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NED opponents won’t ‘take it on the chin’

Monday, August 3, 2015

When given his few minutes at the mic at the pipeline scoping session in Milford Thursday, state Rep. Jim Parison didn’t ask about wetlands or aquifers or the New England energy grid. Amid the talk of pipeline diameter and compressor size, his was a simpler question. What about the impact on people? Representatives from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission were … 0

Mason: Everything is awesome at library

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Calling all Lego fans! On Saturday, the Mason Public Library sponsors Lego Fun Time from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Come and explore the possibilities of 10,000 Legos. … 0

Mason police log: Aug. 4, 2015

Monday, August 3, 2015

Mason Sunday, July 19 Criminal trespass: At 1:43 p.m., police responded to Scripps Lane and Brookline Road for a report of trespassing at the town quarry. Police issued warnings. Unsecured premise: At 2:40 p.m., police responded to the Georgia Stone Quarry on Starch Mill Road for a report that the gate was open. Police secured the gate and removed several people from the … 0


Monday, June 22, 2015

Emily Messer of Mason, a junior, was named to the high honor roll for the spring trimester at Lawrence Academy, Groton, Massachusetts. … 0

Letter: Music belongs at Marty’s

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Allow me to introduce myself: My name is Nicole Ruggiero. I currently operate Marty’s Driving Range in Mason. My parents built this business from the ground up in 1992. I was 7 years old. Growing up in a family business can teach you a lot about work ethic, … 0

Hassan vetoes testing opt-out

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Gov. Maggie Hassan vetoed a bill last week that would have allowed parents to withdraw children from statewide assessment testing, saying it undercuts the evaluation process, puts federal funding for schools in jeopardy, and sets a dangerous precedent. The bill, HB 603, was spurred by opposition to the … 0

Mason: Phone scam targets locals for money

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Police are warning Mason residents to be aware of a scam that uses the Mason Police Department phone number as a way to appear legitimate. A resident received several calls on June 4 that his caller ID identified as coming from 603-878-1111, which is the Mason Police Department … 0

Mason: Coffeehouse to feed the need

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

The Living Room Coffeehouse at the Mason Congregational Church will be held on Saturday, June 20, at 7 p.m. Breaking with the usual tradition of an open mic coffeehouse, this evening will feature just two opening acts, folk … 0


Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Aimee LaLancette of Mason graduated from Saint Anselm College, Manchester, on May 17, earning a Bachelor of Science in nursing. … 0

Mason: ZBA silences concerts at driving range

Monday, June 15, 2015

The owners of Marty’s Driving Range have not given up on their annual summer concerts, which were shut down by a Zoning Board of Adjustment decision last month. Marty’s has held concerts weekly during the summer since 2011 — a change in use that the business never received … 0

Mason police log: June 13, 2015

Monday, June 15, 2015

Mason Wednesday, June 10 Possession with intent: Police arrested Joshua Wright, 29, of Fitchburg, Massachusetts, and charged him with possession of drugs, believed to be marijuana, with intent to distribute and driving after suspension or revocation. Wright was transported to the Hillsborough County House of Correction in lieu … 0

Mason: New principal will run her hometown school

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Mason Elementary School will have a new, homegrown principal next school year. Special Education Director Kristen Kivela will replace Principal and Superintendent Jim McCormick as he nears retirement. “I grew up in Mason,” said Kivela, expressing her excitement. “I will be giving back to the community I got … 0

Mason: Community supper tonight with FD

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Skip cooking and bring the family to greater downtown Mason for supper tonight. Members of Mason’s Fire Department will be grilling burgers, hot dogs and veggie burgers for June’s Community Supper from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the church in the middle of town. Salad, fruit and homemade … 0