The Mascenic Planning Board discusses several new zoning ordinances.


Monday, August 31, 2015

MASON — The Planning Board is drafting an ordinance that would create protections for the aquifer and wellhead protection overlay district, in response to a proposed natural gas pipeline that would affect that district. The Planning Board began to discuss several different new ordinances after the announcement that a natural gas pipeline is proposed through the northern half of Mason, … 0

MASON: Noon Book Group meets Sept. 15

Monday, August 31, 2015

The popular “The Boys in the Boat” by Daniel James Brown is the book chosen for the September meeting of the Noon Book Group. This non-fiction book details the events of nine individuals from the American West and their epic quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. The coach and eight-oar crew from the University of Washington transformed the sport and grabbed … 0

Mason police log: Sept. 1, 2015

Monday, August 31, 2015

Mason Monday, Aug. 17 Check conditions: At 10 a.m., police received a report of a phone wire down across Greenville Road. Tuesday, Aug. 18 Animal control: At 12:19 p.m., police received a dog complaint from a Wilton Road resident. Suspicious motor vehicle: At 4:08 p.m., police checked Scripps Lane for a report of a suspicious vehicle, but found the complaint unfounded. Wednesday, Aug. … 0

Mason: Community supper, concert tonight

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

A community supper will be held tonight from 5:30 to 7 at the Fellowship Hall in Mason Congregational Church. All are invited. There will be salad with chicken, shrimp and vegetables, and a blueberry lemon bread made with Mason berries, as well as drinks and homemade desserts. After … 0

Mason/WILTON: Hazardous waste collection July 18

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Residents may bring hazardous household waste for safe disposal to the Wilton Recycling Center on July 18, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. If you have questions, call the Recycling Center at 654-6150. … 0

Mason police logs: July 9, 2015

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Mason Sunday, June 28 Alarm: At 2:28 p.m., police were notified of an alarm response on Townsend Road. Police referred the call to a mutual aid agency for response. Alarm: At 9:44 p.m., police responded to a alarm on Brookline Road. Police discovered it to be a false … 0

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 … 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 … 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 … 1

Mason: Mason woman faces heroin charge

Monday, June 29, 2015

A Mason woman with a prior conviction for drug distribution has been arrested again on charges of dealing heroin in Nashua. Patti Amadon, 45, was arrested by Nashua police on a warrant issued by the 9th Circuit Court, … 0

Mason: Marty’s axes concert, holds rally

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The band will be there, but they won’t be performing. Marty’s Driving Range, which continued to advertise a concert Saturday despite a town ruling prohibiting the event, announced Tuesday on Facebook that the concert would be canceled, but … 0


Monday, June 22, 2015

Emily Messer of Mason, a junior, was named to the high honor roll for the spring trimester at Lawrence Academy, Groton, Massachusetts. … 0

Letter: Music belongs at Marty’s

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Allow me to introduce myself: My name is Nicole Ruggiero. I currently operate Marty’s Driving Range in Mason. My parents built this business from the ground up in 1992. I was 7 years old. Growing up in a family business can teach you a lot about work ethic, … 0