Wilton: New nonprofit set up for ambulance service

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

WILTON — The business of running the Wilton Ambulance is a complex one. Not just the day-to-day operations, which by themselves have the same challenges as any emergency service agency. But the inner workings of Wilton in particular are not so simple, Dan Donovan explained to the Select Board during its Monday meeting. Here’s the breakdown: In 1974, when the ambulance service was founded to serve the towns of Wilton, … 0

Wilton: Main Street Association considers food coop for downtown space

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

In the midst of Wilton’s downtown sits a gaping empty space that was once a grocery store. The Main Street Association thinks there could be one again. Well, not exactly a grocery store, but a food cooperative, which is something slightly different. The Main Street Association is applying for a grant to help … 0

Cross-country: Local high school runners ready to make noise

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

The Conant, ConVal and Mascenic cross-country teams are looking to make some noise this fall on the wooded trails of Derryfield Park and Mines Falls. With the youth movement in place and team member numbers on the rise, hopes for a strong season are on the rise. The ConVal boys team is looking … 0

Girls’ soccer: Warriors suffer first loss of season to Lakers

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

The Warrior girls didn’t fare quite as well in their second game of the season, losing to Sunapee 5-1 on Monday. The lone goal was scored by senior captain Ally Schwab, who launched one in from just over … 0

New Ipswich: Healthy river, healthy towns

Monday, August 31, 2015

It’s just after 8 a.m., and raindrops patter on the surface of the Souhegan River — stronger than a misting, but not quite a full-fledged rain. Kleta Dudley of New Ipswich, carrying a vial and a bottle, makes … 0

Wilton: Rummage sale tradition expands to a regularly open thrift store

Monday, August 31, 2015

WILTON — A pair of kid’s athletic shorts, never worn, with the tag still advertising their original $24.99 price, is $1. A working microwave sits among the household appliances, a steal for $10. On shelving filled with small … 0

Greenville / New Ipswich / Wilton: Warmer temperatures, lower flows mark E. coli readings

Monday, August 31, 2015

Warmer temperatures and lower flows in the Souhegan and Merrimack rivers are producing generally expected seasonal E. coli readings in both rivers, according to the latest test done by the Souhegan Watershed Association. The Souhegan is a smaller river and reflects any pollution more quickly. The upper stretch … 0

What not to say when the kids get home from school

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Five things never to ask your child right after school: “How was school today?” “What do you have for homework?” “When are you going to do your homework?” “What did you get on the test?” “What did you learn today?” You want to interact and make connection. Your … 0

What to do when a loss leaves an empty nest emptier?

Thursday, August 27, 2015

The purpose of parenting is to prepare our children to grow up into responsible and compassionate adults, able to go forth into the world and make a difference. We shed tears of joy and sorrow, we laugh so hard our sides hurt and we suffer years of sleep … 0

Good for the gut: Yogurt, kefir and, of course, pickles

Friday, August 28, 2015

It’s very simple. Your gut either keeps you healthy or it makes you ill. A healthy gut determines which nutrients to absorb and does an expert job keeping toxins, allergens and microbes out. An unhealthy gut contributes to a wide range of diseases, including diabetes, obesity, rheumatoid arthritis, … 0

ML: Real estate transfers, July 2015

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

The following are real estate transfers for the month of July. Antrim 389 Clinton Road; Land & Bldg; $65,089; Household Finance Corp 2 to Scott Burnside. 55 Main St.; Land & Bldg; $340,000; Ascentria Community Svcs to Sobriety Centers Of NH. Bennington 69 Birch Glen Drive #; Condominium; … 0

Girls’ soccer: WLC blows out CCA 8-0

Monday, August 31, 2015

The Wilton-Lyndeborough Warriors girls’ soccer team got off to a hot start on Friday, beating Concord Christian 8-0. Abby LeBlanc and Dani Bird contributed a pair of goals apiece; the rest were scored by Ally Schwab, Olivia Skelly, … 0

Wilton police log: Sept. 1, 2015

Monday, August 31, 2015

Wilton Thursday, Aug. 20 Hands free law: At 4 p.m., police issued a summons to a Wilton resident for violation of the hands free law for using an electronic device while driving. Friday, Aug. 21 Identity theft: At 10:18 a.m., police took a report of attempted identity theft … 0