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I must admit I was skeptical. Upon learning about a month ago that Durant and Wilton schools were looking at having a parade of cars to honor their senior classes, I wondered if it was a good … more
While in the middle of printing bios for 92 Durant and Wilton seniors, I felt it fitting to reprint a column I wrote May 21, 2009, which I think is still applicable today. Congratulations to our … more
It’s very important this week to revisit last week and note the significant impact that the late Janice Meincke had on the community of Wilton. When preparing our obituaries in last week’s … more
She was, quite frankly, the matriarch of Wilton. For a week I’ve been trying to wrap my head around the death of Wilton’s Thelma Nopoulos. Every time I think about her, my mind goes down … more
The mission statement of the Advocate News, which hangs outside my office door every day, states — "The mission of the Wilton-Durant Advocate News is to provide information to its readers in an … more
For parents at home wondering how to keep their kids on track right now academically when they abruptly miss four weeks of school, I have a question: What would you do if your child brought home … more
It all started Feb. 3, the night of the Iowa Caucuses. I mention the term “POM” often in this space. It stands for prisoner of the moment. Call it POM from just one editor/reporter if you like, … more
We’re a mere few days away from perhaps the largest athletic event of the year at Wilton High School — District wrestling — which the Beaver wrestling program will host Saturday, Feb. 15. … more
Do you have a REAL ID? I had been hearing about the “star on your license” for several months, even receiving a pamphlet about it in the summer. Never being quite sure what it was about … more
It’s inevitable when you buy the pet … it’s going to end badly. You’re purchasing a small tragedy… The words above are courtesy of the late George Carlin, one of the most famous … more
With no football games last Friday night for the first time in 10 weeks, I was left to reflect on the recent season. There were ups and downs throughout the year from both teams in our coverage area. … more
Take a moment and look to your right. What you see will be familiar to most, if not all, of our readers. It’s a newspaper display you can find in many libraries. The day’s (or week’s) papers … more
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