Stories about Wilton

New juried art show at Wilton Blueberry Festival

WILTON — A new, juried art show will take place during the Wilton Blueberry Festival. Artists of all ages are welcome to participate. The show takes place from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2, and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, at the Bass-Wilson Building. Prizes for best ...

Mime Time Players perform Thursday in Wilton

WILTON — White-gloved hands fluttered without sound Tuesday as the Mime Time Players practiced a mime clap for their performances Thursday of "Alive with 'The Sound of Music.'" The performances take place at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Thursday, July 25, at the Wilton Congregational Church on...

Wilton dam project appealed

WILTON — An appeal of the Planning Board's decision to grant a permit to reconstruct a dam on Dakin Stream will be heard when the Board of Appeals meets at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 25, at the town office. In May, the Planning Board reviewed and approved a permit for Derrick Thibodeault ...

Jay man pleads guilty in theft case; sentencing delayed for two years

FARMINGTON — A Jay man pleaded guilty Tuesday to stealing a gun, jewelry and a chain saw from a Wilton residence earlier this year. Corey Shaw, 30, pleaded guilty to two counts of felony theft in Franklin County Superior Court. He initially faced an additional felony charge of...

Wilton police make arrest on violation of sex offender registry

WILTON — A Gardiner man, apparently staying in Wilton, was arrested Tuesday morning on a charge of failure to register as a sex offender, Wilton police Chief Heidi Wilcox said. Wilton officer Andrew Hardy arrested Robert Merandes, 33, after “neighbors on Union Street brought it...

This week's agenda

Thursday Wilton: Board of Appeals, 7 p.m., Town Office

Bowling results

WILTON — Tuesday Summer Mixed League bowling results for July 2 at Meadow Lanes Bowling were: Men's high game scratch, Kyle Walton 216, Dana Bullen 211, Brian Wight 167; high series scratch, Kyle Walton 573, Dana Bullen 568, Brian Wight 447; high game handicap, Brian Wight 257, Kyle ...

Former Wilton woman presents poetry reading

FARMINGTON — Author Laurel Mills, who grew up in Wilton, will read from her award-winning book of poems, Rumor of Hope, at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 25, at Devaney Doak & Garrett Booksellers. The book was published by Encircle Publications of Farmington and was the winner of Encircle...

Jay man faces charges in assault of Wilton resident, police officer

WILTON — A Jay man faces charges of assault and criminal threatening after police say he assaulted a Webb Avenue resident and the police officer who responded to the disturbance at about 9:30 p.m. Sunday. William Wallace, 59, became involved in a verbal disturbance between a Webb Ave...

Board adds handicap parking space to town lot

WILTON — Selectmen recently agreed to add a handicapped parking space to the Wilton Stream municipal parking lot. There are currently no spaces designated in the town lot behind Main Street buildings, Town Manager Rhonda Irish told the board.  After a downtown tenant, Gar...