Residents travel far to show their opposition to regionalization bills

Early Friday morning “Hands Off Our Schools,” a group begun in Wilton, gathered at the capital for a brief meeting before a scheduled public hearing at 1 p.m. before the legislature’s Education Committee. The committee is hearing comments on three school regionalization bills and a bill that would shift some of the burden of teacher pension payments onto municipalities. Republican Town Committee … read more

Lamont pledges his school regionalization plan is all about carrots, not sticks

Wilton Bulletin — Gov. Ned Lamont emerged from a closed-door meeting with a dozen Fairfield County municipal leaders on Tuesday, pledging he is not out to force on anyone his plans for regionalization of some school operations. “I am a believer of shared services but my plan uses … a carrot, not a stick,” Lamont insisted. “I am not using … read more

Gymnastics: Foran’s Bri Laggis fourth at Senior Showcase

Connecticut placed second at the National High School Gymnastics Association Senior Showcase held in Ft. Myers Beach (Fla.) on May 18-19. The CT High School Coaches Association Gymnastics Committee selected the senior gymnasts to compete with other outstanding gymnasts from around the country. New Jersey was first with 151.75, followed by Connecticut 146.425, Massachusetts 141.025 and Illinois 139.375. Bri Laggis, … read more