Call the town party chairmen. Al Alper is the Republican Town Committee chairman (203-761-1040/al.alper@absolutelogic.com), and John Kalamarides is the Democratic Town Committee chairman (203-834-0222/kalamar180@mags.net). Both parties have welcomed the unaffiliated, or independents, and nominated them for town boards.

TASC Group (Toward A Stronger Community) is a new citizens group. Questions and inquiries may be addressed to TASCGroup@aol.com or to Joseph Brenner, acting interim spokesman, at brennerjoe@aol.com TASC is a problem-solving group.

Other groups include Preserve Wilton’s Character, formed to oppose higher-density housing and some commercial development in town. Call Richard Creeth at 203-834-2157 for more information.