WILTON, Conn. – The story of a Wilton cyclist and cancer survivor who honored the memory of two friends by riding in the Connecticut Challenge benefit bike ride topped headlines. Here's a look at this and other top stories from the past week in town.
? Wilton's Jenn Lewis, a cancer survivor, participated in her third consecutive Connecticut Challenge bike ride Saturday. This year, she rode in memory of two friends she lost to cancer. The ride raises funds for cancer survivorship programs.
? Wilton rower Robin Ritchey, who competes for SoNo Rowing, represented the United States at the CanAmMex Regatta in Oklahoma City, Okla. Ritchey will enter her senior year at Wilton High School this fall.
? Bruce Bennett Nissan in Wilton helped further green initiatives in the area when it installed an electric car-charging station at the Ridgefield Playhouse.
? A benefit concert was held Saturday in Stamford in memory of Timothy "Timmer" Wood, a 2002 Wilton High School graduate.
? Second quarter reports from Fairfield County real estate brokers indicate a strengthening housing market with increases in sales volume, median price and new deposits.
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