Lyndeborough

Lyndeborough: Select Board adopts snow removal ordinance to help keep roads clear and safe

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

LYNDEBOROUGH — The Select Board is putting the weight of a town ordinance behind an effort to keep town roadways clear and safe for winter snowplowing. During its Aug. 20 meeting, the board voted to establish an ordinance that could result in fines of up to $1,000 for residents who don’t comply, according to the ordinance’s wording. The town has never had such an ordinance, but Select Board Chair Fred … 0

Wilton-Lyndeborough: Board concerned about consolidation costs

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

LYNDEBOROUGH — Select Board members are concerned that emerging costs of an addition and renovations to the district’s two elementary schools could mean an impact to the town’s tax rate, despite initial promises that the breakdown of the bond payment would result in a flat rate for Lydeborough. At a Select Board meeting on Aug. 20, the board discussed possible safety concerns and … 0

Wilton-Lyndeborough: School construction zone

Monday, August 25, 2014

WILTON — One look at the Florence Rideout Elementary School from the outside, and it is obvious that construction of the school’s new addition is well underway. To one side, there’s a parking lot that has never been there before, offering 18 new parking spaces. Just beyond that, the ground is torn up, … 0

New Ipswich / Peterborough: Locals indicted at Superior Court

Monday, July 28, 2014

Several locals were indicted this month by grand juries in Hillsborough County Superior Court on a variety of charges. Timothy Sullivan, 47, of Lyndeborough was indicted on two charges — first-degree assault, a Class A felony, and second-degree assault, a Class B felony. Sullivan allegedly assaulted a 41-year-old … 0

Letter: Candidate on his bid for N.H. Senate

Monday, July 28, 2014

To the editor: My name is Lee Nyquist and I want to represent you in the New Hampshire State Senate. I know I have the experience, the ability, and the values to be a passionate advocate for the people of this region and of this state. As a … 0

Album review: The Chatfield Phoenix offers up duality and emotion on latest release

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

“Nest of Bones,” the new album by Hancock/Peterborough duo The Chatfield Phoenix, is an exercise in duality. Seth Chatfield and Adam Phoenix play off each other perfectly, with a pair of acoustic guitars and vocal harmonies twisting and … 0

Achievement:

Monday, July 14, 2014

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at The University of Maine at Orono: Amber Makela of Lyndeborough and Tyler Savoie of Greenville. To make the list students must complete 12 or more credit hours in the semester and earn a grade … 0

Letter: Gas tax makes sense to me

Friday, July 11, 2014

To the editor: The recently enacted gas tax is an example of good common-sense legislation. New Hampshire roads and bridges need attention, whether it is I-93 to attract business and tourism or smaller roads to save on wear and tear on our cars. The 4-cent tax increase in … 0

Editorial: Look to balance, in cost savings

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Every taxpayer is grateful when they have a governing body that is looking out for their best interests, both financially and when it comes to the level and quality of services provided to residents. The key is knowing what the balance is between the two. Sometimes the decision … 0

Graduation: Graduation

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Ryan Roy of Lyndeborough graduated from Goodwin College, East Hartford, Conn., on June 7. … 0

Graduation: Graduation

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Amanda Wight of Lyndeborough graduated from Emory College of Arts and Sciences of Emory University in Atlanta, Ga., May 12, earning a Bachelor of Science. … 0

Monday, July 7, 2014

Victoria Lorvig of Lyndeborough accepted a $2,500 Dunkin’ Donuts scholarship at an awards ceremony on June 10 for demonstrating a well-rounded character, positive academic record, leadership skills, commitment to her school and community, and experience in a work … 0

Wilton: A taste of summer’s bounty

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

WILTON — Residents from Wilton and surrounding towns turned out to buy produce and wares from the Wilton Farmer’s Market, held in the Main Street Park every Tuesday from 3 until 6 p.m. during the summer months. … 0