Wilton

Peterborough: Man faces drug distribution charges

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

A Peterborough man has been indicted on several charges of possession of drugs with intent to distribute, possession of drugs and felonious use of firearms. Khaleed Diomande, 20, of Peterborough was indicted on six charges at the Superior Court in Manchester on Thursday. An indictment is not an indication of guilt; it signifies that a jury found enough evidence to move forward with a trial. Diomande was arrested in November … 0

Baseball: Monadnock Babe Ruth signups open

Friday, March 20, 2015

The 2015 Babe Ruth 13 to 15-year-old draft will be held on April 25 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Humiston Field in Jaffrey. This will be a combined draft/sign up for all eligible players from the ConVal, Conant and Mascenic school districts. There will also be a noon meeting for the formation of a new board of directors. Anyone interested in a … 0

Wilton: ‘Ten Commandments’ silent film shown Sunday

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The 1923 silent film Biblical blockbluster “The Ten Commandments” will be screened at the Town Hall Theater on Sunday at 4:30 p.m. Cecil B. DeMille’s original “The Ten Commandments” was among the first Hollywood films to tackle stories from scripture on a grand scale. The picture was a popular hit in original release, … 0

Letter: Endorsement for water commission

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

To the editor: My name is Tom Schultz and I am the current chair of the Wilton Water Commission. I am writing today to offer my sincere recommendation of State Representative Frank Edelblut for the position of Wilton Water commissioner in the Wilton Town Election coming up on … 0

Viewpoint: 15 years later, Granny D’s walk for democracy continues

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Fifteen years ago this past Feb. 29, a 90-year-old woman with arthritis and emphysema completed an historic march on Washington, D.C. Her cause was as old, and as bold, as the republic she loved: restoring American self-governance so … 0

Editorial: Make a difference, don’t forget to vote

Monday, March 9, 2015

With Wilton-Lyndeborough’s District Meeting on Friday night, Town Meeting season has officially begun. The district didn’t turn out the same massive crowd as last year when consolidation of the district’s elementary schools was on the table, but about 75 voters were in attendance to have their say — … 0

Boys’ basketball: On to the next

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Jordan Litts and the No. 4 Warriors carried their juggernaut regular season over into the playoffs, as they dispatched No. 13 Profile with ease Tuesday night. WLC led wire-to-wire, jumping out to a 17-5 lead early and keeping … 0

Viewpoint: My Las Vegas visit and what I didn’t do

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

I left town between two of this winter’s monster snowstorms and watched the Super Bowl from a hotel in Las Vegas. This was my first visit, something no one there could believe. Everyone else, apparently, has been there at least five times. My connections to America’s sin city … 0

Dublin School: ML

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

On Feb. 25, the Dublin School Snowboard team took to their own hill, Crotched Mountain, for the last Lakes Region Slopestyle Competition of this season. This competition was the first that Crotched and Dublin School partnered up to host. The team competed against Brewster Academy, New Hampton School, … 0

Peterborough: Vigil prays for the Foleys, injured in a Florida crash

Monday, March 2, 2015

As Patrick and Lisa Foley, both 47, and residents of Peterborough, recover in Florida from a three-car crash that seriously injured them on Feb. 7, several dozen of their friends congregated at Divine Mercy Parish in Peterborough to … 0

Greenfield: Rock injury gives man whole new outlook

Monday, March 2, 2015

Could you look at a football-sized rock flying through your windshield, smashing you in the head, and nearly ending your life as a “bizarre gift?” Adam Lecomte can. The Peterborough resident and Greenville native said Thursday the December … 0

WILTON: ML

Monday, March 2, 2015

WILTON Proposed operating budget: $4,776,056 Article 4: The town is requesting $58,773, with $20,000 from capital reserves, to make energy and efficiency improvements to the Town Hall. The project is an ongoing part of addressing inefficiencies in town buildings, and was made after recommendations of an energy audit … 0

New Ipswich/Wilton: Land acquisition funding on town warrants

Monday, March 2, 2015

How Conservation Commissions obtain funds for land acquisition is a question on two town warrants this year. Voters in both New Ipswich and Wilton are asked to decide how much of a local tax can go to purchasing conservation lands and easements. When land enters “current use,” it … 0