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

Golden anniversary: Intimate artistry

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

When composer and conductor James Bolle peeked into Nelson Congregational Church, he realized the church, with its plaster walls and open layout, would be a perfect place to record music. The year was 1965 and Bolle was visiting … 0

Running: Nels Traffie wins Fun Run No. 2 of season

Friday, July 3, 2015

Two dozen runners made up the field for the second Jack Murphy Fun Run of the summer on July 2. This week’s winner was Nels Traffie in 19 minutes, 18 seconds, but the gap back to second and third was much closer than what Nel’s son Avery had … 0

Wilton: Tom Mix featured in silent train film

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

This summer’s series of silent railroad films at the Town Hall Theatre will continue this weekend with a matinee screening of the 1926 film “The Great K & A Train Robbery.” The action-packed film, starring Tom Mix and … 0

Track and Field: Throwback meet at Mascenic

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

The Monadnock Regional Milers will host a Throwback Classic Track and Field Meet on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Mascenic High School. Events scheduled are: ∎ 1609 meters (the Murphy Mile, in memory of Jack Murphy) ∎ 100 meters ∎ 400 meters ∎ Shot put ∎ 800 meters ∎ Long jump ∎ 200 meters ∎ 2000 … 0

Basketball/Soccer: Goss Park site of sports camps

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Wilton’s Goss Park is hosting two great summer camps this summer. The basketball camp is scheduled for July 20-24 from 3 to 5 p.m.. The instructors are WLC Warriors point guard Ally Schwab and ConVal’s third all-time scorer … 0

Rindge / Jaffrey / Wilton: More tests questioned in online certifications

Monday, July 6, 2015

Three more Monadnock region police officers’ Breathalyzer certifications have come into question after the state found a second glitch in the state-mandated online recertification test. Officer Thomas Bishop of Jaffrey and officers Todd Moriarty and William Hickerson III of Wilton were three of nearly 150 officers named in … 0

Peterborough/Hancock: Weather a boon for ticks

Monday, July 6, 2015

Ticks — the moisture-loving, sometimes Lyme-disease-carrying insect — thrived in the Monadnock region in the wetter-than-normal June. “What’s good for them may not be quite so good for us,” said Alan Eaton, an entomologist at the University of … 0

Peterborough: Man facing heroin charge fails to appear

Monday, July 6, 2015

JAFFREY — A Swanzey man, who was arrested in Peterborough on April 29 and charged with trafficking a half-kilogram of heroin, failed to appear at his arraignment at the 8th Circuit, District Division, Jaffrey, yesterday. Ryan Williams, 28, … 0

Greenville / New Ipswich / Wilton: Some parts of Souhegan River unsafe for swimming

Monday, July 6, 2015

Testing of the Souhegan River turned up high — at points dangerously high — levels of E. coli in Wilton, Greenville and New Ipswich. The Souhegan Watershed Association, a group of volunteers that monitor the Souhegan and Merrimack rivers, performs eight tests for E. coli throughout the summer, … 0

Jaffrey/Wilton: Aucoins plead not guilty

Monday, July 6, 2015

A state police officer and his brother, both arrested on charges of domestic assault in May, have waived their right to an arraignment and pleaded not guilty. Christopher Aucoin, 44, of Wilton, who is a major in the N.H. State Police, is accused of attempting to choke his … 0