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Wilton-Lyndeborough: Board concerned about consolidation costs

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

LYNDEBOROUGH — Select Board members are concerned that emerging costs of an addition and renovations to the district’s two elementary schools could mean an impact to the town’s tax rate, despite initial promises that the breakdown of the bond payment would result in a flat rate for Lydeborough. At a Select Board meeting on Aug. 20, the board discussed possible safety concerns and unanticipated costs that might come with renovating … 0

Wilton-Lyndeborough: School construction zone

Monday, August 25, 2014

WILTON — One look at the Florence Rideout Elementary School from the outside, and it is obvious that construction of the school’s new addition is well underway. To one side, there’s a parking lot that has never been there before, offering 18 new parking spaces. Just beyond that, the ground is torn up, … 0

Marriage With A View

Monday, August 25, 2014

Local destination wedding venues attract couples from across the country who fall in love with the small-town charm and rustic country views the Monadnock region has to offer. Wilton’s Curtis Farm, Peterborough’s Monadnock Country Club and Hidden Hills in Rindge say they are all coming off a strong summer wedding season. “This season … 0

WILTON: Changes to Main St. parking

Monday, August 11, 2014

The Select Board has made further adjustments to the parking structure on Main Street, eliminating most of the restricted parking on the street during daylight hours, in an ongoing attempt to alleviate long-standing parking issues. On Aug. 4, … 0

Wilton: Andy’s newest original musical opens Friday

Monday, August 4, 2014

“Phantasmagoria — or Voices from the Ether” —is the next offering in the lineup for Andy’s Summer Playhouse this season. The show explores the tale of two young ladies who become famous for communicating with spirits. What started … 0

Wedding announcement: Shane Patten — Sadie Keating

Monday, August 4, 2014

Sadie Keating, daughter of Theresa Kirouac-Little of Francestown and Thomas Keating of Wilton, and Shane Patten, son of Crystal and Richard Patten of Antrim, were married July 12, 2014 at the Old Meeting House in Francestown. The bride … 0

Achievement: Achievement

Monday, August 4, 2014

Nicholas Kennedy of Wilton was named a student of excellence for honor roll by the Official United States Achievement Academy. He was nominated by Jen Ramsell, one of his teachers at Wilton-Lyndeborough Middle-High School where he will be entering 8th grade. The academy recognizes students upon the exclusive … 0

Letter: Another take on the solar array

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

To the editor: Oh, the poor, poor people of Peterborough. So poor they can’t even afford to flush their own toilets! So it’s understandable that, in their desperation (as this paper reported July 24), they voted to steal, err, I mean “accept,” the money to erect solar panels … 0

Album review: The Chatfield Phoenix offers up duality and emotion on latest release

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

“Nest of Bones,” the new album by Hancock/Peterborough duo The Chatfield Phoenix, is an exercise in duality. Seth Chatfield and Adam Phoenix play off each other perfectly, with a pair of acoustic guitars and vocal harmonies twisting and … 0

Wilton: Disputed cabin can stay — for now

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

WILTON — A prefabricated fishing cabin on Isaac Frye Highway can stay, says the Zoning Board, after a ruling earlier this month that the cabin, which has been a source of dispute in town since 2012, is an allowed use. On July 30, 2012, Building Inspector John Shepardson … 0

Wilton: Soccer camp offered week of July 28

Monday, July 21, 2014

Goss Park will be hosting a soccer camp for children in grades 1 through 8. The camp will run Monday through Friday, July 28-Aug. 1, from 4-6:30 p.m. Campers will need to bring cleats, a soccer ball and … 0

Wilton/Rindge: A pair of masters

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Jere Osgood sits in his living room. Within sight are several small end tables, a settee, a set of dining chairs and a hutch with the elegant sloping lines that Osgood, a master furniture maker, is known for … 0

Achievement:

Monday, July 14, 2014

Erik Fong of Wilton was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Fairfield (Conn.) University. To make the list a student must attain a grade point average of at least 3.5 out of a possible 4.0. … 0