Wilton

Wilton: Cabin permit dispute settled

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

WILTON — A controversial cabin on Isaac Frye Highway has been ruled exempt from a building permit, and Monday, the Zoning Board approved a new motion in hopes of avoiding similar disputes in the future. The cabin became an issue between the town and the owner of the land, NTV LLC, whose primary owner is Sebastian Valente, two years ago. Back in 2012, Building Inspector John Shepardson ruled that the placement of a prefabricated cabin on the property was against the town’s Zoning Ordinance, because the building would be used as a fishing camp, which was a non-conforming use for the land. The land had … 0

Achievement: Achievement

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The following students have entered Colby-Sawyer College, New London, this fall as freshmen: Theresa Edick of Dublin, majoring in environmental studies, and Hannah Putnam of Wilton, majoring in environmental science — aquatics. … 0

Jaffrey: Lyons wins Gilmore triathlon

Monday, September 15, 2014

Cool conditions and sunny weather greeted the triathletes Sunday morning for the first annual Gilmore Pond Triathlon. The cooler conditions and hilly course did not deter some strong performances however. The first athlete to arrive at the finish line was Reuben Lyons of Peterborough, taking the overall honors in 1 hour, 30 minutes, … 0

Wilton: Recalling the magic of Wilton Old Home Days

Monday, August 11, 2014

As a kid, it just seemed to me that Old Home Days was always there, magically appearing every five years just for my enjoyment. As an adult I have had the privilege of discovering how the magic happens. … 0

Wilton’s silent policeman: The Main Street ‘dummy’

Monday, August 11, 2014

Wilton’s “dummy” stands alone at the westerly end of Main Street, performing silent duty of an obscure nature. It blinks yellow from two directions, red from another. It seems a bit like a traffic light, but not completely. … 0

Wilton: Uncovering the rarely told secrets of Wilton history

Monday, August 11, 2014

Wilton, like most New Hampshire hill towns, has a past that encapsulates many different eras of change and growth. Old Home Days is a great time to remember how fortunate we are that a great deal of our … 0

Wilton: First church, first minister

Monday, August 11, 2014

The Unitarian Congregational Church in Wilton Center is the oldest church in town, and it all started with the town’s first settled minister, the Rev. Jonathan Livermore, in 1763, a few short decades after the town was settled. … 0

Wilton: The importance of the mill

Monday, August 11, 2014

Mills are the backbone of a country, an economic anchor for a state’s financial ship, and the glue holding communities together. A bold statement you may say, but try to imagine life without them, without the millions of … 0

WILTON: Changes to Main St. parking

Monday, August 11, 2014

The Select Board has made further adjustments to the parking structure on Main Street, eliminating most of the restricted parking on the street during daylight hours, in an ongoing attempt to alleviate long-standing parking issues. On Aug. 4, … 0

Wilton: Andy’s newest original musical opens Friday

Monday, August 4, 2014

“Phantasmagoria — or Voices from the Ether” —is the next offering in the lineup for Andy’s Summer Playhouse this season. The show explores the tale of two young ladies who become famous for communicating with spirits. What started … 0

Wedding announcement: Shane Patten — Sadie Keating

Monday, August 4, 2014

Sadie Keating, daughter of Theresa Kirouac-Little of Francestown and Thomas Keating of Wilton, and Shane Patten, son of Crystal and Richard Patten of Antrim, were married July 12, 2014 at the Old Meeting House in Francestown. The bride … 0

Achievement: Achievement

Monday, August 4, 2014

Nicholas Kennedy of Wilton was named a student of excellence for honor roll by the Official United States Achievement Academy. He was nominated by Jen Ramsell, one of his teachers at Wilton-Lyndeborough Middle-High School where he will be entering 8th grade. The academy recognizes students upon the exclusive … 0

Letter: Another take on the solar array

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

To the editor: Oh, the poor, poor people of Peterborough. So poor they can’t even afford to flush their own toilets! So it’s understandable that, in their desperation (as this paper reported July 24), they voted to steal, err, I mean “accept,” the money to erect solar panels … 0