Wilton

Bill seeks to decrease drug overdose deaths

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

A proposed bill would grant limited immunity to people who call 911 to report a drug-related medical emergency. Reporting a drug- or alcohol-related medical emergency could soon give the caller limited immunity from drug-related charges in New Hampshire — an effort intended to encourage the calling of 911 and the potential preservation of life. The bill’s intent is to try to put the brakes on hundreds of overdose deaths a … 0

Runners ready for Boston Marathon

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

John Singelais’s stomach was full of butterflies at the start of the Boston Marathon last year, on the first Patriot’s Day race since the deadly bombing. But once the starting pistol fired, and Singelais ran the 26.2 miles from Hopkinton, Massachusetts, to Boylston Street, he was more than relaxed. He was invigorated by … 0

Wilton: Raphael Trio at High Mowing

Monday, April 13, 2015

The Raphael Trio will present a program of classical works in a concert at High Mowing School on Saturday. The trio will perform works of Joseph Haydn, Robert Schumann, and Felix Mendelssohn in a concert to benefit the High Mowing School Music Fund. Doors at the High Mowing main building will open at 5 p.m. with a no-host cocktail reception. The concert will … 0

Parent Wise: Can you be friends with your child?

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Wish I had a nickel for every time I’ve heard “Never be friends with your child.” The thinking behind this, I presume, is that children need a parent’s authority; they do not need to be a confidante. True … 0

Wilton: Creating a destination

Monday, April 6, 2015

The task of filling empty spaces interspersed among long-standing businesses on Wilton’s Main Street may call for changes to be made — starting with how the town regulates its businesses. Joan Lemire, owner of Joan P. Lemire Real … 0

Police: Synthetic drug usage is down in the last year or so

Monday, April 6, 2015

A decrease in area usage of synthetic marijuana could be due to steps taken by local police departments, legislators and crime watch members to better educate the public about their dangers. But it is likely also linked to the take-down of a major supplier to the state last … 0

Letters: Tell Fish & Game to save the bobcat

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

To the editor: At the N.H. Fish and Game Commission’s Feb. 11, 2015, meeting, we learned it is considering opening a season on bobcats that will include hunting, hounding and trapping of this elusive, reclusive and not bothersome creature. Some of us in the room were surprised to … 0

Court Logs - April 7, 2015

Monday, April 6, 2015

Greenfield Daniel Berthiaume, 36, Westmoreland, possession of a marijuana without a license or privilege to do so, $310 fine; DWI, $620 fine, referred to an impaired driver care management program, driver’s license revoked for nine months. Rindge Jennifer McCarthy, 24, Rindge, vandalism, dismissed at the State’s request; simple … 0

Editorial: Getting beyond what’s in it for me

Monday, April 6, 2015

In the days since the N.H. House passed its budget, the Ledger-Transcript has been talking with representatives of the Monadnock region from both sides of the fence. It’s clear Republicans and Democrats have very different perspectives on what’s best for New Hampshire. It would be easy to take … 0

Wilton police log: April 7, 2015

Monday, April 6, 2015

Wilton Saturday, March 28 Theft: At 7:34 a.m., police responded to a Gibbons Highway business for a report of a theft. The suspect left the scene in a vehicle travelling westbound. Police received information that the suspect had been involved in an accident with a second vehicle prior … 0

The sky is the limit

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

A meatball that eats spaghetti, spins around and cries, a prehistoric elephant that skateboards and blows bubbles, a human jack-in-the-box that explores sound and light waves and a hybrid dance competition/rap battle in an automotive repair shop were … 0

Peterborough: Kuster: I’ll fight for solar, biomass energy legislation

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Editor’s note: A previous version of this article erroneously reported Peterborough hopes to expand the solary array by one acre. The town hopes expand by one megawatt. The article also misreported the number of construction workers from Mathewson … 1

PETERBOROUGH: Our town through her eyes

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

PETERBOROUGH—The late actress Bette Davis was known for her forceful acting and perfectionism. Davis, after all, was raised by a single mother during the U.S. woman’s suffrage movement. Yet, the summer Davis and her family lived in Peteborough … 1