Wilton

The Wilton Energy Committee is seeking a grant to look at energy conservation possibilities in the Town Hall.

Wilton: Audit to target Town Hall’s energy usage

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

WILTON — The town will be looking at ways to improve energy efficiency at the Town Hall, the Select Board decided Monday night. They will start with an energy audit, which could lead to a warrant request for energy upgrades at this year’s Town Meeting. During the board’s meeting on Monday night, Select Board member Rick Swanson said he supported efforts to make the building energy efficient. “We spend $100,000 on electricity and heating oil every year, and that’s significant,” he said. The Wilton Energy Committee noted that they have identified and applied for a $1,000 grant but will need an additional $600 to complete … 0

Wilton: Selectmen thank Hutchinson for a decade of service

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

WILTON — John Hutchinson of Wilton accepted a plaque, thanking him for 10 years of service to the town as trustee of the Trust Funds, during a Select Board meeting Monday night in the Town Hall court room. Hutchinson’s wife, two daughters, son and two grandchildren attended. Select Board Chair Bill Condra thanked … 0

Wilton: Storm damages bridge

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

WILTON — A storm last week caused damage to the King’s Brook Road stone bridge, closing the road to traffic. During Monday’s Select Board meeting, Department of Public Works Director Steve Elliott termed the situation a “moderate emergency,” saying that the damage would be repaired in house by the DPW, but noting that … 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

Wilton: Multi-media production to premiere at Andy’s Playhouse

Monday, July 14, 2014

Andy’s Summer Playhouse continues their 2014 season with a world premiere of an original multimedia production, “The Block,” which opens Saturday. Written and directed by Jared Mezzocchi, a multimedia theater artist and the director of last season’s production of “The Little Prince” and 2012’s “The BFG,” this new … 0

Wilton: Andy’s to tour original play

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Andy’s Summer Playhouse, a non-profit children’s theater that has been providing youth ages 8-18 the chance to work with professional artists to create energetic and innovate productions for the past 40 years, brings back its touring program after an eight-year hiatus. “Circumference — Around the World with Nellie … 0

Letter: Limits on truck drivers lacking

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

To the editor: Over the last month, I’ve read many articles about an amendment included in the Senate’s Fiscal Year 2015 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development appropriations bill. This amendment rolls back the current restart provision in the truck drivers’ hours of service rule. It suspends the current … 0

Editorial: Court’s cell phone ruling a step forward

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

It’s the technological age. For some people, their entire lives are stored on their cell phones, which nowadays can additionally function as cameras, camcorders, day planners, computers and phonebooks. And nearly every adult not only has a cell phone, but most carry it with them constantly. In light … 0

Letter: Gas tax makes sense to me

Friday, July 11, 2014

To the editor: The recently enacted gas tax is an example of good common-sense legislation. New Hampshire roads and bridges need attention, whether it is I-93 to attract business and tourism or smaller roads to save on wear and tear on our cars. The 4-cent tax increase in … 0

Wilton: Lack of communication in traffic dummy restoration work, some say

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

WILTON — The Wilton Main Street Association is at odds with the Department of Public Works over the repair and restoration of a historic traffic signal that sits at the head of Main Street. Association members have expressed … 0

Wilton: Police budget is expected to go up

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

WILTON — The Select Board is seeking places in the police department budget that might be reduced to accommodate anticipated promised pay raises in the coming year; it’s a task that may be impossible while maintaining the same … 0

Wilton: Transportation service is seeking town funding

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

WILTON — In March, the “blue bus” of Souhegan Valley Rides made its first forays into Wilton to assist those who are unable to drive, with transportation to medical appointments or shopping trips to any of the towns … 0