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Mason: Dead-themed show Saturday

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The Garcia Project will play a free concert at Marty’s Driving Range on Saturday with Acoustically Speaking opening the show at 7 p.m. The Garcia Project is a New England tribute band to The Jerry Garcia Band, covering the wide variety of music that the Jerry Garcia Band played including Motown, gospel, blues, folk, rock. The Garcia Project will follow a set list from either the 1970s, ’80s, or ’90s. … 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 answered the phone. “I usually work a few hours on Friday as treasurer. Because we … 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 ceremony was held to thank state Sens. Peggy Gilmour and Bette Lasky, among other Nashua-area … 0

Mason: $2.9M school budget approved

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

MASON — Mason residents overwhelmingly approved the $2,957,139 budget for the 2014-2015 school year at the polls on Tuesday. The operating budget is down $19,757 from last year’s $2,976,896. Taxpayers saved about $500 by passing the operating budget; … 0

Temple/Mason: Voters reject SB2 proposals

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Voters in both Temple and Mason on Tuesday turned down proposals to switch from traditional Town Meeting format to the SB2 or official ballot system. But proponents of the switch could take comfort in the fact that the margin of defeat is getting smaller. Temple has been faced … 0

Letter: Change is good, vote for SB2

Friday, March 7, 2014

To the Editor: On Tuesday, March 11, the voters of Mason will once again have the opportunity to vote for SB2. This would allow a deliberative session in January where voters become informed about the budget. Then they have the unique opportunity to go into a private voting … 0

Mason: Learning the art of tapping

Monday, February 24, 2014

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Column: Senate came together on ‘NH specific’ solution

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

There has been much talk in the news this past week about a compromise reached in the Senate to expand health coverage to NH low income adults using federal dollars. The process to reach this compromise has been intense, but an example of NH legislators working across party … 0

Mason: Pini to remain administrative assistant, for now

Monday, February 17, 2014

MASON — The Mason Select Board is declining to comment on their decision to not have the town’s regular administrative assistant, Barbara Milkovits, return from medical leave on a part-time basis, and to continue paying a contracted employee. Milkovits appeared before the Select Board on Jan. 14, asking … 0

Mason: Wildlife certification has its perks

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

The National Wildlife Federation has certified a new wildlife habitat in Mason. It joins more than 150,000 certified habitats nationwide that serve as a symbol of passion for the outdoors. “Providing a home for wildlife in our communities … 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