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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 fusing together to form one voice, at sometimes plaintive, at others rising in an animalian snarl. Role reversal plays a big part here, from the album art, the onstage persona and even the music itself. The title track finds the two trailing each other vocally, Phoenix nipping at Chatfield’s heels; the next track, “For the Birds,” flips that script in what may be the catchiest song about … 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 issued a letter to NTV LLC. and its primary owner Sebastian Valente, the owner of … 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 water bottle, and a swim suit and towel in case there is time for a … 0


Wednesday, July 2, 2014

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Assumption College, Worcester, Mass.: Anne Bara of New Ipswich, class of 2014; Katie Kennedy of Wilton, class of 2014; and Melissa Shaw of New Ipswich, class of 2016. To make the list students must … 0

LYNDEBOROUGH: Charges pending in domestic violence case

Monday, June 30, 2014

LYNDEBOROUGH — A domestic disturbance on June 23 resulted in an arrest for assault after police were called to the scene. Lyndeborough police, assisted by Wilton police, responded to a reported disturbance on Lavina Lane in Lyndeborough. Following investigation, police arrested Curt Simpson, 63, of Lyndeborough. Simpson was … 0

WILTON-Lyndeborough: Groundbreaking at Florence Rideout

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative School District marked the beginning of construction for the new addition to Florence Rideout Elementary School on Monday. The new addition is the first part of a multiphase project that includes renovations to both Florence … 0

Wilton: ‘Rex the Wonder Horse’ double feature

Monday, June 23, 2014

The classic animal movie series continues Sunday at the Town Hall Theatre with two equine adventures starring Rex the Wonder Horse. In “Wild Beauty,” (1927), Rex plays an untamed horse used by the villains (humans, of course) to … 0


Monday, June 23, 2014

The following students graduated from Assumption College, Worcester, Mass., on May 17, earning bachelor’s degrees: Anne Bara, biology, and Devon Holmes, economics, both of New Ipswich; and Katie Kennedy of Wilton, major in mathematics and minor in foundations in western civilization. … 0

Wilton: ‘Late Night with Brendan Wile’

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Andy’s Summer Playhouse will present its cabaret-style season opening celebration “Late Night with Brendan Wile” on Saturday, June 21, at 7:30 p.m. Andy’s alum Brendan Wile will host directors from the upcoming productions and musical guests. There will be a sneak preview of the summer productions, music and … 0

Candidate roster for state, federal seats are finalized

Monday, June 16, 2014

As of the end of the filing period Friday, the following candidates had filed for state and federal offices for local districts, according to the N.H. Secretary of State’s website: Governor: Ian Freeman (D-Keene), Maggie Hassan (D-Exeter), Clecia … 0

Wilton: Strawberry festival June 21

Monday, June 16, 2014

The seventh annual Strawberry Festival and Yard Sale will be held at the First Unitarian Congregational Society Red House on Saturday, June 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be strawberry goodies, barbecue lunch, crafts and games. A yard sale will be held across the street … 0

Letter: Graduate reflections

Monday, June 16, 2014

To the editor: This month, the entire artistic community and all those who enjoy the arts across the Monadnock region and the state of New Hampshire will bid farewell to a true treasure: Lynn Martin Graton is retiring as the acting director of the N.H. Division of the … 0

Softball: 3: It's a magic number

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

WLC’s three senior captains have been playing sports together since they were in the fifth grade, forming a tight-knit trio on and off the field. And while they played big roles in the Warriors’ 2012 state championship and … 0