Mason

‘It could be the primary route’

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Groups of residents in Mason and Rindge are beginning to band together in opposition to a proposed natural gas pipeline that could be routed through their communities, as well as New Ipswich and Greenville. The Rindge Select Board has come out firmly in opposition to the project, while other boards are reserving judgment until expected meetings with the developer of the pipeline can take place. Meanwhile, the developer of the … 0

Reimers Reason: Just passing through: the story of fracked gas, the Northern Pass, and tar sands in New Hampshire

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

With no east-west interstate and a wild northern section, New Hampshire has long been more of a destination than a pass-through state for human travelers. However, fossil fuels are passing through all the time. Several existing pipelines already carry natural gas and oil through New Hampshire, and many companies want to increase and … 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, we’ll highlight select area nonprofits and the people whose lives have been transformed by their … 0

mason: Coping with vacant positions

Monday, August 25, 2014

MASON — What happens when someone calls the Mason town offices these days? The town of Mason has yet to fill its vacant administrative assistant position, often leaving the town offices barren during regular business hours. When the Ledger-Transcript called on Friday at 11:30 a.m., Treasurer Pat Letourneau … 0

Letter: Our legislators deserve thanks

Friday, August 22, 2014

To the editor: As a female college student ready to enter the workforce next year, I am incredibly concerned with the gendered pay gap which still exists in the state, as well as in the rest of the country. Last week, I was happy to see that a … 0

Mason School District

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

MASON to MILford Middle/High Schools Route: MA1 MS-HS AM 6:15 a.m. Mitchell Hill Road at Jones Crossing 6:16 a.m. 91 Mitchell Hill Road 6:19 a.m. Starch Mill Road at Wilton Road 6:22 a.m. Wilton Road at Pullman Road 6:25 a.m. Russell Rd at Starch Mill Road 6:28 a.m. Old … 0

Letter: Open letter to Gary Lambert

Friday, August 15, 2014

To the editor: Re: Aug. 14’s Union Leader, page A3. Col. Lambert: Re: your days in the N.H. Senate when you and Sen. Bragdon decided to turn against the will of all New Hampshire residents, not just those in your District 13. When it appeared you and Bradgon … 0

Viewpoint: Paycheck fairness bill needed even in 2014

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

You would think by now, an equal day’s work would mean equal pay for all workers regardless of gender, but sadly it’s still not always the case. That’s why I was proud to sponsor Senate Bill 207, the N.H. Paycheck Fairness Act, a bill which passed unanimously in … 0

Viewpoint: Things are beginning to turn around in NH

Thursday, July 31, 2014

As a state senator, I travel constantly around the towns of the Monadnock region and the southern border of New Hampshire. I talk to a lot of people, and have heard a lot about the Affordable Care Act over the past year or so. Some of the things … 0

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 … 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 … 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. … 0

Achievement: Achievement

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Emily Messer of Mason was named to the high honors list for the spring trimester at Lawrence Academy, Groton, Mass. She is a sophomore. … 0