Ambulance update keeps Alton selectmen busy

ALTON — Members of the Alton Board of Selectmen spent considerable time at its Monday, Oct. 17, meeting discussing three issues related to the finances and financial operation of the town ambulance service: Should town residents be charged if they have no insurance coverage, or if their insurance does not cover the full cost? Should the town send bills to collection for people who do not respond to several billing notices? Should the town consider shifting ambulance service from town operated to private? The discussion began with Fire Chief Ryan Ridley giving the board an overview of the current process....more>

Plans presented for storage facility near high school

Planning board also discusses subdivision regulations and capital improvements

ALTON — The Alton Planning Board approved a multi-building self-storage facility that'll open across the street from Prospect Mountain High School, while also streamlining subdivision regulations and expressing an interest in creating a capital improvement program at its Oct. 19 meeting, held at the Town Hall. The group first considered Victor Perin's proposal for a storage facility. Plans involve erecting three additional buildings with a combined area of 5,350 square feet. The structures would supplement an existing 7,500-square-foot building that's being renovated to include an apartment for an on-site property manager....more>

Season finale statement

Prospect boys shut out third-ranked Bishop Brady

ALTON — Back at the end of September, the Prospect Mountain soccer boys had a battle with the top team in Division III, the Derryfield Cougars. That meeting didn't go exactly as coach Cory Halvorsen and the Timber Wolves would've liked, as the Cougars rolled over the Prospect boys by a 6-0 score. Flash forward to Friday, Oct. 21, amidst the fog and drizzle, the Timber Wolves played host to another of the top teams in Division III, Bishop Brady. This time, Halvorsen's crew had the last laugh, as the Timber Wolves got a 3-0 win over the Giants in the regular season finale....more>
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