Mason

Temple/sharon: Towns not on NED route speak

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

It’s not just the towns that are directly impacted by the proposed pipeline that are preparing to fight: Those on the edges of the issue are making their own position clear. Temple and Sharon are not on the direct path of a proposed natural gas pipeline that would cut through southern New Hampshire on its way to deposit natural gas from the Marcellus Shale at a distribution hub in Dracut, … 0

Editorial: Put up or shut up time for pipeline

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

It’s 31 miles from the center of Rindge. Seventeen from New Ipswich. From our offices here, it’s 23 miles. It was a bit of a ride for those who attended FERC’s first scoping session, but it’s a short distance when you consider the possible alternative — 418 miles of Kinder Morgan pipeline. Since we first learned that a natural gas pipeline route was … 0

Mason: Host families sought for high school exchange

Monday, July 27, 2015

The town is seeking volunteer host families for three foreign exchange students who will be spending the upcoming high school year in Mason. “It basically changes people’s lives,” said Regional Director for Council on International Educational Exchange Virginia Doss, of hosting an exchange student. “It’s a great opportunity, because the students are at such a changeable age in their lives. It’s a great … 0

Mason/WILTON: Hazardous waste collection July 18

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Residents may bring hazardous household waste for safe disposal to the Wilton Recycling Center on July 18, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. If you have questions, call the Recycling Center at 654-6150. … 0

Mason police logs: July 9, 2015

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Mason Sunday, June 28 Alarm: At 2:28 p.m., police were notified of an alarm response on Townsend Road. Police referred the call to a mutual aid agency for response. Alarm: At 9:44 p.m., police responded to a alarm on Brookline Road. Police discovered it to be a false … 0

Mason: ZBA again denies rehearing for Marty’s

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The Zoning Board of Adjustment has now twice denied a request for a rehearing from Marty’s Driving Range. Marty’s, co-owned by Martin Ruggiero and his daughter Nicole Ruggiero, both of Mason, applied for a variance last month to hold twice-weekly outdoor concerts at the business, which includes a … 0

PUC, utility reach deal

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Opponents of a high-pressure natural gas pipeline proposed to run through the state are disappointed with decisions last week from both state and federal entities. Staff at the state Public Utilities Commission have reached a settlement agreement with natural gas distributor Liberty Utilities, regarding its application to contract … 0

Editorial: Pipeline is a state, regional issue

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

While information about the proposed Northeast Energy Direct pipeline continues to inundate us, wading through the rhetoric is an unending battle. Perhaps it’s no surprise then that many of the towns that neighbor those that would be part of the route have held back on joining one side … 1

Mason: Mason woman faces heroin charge

Monday, June 29, 2015

A Mason woman with a prior conviction for drug distribution has been arrested again on charges of dealing heroin in Nashua. Patti Amadon, 45, was arrested by Nashua police on a warrant issued by the 9th Circuit Court, … 0

Mason: Marty’s axes concert, holds rally

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The band will be there, but they won’t be performing. Marty’s Driving Range, which continued to advertise a concert Saturday despite a town ruling prohibiting the event, announced Tuesday on Facebook that the concert would be canceled, but … 0

Achievement:

Monday, June 22, 2015

Emily Messer of Mason, a junior, was named to the high honor roll for the spring trimester at Lawrence Academy, Groton, Massachusetts. … 0

Letter: Music belongs at Marty’s

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Allow me to introduce myself: My name is Nicole Ruggiero. I currently operate Marty’s Driving Range in Mason. My parents built this business from the ground up in 1992. I was 7 years old. Growing up in a family business can teach you a lot about work ethic, … 0

Hassan vetoes testing opt-out

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Gov. Maggie Hassan vetoed a bill last week that would have allowed parents to withdraw children from statewide assessment testing, saying it undercuts the evaluation process, puts federal funding for schools in jeopardy, and sets a dangerous precedent. The bill, HB 603, was spurred by opposition to the … 0