Wilton

Roundup: ConVal boys’, girls’ hockey lose a pair

Monday, December 22, 2014

ConVal boys’ hockey ConVal jumped out to early 2-0 lead with goals from freshman Palmer Timmons and Matt Kolk. Erik Leger made it 3-0 halfway through the first. Tristen Bows got Kearsage on the board, but ConVal responded with Leger’s second of the game 30 seconds later. Kearsarge’s Nate Thompson kept ConVal within two with a late goal. Kearsage came out flying in the second period, and got two quick … 0

PSNH plans to raise rates by 7 percent come Jan. 1

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Editor’s note: This story was published in the Concord Monitor on Dec. 16. Public Service of New Hampshire plans to raise electric rates by 7 percent this winter, a moderate increase compared with hikes as high as 40 percent or more from other utilities. In a request filed with the Public Utilities Commission … 0

Business: Protecting against financial abuse

Monday, December 22, 2014

New Hampshire lawmakers are attempting to crack down on a crime that seems to prey heavily on the elderly population: financial abuse. But HB 1555-Fn, a bill recently signed into law, is really meant to strengthen protections against fraud close to home — perpetuated by family or caretakers against an elderly person. Prosecuting the other half of the problem — scams by strangers … 0

Rindge: Market Basket now fully in Artie T.’s hands

Monday, December 15, 2014

The sale of Market Basket to Arthur T. “Artie T.” Demoulas was completed Friday afternoon, after it was announced in September that Demoulas and his sisters reached an agreement to buy the grocery chain from their cousins, and that the sale would be finalized over the next several … 0

Girls’ Basketball: Warriors kick early season blues vs. Epping

Monday, December 15, 2014

After the WLC girls’ first two games of the season — winnable games against Hinsdale and Newmarket that slipped through the Warriors’ fingers — it was hard to know what to expect when they squared off against Epping … 0

Wilton police logs; Dec. 16, 2014

Friday, December 12, 2014

Wilton Saturday, Dec. 6 Arrest: At 6:43 p.m., police arrested Echo Stebrook, 41, of Wilton, on a warrant issued by Milford police for failure to appear. She was transported to Milford for processing. Motor vehicle accident: At 8:07 p.m., while driving on Route 101, Alex Levin, 37, of … 0

Editorial: Take matters into your own hands

Monday, December 15, 2014

When you want to get something done, sometimes, you just have to do it yourself. That’s what we’ve learned from some folks interviewed for two stories in today’s paper. The first concerns the Ingalls Memorial Library in Rindge. The 120-year-old library has undergone several renovations in the past … 0

Roundup: WLC girls drop first contest

Monday, December 8, 2014

WLC girls’ basketball The Warriors traveled to defending champions Hinsdale on Friday night to open the season. In a game in which neither team had much success putting the ball in the basket, WLC had a chance late, but let it slip away. Down three points with three … 0

Wilton-Lyndeborough: WLC names Students of the Month

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative Middle School has named its Students of the Month for September October. Above left are October’s students. Front row from left: sixth-graders Sam Townsend and Sasha Lutz and seventh-grader Mackenzie Hayden; back row, seventh-grader Aidan Rapp … 0

Lyndeborough: Winn Mountain wins contract

Thursday, December 4, 2014

When New Hampshire’s first Royal Governor, Benning Wentworth, governor 1741-1767, built his home at Portsmouth in the 1750s, he built his waterfront home from several existing structures. The buildings were all cobbled together, with varying rooflines and with more than 50 windows of different sizes. The historic property, … 0

Bennington: Record numbers hit slopes

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

While many dug their cars out from Wednesday’s snowstorm or attempted to stay warm without electricity this weekend, thousands congregated to Crotched Mountain Ski and Ride for the ski resorts opening weekend from Friday to Sunday. And because … 0

Basketball: New blood versus old favorites

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Thanksgiving weekend is a time for returning home and being with friends and family. Around here, there’s an annual tradition, one of the rites of fall, that marks the beginning of the transition into winter — alumni basketball … 0

Viewpoint: Costs to ratepayers piling up, but who’s listening?

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

It is encouraging to read that PSNH CEO William Quinlan believes the cost of burying the Northern Pass project may be on the low-end of estimates. However, ratepayers need to be mindful of two important points: (1) Underground transmission line projects with the capacity and voltage of Northern … 0