Wilton

The WLC boys' basketball team beat Profile in the first round of the DIV playoffs Tuesday night.

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 the gap around 20 points for the majority of the game. In the playoffs, anything can happen, but Litts and the Warriors … 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 are pretty thin. A long time ago, I went to camp in Maine with a … 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, and Tilton School. The day was one of the warmest of the season filled with … 0

Sustainable Steps: ML

Monday, February 16, 2015

The definition of sustainable: 1. Capable of being sustained. 2. Of, relating to, or being related to harvesting or using a resource so that the resource is not depleted or permanently damaged. For time eternal, small farmers have been doing whatever is needed to be sustainable. Considering that … 0

Editorial: Right to Know is under attack

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The term “muckraker” is thought to date back to the turn of the 20th century, when rough-riding President Theodore Roosevelt hailed investigative journalists for using their platform to right social injustices and out evil practices. Back then, it was journalists and writers like Lincoln Steffens, Ida Tarbell and … 0

Wilton police log: Feb. 27, 2015

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Wilton Friday, Feb. 6 Civil dispute: At 9:30 a.m., police mediated a verbal dispute between two Crescent Street residents Saturday, Feb. 7 Traffic control: At 8:09 a.m., police stopped vehicle on Route 101 and had operator remove snow from the roof. Motor vehicle accident: At 3:22 p.m., police … 0

To honor, or to hunt? Bobcat resurgence prompts multiple movements

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

After bobcats nearly disappeared from New Hampshire several decades ago, their population is flourishing, according to a recently published study by the University of New Hampshire and the N.H. Dept. of Fish and Game. Because of this discovery, … 0

Viewpoint: Next door to the Barkers

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

The letter arrived just a week or two before our move. My husband had accepted a pastorate at a church in a neighboring state and we were looking forward to our new life there. But then the letter from the new church came — and not for reasons … 0

Viewpoint: Kinder Morgan pipeline is not the answer

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Like many effective propaganda campaigns, the Kinder Morgan effort to “sell” its behemoth pipeline project planned for southern New Hampshire relies on lies that are repeated often enough to persuade people they must be true. Lie No. 1: “The pipeline will be “co-located” with the existing PSNH power … 0

Wilton-Lyndeborough: Consolidation doesn’t affect tax rate, as promised

Monday, February 9, 2015

WILTON — The Wilton-Lyndeborough School District budget is proposed at $12,062,617, up this year by 1.66 percent. The district was however, able to keep its promise that a multi-million bond to build an addition to the Wilton elementary … 0

Peterborough /Sharon: Charitable Foundation names advisory team

Friday, February 6, 2015

The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation has appointed Gina Goff of Sharon and Audrey White of Peterborough to its Monadnock region advisory board. The foundation’s eight regional advisory boards are comprised of local residents who provide guidance and counsel to staff and the board of directors on local and … 0

Wilton police log: Feb. 10, 2015

Monday, February 9, 2015

Wilton Wednesday, Feb. 4 Motor vehicle accident: At 8:01 a.m., at the intersection of Abbot Hill and Pine Street, Elizabeth McSweeney, 37, of Weare, driving a 2013 Suburu Impreza, and Samantha DeSilva, 27, of Wilton, driving a 2009 Chevy Malibu, were involved in a two-car collision. Both vehicles … 0

Letters: Let’s rehabilitate, save our dams

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

To the editor: In response to Eric Aldrich’s opinion piece on dams in the Jan. 27 Ledger-Transcript: I too appreciate and love the pristine, unfettered streams and rivers. Watercourses are one of the wonderful features and blessings of this northeastern United States. I am aware, however, that we, … 0