Author: Shelby Connor

A Spin on Flat Stanley:  St. Matthew’s very own Flat Matt

A Spin on Flat Stanley: St. Matthew’s very own Flat Matt

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Many people recall reading Jeff Brown’s book, Flat Stanley, at some point in elementary school. Who could forget the iconic story about Stanley Lambchop’s survival after being crushed by a falling bulletin board while he was sleeping? Stanley takes advantage of life in his newly flattene ...
Wilton’s Singing Sisterhood in Search of New Members

Wilton’s Singing Sisterhood in Search of New Members

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Why save your superb singing voice for the shower when you can delight an audience with it? The Treblemakers, a Wilton-based, all-female singing group that sings in three- and four-part harmony, is looking to recruit new members. The Treblemakers date back to 1999 when director Mary B ...
Wilton’s Hidden Cat Haven:  Animals in Distress

Wilton’s Hidden Cat Haven: Animals in Distress

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Nestled behind Wilton's Town Hall, Animals In Distress is a hidden town gem. This nonprofit organization is dedicated to the care and placement of homeless cats. It was founded in 1966 as a humane organization to care for all animals in need. At the time, dogs were lodged by Wilton’s ...
Fairfield County Bank Donation Supports Woodcock Nature Center

Fairfield County Bank Donation Supports Woodcock Nature Center

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Woodcock Nature Center announced receiving a $4,000 grant from Fairfield County Bank to support its general operations. The Bank has supported the Nature Center since 2017. “We are thrilled by Fairfield County Bank’s belief in our work,” Lenore Eggleston Herbst, WNC executive director, ...
The Dilly Duck Shop:  Modern Twist on Classic New England Eatery

The Dilly Duck Shop: Modern Twist on Classic New England Eatery

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Located on Rte. 7 just over the Norwalk-Wilton border in the Town Line Plaza, The Dilly Duck Shop puts a fresh and modern twist on a classic New England eatery. Chef-owner, Russ Zappala, is no stranger to the restaurant world after working at The Homestead Inn’s Thomas Henkelmann in Gree ...
5 Talented WHS FAPA Award Recipients:  Where Are They Headed Next?

5 Talented WHS FAPA Award Recipients: Where Are They Headed Next?

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On the evening of Wednesday, May 23, several Wilton High School students were acknowledged for their artistic talents at the Fine and Performing Arts Awards ceremony. A variety of awards were given for achievement in the span of diverse media–from ceramics, fashion, photography, drawing, ...
WHS Junior Organizes Town Hall for Teens VS. Gun Violence

WHS Junior Organizes Town Hall for Teens VS. Gun Violence

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photo: Copyright Christine Stuart/ctnewsjunkie.com Wilton High School junior, Isabella Segall, founded the Connecticut chapter of Teens Against Gun Violence (CTTAGV) in February 2018 following the Parkland School Shootings. The organization promotes the belief that school should be a sa ...
WHS Honors Students at 2018 Fine and Performing Arts Awards

WHS Honors Students at 2018 Fine and Performing Arts Awards

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photo:  Dr. Robert O'Donnell/Twitter Wilton High School held its 2018 Fine and Performing Arts (FAPA) Awards ceremony on May 23, in the annual end-of-school-year recognition for student achievement in art, music and theater. Nearly 100 students were honored with awards and scholarships ...