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Mason: ZBA again denies rehearing for Marty’s

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The Zoning Board of Adjustment has now twice denied a request for a rehearing from Marty’s Driving Range. Marty’s, co-owned by Martin Ruggiero and his daughter Nicole Ruggiero, both of Mason, applied for a variance last month to hold twice-weekly outdoor concerts at the business, which includes a driving range, a restaurant, an outdoor bar, an ice cream stand and batting cages. The ZBA denied the variance based on traffic … 0

PUC, utility reach deal

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Opponents of a high-pressure natural gas pipeline proposed to run through the state are disappointed with decisions last week from both state and federal entities. Staff at the state Public Utilities Commission have reached a settlement agreement with natural gas distributor Liberty Utilities, regarding its application to contract 115,000 dekatherms per day of capacity on the proposed Tennessee Gas pipeline. Though the agreement … 0

Editorial: Pipeline is a state, regional issue

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

While information about the proposed Northeast Energy Direct pipeline continues to inundate us, wading through the rhetoric is an unending battle. Perhaps it’s no surprise then that many of the towns that neighbor those that would be part of the route have held back on joining one side or the other. Still, from where we’re sitting, deferring is no longer an option, for … 1

Letters: SB 136 needs your support

Thursday, April 16, 2015

To the editor: Our representative, Jack Flanagan, sits on a New Hampshire House committee which will soon vote on bill SB 136. His vote is crucial for passage of this bill, which addresses the increasing encroachment of outside interest groups into our local politics. So far, he has … 0

Mason: Rabies clinic set for Saturday

Friday, April 3, 2015

The town’s rabies clinic is scheduled for Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at the Mann House. Dr. Christine Schlupf, a former Mason resident, from the Humane Society for Greater Nashua will be administering vaccinations. All dogs must be on leashes and all cats in carriers. Bring prior … 0

Mason: Supper celebrates police chief

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Tonight from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in Fellowship Hall at Mason Church, enjoy a homecooked meal and a special cake to honor retiring Police Chief Barry Hutchins. The menu includes barbecue chicken, rice, green beans, cole slaw, rolls, hot and cold beverages and a special cake and other … 0

Temple: Lions Club shares donations locally

Monday, March 30, 2015

The Souhegan Lions Club has made numerous donations to both local and state charities and people over the last few months. Recipients are Fund for New Ipswich’s Linda Swenson, $100; two area eye assistance requests, $500; Touchstone Farm, Temple, $100; Peterborough’s Dollars For Scholars, $100; N.H. Girl Scouts … 0

Mason: Kinder Morgan proposes natural gas for Mason

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

MASON — Many residents were outraged with Kinder Morgan representatives at an informational presentation Tuesday, after company officials said bringing the proposed pipeline and lateral line through town would directly benefit the community. According to Kinder Morgan Director … 0

Achievement:

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Emily Messer of Mason, a junior, was named to the honors list for the winter trimester at Lawrence Academy, Groton, Massachusetts. … 0

Mason: Calendar raffle held to support school club

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The Mason Elementary School club is holding a fundraiser to help support field trips, after-school programs, and allow for activities like School Spirit Week and Staff Appreciation Week. This year the club is holding a calendar raffle. Each $5 ticket gives the holder 30 chances to win a … 0

MASON: Building inspector wanted

Monday, March 16, 2015

MASON — The town is looking for a new Building Inspector, according to a message posted Thursday on the town’s website. Select Board Member Bernie O’Grady said the current Building Inspector, Eric Anderson, is finding it too demanding to balance his business and his duties to the town. … 0

Mason: Move to end health benefits fails

Monday, March 16, 2015

Although Mason’s Town Meeting on Saturday at Mason Elementary School lasted close to seven hours, voters approved almost all of the warrant’s 17 articles without much controversy, said Selectmen Charles Moser on Monday. Only three petition articles failed … 0

Mason/Temple: Voters oppose change in voting

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Status quo reigns in Temple, Mason and the Mason School District, as articles that pitted SB2 verses Town or District Meeting all fell short of the passing mark. In Temple and Mason, the towns decided to keep their Town Meetings, while the Mason School District will continue to … 0