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

Achievement: Achievement

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

The following students earned dean’s scholarships at Keene State College: Courtney Dillon of Rindge and Adam Teger and Patrick Farrell, both of Wilton. This scholarship recognizes first-year students who display high academic performance. Merit awards are determined from a review of the students’ application for admission to Keene … 0


Monday, July 7, 2014

The following students have been named to the president’s list for the spring semester at Western New England University, Springfield, Mass.: Joseph LaCourse of Greenfield and William Tremblay of Wilton. To make the list students must achieve a semester grade point average of 3.80 or higher. … 0

Letter: About the gas tax increase

Monday, July 7, 2014

To the editor: If you already cringe every time you fill up your gas tank, you can look forward to even higher prices now, thanks to the increased state tax on gasoline and diesel fuel that went into effect on July 1. New Hampshire consumers already bear a … 0

Wilton: Bridge to close for repairs starting Monday

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

WILTON — A state-owned bridge on Route 31, located behind the Label Art Building and connected to Island Street, will be closed to traffic for approximately six weeks, while the state effects a replacement of the bridge’s decking. … 0

Wilton: Generous spirit blossoms in memorial tree

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

WILTON — On Sunday, friends and family of Richard Sharkey gathered in an area on Main Street that was once a parking lot. Now, it is a small park, where flowers and trees bloom, and a Farmers’ Market … 0

Wilton: Andy’s Summer Playhouse season focuses on the ladies

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

WILTON — It’s the year of the girls at Andy’s Summer Playhouse. The Wilton-based children’s theatre program has dedicated this year to bringing more exposure to its female contingent of child actors. Most of the plays on this … 0

Wilton: A taste of summer’s bounty

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

WILTON — Residents from Wilton and surrounding towns turned out to buy produce and wares from the Wilton Farmer’s Market, held in the Main Street Park every Tuesday from 3 until 6 p.m. during the summer months. … 0


Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Erik Fong of Wilton graduated from Fairfield (Conn.) University on May 18, earning a Bachelor of Arts from the College of Arts and Sciences. … 0


Wednesday, July 2, 2014

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Assumption College, Worcester, Mass.: Anne Bara of New Ipswich, class of 2014; Katie Kennedy of Wilton, class of 2014; and Melissa Shaw of New Ipswich, class of 2016. To make the list students must … 0

LYNDEBOROUGH: Charges pending in domestic violence case

Monday, June 30, 2014

LYNDEBOROUGH — A domestic disturbance on June 23 resulted in an arrest for assault after police were called to the scene. Lyndeborough police, assisted by Wilton police, responded to a reported disturbance on Lavina Lane in Lyndeborough. Following investigation, police arrested Curt Simpson, 63, of Lyndeborough. Simpson was … 0