Mason

The Mt. Monadnock District Boy Scouts'  13th annual Merit Badge College was in full swing at Mason Elementary School Saturday morning.

Mason: Scouting for badges at Boy Scout College

Monday, February 23, 2015

MASON — It may have been a bleary-eyed Saturday morning for some, but for over 100 Boy Scouts from around the Monadnock region, the 13th annual Mt. Monadnock Boy Scout Merit Badge College held Saturday in Mason was their next step towards Scouting fame and fortune. Boy Scouts from all around the Monadnock region, representing troops from Keene to Nashua … 0

Achievement: Locals make St. Anselm’s Dean’s List

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Saint Anselm College, Manchester: Aimee LaLancette of Mason and Victoria Roach of Rindge. LaLancette, class of 2015, is a nursing major. Roach, class of 2017, is a psychology major. … 0

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Monday, February 23, 2015

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the Rochester Institute of Technology: Local residents made the Dean’s List for fall 2014-2015 semester at Rochester, New York, Institute of Technology: Rachel Doucet of Mason, second-year student in the advertising and public relations program in the College of Liberal Arts; and Joseph Yeiter of Rindge, second-year student in … 0

Committee to study pipeline

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The Nashua Regional Planning Commission is putting together a subcommittee dedicated to the study of Kinder Morgan’s proposed natural gas pipeline that would cut through Southern New Hampshire. State Rep. Kermit Williams (D-Wilton), who represents Greenville, said in an interview Wednesday that he will be a member of … 0

Mason: Town may look for new police chief

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

MASON — The town of Mason will likely be looking for a new chief of police this spring, announced Select Board members during a budget hearing Tuesday night, while discussing the Police Department budget. Though board members did … 0

Temple/Mason: SB2 petitions on the ballot

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

For several years in a row, Mason and Temple have faced the same question: Stick to Town Meeting, or switch to ballot voting? Each time, both towns have stayed with the status quo, though sometimes the vote was narrow enough that a handful of votes could have the … 0

Editorial: Right to Know is under attack

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The term “muckraker” is thought to date back to the turn of the 20th century, when rough-riding President Theodore Roosevelt hailed investigative journalists for using their platform to right social injustices and out evil practices. Back then, it was journalists and writers like Lincoln Steffens, Ida Tarbell and … 0

Letters: Authorities should listen to people

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

To the editor: Federal and state politicians should take heed of the desires of a majority of the people living in the proposed pipeline towns. If the project is built, we will be left with the unneeded, obscene phallic pipeline as a reminder of the abuse and rape … 0

MASON / TEMPLE: Pipeline worries local land lovers

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Pickety Place in Mason is known for its idyllic, peaceful setting, and for being the model for the cover of the Golden Books version of “Little Red Riding Hood.” Carol Iodice of Mason, who tends the gardens that Pickety Place is known for, said in an interview Tuesday … 0

Letter: Pickity Place is on the line

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

To the editor: Dear Cheryl LaFleur of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Do you remember the story of “Little Red Riding Hood”? Deep in the woods of Mason, New Hampshire, grandmother’s house still exists. If you enter this old house built in 1786, you will see the wolf … 0

Mason: Selectmen seek Mason resident to serve on NRPC committee

Monday, February 9, 2015

The Nashua Regional Planning Commission, or NRPC, has established a temporary committee to explore and report on the development of energy facilities in the region. The charge of this committee, per the NRPC: “To conduct fact findings regarding the impacts of construction and operation of energy facilities in … 0

Achievement:

Monday, February 9, 2015

Emery Doucet of Mason was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. To make the list a student must have completed no fewer than 12 graded credits for the semester and earned at least a 3.25 grade point average with … 0

Letters: Export scheme is bad news for us

Thursday, January 29, 2015

To the editor: Anyone who believes Kinder Morgan’s giant gas pipeline will bring plentiful cheap natural gas to New England is being suckered. This pipeline’s capacity is more than the entire net inflow capacity of natural gas to Massachusetts. Who’ll be buying all this gas? This oversized pipeline’s … 0