Superintendent Nilhas focused on communication as means to educational excellence

Community invited to school district's open house on Aug. 2

LITTLETON — From half a hemisphere away earlier this year, Steven Nilhas spent time studying Littleton. Now in town as the new superintendent of the Littleton School District, Nilhas has confirmed in person what the online research was telling him: the town is a winner....more>

Plenty of road talk in Alton

State agrees to remove some rumble strips on Route 28

ALTON — The Monday, July 18, meeting of the Alton Board of Selectmen began with a public hearing on proposed highway department work on Rines Road and Stagecoach Road. About 10 members of the public, all residents of the two roads, were in attendance. Highway Agent Ken Roberts explained the plans for work to be done on the two roads. He plans to pave Stagecoach Road, dig adequate ditches and use bituminous curbing that will guide water to the planned drainage areas....more>

Prospect graduate presents research on Civil War soldiers

Alton Historical Society hears about locals who died in action

ALTON — Being touched by history is a magical thing. It's a moment of realization that something went on before you that shaped the world you live in today, and for the first time you understand that the names in history books and family Bibles were real people who laughed and loved and grieved just as you do in your time. There are a few who go a step beyond that understanding. They want to share that knowledge in order to make the lives of these very real people of the past mean something to others, too....more>

Alton hangs on for win over White River

Junior Legion playoffs begin on Friday in Manchester

ALTON — It took some last inning maneuvering, but the Alton Post 72 Junior Legion baseball team held on for a win in the opener of a doubleheader with White River Junction on Saturday afternoon at Prospect Mountain High School. It took a few innings to get the bats going but Alton broke the game open in the fourth inning, added on in the sixth inning and then held on for dear life for an 8-6 win over White River Junction....more>
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