Mason

Mason: Dead-themed show Saturday

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The Garcia Project will play a free concert at Marty’s Driving Range on Saturday with Acoustically Speaking opening the show at 7 p.m. The Garcia Project is a New England tribute band to The Jerry Garcia Band, covering the wide variety of music that the Jerry Garcia Band played including Motown, gospel, blues, folk, rock. The Garcia Project will follow a set list from either the 1970s, ’80s, or ’90s. … 0

mason: Coping with vacant positions

Monday, August 25, 2014

MASON — What happens when someone calls the Mason town offices these days? The town of Mason has yet to fill its vacant administrative assistant position, often leaving the town offices barren during regular business hours. When the Ledger-Transcript called on Friday at 11:30 a.m., Treasurer Pat Letourneau answered the phone. “I usually work a few hours on Friday as treasurer. Because we … 0

Letter: Our legislators deserve thanks

Friday, August 22, 2014

To the editor: As a female college student ready to enter the workforce next year, I am incredibly concerned with the gendered pay gap which still exists in the state, as well as in the rest of the country. Last week, I was happy to see that a ceremony was held to thank state Sens. Peggy Gilmour and Bette Lasky, among other Nashua-area … 0

Mason School District

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

MASON to MILford Middle/High Schools Route: MA1 MS-HS AM 6:15 a.m. Mitchell Hill Road at Jones Crossing 6:16 a.m. 91 Mitchell Hill Road 6:19 a.m. Starch Mill Road at Wilton Road 6:22 a.m. Wilton Road at Pullman Road 6:25 a.m. Russell Rd at Starch Mill Road 6:28 a.m. Old … 0

Letter: Open letter to Gary Lambert

Friday, August 15, 2014

To the editor: Re: Aug. 14’s Union Leader, page A3. Col. Lambert: Re: your days in the N.H. Senate when you and Sen. Bragdon decided to turn against the will of all New Hampshire residents, not just those in your District 13. When it appeared you and Bradgon … 0

Viewpoint: Paycheck fairness bill needed even in 2014

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

You would think by now, an equal day’s work would mean equal pay for all workers regardless of gender, but sadly it’s still not always the case. That’s why I was proud to sponsor Senate Bill 207, the N.H. Paycheck Fairness Act, a bill which passed unanimously in … 0

Viewpoint: Things are beginning to turn around in NH

Thursday, July 31, 2014

As a state senator, I travel constantly around the towns of the Monadnock region and the southern border of New Hampshire. I talk to a lot of people, and have heard a lot about the Affordable Care Act over the past year or so. Some of the things … 0

Peterborough: Souhegan Lions hold annual meeting

Thursday, July 17, 2014

The Souhegan Lions Club, serving the towns of Greenville, Temple, New Ipswich and Mason, had their annual cookout at MacDowell Dam State Park on June 22. In addition to a fun outing for club members, the group also … 0

Graduation: Graduation

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Erin Durocher graduated from Antioch University of New England on May 17, earning a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy. A special ceremony for that department was held May 6 commemorating the students achievements and faculty staff involved in their total education including internships. Durocher is the … 0

Achievement:

Monday, July 14, 2014

Sara Lewicke Graves, M.D., M.S., was honored on June 27 at Dartmouth College for completing her six-year residency in orthopaedic surgery. While a resident at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, she completed a master’s degree in healthcare leadership at the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice. … 0

Achievement: Achievement

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Emily Messer of Mason was named to the high honors list for the spring trimester at Lawrence Academy, Groton, Mass. She is a sophomore. … 0

Graduations: Graduations

Monday, July 7, 2014

The following students graduated from the University of Rhode Island, Kingston, May 17-18: Nicholas Guest of Mason, Bachelor of Science in plant sciences; and Marya Labash of Peterborough, Bachelor of Arts in anthropology. … 0

Viewpoint: ‘The story is how we did it — with real bipartisanship’

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Last week, the state’s revenue numbers for June came in, giving us the budget picture for the whole fiscal year. The news was good: We are on track to finish the year on budget, with even a little room to spare. Since balanced budgets seem so far out … 0