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Mason: Dead-themed show Saturday

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The Garcia Project will play a free concert at Marty’s Driving Range on Saturday with Acoustically Speaking opening the show at 7 p.m. The Garcia Project is a New England tribute band to The Jerry Garcia Band, covering the wide variety of music that the Jerry Garcia Band played including Motown, gospel, blues, folk, rock. The Garcia Project will follow a set list from either the 1970s, ’80s, or ’90s. … 0

mason: Coping with vacant positions

Monday, August 25, 2014

MASON — What happens when someone calls the Mason town offices these days? The town of Mason has yet to fill its vacant administrative assistant position, often leaving the town offices barren during regular business hours. When the Ledger-Transcript called on Friday at 11:30 a.m., Treasurer Pat Letourneau answered the phone. “I usually work a few hours on Friday as treasurer. Because we … 0

Letter: Our legislators deserve thanks

Friday, August 22, 2014

To the editor: As a female college student ready to enter the workforce next year, I am incredibly concerned with the gendered pay gap which still exists in the state, as well as in the rest of the country. Last week, I was happy to see that a ceremony was held to thank state Sens. Peggy Gilmour and Bette Lasky, among other Nashua-area … 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

Graduation:

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

The following students graduated from Worcester (Mass.) Polytechnic Institute: Christopher Maino of New Ipswich earned a Bachelor of Science in engineering physics with distinction; and Leah Wilson of Mason earned a Master of Science in bioscience administration. … 0

Achievement:

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Rochester (N.Y.) Institute of Technology: Rachel Doucet of Mason, in the advertising and public relations program of the College of Liberal Arts; and Trevor Sands of Lyndeborough, in the electrical engineering program of Kate … 0

Senator Gilmour is honored for nursing excellence

Friday, June 27, 2014

Senator Peggy Gilmour of Hollis was a recipient of the prestigious American Association of Nurse Practitioners 2014 State Award for Excellence. She was honored at an awards ceremony and reception held during the AANP 2014 National Conference June … 0

Graduations:

Monday, June 23, 2014

The following students graduated from UMass Lowell, May 17: Gavin Black of Mason, master’s degree in mathematics; Benjamin Blais of New Ipswich, bachelor’s degree in computer science; Stephen Ganoe, bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, and Andrew Heon, bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, both of Rindge. … 0

Candidate roster for state, federal seats are finalized

Monday, June 16, 2014

As of the end of the filing period Friday, the following candidates had filed for state and federal offices for local districts, according to the N.H. Secretary of State’s website: Governor: Ian Freeman (D-Keene), Maggie Hassan (D-Exeter), Clecia … 0

MASON: Clerk calls out board’s emails

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

MASON — At the Select Board meeting Tuesday, board members were given grief, both from a town employee and from a couple displeased with a recent Zoning Board of Adjustment ruling. Personnel controversy Town Clerk Debra Morrison expressed … 0

Viewpoint: Let’s send strong message about money in politics

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

The New Hampshire Senate missed an opportunity last week when SB 307 fell victim to a “failed” committee of conference. The bill would have created a legislative study committee to direct our U.S. Congress to take a strong stand and call for a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens … 0

Viewpoint: What does it take to reinvent our educational system?

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Why do communities care so much about kids? It is not just because strong education systems attract well-educated parents — the entrepreneurs, employers and employees that drive the state’s economic engine and citizen government. It is not just because failing youth and their offspring drain social service resources … 0

mason: Two town workers say they’re leaving

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

MASON — Road agent Fred Greenwood and administrative assistant Barbara Milkovitz have both informed the select board that they are leaving their positions. Greenwood, who has been the town’s road agent for four years, resigned from his position on May 10. In an interview on Tuesday, select board … 0