Wilton: Bridge replacement may need more funding

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

WILTON — While the town will not be requesting any funds this year, the looming replacement of the King Brook Road Bridge may require one more addition to the capital reserve next year. Department of Public Works Director Steve Elliott told the Select Board on Monday that King Brook Bridge is slated to receive State Bridge Aid funds in 2017. Currently, the bridge is on the state’s red list. Red-listed … 0

Wilton: Select Board wants tax hit reduced

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

WILTON — As the Wilton Budget Committee poises to finalize the proposed budget on Saturday, the Select Board is calling for either deeper cuts or more revenues to offset the expected rise in the taxpayer’s contribution. The board discussed the proposed budget of $4,778,214 on Monday. That proposal is a 2.82 percent increase over last year’s approved budget. The main concern of the … 0

Wilton police log: Jan. 27, 2015

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Wilton Saturday, Jan. 17 Arrest: At 4:34 p.m., police arrested Jessica Bird, 24, Wilton, and charged her with assault. She was released on $5,000 personal recognizance bail and issued a court date of March 10 at the 9th Circuit Court, Milford. Sunday, Jan. 18 Vehicles off the road: At 11:57 a.m., police responded to Isaac Frye Highway for a report of several vehicles … 0

Wilton police log: Jan. 20, 2015

Monday, January 19, 2015

Wilton Friday, Dec. 9 Motor vehicle accident: At 9:41 a.m., police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Abbot Hill Road in which Kristina Dostaler-Germano, 20, of Greenville went off the road while driving her 2005 Subaru Forester. She was not injured. Motor vehicle accident: At 10:49 a.m., … 0

Concord: Residents urged to bring cancer stories to State House

Monday, January 19, 2015

The 2015 American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Legislative Breakfast will take place on Wednesday at the State House in Concord. Cancer advocates, survivors, and members of the legislature are invited to attend from 8 to 10 a.m. This is an important day for those living with cancer … 0

Dispatches from the Glass Museum: Making life connections with important records

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

I wake up and the sun is shining through the trees like a glass of brown with ice, the hot glow bouncing off of the bathroom tiles casting a wash of amber lightning. I think this and then … 0

Letter: Thank you for pantry donations

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

To the editor: Thank you to Dennis Markaverich, Donna Reed and Jimmy Stewart for helping to bring so much to so many with the traditional showing of “It’s a Wonderful Life” on Dec. 21. The red curtain of the Wilton Town Hall Theatre was parted, only after the … 0

Milestones: Edelblut makes Dean’s List

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Wheaton College (Ill.) student Micah Edelblut of Wilton, was named to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2014 semester. He is majoring in Environmental Science. To earn Dean’s List honors at Wheaton, an undergraduate student must carry 12 or more credit hours and achieve a 3.5 grade point … 0

Legislative outlook 2015: New Hampshire has a customer problem

Monday, January 12, 2015

The most important task of the Legislature is creating a budget that will fund state operations for the next two years. This budget will determine the services and resources New Hampshire will provide its residents and businesses, and … 0

Roundup: Litts flirts with quadruple-double

Thursday, January 8, 2015

WLC boys’ basketball The Warriors dominated in their win at Nute Friday night. WLC won 86-45; star Jordan Litts had an incredible game, with 18 points, 13 steals, 12 rebounds and seven assists — three shy of a … 0

Wilton-Lyndeborough: ML

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Front row: Ephram Ducharme, Anabelle Bergstrom, Mackenzie Parker-Christou Back: Jacob Boette, Cody Swett, Valari Vander-Heyden Ephram and Anabelle are 6th, Jacob & Valari are 7th, and Cody and Mackenzie are 8th. … 0

Concord: Unemployment tax rate reduced in NH

Friday, January 9, 2015

As a result of a healthy Unemployment Compensation Trust Fund that had a balance of more than $275 million every day in the fourth quarter of 2014, Gov. Maggie Hassan and Employment Security Commissioner George Copadis announced a 1-percent reduction in the unemployment tax rate for all New … 0

Wilton police log: Jan. 13, 2015

Monday, January 12, 2015

Wilton Wednesday, Dec. 7 Mediation: At noon, police mediated a civil issue on Eastville Drive. Suspicious person: At 3:32 p.m., police responded to a report of a suspicious person going door-to-door on Intervale Road selling meat. Police were unable to locate the person. Accident: At 11:33 p.m., police … 0