Wilton

Wilton: Search is on for family’s lost dog

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

WILTON — One moment, the Ormistons’ dog, Teddy Bear, was on their porch while the family enjoyed a Sunday breakfast. The next, the Boxer/Border collie was gone. For 18 days since, the Ormistons have employed every resource they know of to find the 1.5-year-old dog, including the services of Granite State Dog Recovery and Jamie Genereaux, a pet tracker from … 0

Peterborough: Fire hits recovery home

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Gary Carpenter of Peterborough dreamed of turning his apartment building in Keene into a sanctuary for veterans who are recovering addicts — complete with a dojo, and a classroom to offer nutrition, business development and anger management classes. Carpenter will have to put this dream — Warrior Addiction Support Home — on hold … 0

ML: FinCom: Restore aid cuts

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

In March, the N.H. House eliminated $300 million from the governor’s proposed budget, burdening municipalities with the associated costs. Since then, the public has held their breath, hoping the Senate would restore at least some of these cuts. The Senate Finance Committee announced Tuesday it recommends returning more aid to school district, like ConVal and Jaffrey-Rindge, and $5 million more in meals and … 0

Peterborough: Up, Up and Away

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s a puppet? Yes, the skies from Peterborough Elementary School to Grove Street will be full of puppets depicting the art of flight midday May 16. The theme of this year’s Children … 0

Achievement:

Monday, May 4, 2015

Kalie Randlett of Wilton was awarded the Outstanding Leadership and Service Award at Keene State College for her contribution to the campus and/or Keene community through service and leadership. Randlett is a social science and communication studies major. … 0

Wilton police log: May 7, 2015

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Wilton Monday, April 27 Theft: At 11:29 a.m., a Maple Street resident reported that small items were taken from a car that was parked overnight. Thursday, April 30 Criminal threatening: At 9:46 a.m., a Pleasant Street resident reported that they had been criminally threatened. Police are investigating. Dumping: … 0

Editorial: It’s the loving thing to do

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

In 1976, the U.S. Supreme Court was asked to decide the case of Loving v. Virginia, a case in which a mixed race couple asked to be free to live in their home state without fear of arrest and imprisonment. The Supreme Court is once again facing a … 0

Wilton/Lyndeborough/Temple: Ambulance service work gets a reward

Monday, May 4, 2015

Good work is its own reward. But occasionally, it comes with a bonus. When the Wilton Ambulance crew transports a person to the hospital, that’s usually the end of the interaction. But recently, one of their patients, a contractor, came back to offer them a special kind of … 0

Hassan talks about plan to address drug issue

Monday, May 4, 2015

It’s an epidemic. That’s how Governor Maggie Hassan views the growing use of opioids. “Everywhere I go in the Granite State, people talk to me about the epidemic of substance abuse,” said Hassan in an interview with the … 0

Peterborough: Getting out and getting green

Monday, May 4, 2015

Grange No. 35 could not have chosen a better first day to hold Greenerborough entirely outdoors. The sun shone on Grove Street all day as the temperature hovered just above 70 degrees. Although Ron Lucas, one of the … 0

Charting new waters

Monday, May 4, 2015

With shrinking enrollments and revenue sources, New Hampshire Institute of Art faced the plight of many independent colleges in the recession, and Kate Lenahan was along for the ride. Lenahan earned her undergraduate degree from the Manchester-based college … 0

Parent Wise: Self-care for mom is currency for children

Friday, May 1, 2015

Mother’s Day is right around the corner. Cards and flowers are always nice, especially when your children have something to do with it. Or maybe that’s the day when your child doesn’t yell “You’re not my mother, and … 0

Dog Tales: The Matching Law: Use it to your advantage

Friday, May 1, 2015

Animal training is a science. No one argues that 2 + 2 = 4, yet dog trainers have so many ways to train dogs it’s an industry joke. Ask five dog trainers how to teach a dog to … 0