High School Interns Help with No Idling and Green Business Designation
Carly Lovallo, Riley Nichols, and Kelly Rafferty installing a “NO IDLING” sign at the Wilton Congregational Church
Wilton Go Green had three Wilton High School students work for us for their internship this past Spring for 4 weeks. Carly Lovallo, Riley Nichols, and Kelly Rafferty, 2016 WHS graduates, installed “NO IDLING” signs, and immersed themselves in emissions facts to help convince business owners to allow the signs to be hung. They also worked on getting local businesses signed up for our Green Business designation program, As part of their project, they created a Power Point presentation that was displayed at the WHS Senior Symposium along with their fellow students who had also participated in internships or had done an independent project. We thank them for their terrific work and wish them luck as they enter college this fall!
Thank you to all of the sponsors that made the 6th Wilton Go Green Festival a success!
Festival Photos from: 2016 WGGF
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- With an Energize CT check for $2,200 to Wilton Go Green are, from left in front, Alison Reznik, Wilton Go Green, Vivian Perez, HE-Energy Solutions, Stephanie Weiner, New England Smart Energy Group, Dana Gips, Wilton Go Green, Natalia Sudyka, Eversource, and Tracy Allston, Eversource. In back are, Jana Bertkau, left, and Daphne Dixon, both of ... (read more)
Did you know that Wilton is officially an idle-free town?
The Board of Selectmen, at a regular meeting on July 6, 2015, unanimously approved a “no idling” resolution for the town, following a state regulation that is already in effect. By law, vehicles cannot idle for more than three minutes, except when the temperature falls below 20 degrees or ... (read more)
- CT Green LEAF Schools Program
UPDATE: We are pleased to report 3 of our 4 public schools are now officially CT Green Leaf Schools- Middlebrook, Wilton High School and Miller-Driscoll!
Connecticut is launching a new program, Connecticut Green LEAF Schools, which has been created to promote green and healthy schools for all. It is a collaborative effort ... (read more)
Wilton former First Selectman Bill Brennan on behalf of the town accepts the Clean Energy Communities silver award at the 2015 Energize Connecticut municipal awards ceremony. Brennan stands in the center holding the award. On the far right stands Richard Creeth, co-chair of Wilton’s Energy Commission. The woman on the left is Patrice Gillespie of ... (read more)
- WGG Vice President Jana Bertkau, Wilton First Selectman Bill Brennan and WGG President Peg Koellmer announcing the WGG Green Business Designation Program
- Wilton Go Green and the Wilton Energy Commission continue the Wilton Energy Challenge – a community-based program for Wilton residents to reduce energy consumption at home. This program is designed to help residents access utility sponsored programs that complete an energy audit of your home, and identify opportunities to make your home more comfortable while ... (read more)
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