Wilton: New nonprofit set up for ambulance service

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

WILTON — The business of running the Wilton Ambulance is a complex one. Not just the day-to-day operations, which by themselves have the same challenges as any emergency service agency. But the inner workings of Wilton in particular are not so simple, Dan Donovan explained to the Select Board during its Monday meeting. Here’s the breakdown: In 1974, when the ambulance service was founded to serve the towns of Wilton, … 0

Wilton: Main Street Association considers food coop for downtown space

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

In the midst of Wilton’s downtown sits a gaping empty space that was once a grocery store. The Main Street Association thinks there could be one again. Well, not exactly a grocery store, but a food cooperative, which is something slightly different. The Main Street Association is applying for a grant to help … 0

Cross-country: Local high school runners ready to make noise

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

The Conant, ConVal and Mascenic cross-country teams are looking to make some noise this fall on the wooded trails of Derryfield Park and Mines Falls. With the youth movement in place and team member numbers on the rise, hopes for a strong season are on the rise. The ConVal boys team is looking … 0

Wilton police log: Aug. 11, 2015

Monday, August 10, 2015

Wilton Tuesday, July 28 Blasting complaint: At 1:02 p.m., police received a complaint from Fairfield Drive resident concerning the size of the blasting at the Granite State Pit off Forest Road. Police advised the resident to contact the building inspector to check on the blast size guidelines. Court … 0

Business: NHBR seeks nominations for business excellence

Monday, August 10, 2015

New Hampshire Business Review is seeking nominations for its annual Business Excellence Awards. Nominate your own New Hampshire-based business or nonprofit, or other organization you think deserves recognition for its imagination, industriousness, innovation and achievements. Since 2003, N.H. Business Review’s Business Excellence Awards have honored the best and … 0

Editorial: Celebrate the dead, by living

Monday, August 10, 2015

Two events this weekend shared a common theme. The MacDowell Colony’s Medal Day and the Uplift Music Festival both were, on the surface, a celebration of art and music and community and all that makes our region great. Under bright blue skies, tunes were picked, honors were bestowed, … 0

Rindge: Study of self true gift of semester abroad in Spain

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

While many college students take off the summer to unwind, Margaret Bell of Wilton has been preparing for a nearly 700-mile journey on the Camino de Santiago in Spain. Bell, a member of the Class of 2018 at … 0

Wilton: Silent railroad film series continues Sunday

Monday, August 3, 2015

The summer series of silent railroad films continues with“Red Signals,” a 1927 film about sabotage on a western railroad, screening at the Town Hall Theatre on Sunday at 4:30 p.m. The train-themed movies in this series are all … 0

Jaffrey: How does data define us?

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

JAFFREY — Posts to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Credit card purchases. Cellphone GPS signals. These are just three of the sources of the 2.5 quintillion bytes of data created every day. And yet, how does all of this data affect us? Philipp Krüger will explore this and more … 0

Wilton: ‘Into the Woods’ opening at Andy’s

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

A production of “Into the Woods” will open at Andy’s Summer Playhouse Friday at 7:30 p.m. Directed by nationally known director John McCluggage, this production will showcase the talents of 21 Andy’s kids who sing and dance and … 0

Wilton: Tremont turned into a one-way street

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

WILTON — In a split decision, the Select Board changed the flow of traffic on Tremont Street to make it safer for children making their way to and from Florence Rideout Elementary School. Selectman Kermit Williams, citing concerns … 0

Editorial: ML

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

We’re all Cecil the Lion. In the aftermath of the tragic death of Cecil the Lion at the hands of Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer … 0

Peterborough: Teachers, students need to explore more in classroom

Monday, August 3, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Second-graders explore the forest behind Antrim Elementary School to learn, hands on, about wildlife. Fourth-graders at Hancock Elementary School visit Vicuna Chocolate on Main Street to learn about the history of chocolate and to read “Charlie … 0