Temple/sharon: Towns not on NED route speak

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

It’s not just the towns that are directly impacted by the proposed pipeline that are preparing to fight: Those on the edges of the issue are making their own position clear. Temple and Sharon are not on the direct path of a proposed natural gas pipeline that would cut through southern New Hampshire on its way to deposit natural gas from the Marcellus Shale at a distribution hub in Dracut, … 0

Editorial: Put up or shut up time for pipeline

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

It’s 31 miles from the center of Rindge. Seventeen from New Ipswich. From our offices here, it’s 23 miles. It was a bit of a ride for those who attended FERC’s first scoping session, but it’s a short distance when you consider the possible alternative — 418 miles of Kinder Morgan pipeline. Since we first learned that a natural gas pipeline route was … 0

Mason: Host families sought for high school exchange

Monday, July 27, 2015

The town is seeking volunteer host families for three foreign exchange students who will be spending the upcoming high school year in Mason. “It basically changes people’s lives,” said Regional Director for Council on International Educational Exchange Virginia Doss, of hosting an exchange student. “It’s a great opportunity, because the students are at such a changeable age in their lives. It’s a great … 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

New Ipswich: Compressor station sited in New Ipswich

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — On the heels of an announcement by Tennessee Gas Pipeline Inc. that it will build an 80,000-horsepower compressor station at 40 Skinny Cat Road, more than 50 residents — a tenfold increase for a regularly … 1

Mason: Man wanted for weeks nabbed

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

A Mason man has turned himself in on a warrant related to an alleged domestic dispute, after refusing to submit to police custody for several weeks, according to authorities. The Mason Police Department investigated a domestic disturbance May 1, when a woman reported her former boyfriend, James Beers, … 0


Monday, June 1, 2015

Alex Spacht of Mason will begin studying medicine at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine in August. Alex was a student at the Pine Hill Waldorf School, Wilton, and St. Paul’s School, Concord, and graduated cum laude from the University of Chicago in 2012. … 0