Mason

MIlestone:

Monday, April 7, 2014

Aimee LaLancette of Mason, a junior nursing major at Saint Anselm College, Manchester, was was inducted into the college’s TAU Chapter of Delta Epsilon Sigma National Scholastic Honor Society. Forty students were inducted in a ceremony on campus. Delta Epsilon Sigma is a national scholastic honor society for students, faculty and alumni of colleges and universities with a Catholic tradition. Juniors must have a 3.2 cumulative grade point average and … 0

Mason: Comedic musician featured during Coffee House open mic

Monday, April 14, 2014

Boston-based comedic singer/songwriter Howie Newman will be the featured performer at the Living Room Coffee House to be held April 19, at the Mason Congregational Church. Newman combines music, comedy and audience participation. His songs, which are suitable for all ages, embrace quirky topics like smart phones, middle-aged dating, the weather, interstellar garbage … 0

Monday, March 31, 2014

Mason Tuesday, Feb. 25 Theft: A resident reported that back in September he did some excavation work after hauling several loads of material to a man’s house and the man never paid him. The man was contacted by Mason police and given until March 4 to pay $406.65, or a warrant would be sought. Wednesday, Feb. 26 Livestock complaint: At 10:31 p.m., a … 0

mason: Town votes yes on budget

Monday, March 17, 2014

MASON – Residents voted against spending $90,500 to purchase a backhoe loader, the most controversial article on the warrant at Saturday’s Town Meeting. according to Select Board Chair Charles Moser. The town’s operating budget of $1,700,248 was passed … 0

Mason: $2.9M school budget approved

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

MASON — Mason residents overwhelmingly approved the $2,957,139 budget for the 2014-2015 school year at the polls on Tuesday. The operating budget is down $19,757 from last year’s $2,976,896. Taxpayers saved about $500 by passing the operating budget; … 0

Temple/Mason: Voters reject SB2 proposals

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Voters in both Temple and Mason on Tuesday turned down proposals to switch from traditional Town Meeting format to the SB2 or official ballot system. But proponents of the switch could take comfort in the fact that the margin of defeat is getting smaller. Temple has been faced … 0

Letter: Change is good, vote for SB2

Friday, March 7, 2014

To the Editor: On Tuesday, March 11, the voters of Mason will once again have the opportunity to vote for SB2. This would allow a deliberative session in January where voters become informed about the budget. Then they have the unique opportunity to go into a private voting … 0

Mason: Learning the art of tapping

Monday, February 24, 2014

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Column: Senate came together on ‘NH specific’ solution

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

There has been much talk in the news this past week about a compromise reached in the Senate to expand health coverage to NH low income adults using federal dollars. The process to reach this compromise has been intense, but an example of NH legislators working across party … 0

Mason: Pini to remain administrative assistant, for now

Monday, February 17, 2014

MASON — The Mason Select Board is declining to comment on their decision to not have the town’s regular administrative assistant, Barbara Milkovits, return from medical leave on a part-time basis, and to continue paying a contracted employee. Milkovits appeared before the Select Board on Jan. 14, asking … 0

Mason: Wildlife certification has its perks

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

The National Wildlife Federation has certified a new wildlife habitat in Mason. It joins more than 150,000 certified habitats nationwide that serve as a symbol of passion for the outdoors. “Providing a home for wildlife in our communities … 0

Mason: Storm cancels Mason supper

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

The Mason Community Supper is canceled tonight due to predictions of a winter storm. The supper will not be rescheduled. The next Community Supper will be held on March 13 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Mason Congregational Church and will feature shepherd’s pie. For more information, … 0

Temple/Mason: Voting procedure up for debate

Monday, February 10, 2014

The towns of Mason and Temple and the Mason School District are all facing the question of Town Meeting vs. the polls, as petition warrant articles seek to change the system by which voters vote on the yearly warrant. Mason School District has used a SB2 format of … 0