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Mason: ConCom says no to pipeline

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

MASON — The Mason Conservation Commission has come out in opposition to a proposed natural gas pipeline that could run through southern New Hampshire, saying that the pipeline could impact several parcels of conserved land and threaten the town’s water supply. During a special session of the Conservation Commission held on Monday night, member Bob Dillberger outlined some of the … 0

Editorial: Retail store owners mean business

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

This weekend retailers across the country are competing for your dollars, including our downtown merchants and other locally owned stores. The Plaid Friday and Cider Monday campaigns, designed to win over shoppers for the independently owned shops the weekend after Thanksgiving, have been making strides in recent years. Some of our local merchants, for example, belong to the nonprofit organization Monadnock Buy Local, … 0

‘It could be the primary route’

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Groups of residents in Mason and Rindge are beginning to band together in opposition to a proposed natural gas pipeline that could be routed through their communities, as well as New Ipswich and Greenville. The Rindge Select Board has come out firmly in opposition to the project, while other boards are reserving judgment until expected meetings with the developer of the pipeline can … 0

Reimers Reason: Just passing through: the story of fracked gas, the Northern Pass, and tar sands in New Hampshire

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

With no east-west interstate and a wild northern section, New Hampshire has long been more of a destination than a pass-through state for human travelers. However, fossil fuels are passing through all the time. Several existing pipelines already … 0

Editorial: The 2015 ‘In the Spirit of Giving’ campaign is on

Monday, November 24, 2014

Now in its fifth year, the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript’s “In the Spirit of Giving” campaign aims once again to help connect readers with local nonprofits in need. This year, we’re focusing on the people who are helped by their efforts. This holiday season leading up to the New Year, … 0

Achievement:

Monday, November 24, 2014

Aimee LaLancette of Mason, a senior nursing major at Saint Anselm College, Manchester, was inducted into the college’s chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society at a ceremony in the Dana Center on Oct. 26. LaLancette pledged her commitment to nursing excellence, knowledge, service, and learning … 0

Viewpoint: About the pipeline, whom can you believe?

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

These days we’ve been hearing a great deal about two power projects: Northern Pass and the natural gas pipeline. We hear a lot of conflicting opinion about whether these projects are good or even necessary for New Hampshire and New England. Last January, the six New England governors … 0

Mason: Broadband forum to be held Dec. 9

Friday, November 14, 2014

A broadband forum will be held on Dec. 9 at 8 p.m. at the Mason Town Hall, during the regularly scheduled Board of Selectmen meeting. Carol Miller, director of Broadband Technology with the N.H. Division of Economic Development, will present on broadband data gathering and identifying funding sources. … 0

Mason: Winter clothing donations needed

Monday, November 17, 2014

Donate winter items through Thursday at the Mason Public Library. The Souhegan Lions and Greenville Lioness Clubs have a collection box at the Mason Public Library for winter items that will be donated to area families. Bring your winter items such as blankets, boots, snow pants, sweaters, gloves, … 0

Mason: Students plant ceremonial tree

Thursday, October 30, 2014

On Oct. 21, Mason Elementary School students, teachers, staff and guests convened for a tree planting ceremony in the school courtyard. MES recently achieved the Team Earth Gold Award from the Northeast Regional Recovery Agency’s School Recycling Club. … 0

Letters: Lame logic in editorial

Monday, November 3, 2014

To the editor: In response to the editorial of Oct. 30, which stated: “There are some things we really like about Marilinda Garcia, and we endorsed her in the Republican primary for New Hampshire’s 2nd Congressional seat. But now we’re at the General Election and we find we … 0

Mason police log: Nov. 6, 2014

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Mason Saturday, Oct. 25 Littering: At 3:28 p.m., a resident reported trash dumped at Pratt Pond. One of the articles found amidst the trash contained the name and address of a Greenville resident. When asked, the woman said a nephew admitted to dumping the trash, and committed to … 0

Letters: Vote for Flanagan and Adams

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

To the editor: I strongly support Jack Flanagan and Chris Adams for Mason-Brookline state representatives. This team supports candidate Walt Havenstein’s detailed plan to bring 25,000 new jobs into New Hampshire by Aug. 15, 2017. The goal is to start a technology boom right here, boost incomes and … 0