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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 unanticipated costs that might come with renovating … 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

Marriage With A View

Monday, August 25, 2014

Local destination wedding venues attract couples from across the country who fall in love with the small-town charm and rustic country views the Monadnock region has to offer. Wilton’s Curtis Farm, Peterborough’s Monadnock Country Club and Hidden Hills in Rindge say they are all coming off a strong summer wedding season. “This season … 0

Football: Granite State Panthers seeking new players

Monday, August 25, 2014

The Granite State Panthers High School football team is hoping to recruit more players for this season. The Panthers are an independent High School team that has players from New Ipswich, Rindge, Jaffrey, Wilton and Lyndeborough. They are looking for ninth through twelfth grade boys who have an … 0

WIlton: Man charged with sexual assault

Monday, August 25, 2014

A Wilton man has been charged with sexual assault and violation of privacy, after allegedly assaulting and photographing a woman at a party in Keene earlier this month, according to Keene police. On Aug. 2, Keene police launched … 0

Baseball: New England Ravens tryouts set for Friday

Monday, August 25, 2014

The New England Ravens Baseball organization will hold tryouts on Friday at Franklin Pierce University in Rindge. The tryouts begin at 6:30 pm.; registration begins at 6 p.m. The program is under the direction of FPU Head Baseball Coach Jayson King. The Ravens offer AAU teams at 9-10-12-14-15/16 … 0

Viewpoint: Shopping without Market Basket

Friday, August 22, 2014

For many years now, Market Basket has been my grocery store of choice for several reasons. First, their prices are always low, second the stores are always clean neat and orderly, and finally the employees become friends and are always friendly and exceptionally helpful. Alas, I think the … 0

Wilton-Lyndeborough School District

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Wilton Bus 1 AM Stops 6:50 Leave Bus Lot 6:58 Corner of Abbot Hill & McGettigan 7:00 161 McGettigan 7:01 Abbot & Savage Road 7:02 694 Mason Road 7:02 Mason Road 7:03 Corner of Mason Road & Henry Way 7:04 2014-2015 7:04 Corner of Mason Road & Steven’s Road 7:05 942 Mason Road 7:06 996 Mason Road 7:08 1010 Mason Road … 0

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 … 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. … 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,” … 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