Mason

Letters: What Memorial Day means

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

To the editor: What Memorial Day means to me is I think of the United States flag, waving in midair with its bright stars on the top left corner and its wavy white and red stripes. I also think of the soldiers that served in World War I, World War II, Civil War, Revolutionary War, Korean War, Vietnam War, and the Gulf War. I would also like to thank the … 0

Mason: 2 nabbed on warrants

Monday, May 18, 2015

Police arrested two former Meetinghouse Hill Road residents on warrants May 7, including a woman who police say has been avoiding arrest since at least September of last year. Mason police had active warrants for the arrests of Ashley Leighton, 27, and Amos Hoskins, 70. The couple was formerly living together in Mason, … 0

Mason: Police searching for suspect

Monday, May 18, 2015

Police are seeking a Mason man wanted on criminal mischief charges, after a domestic disturbance on Brookline Road, according to Police Chief Kevin Maxwell. The Mason Police Department investigated a domestic disturbance on May 1, when a woman reported her former boyfriend, James Beers, 37, of Mason, allegedly broke her cell phone and … 0

MASON / TEMPLE: Pipeline worries local land lovers

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Pickety Place in Mason is known for its idyllic, peaceful setting, and for being the model for the cover of the Golden Books version of “Little Red Riding Hood.” Carol Iodice of Mason, who tends the gardens that Pickety Place is known for, said in an interview Tuesday … 0

Letter: Pickity Place is on the line

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

To the editor: Dear Cheryl LaFleur of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Do you remember the story of “Little Red Riding Hood”? Deep in the woods of Mason, New Hampshire, grandmother’s house still exists. If you enter this old house built in 1786, you will see the wolf … 0

Mason: Selectmen seek Mason resident to serve on NRPC committee

Monday, February 9, 2015

The Nashua Regional Planning Commission, or NRPC, has established a temporary committee to explore and report on the development of energy facilities in the region. The charge of this committee, per the NRPC: “To conduct fact findings regarding the impacts of construction and operation of energy facilities in … 0

Achievement:

Monday, February 9, 2015

Emery Doucet of Mason was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. To make the list a student must have completed no fewer than 12 graded credits for the semester and earned at least a 3.25 grade point average with … 0

Letters: Export scheme is bad news for us

Thursday, January 29, 2015

To the editor: Anyone who believes Kinder Morgan’s giant gas pipeline will bring plentiful cheap natural gas to New England is being suckered. This pipeline’s capacity is more than the entire net inflow capacity of natural gas to Massachusetts. Who’ll be buying all this gas? This oversized pipeline’s … 0

Editorial: Old health care system didn’t work

Monday, February 9, 2015

The Republican’s “new” health care plan isn’t new. What the GOP wants is to roll back years of progress we’ve made in ensuring fair access and affordability in health insurance. That old and aging system wasn’t working, and yet they are ready to throw out Obamacare just as … 0

Joining forces across states

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Citizens from the Monadnock region are banding together with others — not only from New Hampshire, but also Massachusetts and New York — to fight a proposed natural gas pipeline planned to cut through Southern New Hampshire, as well as multiple other states on the way to its … 0

Mason: Library story times begin Feb. 4

Monday, February 2, 2015

Wednesday Story Times at the Mason Public Library will begin Wednesday at 11 a.m. and continue Wednesdays through April 22. There will be stories, songs, and simple crafts to make and take home. All are welcome. For more information, contact the library at 878-3867. … 0

Editorial: Enough hot air — time to play ball

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The two weeks leading up to the Super Bowl are always a time for media hype, overblown issues and millions of words dedicated to discussing things most NFL fans already know. This year is no exception to that rule. In fact, it’s the best example in recent memory … 0

Mason: Book group to read, discuss ‘Unbroken’

Friday, January 23, 2015

The Noon Book Group will be reading “Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption” by Laura Hillenbrand for the Feb. 17 Noon Book Group discussion. Copies are available to borrow. Bring a lunch; tea/coffee and discussion are provided. … 0