loud competition at Wilton High School are champions through and through!. Clearly, the poems recited by the students who took part in the annual poetry recitation competition were of much higher difficulty and caliber. Last week, nine Wilton High Sch
Wilton real estate sales -- Feb. 8-14
The following real estate transactions were recorded in the office of Town Clerk Lori Kaback from Feb. 8 through Feb. 14. 152 Range Road: Robin and Shlomo Ben Hur to Brian Dawson and Emily M. Vanlare, $549,000.
Strazza helps Wilton beat McMahon in finale
On Senior Night, the Wilton High girls basketball team had a senior lead the way to a season-ending victory. Sophia Strazza scored 10 points in the fourth quarter as the host Warriors defeated Brien McMahon, 45-38, on Wednesday night at the Zeoli Fieldhouse.
Danbury holds off Wilton , 61-53
A one-possession game in the final 90 seconds is exactly when stars deliver in crunch time. Danbury’s 1-2 punch delivered the knockout blow within 20 seconds to fend off a strong force to stay atop the FCIAC.
Sutphin , Wilton Lemon
Wilton Lemon Sutphin, 85, of Floyd was called home to be with the lord, February 11, 2019. He was born October 31,1933. Wilton was a faithful member and deacon at Paynes Creek Primitive Baptist Church. He worked for the Blue Ridge Parkway for 36 years and served in the U.S. Army.
Wilton meetings and other cancellations
Due to inclement weather, the Historic District and Historic Property Commission meeting and the Parks & Recreation Commission scheduled for tonight, Feb. 12, have been canceled.