WILTON — With an ongoing concern for properties considered potentially dangerous, selectmen reviewed a list of those sites Tuesday and gave one owner a deadline for clearing debris.

An excavator razed a building on the corner of Depot and Union streets Wednesday morning. Over the past few years, the board had worked with property owner Janis Stinson who wanted the building taken down, but some selectmen had run out of patience.

The board learned of the planned excavator work Tuesday but indicated it wanted the property cleared of all debris by the next meeting on Dec. 1.

“I’ve heard every excuse over the last four years that I can hear,” said Selectman Irv Faunce.

Selectmen expressed their concern for children who walk past the property every day.

Although Faunce said he would like to see the debris removed within 24 hours of demolition, the board voted to extend the deadline to the Dec. 1 meeting.

“We want this issue resolved and no debris to be there,” Faunce said.

Other potentially dangerous properties include the Forster plant on Depot Street, the former tannery and a vacant apartment building on Main Street, among others.

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Jack Mills Excavating makes quick work of bringing down a structure on the corner of Depot and Union streets in Wilton on Wednesday morning. Selectmen want the debris removed from the property by Dec. 1.

Jack Mills Excavating makes quick work of bringing down what Mills
believed was an old print shop on the corner of Depot and Union streets
in Wilton on Wednesday morning. Selectmen want the debris removed
from the property by Dec. 1.

Jack Mills Excavating makes quick work of bringing down what Mills
believed was an old print shop on the corner of Depot and Union streets
in Wilton on Wednesday morning. Selectmen want the debris removed
from the property by Dec. 1.


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