Stories about Wilton

Wilton Group holds informational sessions for voters

WILTON — The Wilton Group will host two presentations to help residents become more informed about proposed town ordinances and the candidates on which they'll vote in June. Both presentations will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Comfort Inn on the next two Wednesdays. The ...

Truck driver faces distracted driving charge in Wilton crash

WILTON — The driver of a loaded tractor-trailer faces a charge of distracted driving after his rig struck the back of a car stopped to make a turn on Burgess Hill on Monday morning, police said. The truck driven by Douglas Wakefield, 56, of Lowell, and the car driven by Marissa Woodc...

Extension Homemakers Council celebrated 4-H at spring meeting

HERMON — The Maine Extension Homemakers Council Spring Meeting was held at Morgan Hill event Center with 73 in attendance. The theme was Hats Off to 4-H 100th Anniversary. Immediate Past President, Barbara Hathaway of Wilton, and Past President Jackie Conant, of Canton, presented gifts to s...

Wilton police seek truck driver who offered young girl a ride

WILTON — Police want to talk with a truck driver who offered a young girl a ride on the Temple Road on Wednesday afternoon. “No crime was committed, but we would like to speak with the operator of the truck,” police Chief Heidi Wilcox said Thursday. Police were cal... 2

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Invasive plant forum postponed WILTON — The Invasive Plant Species Management Forum scheduled for Monday, May 13, at the Wilton Town Office has been postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date. Letter carriers food drive May 11 FA...

Wilton police investigate theft of wood-pellet stoves

WILTON — Police are investigating the recent theft of two pellet-burning wood stoves from two vacant apartments on Depot Street. The department received information Monday that the two stoves were up for sale on the front of someone's property in North Jay within the last week, polic...

Wilton voters approve downtown TIF district and plan

WILTON — A small gathering of voters approved adoption of a downtown redevelopment plan and a tax-increment financing district for a development program during a short special town meeting Tuesday. They also agreed to amend the current TIF with Comfort Inn, one started in 2007. The a...

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Genealogy group to meet May 11 FARMINGTON — The Sandy River Valley Chapter, MGS, will meet at at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Farmington Public Library. Kenneth Wing will talk about the "Lost Villages of Flagstaff Lake." Ken and Alan Burnell are authors of...

Job Fair Thursday at Wilton Career Center

WILTON — The Wilton CareerCenter will hold a job fair for veterans from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, May 9, at its office at 865 U.S. Route 2E in Wilton. The general public is also welcome to attend. More than a dozen employers will be recruiting for open positions.  The foll...