Mason

Peterborough: Souhegan Lions hold annual meeting

Thursday, July 17, 2014

The Souhegan Lions Club, serving the towns of Greenville, Temple, New Ipswich and Mason, had their annual cookout at MacDowell Dam State Park on June 22. In addition to a fun outing for club members, the group also installed officers for the coming two years: Steve Nelson, president; Bill Moore, first vice president; Rick Miller, second vice president; Cookie Shahmehri, … 0

Graduation: Graduation

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Erin Durocher graduated from Antioch University of New England on May 17, earning a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy. A special ceremony for that department was held May 6 commemorating the students achievements and faculty staff involved in their total education including internships. Durocher is the daughter of David Durocher of Temple and Joanne Gates of Mason. … 0

Achievement:

Monday, July 14, 2014

Sara Lewicke Graves, M.D., M.S., was honored on June 27 at Dartmouth College for completing her six-year residency in orthopaedic surgery. While a resident at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, she completed a master’s degree in healthcare leadership at the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice. After taking her boards in Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Graves will complete a one-year fellowship in … 0

Mason: Storm cancels Mason supper

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

The Mason Community Supper is canceled tonight due to predictions of a winter storm. The supper will not be rescheduled. The next Community Supper will be held on March 13 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Mason Congregational Church and will feature shepherd’s pie. For more information, … 0

Temple/Mason: Voting procedure up for debate

Monday, February 10, 2014

The towns of Mason and Temple and the Mason School District are all facing the question of Town Meeting vs. the polls, as petition warrant articles seek to change the system by which voters vote on the yearly warrant. Mason School District has used a SB2 format of … 0

Mason: Budget proposal down $20,000

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

MASON — The elimination of some district positions means the operating budget for the Mason School District is down by nearly $20,000. District residents will have the opportunity to review the budget and proposed warrant Saturday at 9 a.m., when the district holds its deliberative session. The total … 0

Mason: Man in chief’s assault arrested

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

The man who allegedly injured Police Chief Barry Hutchins in an altercation on Friday night is now in custody, after turning himself in to Fitchburg police on Tuesday. While attempting to arrest Russell Monbleau, 38, of Fitchburg, Mass., for possession of controlled drugs, believed to be crack cocaine, … 0

Greenville: Lions raise $1,000 for food pantry

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

The Souhegan Lions Club continued its support of the St. Vincent de Paul food pantry, with a donation of over $1,000. The money came from individual donations at the group’s annual Christmas party, with the donations being matched by the club. The Food Bank serves the towns of … 0

Viewpoint: We should learn issue from afar

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

As a long time hospice nurse, I have been a supporter of legalizing marijuana for medical use. Last year New Hampshire became one of 21 states to authorize legal use of marijuana for pain in the terminally ill and other medically diagnosed conditions. NH is now implementing the … 0

Mason: Suspect escapes into the woods

Monday, January 27, 2014

MASON — Police are searching for Russell N. Monbleau, 38, of Fitchburg, Mass., who they say injured Mason Police Chief Barry Hutchins during a traffic stop Friday night. After the altercation, Monbleau fled into the woods. And Mason … 0

Mason: Ex-Rindge official has temporary role

Monday, January 27, 2014

MASON — Former Rindge Town Administrator Carlotta Pini will be working in a temporary capacity for the town of Mason for the next few months, according to Mason Select Board member Charlie Moser. Pini left her position in Rindge in mid-October. According to a severance and general release … 0

Viewpoints: Dental care an urgent need across all of New Hampshire

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

At one time in my 40-year nursing career, doctors were the only ones who could offer primary health care and complete medical procedures. Today, nurse practitioners and physician’s assistants provide routine care in doctor’s offices, community health centers, clinics, and hospitals. When changes like these were first proposed, … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Rotary announces its student of the month

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

The following students were named to dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of Massachusetts Lowell: Benjamin Blais of New Ipswich, majoring in computer science; Emery Doucet, majoring in physics, and Molly McGuire, majoring in electrical engineering, both of Mason. To make the list, a student … 0