Wilton Restaurant Announces Expanded Hours After Newly Passed Regulation

The kitchen and bar at Little Pub Wilton is now open later, after the restaurant received formal approval to extend its hours for alcohol sales — the first such establishment in town to do so….(read more).

Wilton Ranked in Top 5 of Connecticut School Districts

National ranking firm Niche awards Wilton A+ ranking and a Top 5 Connecticut school district (read more).

New P&Z Applications for Wine Store & Hawaiian Poké Restaurant

Two interesting applications have arrived in the Planning and Zoning Department‘s offices–one for a new package store and the other for a new Hawaiian restaurant. They have been put onto the agenda to be considered by the Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z), with public hearings on both scheduled for Monday, Oct. 23. (read more)

The Wilton Economic Development Commission Releases Video Aimed at Attracting Companies to Wilton, Connecticut

WILTON, Conn., Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Wilton Economic Development Commission today released a video aimed at encouraging companies looking to relocate to Southwestern Connecticut to explore Wilton as their next place to call home. Themed “It’s Working in Wilton,” the 5-minute video focuses on Wilton’s access to transportation, proximity to Boston and New York, and access to a highly educated workforce. It aims to spotlight the benefits that Wilton offers to prospective and existing businesses and their employees.The video features interviews with the leadership of some of Wilton’s corporate residents, including ASML, Dorel Sports, and Tauck who discuss their experiences in Wilton. In addition, the video includes testimonials from developers who have recently dealt with the town in getting major projects approved.”We are thrilled to be able to share this video which perfectly captures what a great place Wilton is to live and work,” said Wilton’s First Selectman, Lynne Vanderslice. “Wilton appreciates its businesses and the support they provide to the community. We invite potential investors to come and learn more about how ‘It’s Working in Wilton.'”

Assisted Living project approved in Wilton, CT

Senior Living Development, LLC received final approvals for a 76,000 sf, 3-Story assisted living/memory care community with 90 units.  Sunrise Senior Living will be the operator and construction is expected to start this year.

The project is located at 211 Danbury Rd in Wilton, CT and situated on 3.8 acres.  SLD worked closely with the neighbors which resulted in beautifully landscaped buffer and New England casual arts and crafts architecture.  The project received widespread community support which resulted in significant zone changes.

Mark De Pecol, principal of Senior Living Development, LLC attributes their success to a very experienced and talented approval team.  “It took very careful strategy to make necessary zone changes for this use including allowing new height limits, density and affordable regulation reductions.  Intense interaction with stakeholders and securing their support was necessary.”

See Economic Development Commission’s New Video Promoting Wilton

By  on May 11, 2017-

After over a year-long effort of collecting video footage, ideas and photos, the Wilton Economic Development Commission (EDC) released the first in a series of videos promoting Wilton as a great town in which to live and do business. (read more)

In tepid Connecticut economy of 2016, Wilton plant on overdrive

By Alexander Soule Published 3:45 pm, Thursday, May 11, 2017-

If the pursuit of productivity can lead companies down a labyrinth of detours, for Bill Amalfitano it became a fairly straightforward question. Was it possible to trim the distance a crystal traveled in his Wilton factory from a winding course six-plus miles long to a relatively straight lane of 60 yards as the crystal was honed and polished into an optical component?  (read more)

New Ice Cream Shop to Open in Wilton

By Heather Borden Herve, GMW Editor on April 19, 2017-

Gofer Ice Cream, a Greenwich-based company, confirmed that a new, franchised location will open this summer at 379 Danbury Rd., in the building on Rte. 7 that is also home to Wilton Deli. (read more)

New Businesses Open in Wilton

By Heather Borden Herve, GMW Editor on March 24, 2017-

With spring flowers just waiting for the late season snow to melt to push up through the ground, there are new businesses beginning to bloom on the commercial front in Wilton. In addition, some existing businesses have new locations to tout. (read more)