Mason

A wealth of residents showed up at a Kinder Morgan public hearing to air their grievances about the proposed pipeline.

Mason: Kinder Morgan proposes natural gas for Mason

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

MASON — Many residents were outraged with Kinder Morgan representatives at an informational presentation Tuesday, after company officials said bringing the proposed pipeline and lateral line through town would directly benefit the community. According to Kinder Morgan Director of Business Development Curtis Cole, bringing the pipeline through the town allows for future residential access to natural gas in Mason. “The … 0

Achievement:

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Emily Messer of Mason, a junior, was named to the honors list for the winter trimester at Lawrence Academy, Groton, Massachusetts. … 0

Mason: Calendar raffle held to support school club

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The Mason Elementary School club is holding a fundraiser to help support field trips, after-school programs, and allow for activities like School Spirit Week and Staff Appreciation Week. This year the club is holding a calendar raffle. Each $5 ticket gives the holder 30 chances to win a cash prize. Tickets will be sold during the month of March. Starting April 1, a … 0

Temple/Mason: SB2 petitions on the ballot

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

For several years in a row, Mason and Temple have faced the same question: Stick to Town Meeting, or switch to ballot voting? Each time, both towns have stayed with the status quo, though sometimes the vote was narrow enough that a handful of votes could have the … 0

Editorial: Right to Know is under attack

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The term “muckraker” is thought to date back to the turn of the 20th century, when rough-riding President Theodore Roosevelt hailed investigative journalists for using their platform to right social injustices and out evil practices. Back then, it was journalists and writers like Lincoln Steffens, Ida Tarbell and … 0

Letters: Authorities should listen to people

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

To the editor: Federal and state politicians should take heed of the desires of a majority of the people living in the proposed pipeline towns. If the project is built, we will be left with the unneeded, obscene phallic pipeline as a reminder of the abuse and rape … 0

MASON / TEMPLE: Pipeline worries local land lovers

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Pickety Place in Mason is known for its idyllic, peaceful setting, and for being the model for the cover of the Golden Books version of “Little Red Riding Hood.” Carol Iodice of Mason, who tends the gardens that Pickety Place is known for, said in an interview Tuesday … 0

Letter: Pickity Place is on the line

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

To the editor: Dear Cheryl LaFleur of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Do you remember the story of “Little Red Riding Hood”? Deep in the woods of Mason, New Hampshire, grandmother’s house still exists. If you enter this old house built in 1786, you will see the wolf … 0

Mason: Selectmen seek Mason resident to serve on NRPC committee

Monday, February 9, 2015

The Nashua Regional Planning Commission, or NRPC, has established a temporary committee to explore and report on the development of energy facilities in the region. The charge of this committee, per the NRPC: “To conduct fact findings regarding the impacts of construction and operation of energy facilities in … 0

Achievement:

Monday, February 9, 2015

Emery Doucet of Mason was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. To make the list a student must have completed no fewer than 12 graded credits for the semester and earned at least a 3.25 grade point average with … 0

Letters: Export scheme is bad news for us

Thursday, January 29, 2015

To the editor: Anyone who believes Kinder Morgan’s giant gas pipeline will bring plentiful cheap natural gas to New England is being suckered. This pipeline’s capacity is more than the entire net inflow capacity of natural gas to Massachusetts. Who’ll be buying all this gas? This oversized pipeline’s … 0

Editorial: Old health care system didn’t work

Monday, February 9, 2015

The Republican’s “new” health care plan isn’t new. What the GOP wants is to roll back years of progress we’ve made in ensuring fair access and affordability in health insurance. That old and aging system wasn’t working, and yet they are ready to throw out Obamacare just as … 0

Joining forces across states

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Citizens from the Monadnock region are banding together with others — not only from New Hampshire, but also Massachusetts and New York — to fight a proposed natural gas pipeline planned to cut through Southern New Hampshire, as well as multiple other states on the way to its … 0