Mason

Brookline: Meet the candidates tonight at Town Hall

Monday, October 20, 2014

A Meet the Candidates event will be held for Brookline/Mason District 26 Democratic candidates in the upstairs auditorium of the Brookline Town Hall on Thursday, Oct. 23, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Candidates expected to attend are Peggy Gilmour, state senator; Patricia LaFrance, Hillsborough county attorney; Bill Barry, sheriff; Susan Ladmer, county commissioner; and Melanie Levesque, incumbent, and Gale Taylor, two state representative seats. Coffee and desserts will be served. … 0

Hancock/Mason: Orchards fare better here

Monday, October 20, 2014

It wasn’t just last winter’s record snowfall and cold that affected apple production in New Hampshire, according to a state agricultural expert. George Hamilton, a University of New Hampshire field specialist, recently explained it was also the severe snaps of warm weather and cold weather and vice versa from the fall through the … 0

Peterborough: Fairpoint workers picketing over contract negotiations

Monday, October 20, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A handful of local Fairpoint technicians picketing on Concord Street outside the Fairpoint facility on Monday and Friday are some of the 1,700 employees on strike in New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine, after a failed attempt by two unions to renegotiate the unionized workforces’s contract. These employees — part of the … 0

Mason: Coming back for Old Home Day

Monday, September 8, 2014

MASON — Residents and former residents gathered on the town common to celebrate Old Home Days with kids activities, live music, local vendors, a community yard sale and a chicken barbecue. … 0

Military:

Monday, September 8, 2014

Ross Lannin of Mason graduated from Marine Corps Officer Candidate School in Quantico, Va., on Aug. 16. He is a senior at Norwich University, majoring in mechanical engineering. Upon college graduation, he will commission with the U.S. Marine Corps; he has been selected for their aviation program. Lannin … 0

Mason: Roots of Creation, SSP Friday at Marty’s

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

The reggae/rock band Roots of Creation closes out Marty’s Summer Music Series on Fridaywith special guests The Super Secret Project at Marty’s Driving Range in Mason. The Super Secret Project, creators of the YouTube hit “Granite State of … 0

Garcia has passion and compassion

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

There’s no such thing as a sure thing in politics. No matter how the polls are reading or for whom the pundits are guaranteeing victory, there’s nothing set in stone until Election Day. In New Hampshire this election cycle, we think the best example of a race where … 0

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 … 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 … 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 … 0

Mason School District

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

MASON to MILford Middle/High Schools Route: MA1 MS-HS AM 6:15 a.m. Mitchell Hill Road at Jones Crossing 6:16 a.m. 91 Mitchell Hill Road 6:19 a.m. Starch Mill Road at Wilton Road 6:22 a.m. Wilton Road at Pullman Road 6:25 a.m. Russell Rd at Starch Mill Road 6:28 a.m. Old … 0

Letter: Open letter to Gary Lambert

Friday, August 15, 2014

To the editor: Re: Aug. 14’s Union Leader, page A3. Col. Lambert: Re: your days in the N.H. Senate when you and Sen. Bragdon decided to turn against the will of all New Hampshire residents, not just those in your District 13. When it appeared you and Bradgon … 0

Viewpoint: Paycheck fairness bill needed even in 2014

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

You would think by now, an equal day’s work would mean equal pay for all workers regardless of gender, but sadly it’s still not always the case. That’s why I was proud to sponsor Senate Bill 207, the N.H. Paycheck Fairness Act, a bill which passed unanimously in … 0