Mason

Peterborough: Souhegan Lions hold annual meeting

Thursday, July 17, 2014

The Souhegan Lions Club, serving the towns of Greenville, Temple, New Ipswich and Mason, had their annual cookout at MacDowell Dam State Park on June 22. In addition to a fun outing for club members, the group also installed officers for the coming two years: Steve Nelson, president; Bill Moore, first vice president; Rick Miller, second vice president; Cookie Shahmehri, … 0

Graduation: Graduation

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Erin Durocher graduated from Antioch University of New England on May 17, earning a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy. A special ceremony for that department was held May 6 commemorating the students achievements and faculty staff involved in their total education including internships. Durocher is the daughter of David Durocher of Temple and Joanne Gates of Mason. … 0

Achievement:

Monday, July 14, 2014

Sara Lewicke Graves, M.D., M.S., was honored on June 27 at Dartmouth College for completing her six-year residency in orthopaedic surgery. While a resident at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, she completed a master’s degree in healthcare leadership at the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice. After taking her boards in Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Graves will complete a one-year fellowship in … 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

mason: Student wins art prize

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Seven-year-old Aeryn Cross, a student at the Mason Elementary School, was chosen as the third place winner of the New Hampshire Audubon Centennial Student Poster Contest in the K-2 division. As part of the Audubon’s celebration of 100 … 0

mason: Town employee back from leave

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Barbara Milkovits, who was on medical leave from October 2013 to mid-April, has returned to her post, serving as administrative assistant for the town’s Select Board. Milkovits returned to work April 14, after a long recovery from a motorcycle accident in Pennsylvania late last fall. Her last day … 0

Portsmouth: Mason artist exhibits at NH Art Assoc.

Monday, May 5, 2014

Wall sculptures by artist Liz Sibley Fletcher of Mason are featured at the New Hampshire Art Association headquarters. “Speaking Volumes — Eloquent Clay” is a solo show invoking what is unsaid but lived. For nearly 40 years, Fletcher has been making clay sculpture in the woods of Mason. … 0

Mason: No injuries in home electrical fire

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

MASON — Fire officials suspect an electrical cause in the first-alarm fire that broke out in a second-floor bedroom of a home at 317 Old Ashby Rd. on Monday afternoon around 2:30 p.m. But what caused the fire … 0

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Mason Wednesday, April 23 Criminal Mischief: At 11:16 p.m., police received two reports of eggs being thrown from a moving pickup truck at another vehicle traveling on Brookline road. Investigation is ongoing. … 0

Viewpoint: Working together for a healthy health care system

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Senate Bill SB 308, a bill I supported, has moved on to the House. This bill would allow hospitals to form cooperative agreements that include sharing revenues. Some critics have argued this will stifle competition, and damage our smaller hospitals. I disagree. It is clear that our health … 0

MIlestone:

Monday, April 7, 2014

Aimee LaLancette of Mason, a junior nursing major at Saint Anselm College, Manchester, was was inducted into the college’s TAU Chapter of Delta Epsilon Sigma National Scholastic Honor Society. Forty students were inducted in a ceremony on campus. Delta Epsilon Sigma is a national scholastic honor society for … 0