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Mason police log: Dec. 18, 2014

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Mason Sunday, Nov. 23 Alarm: At 3:30 p.m., police were dispatched to Valley Road for a burglar alarm. When police arrived, the building was secure, there were no vehicles on the property, and the alarm was still sounding inside. Police were unable to contact an authorized person to turn off the alarm. Monday, Nov. 24 Road hazard: At 7:45 p.m., police received a report of tree branches in the roadway … 0

Letter: Clothing drive broke the record

Thursday, December 11, 2014

To the editor: The Souhegan Lions Club, serving Greenville, New Ipswich, Temple and Mason, and the Greenville Lioness Club would like to extend a huge, warm and fuzzy thank you to the members of our communities who donated to our annual clothing drive. This year, we collected a record number of 1,146 items! We distributed the clothing to local people when they retrieved … 0

Mason: Pipeline meeting draws big crowd

Monday, December 15, 2014

MASON — So many citizens showed up to Saturday’s meeting on the proposed Kinder Morgan natural gas pipeline that would run through town that organizers had to turn some away. In all, more than 150 people from multiple towns filled the Mason Elementary School, to standing-room-only capacity, to hear talks advocating against the … 0

Reimers Reason: Just passing through: the story of fracked gas, the Northern Pass, and tar sands in New Hampshire

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

With no east-west interstate and a wild northern section, New Hampshire has long been more of a destination than a pass-through state for human travelers. However, fossil fuels are passing through all the time. Several existing pipelines already … 0

Editorial: The 2015 ‘In the Spirit of Giving’ campaign is on

Monday, November 24, 2014

Now in its fifth year, the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript’s “In the Spirit of Giving” campaign aims once again to help connect readers with local nonprofits in need. This year, we’re focusing on the people who are helped by their efforts. This holiday season leading up to the New Year, … 0

Achievement:

Monday, November 24, 2014

Aimee LaLancette of Mason, a senior nursing major at Saint Anselm College, Manchester, was inducted into the college’s chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society at a ceremony in the Dana Center on Oct. 26. LaLancette pledged her commitment to nursing excellence, knowledge, service, and learning … 0

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 … 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, … 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