Vice Chair of the School Board Harry Dailey of Wilton stands at a public hearing to discuss parking and street changes surrounding Florence Rideout Elementary School.

Wilton: Traffic flow issues remain undecided

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

WILTON — While the traffic flow around Florence Rideout Elementary School will likely still see changes, the Select Board seemed ready to backtrack on proposed parking changes on Livermore and Tremont streets after hearing comments that the new parking would create more difficulties than it solves. Dozens of residents, mostly those who live around the school, turned out for a … 0

Keeping time: Town clock has some stories to tell

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — For 160 years, the four faces of the clock on the Unitarian Universalist Church have watched over Peterborough while a clock agent has watched over the clock. At least twice a year, the clock agent climbs the fusty tower, resets the clock, oils the capstan and marvels at the machine’s longevity … 0

Indictments handed down in three cases

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Four men were indicted in July in Hillsborough County Superior Court in Manchester in connection for various crimes committed in the region. Brett Flagg, 26, of Greenfield, was indicted by a grand jury on the charge of driving after being declared a habitual offender. Peterborough police arrested Flagg in June 2014, following a motor vehicle stop on Grove Street in Peterborough. The habitual … 0

Wilton police logs: July 14, 2015

Monday, July 13, 2015

Wilton Wednesday, July 1 Suspicious activity: At 1:18 a.m., police responded to a Burns Hill Road residence for a report of suspicious activity. The resident reported seeing a man in her driveway. When she went out to confront him, he fled. Police searched the area and found no … 0

Running: Flamino takes Murphy Fun Run

Friday, July 10, 2015

Luckily able to squeeze this one in before the rain, 26 runners participated in the third installment of the Jack Murphy 5K Fun Run from South Meadow School. ConVal cross country and track coach Lance Flamino bested the field this week with a time of 19 minutes, 22 … 0

Education: NHIA announce new Master of Arts degree

Friday, July 10, 2015

In response to increasing demand, the New Hampshire Institute of Art announces a new Master of Arts in Art Education certification track for artists who want to teach grades K through 12. This new, accredited hybrid program that begins in fall 2015, combines online and on campus studies … 0

Editorial: Hassan: Energy is critical to economy

Thursday, July 9, 2015

When Gov. Maggie Hassan agreed to stop in for a talk with our Editorial Board on Tuesday, chief among our concerns was how she would address the pipeline question. Hassan was thoughtful, saying she and other New England governors were looking at the Northeast as a whole when … 1

Letters: Helping our neighbors in need

Monday, June 29, 2015

To the editor: The Contoocook Valley Transportation Company provides no-fee transportation to appointments for neighbors in real need of local transportation from Antrim, Bennington, Dublin, Francestown, Greenfield, Greenville, Hancock, Jaffrey, New Ipswich, Peterborough, Rindge, Sharon and Temple. CVTC is a non-profit 501c(3) charity. As a new volunteer driver, … 0

Concealed carry bill vetoed by governor

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Gov. Maggie Hassan put the brakes this week on a bill that would have eliminated the licensing requirement to carry a concealed weapon. Senate Bill 116, which passed both the State House and Senate this legislative session, was vetoed by Hassan. Currently, those who want to concealed carry … 0

Peterborough: Hassan: Budget compromise critical

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — As Gov. Maggie Hassan discussed the clash over the 2016-2017 state budget — and now the challenge of reaching a resolution — she looked to the White Mountains for inspiration. They’re jagged near the summit, she … 0

Wilton / Lyndeborough / Temple: WLT Ambulance gets Homeland Security grant

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

The WLT Ambulance received a $17,062 grant from the Department of Homeland Security to offset the purchase of a new power stretcher for the ambulance. The grant represents 95 percent of the cost of the stretcher, which was … 0

Wilton: Town considers tax exemptions for going green

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

It’s not easy being green, but the Wilton Select Board is looking to make it a little easier. In March, residents can expect to see at least one article on the warrant that would provide tax exemptions for green energy improvements to their homes. If a person puts … 0

Motorsports: Feel the horsepower

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

After a long and exhausting work week, Ben Rumore often finds peace in a 30-second long truck ride. Hopping into his modified diesel Dodge pickup, Rumore, 40, of Mason, spends many of his weekends competing in truck pull … 0