Wilton: Silent drama ‘Destiny’ screens at Wilton Theatre on Sunday

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

“Destiny,” a 1921 expressionist silent film drama by German director Fritz Lang, will be screened at the Town Hall Theatre on Sunday at 4:30 p.m. The film will be shown with live music accompaniment provided by Jeff Rapsis, a N.H.-based musician who specializes in creating silent film scores. “Destiny” was filmed in Germany by pioneering director Fritz Lang, who would … 0

Birth announcement:

Monday, April 21, 2014

Born at Monadnock Community Hospital, Peterborough: LANCARIC: A boy, Nile Philip, weighing 8 pounds, 12 ounces, to Marc and Karen Lancaric of Wilton, April 3, 2014. He joins sister Hadi. … 0

Wilton: Moose caused car accident Friday

Monday, April 21, 2014

WILTON — In the early hours of Friday morning, a driver on Route 31 struck a moose, killing the animal and leaving the driver with minor injuries. At approximately 7:16 a.m. on Friday, Wilton police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Route 31 South, where Tara Turcogeorge, 42, of New Ipswich, was traveling north when a large female moose ran into the … 0

Peterborough names new library director; welcome event planned Monday

Friday, March 21, 2014

Corinne Chronopoulos of Wilton has been named the new director of the Peterborough Town Library by the Board of Trustees. She will begin work in mid-June. “The board is very pleased to welcome Corinne. We will introduce her … 0

Wilton: Sewer rates going up $40 a year

Monday, March 24, 2014

WILTON — Rates for sewer use will be going up this year, by $10 per quarter, the Sewer Commission announced in a public hearing Thursday night. The rates will be changed from $55 to $65 per quarter, an equivalent of $220 per year to $260 per year. The … 0

Letter: About solar, here is my point

Thursday, March 20, 2014

To the editor: Alan Zeller claims in his March 13 letter, incorrectly, that I agree that the Peterborough solar facility will produce 1,166 megawatt-hours of “power” annually. No, I have agreed that the facility may produce roughly 1,166 megawatt-hours of “energy.” The distinction is at the heart of … 0

WILTON: Select Board opposes Right-to-Know bill calling for 72-hour meeting notice

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

WILTON — The Select Board of Wilton is taking an official stance against House Bill 1591, which would extend the time requirements for posting public meetings and agendas from 24 hours prior to a meeting to 72. The … 0

editorial: Right-to-Know bill lacks substance

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

For a newspaper in the business of disseminating information to the public, it seems like any improvements to the Right to Know law would be seen as a boon. But in the case of House Bill 1591, which would require towns and school boards to post both meeting … 0

Wilton: Book discussion at library March 27

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

“Havana Bay” by Martin Cruz Smith is the title for the adult book discussion at the Wilton Public & Gregg Free Library on March 27, at 7 p.m. Copies are available at the library. This is an open discussion group and new readers are welcome. For more information, … 0

Wilton: $80K for Frye farm easement clears way

Monday, March 17, 2014

WILTON — After much discussion during Town Meeting on Thursday night, Wilton’s most controversial article this year, a request for $80,000 to put towards the conservation of 160 acres on Abbott Hill, known as the Frye farm easement, … 0

Wilton: Williams wins as write-in

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

WILTON — In a dark horse victory, write-in candidate Kermit Williams won the open Select Board position in Tuesday’s election. Williams ran away with the election, coming in with 287 votes, more than 100 more than any other … 0

Letter: WLC school bond isn’t that much

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

To the editor: I attended the Wilton school bond issue meeting Friday night. The issue passed by a razor thin margin, despite the fact that there was overwhelming evidence for its value for our community. I did a quick analysis of the numbers: $8 million over 30 years … 0

WLC: Voters OK $8.25M bond

Monday, March 10, 2014

Renovations to the Wilton and Lyndeborough’s two elementary schools is a reality after a narrow vote at Friday’s district meeting approved both a $8.25 million bond for the project, and to amend the district’s articles of agreement, making … 0