Mason

Editorial: Enough hot air — time to play ball

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The two weeks leading up to the Super Bowl are always a time for media hype, overblown issues and millions of words dedicated to discussing things most NFL fans already know. This year is no exception to that rule. In fact, it’s the best example in recent memory of the media beating a story into the ground as we head toward the big game. The big story, of course, is … 0

Mason: Book group to read, discuss ‘Unbroken’

Friday, January 23, 2015

The Noon Book Group will be reading “Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption” by Laura Hillenbrand for the Feb. 17 Noon Book Group discussion. Copies are available to borrow. Bring a lunch; tea/coffee and discussion are provided. … 0

Mason police log: Jan. 20, 2015

Monday, January 26, 2015

Mason Tuesday, Jan. 13 Welfare check: At 10:45 p.m., police checked on the welfare of a Wilton Road resident at the request of a family member. Police found the resident at home and sound. Friday, Jan. 15 Police information: At 1:45 p.m. police received information from Brookline Police Department regarding a Mason resident they were seeking on a warrant for simple assault. At … 0

Editorial: Concealed guns demand licensure

Monday, January 26, 2015

It’s clear that the majority of representatives in the N.H. House are in favor of people carrying concealed firearms in the Chamber, with their recent vote to allow just that. But now there’s a movement that would do away with licensing requirements for anyone, anywhere in the state … 0

Mason: Board supports anti-pipeline articles

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The Mason Select Board put forth two warrant articles this year addressing a proposed natural gas pipeline that would bisect the town. The first article asks the voters to authorize the Select Board to oppose the pipeline, which is currently proposed by Tennessee Gas Pipeline, a subsidiary of … 0

Achievement:

Monday, January 19, 2015

The following students have been named to the president’s list for the fall semester at Mount Wachusett Community College, Gardner, Massachusetts: Patricia Rousseau, Jessica Sorby, both of Jaffrey; Samantha Landry of Mason; and Clayton Kuusisto of New Ipswich. To make the list, students must complete a minimum of … 0

Letters: An attack on the U.S. Constitution

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

To the editor: I oppose the Northeast Energy Direct project. The evidence against this project, an act of eminent domain abuse that robs individuals to benefit a private out-of-state corporation, is so overwhelming that I find it hard to understand how any thinking person could support it, or … 0

Petition call for pipeline delay heard

Monday, January 19, 2015

Federal lawmakers have responded to a petition — signed by more than 1,900 New Hampshire residents asking for more time to review the natural gas pipeline plan — by reaching out to both the developer and the federal regulatory commission that will have the final say. Last week, … 1

State House: Pipeline concerns aired in Concord

Thursday, January 15, 2015

A delegation of about 30 people, including seven state representatives, met at the state capital on Wednesday to present Governor Maggie Hassan with a petition carrying nearly 2,000 signatures asking that federal lawmakers take steps to slow down … 0

Viewpoint: David and Goliath: citizens versus Kinder Morgan

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

A giant is poised to march through the towns along the southern border of New Hampshire, and its footprint would be deep and lasting. For some time now, Kinder Morgan and the Tennessee Pipeline Co. have been plotting ways to move natural gas from the fracking fields in … 0

Viewpoint: ‘Demand doesn’t equal need’

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

We built our home in 1985 and over the years have acquired additional land. We try to be good stewards of the land, planting an orchard, keeping bees, and maintaining the remains of the Thomas & Towne Mill. … 0

Viewpoint: The best energy supply proposal for NH

Monday, January 12, 2015

Last week, New Hampshire experienced the season’s first bitter cold spell, with below zero temperatures across the state. Residents and businesses, already reeling from the impact of increased energy prices to heat and light their homes and power their companies, are facing the most costly heating season ever. … 0

Mason: Residents: Keep natural gas project out of NH

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

More than 250 people turned out to the Mason Select Board meeting on Tuesday night to give their opinion of a proposed natural gas pipeline that would run through Mason, as well as several other Monadnock towns. Overwhelmingly, … 0