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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 fusing together to form one voice, at sometimes plaintive, at others rising in an animalian snarl. Role reversal plays a big part here, from the album art, the onstage persona and even the music itself. The title track finds the two trailing each other vocally, Phoenix nipping at Chatfield’s heels; the next track, “For the Birds,” flips that script in what may be the catchiest song about … 0

Wilton: Disputed cabin can stay — for now

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

WILTON — A prefabricated fishing cabin on Isaac Frye Highway can stay, says the Zoning Board, after a ruling earlier this month that the cabin, which has been a source of dispute in town since 2012, is an allowed use. On July 30, 2012, Building Inspector John Shepardson issued a letter to NTV LLC. and its primary owner Sebastian Valente, the owner of … 0

Wilton: Soccer camp offered week of July 28

Monday, July 21, 2014

Goss Park will be hosting a soccer camp for children in grades 1 through 8. The camp will run Monday through Friday, July 28-Aug. 1, from 4-6:30 p.m. Campers will need to bring cleats, a soccer ball and water bottle, and a swim suit and towel in case there is time for a … 0

Wilton/Rindge: A pair of masters

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Jere Osgood sits in his living room. Within sight are several small end tables, a settee, a set of dining chairs and a hutch with the elegant sloping lines that Osgood, a master furniture maker, is known for … 0

Achievement:

Monday, July 14, 2014

Erik Fong of Wilton was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Fairfield (Conn.) University. To make the list a student must attain a grade point average of at least 3.5 out of a possible 4.0. … 0

Wilton: Multi-media production to premiere at Andy’s Playhouse

Monday, July 14, 2014

Andy’s Summer Playhouse continues their 2014 season with a world premiere of an original multimedia production, “The Block,” which opens Saturday. Written and directed by Jared Mezzocchi, a multimedia theater artist and the director of last season’s production of “The Little Prince” and 2012’s “The BFG,” this new … 0

Wilton: Andy’s to tour original play

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Andy’s Summer Playhouse, a non-profit children’s theater that has been providing youth ages 8-18 the chance to work with professional artists to create energetic and innovate productions for the past 40 years, brings back its touring program after an eight-year hiatus. “Circumference — Around the World with Nellie … 0

Letter: Limits on truck drivers lacking

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

To the editor: Over the last month, I’ve read many articles about an amendment included in the Senate’s Fiscal Year 2015 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development appropriations bill. This amendment rolls back the current restart provision in the truck drivers’ hours of service rule. It suspends the current … 0

Editorial: Court’s cell phone ruling a step forward

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

It’s the technological age. For some people, their entire lives are stored on their cell phones, which nowadays can additionally function as cameras, camcorders, day planners, computers and phonebooks. And nearly every adult not only has a cell phone, but most carry it with them constantly. In light … 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

Wilton: Lack of communication in traffic dummy restoration work, some say

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

WILTON — The Wilton Main Street Association is at odds with the Department of Public Works over the repair and restoration of a historic traffic signal that sits at the head of Main Street. Association members have expressed … 0

Wilton: Police budget is expected to go up

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

WILTON — The Select Board is seeking places in the police department budget that might be reduced to accommodate anticipated promised pay raises in the coming year; it’s a task that may be impossible while maintaining the same … 0

Wilton: Transportation service is seeking town funding

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

WILTON — In March, the “blue bus” of Souhegan Valley Rides made its first forays into Wilton to assist those who are unable to drive, with transportation to medical appointments or shopping trips to any of the towns … 0