Mason

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 were ready to”declare” you were opposed to the removal of Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, I told you guys this would come back … 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 the State Senate, and that Governor Maggie Hassan signed into law earlier this month. This … 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 people told me were pretty mixed or even downright negative, especially late last year and … 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

Mason police logs: Jan. 16, 2014

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Mason Saturday, Jan. 4 Stranded motorist: At 4:25 p.m., Hollis police dispatch advised of a call regarding a disabled motor vehicle on Route 124. Police checked the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle. Sunday, Jan. 5 OHRV complaint: At 12 p.m., a resident reported that at … 0

College recognizes academic achievement

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Colby-Sawyer College recognizes students for outstanding academic achievement during the 2013 fall semester. To qualify for the Dean's List, students must achieve a grade-point average of 3.50 or higher on a 4.0 scale, while carrying a minimum of 12 credit hours in graded courses. Rose Boyle of Mason, … 0

Letter: Record number of runners on Jan. 1

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

To the editor: The Souhegan Lions Club, serving the towns of Temple, New Ipswich, Mason and Greenville, thank all those who participated in our New Year’s Day Peanut Butter Chip Chase 5K Run/Walk Road Race. A record 211 runners/walkers took part in a great race, the post-race food … 0

Viewpoint: We should invest in start-ups

Monday, January 13, 2014

New Hampshire’s economy continues recover at a steady pace, which is why we must continue to be focused on job creation and economic growth through creating economic opportunity by supporting business growth and innovation. Which is why I have … 0

Real Estate Q&A: Taking a look at residential market

Monday, January 13, 2014

How would you define the current real estate market? Cathy Cambal-Hayward: It continues to be a challenging market for our sellers and wonderful opportunities for buyers across the board — from the first time home buyer to the … 0

Real Estate Q&A: Inside the commercial market

Monday, January 13, 2014

Overall, how would you characterize the health and the short-term future of the local commercial real estate market? Michelle Lange: Yes, most definitely there has been improvement in the local commercial market in 2013. Business confidence was up. … 0

Letter: A day of fire and ice in New Ipswich

Monday, January 13, 2014

To the editor: On Jan. 3 there was a house fire in New Ipswich. New Hampshire firefighters from New Ipswich, Greenville, Temple, Mason, Jaffrey and Dublin, and Massachusetts firefighters from Ashby and Ashburnham answered the call and put out the fire, all without an injury. Firefighters, their equipment … 0