As “First Selectwoman Lynne Vanderslice,” she is visible and well-known; but “resident Lynne Vanderslice” is much more than the chief executive of the Town of Wilton, and it’s her long-standing interest in improving the lives of others that has motivated her from the start.
"The town's first selectwoman and parks and recreation department announced an after-school program to serve the many students shut out of the local school district's after-care program this year. "The swiftness of the response was amazing," said...a Wilton mother of two who works as a strategy consultant. "There was a brief period of collective panic when the at-school program filled up, followed by incredible relief when the town stepped in and said, 'We’re on it.'"
Face Painting at the Winter Carnival
Showing ABC Alumni our Coconut Husk Infill Turf at WHS
"Wilton has gone hi-tech to figure out which town roads are most in need of repaving and repair. Now, following a digital scan conducted this past June on all 130 miles of town roads, officials are better equipped to see which roads need attention–stat!–and have shared the information online so residents can easily access it."
Chief Lynch's Promotion Ceremony
"...Vanderslice sets the example for the way a leader leads all those she represents–not the Republican residents, not the Democratic residents, not the unaffiliated, independent, left or right or whatever. It’s the way a leader stands up, speaks out and leads the community to lift up one another..."
Ground Breaking-Wilton Commons
Speaking Out Against School Regionalization at the Capital
Town Hall with Cider Mill 4th Graders
Re-elect First Selectwoman
Companies and developers have many alternatives to expand and invest within and outside Connecticut. Yet several are choosing to expand and invest in Wilton, particularly along Route 7. How we respond as a community will impact the vitality and future of our town.
"...Vanderslice told the board, “I believe you have an opportunity as a Board of Finance to do something that is both good for the town and our students and their parents, and will reduce or avoid costs next year and in the future.”
A former member of the BOF herself, Vanderslice spoke to the concrete cost savings the Alternative School Program could present to taxpayers..."