Mason

Jaffrey/Mason/Peterborough: Drug take-back program is set for Saturday

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Mason, Peterborough and Jaffrey will participate in the ninth annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day this Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event, which is sponsored by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, provides anyone who wishes an opportunity to drop off unused, unwanted or expired medications, with no questions asked, at the police station in each respective town. Almost 4,000 national, tribal and community law enforcement partners participate … 0

Mason: Fire guts residence, leaves two homeless

Monday, September 22, 2014

A single-alarm fire on Saturday evening resulted in the total loss of a Starch Mill Road home. Neither of the house’s two occupants was home at the time of the fire. At about 6:23 p.m., a passerby noticed the right half of a single-story home at 147 Starch Mill Rd. was in flames, … 0

Achievement: Achievement

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of Massachusetts Lowell: Benjamin Blais of New Ipswich, majoring in computer science; Emery Doucet of Mason, majoring in physics; and Stephen Ganoe of Rindge, majoring in mechanical engineering. To make the list students must have completed no fewer than 12 graded credits for the semester and earned … 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

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