Mason

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 of the media beating a story into the ground as we head toward the big game. The big story, of course, is … 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

Mason police log: Jan. 20, 2015

Monday, January 26, 2015

Mason Tuesday, Jan. 13 Welfare check: At 10:45 p.m., police checked on the welfare of a Wilton Road resident at the request of a family member. Police found the resident at home and sound. Friday, Jan. 15 Police information: At 1:45 p.m. police received information from Brookline Police Department regarding a Mason resident they were seeking on a warrant for simple assault. At … 0

Editorial: The 2015 ‘In the Spirit of Giving’ campaign is on

Monday, November 24, 2014

Now in its fifth year, the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript’s “In the Spirit of Giving” campaign aims once again to help connect readers with local nonprofits in need. This year, we’re focusing on the people who are helped by their efforts. This holiday season leading up to the New Year, … 0

Achievement:

Monday, November 24, 2014

Aimee LaLancette of Mason, a senior nursing major at Saint Anselm College, Manchester, was inducted into the college’s chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society at a ceremony in the Dana Center on Oct. 26. LaLancette pledged her commitment to nursing excellence, knowledge, service, and learning … 0

Viewpoint: About the pipeline, whom can you believe?

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

These days we’ve been hearing a great deal about two power projects: Northern Pass and the natural gas pipeline. We hear a lot of conflicting opinion about whether these projects are good or even necessary for New Hampshire and New England. Last January, the six New England governors … 0

Mason: Broadband forum to be held Dec. 9

Friday, November 14, 2014

A broadband forum will be held on Dec. 9 at 8 p.m. at the Mason Town Hall, during the regularly scheduled Board of Selectmen meeting. Carol Miller, director of Broadband Technology with the N.H. Division of Economic Development, will present on broadband data gathering and identifying funding sources. … 0

Mason: Winter clothing donations needed

Monday, November 17, 2014

Donate winter items through Thursday at the Mason Public Library. The Souhegan Lions and Greenville Lioness Clubs have a collection box at the Mason Public Library for winter items that will be donated to area families. Bring your winter items such as blankets, boots, snow pants, sweaters, gloves, … 0

Mason: Students plant ceremonial tree

Thursday, October 30, 2014

On Oct. 21, Mason Elementary School students, teachers, staff and guests convened for a tree planting ceremony in the school courtyard. MES recently achieved the Team Earth Gold Award from the Northeast Regional Recovery Agency’s School Recycling Club. … 0

Letters: Lame logic in editorial

Monday, November 3, 2014

To the editor: In response to the editorial of Oct. 30, which stated: “There are some things we really like about Marilinda Garcia, and we endorsed her in the Republican primary for New Hampshire’s 2nd Congressional seat. But now we’re at the General Election and we find we … 0

Mason police log: Nov. 6, 2014

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Mason Saturday, Oct. 25 Littering: At 3:28 p.m., a resident reported trash dumped at Pratt Pond. One of the articles found amidst the trash contained the name and address of a Greenville resident. When asked, the woman said a nephew admitted to dumping the trash, and committed to … 0

Letters: Vote for Flanagan and Adams

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

To the editor: I strongly support Jack Flanagan and Chris Adams for Mason-Brookline state representatives. This team supports candidate Walt Havenstein’s detailed plan to bring 25,000 new jobs into New Hampshire by Aug. 15, 2017. The goal is to start a technology boom right here, boost incomes and … 0

Letters: Bring Mason concerns to Concord

Thursday, October 23, 2014

To the editor: My name is Gale Taylor and I am running for state representative. If elected, I will focus on those issues that will strengthen the economy by supporting small businesses and reducing property taxes, helping students afford college and protecting worker’s rights and human rights including … 0