Mason

Mason School District: Top Three Issues

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Mason School District Proposed operating budget: $2,950,683 Default budget: $3,025,997 ∎  Article 3 asks voters to approve the proposed operating budget of $2,950,683, which the School Board recommends. If the public votes down this budget, the default budget, which is $75,314 more than the proposed budget, will go into effect. ∎ Article 4 calls for voters to appropriate $59,165 for Mason Elementary School to offer an all-day kindergarten program. The elementary … 0

Mason: Scouting for badges at Boy Scout College

Monday, February 23, 2015

MASON — It may have been a bleary-eyed Saturday morning for some, but for over 100 Boy Scouts from around the Monadnock region, the 13th annual Mt. Monadnock Boy Scout Merit Badge College held Saturday in Mason was their next step towards Scouting fame and fortune. Boy Scouts from all around the Monadnock … 0

Achievement: Locals make St. Anselm’s Dean’s List

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Saint Anselm College, Manchester: Aimee LaLancette of Mason and Victoria Roach of Rindge. LaLancette, class of 2015, is a nursing major. Roach, class of 2017, is a psychology major. … 0

Editorial: Lessons, blessings of the year 2014

Friday, December 26, 2014

As the year 2014 winds down, we begin to reflect on the happenings that made up our collective lives in the last 12 months. There were many reasons to celebrate this past year, as well as mourn and say goodbye to those we lost; there were some tragedies … 0

Fitzwilliam: Residents turn out against gas plan

Monday, December 22, 2014

On Saturday morning, dozens of residents from affected towns stood on the Fitzwilliam Town Common, holding signs declaring “No pipeline” or “Protect New Hampshire, stop the pipeline,” and waving to cars that honked their support. Those there were … 1

Letter: There’s more to this pipeline

Thursday, December 18, 2014

To the editor: As a Rindge resident whose property directly abuts the preferred route for the 36-inch, high pressure gas pipeline, I find a glaring discrepancy in the Ledger-Transcript’s article reporting on the Mason pipeline meeting. My husband and I attended that meeting, as well as the one … 1

Mason police log: Dec. 18, 2014

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Mason Sunday, Nov. 23 Alarm: At 3:30 p.m., police were dispatched to Valley Road for a burglar alarm. When police arrived, the building was secure, there were no vehicles on the property, and the alarm was still sounding inside. Police were unable to contact an authorized person to … 0

Letter: Clothing drive broke the record

Thursday, December 11, 2014

To the editor: The Souhegan Lions Club, serving Greenville, New Ipswich, Temple and Mason, and the Greenville Lioness Club would like to extend a huge, warm and fuzzy thank you to the members of our communities who donated to our annual clothing drive. This year, we collected a … 0

Mason: Pipeline meeting draws big crowd

Monday, December 15, 2014

MASON — So many citizens showed up to Saturday’s meeting on the proposed Kinder Morgan natural gas pipeline that would run through town that organizers had to turn some away. In all, more than 150 people from multiple … 0

MASON: The broadband dilemma

Monday, December 15, 2014

A broadband development company considering an expansion into Mason could be a boon for the town’s business owners, many of whom say their financial success is hampered by the current lack of options in the town. This hope … 0

Achievement:

Monday, December 15, 2014

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

Letter: Natural gas is not the answer

Thursday, December 11, 2014

To the editor: This is in response to the letter by Charles Saari in the Dec. 9 edition. Increasing dependence on natural gas will not lower energy costs. More natural gas is not needed to meet our heating or electricity needs. The industry’s justification is based on a … 0

Mason: Police chief still not patrolling

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Nearly 11 months after being injured by a fleeing suspect, Police Chief Barry Hutchins remains on administrative duty at the police department. On Jan. 24, Hutchins injured his ankle while attempting to arrest Russell Monbleau of Fitchburg, Massachusetts, for possession of controlled drugs following a traffic stop. Monbleau … 0