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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, and called in the Fire Department. “Nobody … 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

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 are welcome. For more information, contact the library at 878-3867 or masonlib@myfairpoint.net. … 0

Portsmouth: Mason artist exhibits at NH Art Assoc.

Monday, May 5, 2014

Wall sculptures by artist Liz Sibley Fletcher of Mason are featured at the New Hampshire Art Association headquarters. “Speaking Volumes — Eloquent Clay” is a solo show invoking what is unsaid but lived. For nearly 40 years, Fletcher has been making clay sculpture in the woods of Mason. … 0

Mason: No injuries in home electrical fire

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

MASON — Fire officials suspect an electrical cause in the first-alarm fire that broke out in a second-floor bedroom of a home at 317 Old Ashby Rd. on Monday afternoon around 2:30 p.m. But what caused the fire … 0

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Mason Wednesday, April 23 Criminal Mischief: At 11:16 p.m., police received two reports of eggs being thrown from a moving pickup truck at another vehicle traveling on Brookline road. Investigation is ongoing. … 0

Viewpoint: Working together for a healthy health care system

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Senate Bill SB 308, a bill I supported, has moved on to the House. This bill would allow hospitals to form cooperative agreements that include sharing revenues. Some critics have argued this will stifle competition, and damage our smaller hospitals. I disagree. It is clear that our health … 0

MIlestone:

Monday, April 7, 2014

Aimee LaLancette of Mason, a junior nursing major at Saint Anselm College, Manchester, was was inducted into the college’s TAU Chapter of Delta Epsilon Sigma National Scholastic Honor Society. Forty students were inducted in a ceremony on campus. Delta Epsilon Sigma is a national scholastic honor society for … 0

Mason: Comedic musician featured during Coffee House open mic

Monday, April 14, 2014

Boston-based comedic singer/songwriter Howie Newman will be the featured performer at the Living Room Coffee House to be held April 19, at the Mason Congregational Church. Newman combines music, comedy and audience participation. His songs, which are suitable … 0

Monday, March 31, 2014

Mason Tuesday, Feb. 25 Theft: A resident reported that back in September he did some excavation work after hauling several loads of material to a man’s house and the man never paid him. The man was contacted by Mason police and given until March 4 to pay $406.65, … 0

mason: Town votes yes on budget

Monday, March 17, 2014

MASON – Residents voted against spending $90,500 to purchase a backhoe loader, the most controversial article on the warrant at Saturday’s Town Meeting. according to Select Board Chair Charles Moser. The town’s operating budget of $1,700,248 was passed … 0

Mason: $2.9M school budget approved

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

MASON — Mason residents overwhelmingly approved the $2,957,139 budget for the 2014-2015 school year at the polls on Tuesday. The operating budget is down $19,757 from last year’s $2,976,896. Taxpayers saved about $500 by passing the operating budget; … 0

Temple/Mason: Voters reject SB2 proposals

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Voters in both Temple and Mason on Tuesday turned down proposals to switch from traditional Town Meeting format to the SB2 or official ballot system. But proponents of the switch could take comfort in the fact that the margin of defeat is getting smaller. Temple has been faced … 0