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Mason: ConCom says no to pipeline

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

MASON — The Mason Conservation Commission has come out in opposition to a proposed natural gas pipeline that could run through southern New Hampshire, saying that the pipeline could impact several parcels of conserved land and threaten the town’s water supply. During a special session of the Conservation Commission held on Monday night, member Bob Dillberger outlined some of the … 0

Editorial: Retail store owners mean business

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

This weekend retailers across the country are competing for your dollars, including our downtown merchants and other locally owned stores. The Plaid Friday and Cider Monday campaigns, designed to win over shoppers for the independently owned shops the weekend after Thanksgiving, have been making strides in recent years. Some of our local merchants, for example, belong to the nonprofit organization Monadnock Buy Local, … 0

‘It could be the primary route’

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Groups of residents in Mason and Rindge are beginning to band together in opposition to a proposed natural gas pipeline that could be routed through their communities, as well as New Ipswich and Greenville. The Rindge Select Board has come out firmly in opposition to the project, while other boards are reserving judgment until expected meetings with the developer of the pipeline can … 0

Viewpoint: Year ahead for legislators

Monday, October 13, 2014

Over the past two years, I have worked with my fellow legislators to focus on doing what we can to help businesses in our region grow and thrive. We have had success in several areas and I was proud to be named a 2013 “Champion of Business” by … 0

Mason: New administrative assistant in town

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

After a two month vacancy, the town of Mason has hired a new administrative assistant. Jeannine Phalon has been hired to fill the shoes of Barbara Milkovits who resigned July 24 amid turmoil stemming from a motorcycle accident … 0

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, … 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 … 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 … 0

Mason: Avoiding probate discussion tonight

Friday, September 12, 2014

An Avoiding Probate seminar will be held at the Mason Public Library tonight at 7 p.m. Donald H. Sienkiewicz of the Estate Preservation and Planning Law Office in Milford will speak about avoiding probate problems. The presentation will take place in the Mann House Common Room and all … 0

Mason woman wanted following police pursuit in Rochester

Monday, September 8, 2014

Police are seeking a Mason woman after a police chase on Route 16 in Rochester on Tuesday afternoon. At about 4:40 p.m., a N.H. State Police officer attempted to stop a 2005 gray Mercury Mountaineer traveling north on … 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