Mason

Editorial: Enough hot air — time to play ball

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The two weeks leading up to the Super Bowl are always a time for media hype, overblown issues and millions of words dedicated to discussing things most NFL fans already know. This year is no exception to that rule. In fact, it’s the best example in recent memory of the media beating a story into the ground as we head toward the big game. The big story, of course, is … 0

Mason: Book group to read, discuss ‘Unbroken’

Friday, January 23, 2015

The Noon Book Group will be reading “Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption” by Laura Hillenbrand for the Feb. 17 Noon Book Group discussion. Copies are available to borrow. Bring a lunch; tea/coffee and discussion are provided. … 0

Mason police log: Jan. 20, 2015

Monday, January 26, 2015

Mason Tuesday, Jan. 13 Welfare check: At 10:45 p.m., police checked on the welfare of a Wilton Road resident at the request of a family member. Police found the resident at home and sound. Friday, Jan. 15 Police information: At 1:45 p.m. police received information from Brookline Police Department regarding a Mason resident they were seeking on a warrant for simple assault. At … 0

Mason police log: Jan. 8, 2015

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Mason Friday, Dec. 27 Civil issue: At 3:01 p.m. police performed a civil standby for child custody issues at a Hurricane Hill Road residence. Saturday, Dec. 28 Arrest: At 10:56 a.m., following a motor vehicle stop on Fitchburg Road, police arrested Tina Belk and charged her with operating … 0

Editorial: Investing in the state is the answer

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

As the governor and legislators prepare the next two-year state budget, various interest groups have raised concern about just how they will achieve a balanced budget. That’s because in the past, there’s been a pattern of taking from special funds designated for particular programs, like historic preservation, police … 0

Mason police logs: Dec. 26, 2014

Friday, December 26, 2014

MASON Friday, Dec. 13: Suspicious vehicle: At 3:19 p.m., police received reports of a white Chevrolet van in the Withee Brook Road area, with generic block lettering on the side spelling “FEDEX” that did not appear to have a legitimate purpose. Police responded, but were unable to locate … 0

Editorial: Lessons, blessings of the year 2014

Friday, December 26, 2014

As the year 2014 winds down, we begin to reflect on the happenings that made up our collective lives in the last 12 months. There were many reasons to celebrate this past year, as well as mourn and say goodbye to those we lost; there were some tragedies … 0

Fitzwilliam: Residents turn out against gas plan

Monday, December 22, 2014

On Saturday morning, dozens of residents from affected towns stood on the Fitzwilliam Town Common, holding signs declaring “No pipeline” or “Protect New Hampshire, stop the pipeline,” and waving to cars that honked their support. Those there were … 1

Letter: There’s more to this pipeline

Thursday, December 18, 2014

To the editor: As a Rindge resident whose property directly abuts the preferred route for the 36-inch, high pressure gas pipeline, I find a glaring discrepancy in the Ledger-Transcript’s article reporting on the Mason pipeline meeting. My husband and I attended that meeting, as well as the one … 1

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 … 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 … 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 … 0

MASON: The broadband dilemma

Monday, December 15, 2014

A broadband development company considering an expansion into Mason could be a boon for the town’s business owners, many of whom say their financial success is hampered by the current lack of options in the town. This hope … 0