Wilton: Bridge replacement may need more funding

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

WILTON — While the town will not be requesting any funds this year, the looming replacement of the King Brook Road Bridge may require one more addition to the capital reserve next year. Department of Public Works Director Steve Elliott told the Select Board on Monday that King Brook Bridge is slated to receive State Bridge Aid funds in 2017. Currently, the bridge is on the state’s red list. Red-listed … 0

Wilton: Select Board wants tax hit reduced

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

WILTON — As the Wilton Budget Committee poises to finalize the proposed budget on Saturday, the Select Board is calling for either deeper cuts or more revenues to offset the expected rise in the taxpayer’s contribution. The board discussed the proposed budget of $4,778,214 on Monday. That proposal is a 2.82 percent increase over last year’s approved budget. The main concern of the … 0

Wilton police log: Jan. 27, 2015

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Wilton Saturday, Jan. 17 Arrest: At 4:34 p.m., police arrested Jessica Bird, 24, Wilton, and charged her with assault. She was released on $5,000 personal recognizance bail and issued a court date of March 10 at the 9th Circuit Court, Milford. Sunday, Jan. 18 Vehicles off the road: At 11:57 a.m., police responded to Isaac Frye Highway for a report of several vehicles … 0

Wilton: Grant will aid police in laptop replacements

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

WILTON — Police will purchase five new laptops and three new computers with assistance from a grant from the N.H. Department of Homeland Security. The money will replace three existing computers in the police station and one in … 0

Wilton: Trustees asking for $31K to fix flooding

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

WILTON — The children and teen areas of the Wilton Public and Gregg Free Library are some of the most thriving areas of the well-used institution. But four times since March 2014, parts of the children’s area had … 0

Basketball: Hoops for Hope game set for Feb. 10

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Six years ago, some members of the Conant girls’ basketball team started a tradition that is still going strong today — the Hoops For Hope fundraiser basketball game. The girls used their game against Fall Mountain as a fundraiser for a breast cancer charity, raised some money, and … 0

Girls’ basketball: Warriors thrash Mules in blowout

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Even after a blowout win against Newmarket Tuesday night, the Warrior girls team can’t rest on their laurels too much. “We can’t be overconfident — we’re not that good!” said head coach Dennis Claire after Tuesday’s game. They … 0

Basketball: Warriors use balanced attack to beat Newmarket

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

When you’re talking about the WLC boys’ basketball team, the conversation starts with Jordan Litts. The talented senior is a Player of the Year candidate, and the Warriors have won every game he’s played in (he was forced … 0

Wilton: ‘Woman in the Moon’ screens

Monday, January 19, 2015

A silent film, “The Woman in the Moon,” a pioneer space drama about mankind’s first lunar voyage, will be screened at the Town Hall Theatre on Sunday at 4:30 p.m. A sci-fi adventure hailed as the first feature … 0

Thank you letter: Thanks for a successful fair

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

To the editor: We would like to thank the entire community for the spirit, enthusiasm and support of our fundraising event — the Handcrafted for the Holidays Craft Fair. Special thanks to our amazing volunteer crew. This event would not be possible without you. Thank you to the … 0

Editorial: Obama’s challenge to the people

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Imagine this: All of the constraints of commerce are lifted and the nation is at peace. Young people can get the college-level courses they need to transition from high school to a career, or perhaps to even higher institutions of learning. The new health care system is firmly … 0

Dublin School: Wildcats roundup from last week’s action

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Boys’ basketball Dublin School hosted a deep squad from Cushing Academy on Wednesday, falling by a score of 79-53. All eight players scored for the Wildcats, led by young shooting guard Dylan Savage with 14 points, all coming in the second half. Hunter Bachman added 13 points and … 0

Keene: Monadnock Buy Local receives grant

Friday, January 16, 2015

Monadnock Buy Local recently received a grant from the Everett and Margaret H. Clement Family Fund and the Iola M. Hubbard Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation to conduct a Communications Audit. This audit will assess how Monadnock Buy Local is currently driving behavior change and discover … 0