Wilton

Album review: The Chatfield Phoenix offers up duality and emotion on latest release

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

“Nest of Bones,” the new album by Hancock/Peterborough duo The Chatfield Phoenix, is an exercise in duality. Seth Chatfield and Adam Phoenix play off each other perfectly, with a pair of acoustic guitars and vocal harmonies twisting and fusing together to form one voice, at sometimes plaintive, at others rising in an animalian snarl. Role reversal plays a big part here, from the album art, the onstage persona and even the music itself. The title track finds the two trailing each other vocally, Phoenix nipping at Chatfield’s heels; the next track, “For the Birds,” flips that script in what may be the catchiest song about … 0

Wilton: Disputed cabin can stay — for now

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

WILTON — A prefabricated fishing cabin on Isaac Frye Highway can stay, says the Zoning Board, after a ruling earlier this month that the cabin, which has been a source of dispute in town since 2012, is an allowed use. On July 30, 2012, Building Inspector John Shepardson issued a letter to NTV LLC. and its primary owner Sebastian Valente, the owner of … 0

Wilton: Soccer camp offered week of July 28

Monday, July 21, 2014

Goss Park will be hosting a soccer camp for children in grades 1 through 8. The camp will run Monday through Friday, July 28-Aug. 1, from 4-6:30 p.m. Campers will need to bring cleats, a soccer ball and water bottle, and a swim suit and towel in case there is time for a … 0

WLC: Technology upgrades on the table

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

WILTON — The district has recently developed a plan to bring the district up to speed with technology, but at a cost that may be too steep, some School Board members said during a board meeting Tuesday. The … 0

WLC: ‘Set your course by the stars...’

Monday, June 9, 2014

WILTON — Forty-eight seniors from Wilton and Lyndeborough strode proudly across the stage in the high school’s gym Friday night during the Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative High School’s graduation ceremony. Principal Brian Bagley, addressing the graduates, urged them to challenge … 0

Honors:

Friday, June 6, 2014

Mark W. Cronin, Interim Dean of the College, announces the following students that were named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2014 semester at Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH: Nellia Hickerson of Wilton and Victoria Roach of Rindge. … 0

Graduation:

Friday, June 6, 2014

Nellia Hickerson, of Wilton, received a Saint Anselm nurse’s pin on April 26 and graduated from Saint Anselm College on May 17. The pinning ceremony is a celebration of a student’s completion of Saint Anselm College’s respected nursing program and symbolizes preparedness to serve as a compassionate caregiver … 0

Court log: June 5, 2014

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Jaffrey police Matthew Nevers, 29, of Jaffrey, suspended registration, $336 with $150 suspended for 12 months on the condition of no further misdemeanors or felonies and no violations for serious matters; driving without a valid license, $286 with $100 suspended for 12 months on the condition of no … 0

Viewpoint: What does it take to reinvent our educational system?

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Why do communities care so much about kids? It is not just because strong education systems attract well-educated parents — the entrepreneurs, employers and employees that drive the state’s economic engine and citizen government. It is not just because failing youth and their offspring drain social service resources … 0

Wilton-Lyndeborough School District: Safety, training issues prompt sale of sawmill

Monday, June 2, 2014

WILTON — The Wilton-Lyndeborough School district has sold a full-size portable sawmill that was once used as part of its curriculum. During an April 29 meeting of the School Board, Superintendent Chris Tyrie notified the board that in order to keep the sawmill and to use it as … 0

Track and Field: Pushing for the state title

Monday, June 2, 2014

Local track and field standouts competed in their respective division championships on Saturday. The day of stiff competition led to many personal bests, with some athletes performing well enough to move on to next weekend’s state Meet of … 0

Roundup: CV boys tennis knocked out

Monday, June 2, 2014

On Thursday, the Orioles hosted the Sanborn Indians. Conant’s No. 1 Shannon Bennett dispatched her opponent with ease, winning 8-1. Beside her on the No. 2 court, sister Allina Bennett played a spirited match against her opposite number, … 0

Wilton: Ambulance honors members

Monday, June 2, 2014

Wilton Ambulance honored its members during an annual EMS Week Recognition Dinner on May 24. The dinner, held at the Steppingstone Lodge at Touchstone Farm in Temple, was held in honor of the service of the largely volunteer … 0