Opening Of New Visitor Center At Weir Farm Tops Wilton News This Week

WILTON, Conn. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Wilton this week:

  • A newly redesigned visitor center at Weir Farm National Historic Park in Wilton reopened for the spring season. 
  • The Wilton Y Wahoos sent 26 swimmers to Greensboro, N.C., to race in the YMCA National Short Course Championships.
  • A suspicious incident in which a man in a black vehicle offered a 13-year-old Westport girl a ride to school turned out to be a misunderstanding.
  • Court records revealed that Natalie Carpenter, an 18-year-old from Torrington who was arrested last month, was plotting to carry out a Columbine-style shooting at Danbury High School to get back at people she felt bullied her. 
  • A prosecutor is reviewing a Ridgefield police officer's fatal shooting of 75-year-old Ridgefield resident John Valluzzo to decide whether the officer was justified in his actions.

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