Mason

Mason: Lighting ordinance heads to TM ballot

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

MASON — A new outdoor lighting ordinance will likely be on the ballot in March, after a draft was approved by the Planning Board on Wednesday. The ordinance was first considered, along with ordinances regarding blasting and noise, when the prospect of a compressor station to move gas along a natural gas pipeline that is proposed to run through Mason was a real possibility. The proposed compressor station site has …

Greenville / Rindge / Mason: ConComs sign anti-pipeline letter

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

A band of 35 Conservation Commissions across the state have sent a letter to Gov. Maggie Hassan, expressing their opposition to a proposed natural gas pipeline that would be sited through the southern half of the state. “From all over New Hampshire — the North Country to the Seacoast, from the Upper Valley and across central and southern New Hampshire, 35 town Conservation …

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Letter: Water at risk of pipeline pollution

Monday, August 17, 2015

To the editor: My father loved coming to Mason from Nashua to visit, of course, and to take home a couple of gallons of our well water; the best he’d had ever had, he’d say. In early June I saw a spotted turtle crawling across the field that …

Mason / New Ipswich: Early morning crime spree

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Police are seeking a suspect or suspects involved in a number of crimes, including the theft of a pickup truck in the early hours of Monday morning. At about 6:02 a.m. on Monday, State Police responded to 414 Old Turnpike Road in Mason for a report of a …

Letters: None fight like Mason

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

To the editor: Daniel Webster famously said: “Up in the Mountains of New Hampshire, God Almighty has hung out a sign to show that there He makes men.” Blood is spilling for this state and, if the Old Man were still around, he would leap from his craggy …

New Ipswich: NED route on sacred land?

Monday, August 10, 2015

At first glance, it looks and sounds like any other hay field — knee-high grass dotted with purple clover and the soft buzz of insects. Above, powerlines mark where electrical lines may provide right of way for the …

New Ipswich: Texas pipeline explosion raises questions here

Monday, August 10, 2015

Kinder Morgan has scheduled a second round of open houses to answer questions about a proposed 30-inch pipeline and 41,000 horsepower compressor station that would run through the southern half of the state. Safety and emergency management concerns have remained high on the list for residents of Mason, …

Mascenic / Jaffrey-RIndge: What I did on my summer vacation

Monday, August 10, 2015

It’s a line most teachers have heard before: “It must be great to have summers off!” For teachers like Mascenic’s Susan Rolke, or Jaffrey Grade School’s Trisha Layfield and Eliot Pelletier, the old cliche can’t help but make …

Mason police log: Aug. 11, 2015

Monday, August 10, 2015

Mason Sunday, July 26 Trespassing: At 3:38 p.m., police checked the Georgia Stone Quarry on Starch Mill Road and removed five subjects from the property. One was issued a summons charging them with criminal trespass. Disabled motor vehicle: At 5:31, police responded to Old Turnpike Road in the …

Mason: Book donations sought for Old Home Day

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

The Public Library is accepting donations of gently used books and DVDs for its Old Home Day book sale. The book sale during Mason Old Home Day on Sunday, September 13. Donations may be brought to the library during open hours: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to 4 …

NED opponents won’t ‘take it on the chin’

Monday, August 3, 2015

When given his few minutes at the mic at the pipeline scoping session in Milford Thursday, state Rep. Jim Parison didn’t ask about wetlands or aquifers or the New England energy grid. Amid the talk of pipeline diameter …

Mason: Everything is awesome at library

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Calling all Lego fans! On Saturday, the Mason Public Library sponsors Lego Fun Time from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Come and explore the possibilities of 10,000 Legos. …