WILTON, Conn. – As 2012 comes to a close, The Wilton Daily Voice is counting down some of the biggest news stories of the year. In case you missed it, here’s a recap of our top stories, in no particular order:
- Hurricane Sandy blew into Wilton in October, knocking out power to thousands of residents, forcing roads to close due to downed trees and power lines and closing schools for six days.
- Four years after Nicholas Parisot’s death, Wilton Police arrested a boy in August and charged him with second-degree manslaughter.
- Aaron Ramsey was found not guilty in the death of his father.
- A Wilton couple was injured by a shotgun blast in a Grumman Avenue home following a struggle.
- Toni Boucher and Gail Lavielle won new terms to represent Wilton in the General Assembly.
- Amanda Denke received probation after pleading no contest to charges in connection with the death of her boyfriend at the University of Connecticut.
- Wilton parents and students were shocked about the shooting death of Cider Mill School music teacher Svetlana Bell.
What stories do you remember from 2012 that didn’t make our list? Tell us what you think was the biggest story of 2012 in Wilton in the comments below.