Mason

Letters: Vote for Flanagan and Adams

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

To the editor: I strongly support Jack Flanagan and Chris Adams for Mason-Brookline state representatives. This team supports candidate Walt Havenstein’s detailed plan to bring 25,000 new jobs into New Hampshire by Aug. 15, 2017. The goal is to start a technology boom right here, boost incomes and grow our economy. The current New Hampshire growth rate is just nine tenths of one percent whereas neighboring states are running at … 0

Letters: Bring Mason concerns to Concord

Thursday, October 23, 2014

To the editor: My name is Gale Taylor and I am running for state representative. If elected, I will focus on those issues that will strengthen the economy by supporting small businesses and reducing property taxes, helping students afford college and protecting worker’s rights and human rights including improving health care, ending pay discrimination, and raising the minimum wage. I support cost effective, … 0

Letters: Look at Levesque’s voting record

Thursday, October 23, 2014

To the editor: Here are some facts that illustrate just a few examples of the disturbing voting record of Rep. Melanie Levesque (D-Hollis) since 2006. Levesque supports Common Core, despite the fact a vote was taken last March at the annual SAU 41 meeting with a historic turnout of citizens who voted decisively opposing the implementation of this federally driven program. Levesque supported … 0

Viewpoint: What does it take to reinvent our educational system?

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Why do communities care so much about kids? It is not just because strong education systems attract well-educated parents — the entrepreneurs, employers and employees that drive the state’s economic engine and citizen government. It is not just because failing youth and their offspring drain social service resources … 0

mason: Two town workers say they’re leaving

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

MASON — Road agent Fred Greenwood and administrative assistant Barbara Milkovitz have both informed the select board that they are leaving their positions. Greenwood, who has been the town’s road agent for four years, resigned from his position on May 10. In an interview on Tuesday, select board … 0

mason: Student wins art prize

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Seven-year-old Aeryn Cross, a student at the Mason Elementary School, was chosen as the third place winner of the New Hampshire Audubon Centennial Student Poster Contest in the K-2 division. As part of the Audubon’s celebration of 100 … 0

mason: Town employee back from leave

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Barbara Milkovits, who was on medical leave from October 2013 to mid-April, has returned to her post, serving as administrative assistant for the town’s Select Board. Milkovits returned to work April 14, after a long recovery from a motorcycle accident in Pennsylvania late last fall. Her last day … 0

Portsmouth: Mason artist exhibits at NH Art Assoc.

Monday, May 5, 2014

Wall sculptures by artist Liz Sibley Fletcher of Mason are featured at the New Hampshire Art Association headquarters. “Speaking Volumes — Eloquent Clay” is a solo show invoking what is unsaid but lived. For nearly 40 years, Fletcher has been making clay sculpture in the woods of Mason. … 0

Mason: No injuries in home electrical fire

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

MASON — Fire officials suspect an electrical cause in the first-alarm fire that broke out in a second-floor bedroom of a home at 317 Old Ashby Rd. on Monday afternoon around 2:30 p.m. But what caused the fire … 0

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Mason Wednesday, April 23 Criminal Mischief: At 11:16 p.m., police received two reports of eggs being thrown from a moving pickup truck at another vehicle traveling on Brookline road. Investigation is ongoing. … 0

Viewpoint: Working together for a healthy health care system

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Senate Bill SB 308, a bill I supported, has moved on to the House. This bill would allow hospitals to form cooperative agreements that include sharing revenues. Some critics have argued this will stifle competition, and damage our smaller hospitals. I disagree. It is clear that our health … 0

MIlestone:

Monday, April 7, 2014

Aimee LaLancette of Mason, a junior nursing major at Saint Anselm College, Manchester, was was inducted into the college’s TAU Chapter of Delta Epsilon Sigma National Scholastic Honor Society. Forty students were inducted in a ceremony on campus. Delta Epsilon Sigma is a national scholastic honor society for … 0

Mason: Comedic musician featured during Coffee House open mic

Monday, April 14, 2014

Boston-based comedic singer/songwriter Howie Newman will be the featured performer at the Living Room Coffee House to be held April 19, at the Mason Congregational Church. Newman combines music, comedy and audience participation. His songs, which are suitable … 0