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Editor:I read with great interest about Black Friday blunders. I will tell you about Black Friday and what memories it brings to me. It’s when the Wilton Junction bank went closed.Every morning … more
Editor:News reports are circulating speculating that the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America may file a Chapter 11 bankruptcy, which is a reorganization, not a liquidation. The National … more
This column contains everything you ever wanted to know – or perhaps never wanted to know – about fruitcakes. And when I say fruitcakes, I’m talking about those cakes that contain dried fruit … more
Here are some scraps from an old reporter’s notepad: When it comes to Iowa’s 20 safest cities, Eldridge ranks no. 5. That’s according to an Oct. 26 report from safewise.com, which … more
Editor:George Herbert Walker Bush’s passing reminded me that he challenged us to be a kinder and gentler nation. What a positive and poignant reminder on how we should strive to improve … more
It’s been awhile since I’ve had HBO as part of my local cable package. To say I’m having withdrawals is an understatement. One of the shows I miss the most is “Real Time with Bill … more
The passing of President George H.W. Bush last week had me traveling down several different avenues of thought in the days that followed.Bush served the nation as the 41st president from 1989-1993, … more
Editor:     Driving through the heavy snow fall recently, I ended up traveling on Sixth Street in Wilton and past the old elementary school site. Visibility was poor, almost like a haze, and I … more
As you’ve seen from our page 1 story this week, and our page 1 story from March 15, the No. 1 question circulating through Wilton lately has been simply “Fence or no fence?” as the city … more
It’s been a busy February here at the Advocate News. Of course every month of every year is busy when a staff of four attempts to cover two communities. We’ve been out front with story after … more
After months of reporting and recent weeks of anticipation, including my prediction last week, Wilton Superintendent Joe Burnett will become Durant’s next leader as the districts will share … more
Editor: We wish you a happy Thanksgiving. We hope your family is well. Happy Thanksgiving to all! Dennis Stecher Durant more
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