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Death Of Wilton School Principal Tops The Week In News

Wilton mourned the loss of Cider Mill Principal Virginia Rico this past week.
Wilton mourned the loss of Cider Mill Principal Virginia Rico this past week. Photo Credit: Contributed

WILTON, Conn. – Virginia Rico, longtime principal of Wilton's Cider Mill School, died this past week. Here’s a look at this and other top stories from the last week.

? There was sad news Wednesday after Wilton school officials announced the death of longtime Cider Mill School principal Virginia "Ginny" Rico. She was 69. Rico spent most of her 35-year career as an educator at Cider Mill, where she became principal in 2002. A funeral mass was held Saturday.

? The owner of Toozy Patza Pizza & Jazzeria in Wilton turned himself in on a warrant charging him in connection with with illegal pumping of sewage from his restaurant into a nearby storm drain.

? Wilton's Pinocchio Pizza on Tuesday held "A Slice for the Cure," an all-day benefit for the American Cancer Society. The restaurant, owned by six-time World Pizza Champion Bruno DiFabio, is donating all of the day's sales to the nonprofit.

? Wilton Police Officer Robert Nosal made headlines after he helped safely deliver a baby boy on the side of Route 7.

? Dr. Neil A. Gordon, a Wilton plastic surgeon, was selected as the first director of head and neck aesthetic surgery at Yale University School of Medicine.

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