WILTON, Conn. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Wilton this week:
- State Rep. Gail Lavielle received a unanimous endorsement to run for re-election at the Republican convention at Wilton's Comstock Community Center.
- The Redding Roadhouse restaurant at 406 Redding Road, Route 53, near Hill Road will close its doors after three decades in business.
- Wilton residents approved the town budget and the school budget as well as five capital bonding after voting.
- The graduation rate at Wilton High School dipped just slightly from 2012 to 2013.
- After 10 years of planning, eight years of doing restoration work and over $5 million in spending, Weir Farm National Historic Park is opening three historic buildings on the property to the public.
- Wilton's Kevin Black earned dean's list honors at St. Joseph's University for the fall 2013 semester.
- Wilton’s Anna McMorrow, daughter of Carol Bogard, has been elected to the Lawrence University chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest honorary society in America.
- Only 31 percent of Connecticut residents surveyed view the state as the best or one of the best states in the country to live in.
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