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Vice Chair of the School Board Harry Dailey of Wilton stands at a public hearing to discuss parking and street changes surrounding Florence Rideout Elementary School.

Wilton: Traffic flow issues remain undecided

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

WILTON — While the traffic flow around Florence Rideout Elementary School will likely still see changes, the Select Board seemed ready to backtrack on proposed parking changes on Livermore and Tremont streets after hearing comments that the new parking would create more difficulties than it solves. Dozens of residents, mostly those who live around the school, turned out for a … 0

Keeping time: Town clock has some stories to tell

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — For 160 years, the four faces of the clock on the Unitarian Universalist Church have watched over Peterborough while a clock agent has watched over the clock. At least twice a year, the clock agent climbs the fusty tower, resets the clock, oils the capstan and marvels at the machine’s longevity … 0

Indictments handed down in three cases

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Four men were indicted in July in Hillsborough County Superior Court in Manchester in connection for various crimes committed in the region. Brett Flagg, 26, of Greenfield, was indicted by a grand jury on the charge of driving after being declared a habitual offender. Peterborough police arrested Flagg in June 2014, following a motor vehicle stop on Grove Street in Peterborough. The habitual … 0

Peterborough: Bob McQuillen memorial dance Saturday

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Students of Bob McQuillen, who was both a legend of New England contra dance and a high-school industrial arts teacher, remember him for his tough, steadfast love. Mr. Mac wouldn’t let you slide by. He wasn’t afraid to … 0

Wilton police log: July 30, 2015

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Wilton Thursday, July 16 Illegal dumping: At 12:28 p.m., police responded to Kimball Hill Road for a report of illegal dumping. Police located four bags of garbage thrown into an old cellar hole. Police are investigating. Hands-free law: At 5:26 p.m. police issued a summons to a Peterborough … 0

Peterborough/Francestown/New Ipswich: Solar growth slows down

Monday, July 27, 2015

Uncertainty about the future of solar energy subsidies has put the brakes on its popularity in the region. Utilities will soon reach the state mandated net-metering cap, and legislation that would raise the cap is not expected to pass. Also, Gov. Maggie Hassan’s veto of the Legislature’s two-year … 0

Jaffrey: Love of storytelling drives Eaton

Monday, July 27, 2015

JAFFREY — A question-and-answer with the longtime executive producer of PBS’s Masterpiece Theatre offered three generations of fans the opportunity to reminisce on their favorite shows in the program’s 45-year history, from the 1971 series, “Upstairs, Downstairs” to … 0

Local family fights poverty in Rwanda

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — When Brandon Walsh moved to Rwanda a year ago with his wife, Emily, and infant daughter, Elsa, he expected to haggle over groceries and be plagued by frequent electricity and water outages. However, the Anglican priest … 0

Wilton: Police say missing girl is home safe

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

A teenager who hadn’t been seen since Monday night is now home safe with her family, according to the Wilton Police Department. Nicole Flanagan, 14, of Wilton, was last seen at 11 p.m. on Monday. Police posted a … 0

Wilton: Traffic flow a concern at elementary school

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

As construction on Florence Rideout Elementary School is set to wrap up before the start of the new school year, the town is turning to the streets surrounding the school to update traffic flow and pedestrian access. Currently, FRES serves Wilton elementary school students. As of this fall, … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Downton Abbey’ producer to speak at forum

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

JAFFREY — The executive producer of PBS’s Masterpiece Theatre and its award-winning TV series “Downton Abbey” is the speaker at the Amos Fortune Forum Friday at 8 p.m. at the Meetinghouse. The forum’s marketing and publicity chair Steve … 0

Dublin: Carrying on

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The Walden School resembles any other summer camp. The 59 campers, hailing from all over the world, play outside, eat second helpings of Reuben sandwiches and ice cream, and apply layers of sunscreen and bug spray. Yet, these … 0

Swimming: Local swimmers make waves in Milford

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

The Goss Park Turtles, Clark Sharks, New Ipswich Breakers and Jaffrey-Rindge Marlins had terrific performances at the Milford Rotary swim meet last weekend, with many swimmers placing in the top five or winning outright. In Division I, Concord … 0