WILTON, Conn. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Wilton this week:
- Wilton has been awarded a $500,000 state grant to build a pedestrian walkway to connect the town center, the train station and several multifamily residential communities.
- Weir Farm National Historic Site in Wilton and Ridgefield is opening up three new buildings for visitors to explore after years of renovation work.
- A CVS employee from Ridgefield was arrested on charges of using a customer's lost credit card to rack up $1,500 in purchases at the store.
- The relatives of physician Joseph J. Stavola and attorney Jeanne C. Serocke-Stavol who were killed while driving on the Merritt Parkway in 2007, are suing the state of Connecticut over the deaths.
- The family of Kenneth Dorsey, who was struck and killed by a distracted driver while jogging on New Canaan Avenue in Norwalk in 2012, commended a new state law requiring steep fines but said more still needs to be done.
- A new Time magazine study of the ZIP codes ranks Weston's 06883 as the third-richest ZIP code in the nation.
Wilton High School, Cider Mill School and Middlebrook School have been named "Schools of Distinction" by the Connecticut Department of Education.