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The Wilton Energy Committee is seeking a grant to look at energy conservation possibilities in the Town Hall.

Wilton: Audit to target Town Hall’s energy usage

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

WILTON — The town will be looking at ways to improve energy efficiency at the Town Hall, the Select Board decided Monday night. They will start with an energy audit, which could lead to a warrant request for energy upgrades at this year’s Town Meeting. During the board’s meeting on Monday night, Select Board member Rick Swanson said he supported efforts to make the building energy efficient. “We spend $100,000 on electricity and heating oil every year, and that’s significant,” he said. The Wilton Energy Committee noted that they have identified and applied for a $1,000 grant but will need an additional $600 to complete … 0

Wilton: Selectmen thank Hutchinson for a decade of service

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

WILTON — John Hutchinson of Wilton accepted a plaque, thanking him for 10 years of service to the town as trustee of the Trust Funds, during a Select Board meeting Monday night in the Town Hall court room. Hutchinson’s wife, two daughters, son and two grandchildren attended. Select Board Chair Bill Condra thanked … 0

Wilton: Storm damages bridge

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

WILTON — A storm last week caused damage to the King’s Brook Road stone bridge, closing the road to traffic. During Monday’s Select Board meeting, Department of Public Works Director Steve Elliott termed the situation a “moderate emergency,” saying that the damage would be repaired in house by the DPW, but noting that … 0

Wilton: Dog stars featured in silent film trio

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

More Forgotten Dogs, a trio of silent films from the 1920s, will be featured at the Town Hall Theatre on Sunday at 4:30 p.m. Three dogs, lesser known than Rin Tin Tin but as talented, are featured in … 0

PETERBOROUGH: MCH joining ACA fray

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Area residents who were interested in signing up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act this year had to make a choice. Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, the only insurance company offering plans through the Affordable Care Act marketplace, did not include Monadnock Community Hospital in … 0

Viewpoints: Scouting trip to Curacao changed my life

Thursday, August 14, 2014

The adventure is over, but the memories are sure to last a lifetime! My participation in the 15th Caribbean Jamboree in Curacao this summer was absolutely amazing. Let me start at the beginning. As one of 15 Boy … 0

Rindge: Political hopefuls bring their platforms to region

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Should New Hampshire reduce — or even eliminate — its business tax? How do we create more jobs for the people of the Granite State? What is the state of health care in New Hampshire? These were some … 0

Softball: Voodoo travel tryouts Aug. 23

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

The Central Mass Voodoo girls’ travel softball program has announced their tryout dates for the 2015 travel season. The CMV program is an AAU JR. Olympic Fastpitch Program that is open to girls between the ages of 9-19. We currently have very competitive teams at five age levels, … 0

Rindge: New England Ravens softball tryouts ongoing

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

The New England Ravens’ softball program is seeking players for the upcoming season. The teams are for 14U and 16U ASA/NSA travel programs for competitive softball players. Tryouts are at Franklin Pierce University, 40 University Drive, Rindge on Saturday from 11 a.m to 1 p.m., Aug. 19 from … 0

Letter: Score one for Yankee ingenuity

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

To the editor: Often we hear the stories of government projects gone awry, multiplying time and dollars to the taxpayers of New Hampshire. This is a different kind of story. A story of good old Yankee ingenuity, something we don’t see much of in an era of big … 0

Wilton: Recalling the magic of Wilton Old Home Days

Monday, August 11, 2014

As a kid, it just seemed to me that Old Home Days was always there, magically appearing every five years just for my enjoyment. As an adult I have had the privilege of discovering how the magic happens. … 0

Wilton’s silent policeman: The Main Street ‘dummy’

Monday, August 11, 2014

Wilton’s “dummy” stands alone at the westerly end of Main Street, performing silent duty of an obscure nature. It blinks yellow from two directions, red from another. It seems a bit like a traffic light, but not completely. … 0

Wilton: Uncovering the rarely told secrets of Wilton history

Monday, August 11, 2014

Wilton, like most New Hampshire hill towns, has a past that encapsulates many different eras of change and growth. Old Home Days is a great time to remember how fortunate we are that a great deal of our … 0