Mason

Viewpoint: Why should I vote?

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The election is just about a month away. Candidates’ signs are massed along the roadsides. I groan and tune out. What’s to vote for? Congress has truly shamed itself this session. The administration is muddled. Lobbyists are buying issues and candidates right and left. What difference does it make if I vote, or if I sit it out. Why should I care? Well, it’s true, as everyone is saying, that … 0

Editorial: Food and farming go hand in hand

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

If you were lost in the woods, would you want a handful of dollars or a handful of food? That question, posed by farmer Ruth Holmes at Tuesday’s Community Conversation in Peterborough’s Bass Hall, is a pithy and profound way to get to the core of both the fundamental problems and fantastic possibilities facing the Monadnock region — and the world — today. … 0

Mason police log: Oct. 14, 2014

Monday, October 13, 2014

Mason Monday, Oct. 29 Motor vehicle accident: At 3:42 p.m., while driving a green Ford Fusion on Route 124, Shayila Lajoie of Mass., collided with a Honda Fit, driven by Barry Donahue of Ashby Mass., and then collided with a black Subaru sedan, driven by Pamela Alleyne of Marlborough, Mass., police said. Alleyne was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital by the Brookline Ambulance … 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. … 0

Achievement: Achievement

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Emily Messer of Mason was named to the high honors list for the spring trimester at Lawrence Academy, Groton, Mass. She is a sophomore. … 0

Graduations: Graduations

Monday, July 7, 2014

The following students graduated from the University of Rhode Island, Kingston, May 17-18: Nicholas Guest of Mason, Bachelor of Science in plant sciences; and Marya Labash of Peterborough, Bachelor of Arts in anthropology. … 0

Viewpoint: ‘The story is how we did it — with real bipartisanship’

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Last week, the state’s revenue numbers for June came in, giving us the budget picture for the whole fiscal year. The news was good: We are on track to finish the year on budget, with even a little room to spare. Since balanced budgets seem so far out … 0

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

mason Saturday, June 28 Assist: At 10:30 p.m., Mason police assisted Mason first responders and Brookline ambulance at a residence with an infant having difficulty breathing. Monday, June 30 Report taken: At 6:30 p.m., Mason police received report that earlier in the day Google had advised a resident … 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