Stories about Wilton

Wilton man faces another harassment charge

WILTON — Police say a Wilton man was arrested Saturday on charges of harassment and refusing to submit to arrest after he continued to make comments to neighbors and pushed an officer attempting to arrest him. Peter Ankers, 56, also faces charges of violating conditions of release an... 1

Public hearings set for Dollar General, Hammond property in Wilton

WILTON — The Planning Board reviewed site plans for a Dollar General Store and a subdivision for the former Dexter Supply property during their meeting Thursday. Based on the scope of the project, the board decided to hold a public hearing and give abutters the opportunity to speak, ...

Wilton Recreation sponsors circus show

WILTON — The circus is coming to Wilton. The Wilton Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor two showings, 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 16, at Kineowatha Park, Recreation Director Frank Donald said. The show will feature acrobats, aerialists, comedy and lots of an...

Maine Audubon seeks volunteers to monitor roads

FALMOUTH — Maine Audubon seeks volunteers to survey roads in western Maine for signs of wildlife road crossings. Information collected by volunteers about where, when and how many animals cross our roads is the critical first step in identifying ways to reduce wildlife road mortality.

Three charged with trespassing at Forster mill in Wilton

WILTON — Two Farmington men and a Wilton juvenile were given summonses on a charge of criminal trespass after police found them inside the partially demolished Forster Manufacturing mill, police Chief Heidi Wilcox said. Jason Masterson, 39, and Robert Keoskie, 41, both of Farmington,...

Wilton teen injured when vehicle runs over foot

WILTON — A local teenager was taken to Franklin Memorial Hospital on Tuesday evening after he ran into the side of a car and his foot was run over, police said. Three teens were walking in the middle of the road on Village View at approximately 5:30 p.m. when a car driven by Jacob Sh...

Feedback requested on Kineowatha Park forestry management plan

WILTON — Before a forest management plan for Kineowatha Park is designed, townspeople have an opportunity to express what they would like to see. A public meeting is planned for 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 23, in the Reunion Barn of the park, Town Manager Rhonda Irish said. The tow...

Wilton voters approve all town meeting articles

WILTON — Townspeople worked their way through 50 articles at Monday's annual town meeting, approving a $3 million budget for 2014-15, Town Manager Rhonda Irish said Tuesday. The amount to be raised from taxes is $1.82 million, Irish said. All articles were passed, she said. A ...

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Thursday Wilton: Selectmen, 7 p.m., Town Office

Wilton voters raise police budget, agree to explore trash options

WILTON — Townspeople raised the amount budgeted for the Police Department by $30,000 at Monday's annual town meeting. An article requesting $480,950 for the department was increased $30,000 by a vote of 60 to 24. The amount will be used to purchase a second new cruiser for the depart...