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Town-owned properties sold in Wilton(0)

June 25, 2019

WILTON – The Selectboard dispensed with three town-owned properties, approved a bid for new breathing apparatuses for the Wilton Fire Department and elected a new chair at Tuesday’s meeting. The board elected Selectperson Keith Swett as its chair for the next year; Selectperson David Leavitt will serve as vice chair. Both votes were unanimous, with […]

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Daycare center expands into former CJ’s Appliance building

FARMINGTON – Local families are lining up in anticipation of an expanding childcare center; local provider Amy Bell will be offering an additional 37 slots for infants to pre-schoolers, including after school care for kids up to 12 years old. “The community has received the news in a big way. I had 15 calls the […]

Jay votes to oppose NECEC project

JAY – Residents overwhelmingly supported motions in opposition to the New England Clean Energy Connect transmission line project at Monday’s special town meeting, aligning the town with a number of neighboring communities. Central Maine Power’s NECEC project would link Hydro-Québec hydropower with the New England grid in response to a bid submitted to Massachusetts to […]

Students practice their reading on four-legged friend

NEW SHARON – Readers at Cape Cod Hill School had the unique opportunity this year to practice their skills with a patient, furry listener: Boone the dog. Boone and his owner Barbara Wheeler have been visiting CCHS classrooms to provide extra ears for early readers. Students in grades Kindergarten, first and second took turns snuggling […]

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