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Cabinet News

Board of Selectmen approve reservoir parking area signs

WILTON – The Board of Selectmen has taken “the first step” in the upgrade of the New Reservoir parking area. On July 19, Selectman Matt Fish presented his proposals for signage, which were slightly amended before being passed along to Road Agent Brian Adams. The signs will be “a ...

Board of Selectmen, others discuss the need for cooperation

WILTON – Running a small town requires cooperation among the various departments, especially since members for various boards and commissions are sometimes hard to find. On July 19, some of those commissioners met with the Board of Selectmen to discuss the need for cooperation. Attending ...

Hearing on proposed condo variances continued

WILTON – The Richard Rantamaki Trust, Timothy Sullivan and John Harrison LLP are requesting several variances from town ordinances in order to remove the former Intervale Machine building on Forest Road (Route 31 North) and build 11 condominiums in two buildings on the site. Town ordinances ...

Wilton Zoning Board of Adjustment denies variance request

WILTON – On July 13, the Zoning Board of Adjustment denied a controversial variance request, but the matter didn’t end there and has been referred to the town’s attorney for clarification. In May, Isaac Frye Holdings, LLC (owner) and Kenneth Lehtonen (applicant) requested a variance to ...

Sherman’s Pit Stop open in West Wilton

WILTON – Sherman’s Pit Stop is the newest incarnation of the long-time eatery at 944 Gibbons Highway (Route 101) in West Wilton. The establishment has changed management several times in the past few years, each priding a different flavor. “I see it as a kind of roadside grill,” owner ...

Souhegan Valleys mourns the loss of Doug Nelson

WILTON – It’s the end of an era as Wilton and surrounding towns say farewell to “The Candy Man.” Doug Nelson of Amherst died at his home on July 7, just three weeks shy of his 77th birthday. Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, on July 28, 1944, Nelson was a beloved figure in the area for ...