Cabinet News

Wilton board talks economic future of town

WILTON – The town has a lot of good points and potential for growth, but residents should take a new, hard, look at how they want the town to grow. Times have changed and the old assumptions might not work anymore. There are a lot of challenges to be faced and dealt with. That was ...

Milford culinary students learn cooking, restaurant management

MILFORD – It’s about 10:30 a.m. and Mikayla Gilcrest is sauteing collard greens and Mike Levin is not entirely satisfied. “I like them crunchy and garlicy” he said, but the restaurant’s patrons often include older people, and some of them might ...

Fast news for the week of Nov. 6

Historic barn survey AMHERST – The Amherst Heritage Commission was recently awarded a grant from the N.H. Division of Historic Resources to survey old barns. Chairman Will Ludt told selectmen recently that commission members chose four farmsteads to be surveyed that have a strong ...

All dressed up for the parade

Jacques Memorial School in Milford held its annual Halloween parade last Friday in the field behind the school with music from the high school and middle school bands. From left, dressed as the cast of the movie, “Frozen,” are Alaina Bullard, Emily Gunawan, Cooper Cote and ...

Lyndeborough holds apple festival

LYNDEBOROUGH – Bright sunshine after three days of rain, combined with apple crisp, apple pie, apple dumplings, ice cream and good cheese made the annual apple festival at the old town hall a great day for getting together with friends. The town’s newest fire truck, plus ...

Scouting for Food program begins Nov. 8

The annual Scouting for Food program begins next month when Scouts will start collecting food at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday Nov. 8. Leave canned foods and non-perishable items at your doorstep or deliver them to local food pantries throughout New Hampshire. All items should be non-perishable and ...

State Rep. District 4 (Lynd., Wilton, 2 other towns) – 2 seats

?The Telegraph invited candidates for Executive Council, NH Senate and NH House of Representatives in districts that include Greater Nashua to fill out a short form. Here are the responses we have received from candidates for this office:? CAROL ROBERTS (D) Age: 71 Address: 31 Curtis ...

State Rep. District 38 (Wilton, Lyndeb., 8 other towns ) – 2 seats

?The Telegraph invited candidates for Executive Council, NH Senate and NH House of Representatives in districts that include Greater Nashua to fill out a short form. Here are the responses we have received from candidates for this office: FRANK EDELBLUT (R) Age: 53 Address: Wilton Contact: ...

State Senate District 11 (Amherst, Merrimack, Milford, Wilton)

?The Telegraph invited candidates for Executive Council, NH Senate and NH House of Representatives in districts that include Greater Nashua to fill out a short form. Here are the responses we have received from candidates for this office: ROGER TILTON (d) Age: 54 Address: 17 Berkeley ...

State Rep. District 23 (Milford) – 4 seats

?The Telegraph invited candidates for Executive Council, NH Senate and NH House of Representatives in districts that include Greater Nashua to fill out a short form. Here are the responses we have received from candidates for this office:? RUTH HEDEN (D) Age: 79 Address: 11 Sunset Circle, ...

Driver in fatal Amherst accident was going 80 in a 35 mph zone

AMHERST – The Milford woman killed on Route 101A on Wednesday, Oct. 22, was traveling about 80 mph when she crossed into the opposite lanes, sideswiped a car, then drove into an oncoming tractor-trailer rig. The speed limit in that area is 35 mph. Andrea J. Gage, 32, died instantly ...

Abbot discusses book, family history at Wilton library

WILTON – The Abbot family was one of the earliest to settle in Wilton. Their homestead is on Abbott Hill Road which is named for them, although now misspelled. Two of those earlytownspeople designed and operated the starch mill in Mason, now part of the Russell-Abbott State Forest. ...

Selectmen won’t pursue grant for pond work

LYNDEBOROUGH – The selectmen will not pursue a federal grant for work at Putnam Pond because of time constraints and the various studies of the area that would have to be made. Those studies include an archeological survey, wetlands, and an environmental impact, Town Administrator ...

Police pursuit ends in arrest of Milford man

MILFORD – A Milford man is being held on $25,000 bail after police say he drove at two officers with his car, then fled into the Hilton Homes section of town where he hit two cars and a tree. William R. Sylvester, 28, of 72 Whitten Road, is charged with four felonies: reckless ...

Lunch with Ayotte at Milford High

Kathy Cleveland photo Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) recently had lunch at Milford High School’s culinary arts restaurant with student council and other leadership students. On the left are Amanda Alcox and Kayla Worrall.

Tilton and Daniels, both of Milford, vie for state senate seat

MILFORD – It’s rare to find an investment manager who’s a Democrat, says Roger Tilton, who happens to be an investment manager and a Democrat. Tilton grew up in poverty in San Jose, and his mother had three children before she was 22. That should have doomed her ...

Polling places and times

Here are the polling times and places for the Nov. 4 general election for state and federal offices. • Amherst: 6 a.m.-8 p.m. in Souhegan High School. • Lyndeborough: 8 a.m.-7 p.m. in Citizens Hall. • Milford: 6 a.m.-8 p.m. in Milford Middle School • ...