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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 announced a regional initiative to expand the energy infrastructure in New England. Northern Pass would transmit power from Hydro-Quebec through New Hampshire. … 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, coats, socks, and scarves) to the library by Nov. 20. … 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

Letters: Bring Mason concerns to Concord

Thursday, October 23, 2014

To the editor: My name is Gale Taylor and I am running for state representative. If elected, I will focus on those issues that will strengthen the economy by supporting small businesses and reducing property taxes, helping students afford college and protecting worker’s rights and human rights including … 0

Letters: Look at Levesque’s voting record

Thursday, October 23, 2014

To the editor: Here are some facts that illustrate just a few examples of the disturbing voting record of Rep. Melanie Levesque (D-Hollis) since 2006. Levesque supports Common Core, despite the fact a vote was taken last March at the annual SAU 41 meeting with a historic turnout … 0

Mason: Missing man found dead

Monday, October 27, 2014

A Mason man was found deceased after an early morning search by local and state authorities in the woods behind his home on Monday. Michael Lavoie, 60, of Mason went missing late on Sunday night, said Select Board Chair Charlie Moser in an interview Monday. After contacting police, … 0

Letters: They are hardworking women

Friday, October 17, 2014

To the editor: It is election time again, and the importance of this mid-term election cannot be overstated. We have seen the sharp contrast in Concord between the legislature elected in the 2010 and the current legislature elected in 2012. We have gone from radical cuts in education … 0

Brookline: Meet the candidates tonight at Town Hall

Monday, October 20, 2014

A Meet the Candidates event will be held for Brookline/Mason District 26 Democratic candidates in the upstairs auditorium of the Brookline Town Hall on Thursday, Oct. 23, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Candidates expected to attend are Peggy Gilmour, state senator; Patricia LaFrance, Hillsborough county attorney; Bill Barry, … 0

Hancock/Mason: Orchards fare better here

Monday, October 20, 2014

It wasn’t just last winter’s record snowfall and cold that affected apple production in New Hampshire, according to a state agricultural expert. George Hamilton, a University of New Hampshire field specialist, recently explained it was also the severe … 0