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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

Wilton: Shakespeare remix at Andy’s opens Sunday

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

“Shakespeare Remix: Andy’s Midsummer Night Dreaming” is the next production to be staged by Andy’s Summer Playhouse. The kids of Andy’s Summer Playhouse have created their own version of a magical Shakespearian classic to tell a timeless story … 0

Baseball: Umpire certification clinic runs in August

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The New Hampshire Baseball Umpires Association will be putting on a three-day umpire clinic to certify umpires to work high school, Varsity, Junior Varsity, Freshman and Prep school games during the 2016 season. The clinic will start on Aug. 14 at 6 p.m. at Keene State. To register … 0

Wilton: Michaud crematorium plan moves ahead

Monday, July 20, 2015

WILTON — With approvals from both the Planning and Zoning Board in hand, funeral home owner Carl Michaud has begun to convert a barn on Forest Road into a crematorium. Construction has already begun on the property, and Michaud plans to open by Oct. 1, the culmination of … 0

Wiltonnh: New plans for Color Shop storefront

Monday, July 20, 2015

WILTON — A sign outside The Color Shop and More advertises the news: A 20 percent off going out of business sale. The Color Shop offers a variety of items, as its sign suggests — art supplies, Waldorf … 0

New Ipswich / Greenville / Wilton: E. coli counts back to normal levels

Monday, July 20, 2015

E. coli counts in the Souhegan River have dropped to well below acceptable levels, after heavy rains earlier this month caused large spikes in Wilton, Greenville and New Ipswich. The Souhegan River, along with the Merrimack River, is … 0

Peterborough: Is poverty tied to political corruption?

Monday, July 20, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Daniel Weeks knows he’s not an expert on poverty. But, a two-year, 10,000-mile journey across the country on a Greyhound bus showed the campaign finance reform activist that the U.S. poverty gap has as much to … 0

Wilton police log: July 21, 2015

Monday, July 20, 2015

Wilton Thursday, July 9 Theft: At 4:14 p.m. police responded to a Stoney Brook Road business for a report of theft. Police are investigating. Welfare check: At 5:49 p.m., police responded to a Forest Road residence to check the welfare of residents. The residents did not require assistance, … 0

Viewpoint: It’s all a shell game

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

It is a truism that the state needs to live within its means. Legislators all agree we need to pass a balanced budget. We can’t outspend our revenues. A new wrinkle is that the budget recently vetoed by Gov. Hassan includes one of the top priorities of New … 1

Along for the ride

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Andy’s Summer Playhouse helped to shape Jared Mezzocchi’s career. Now, Mezzochi hopes to help shape the creative vision for the playhouse. Mezzocchi, a former Hollis resident now living in Washington D.C., spent his summer as an “Andy’s kid.” … 0

Peterborough: Court issues bench warrant

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

A $1,000 bench warrant has been issued for a Swanzey man charged with trafficking a half-kilogram of heroin who failed to appear at his arraignment July 6. Ryan Williams, 28, was out on $75,000 personal recognizance after his … 0