Mason

Jaffrey/Mason/Peterborough: Drug take-back program is set for Saturday

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Mason, Peterborough and Jaffrey will participate in the ninth annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day this Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event, which is sponsored by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, provides anyone who wishes an opportunity to drop off unused, unwanted or expired medications, with no questions asked, at the police station in each respective town. Almost 4,000 national, tribal and community law enforcement partners participate … 0

Mason: Fire guts residence, leaves two homeless

Monday, September 22, 2014

A single-alarm fire on Saturday evening resulted in the total loss of a Starch Mill Road home. Neither of the house’s two occupants was home at the time of the fire. At about 6:23 p.m., a passerby noticed the right half of a single-story home at 147 Starch Mill Rd. was in flames, … 0

Achievement: Achievement

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of Massachusetts Lowell: Benjamin Blais of New Ipswich, majoring in computer science; Emery Doucet of Mason, majoring in physics; and Stephen Ganoe of Rindge, majoring in mechanical engineering. To make the list students must have completed no fewer than 12 graded credits for the semester and earned … 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

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

mason Saturday, June 28 Assist: At 10:30 p.m., Mason police assisted Mason first responders and Brookline ambulance at a residence with an infant having difficulty breathing. Monday, June 30 Report taken: At 6:30 p.m., Mason police received report that earlier in the day Google had advised a resident … 0