Wilton

Bill seeks to decrease drug overdose deaths

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

A proposed bill would grant limited immunity to people who call 911 to report a drug-related medical emergency. Reporting a drug- or alcohol-related medical emergency could soon give the caller limited immunity from drug-related charges in New Hampshire — an effort intended to encourage the calling of 911 and the potential preservation of life. The bill’s intent is to try to put the brakes on hundreds of overdose deaths a … 0

Runners ready for Boston Marathon

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

John Singelais’s stomach was full of butterflies at the start of the Boston Marathon last year, on the first Patriot’s Day race since the deadly bombing. But once the starting pistol fired, and Singelais ran the 26.2 miles from Hopkinton, Massachusetts, to Boylston Street, he was more than relaxed. He was invigorated by … 0

Wilton: Raphael Trio at High Mowing

Monday, April 13, 2015

The Raphael Trio will present a program of classical works in a concert at High Mowing School on Saturday. The trio will perform works of Joseph Haydn, Robert Schumann, and Felix Mendelssohn in a concert to benefit the High Mowing School Music Fund. Doors at the High Mowing main building will open at 5 p.m. with a no-host cocktail reception. The concert will … 0

Viewpoint: Proposed budget bad for towns, businesses, taxpayers, vulnerable

Friday, March 27, 2015

A recent Ledger-Transcript article, published March 19, described a meeting of Peterborough town officers with Sen. Andy Sanborn that included concerns about reduction of state revenues to local municipalities (downshifting of costs). Unfortunately, there is every reason to believe that this downshifting will continue, putting upward pressure on … 0

Viewpoints: Fallacies of state socialism

Friday, March 27, 2015

Contemporary American society is based upon state socialism. The late 19th-century German Social Democratic party and the 20th-century British Labor party provide an ideological basis for the relationship of Americans to their government. The goals of state socialism are to equalize wealth, income and economic opportunity. This is … 0

Peterborough: Man faces drug distribution charges

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

A Peterborough man has been indicted on several charges of possession of drugs with intent to distribute, possession of drugs and felonious use of firearms. Khaleed Diomande, 20, of Peterborough was indicted on six charges at the Superior Court in Manchester on Thursday. An indictment is not an … 0

Baseball: Monadnock Babe Ruth signups open

Friday, March 20, 2015

The 2015 Babe Ruth 13 to 15-year-old draft will be held on April 25 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Humiston Field in Jaffrey. This will be a combined draft/sign up for all eligible players from the ConVal, Conant and Mascenic school districts. There will also be a … 0

Wilton: ‘Ten Commandments’ silent film shown Sunday

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The 1923 silent film Biblical blockbluster “The Ten Commandments” will be screened at the Town Hall Theater on Sunday at 4:30 p.m. Cecil B. DeMille’s original “The Ten Commandments” was among the first Hollywood films to tackle stories … 0

ml: Turning back

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Frozen fingers, tired thighs, heavy breathing, and a rumbling stomach. This is not the perfect recipe for skiing the backcountry. Fortunately, I recovered quickly, and relished turning through knee-high powder on my way down the Mount Washington Cog … 0

Viewpoint: No loose ends

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Our friend Liz was one of a kind. I use the past tense because she is no longer with us. This would have come as no surprise to her, however, because she’d been expecting it for some time. When she reached her last birthday, in a decade which … 0

Basketball: 22nd Place to Go tourney raises over $9,000

Monday, March 23, 2015

The Place to Go held its 22nd annual 3-On-3 tournament Friday-Sunday at ConVal. Over $9,000 was raised and players from all around the area and beyond competed in the fun tradition. Division winners: ∎ 3/4 grade boys winners: Demons, … 0

Nelson: Apple Hill Board elects officers and trustees

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music Board of Trustees elected officers and trustees at its recent annual meeting. Elected as president, Mark Meess; vice president, Lindsay Dearborn; treasurer, Fred Hadlow; secretary, Maura Glennon; and new trustees, Deborah Ford, Eileen Sarson and Linda Stavely. Mark Meess was elected … 0

Rindge: Hunt named to HNH Board

Friday, March 20, 2015

The HNH Foundation has announced that State Representative John Hunt of Rindge has joined the Board of Directors. The mission of the HNH Foundation is to improve the health and wellness of New Hampshire’s population, with a focus … 0