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Wilton-Lyndeborough: Board concerned about consolidation costs

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

LYNDEBOROUGH — Select Board members are concerned that emerging costs of an addition and renovations to the district’s two elementary schools could mean an impact to the town’s tax rate, despite initial promises that the breakdown of the bond payment would result in a flat rate for Lydeborough. At a Select Board meeting on Aug. 20, the board discussed possible safety concerns and unanticipated costs that might come with renovating … 0

Wilton-Lyndeborough: School construction zone

Monday, August 25, 2014

WILTON — One look at the Florence Rideout Elementary School from the outside, and it is obvious that construction of the school’s new addition is well underway. To one side, there’s a parking lot that has never been there before, offering 18 new parking spaces. Just beyond that, the ground is torn up, … 0

Marriage With A View

Monday, August 25, 2014

Local destination wedding venues attract couples from across the country who fall in love with the small-town charm and rustic country views the Monadnock region has to offer. Wilton’s Curtis Farm, Peterborough’s Monadnock Country Club and Hidden Hills in Rindge say they are all coming off a strong summer wedding season. “This season … 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

Editorial: Look to balance, in cost savings

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Every taxpayer is grateful when they have a governing body that is looking out for their best interests, both financially and when it comes to the level and quality of services provided to residents. The key is knowing what the balance is between the two. Sometimes the decision … 0

Letter: Internet is a basic human right

Monday, July 7, 2014

To the editor: I believe that the Internet should be an egalitarian international global resource. It should be as ubiquitous as air. Internet access should be a basic human right. I know that infrastructure is required to provide such a service and someone needs to pay for it. … 0