Mason

Mason woman wanted following police pursuit in Rochester

Monday, September 8, 2014

Police are seeking a Mason woman after a police chase on Route 16 in Rochester on Tuesday afternoon. At about 4:40 p.m., a N.H. State Police officer attempted to stop a 2005 gray Mercury Mountaineer traveling north on Route 16 for a motor vehicle infraction. The driver didn’t stop, and police began a pursuit that went from the Spaulding Turnpike … 0

Mason: Coming back for Old Home Day

Monday, September 8, 2014

MASON — Residents and former residents gathered on the town common to celebrate Old Home Days with kids activities, live music, local vendors, a community yard sale and a chicken barbecue. … 0

Military:

Monday, September 8, 2014

Ross Lannin of Mason graduated from Marine Corps Officer Candidate School in Quantico, Va., on Aug. 16. He is a senior at Norwich University, majoring in mechanical engineering. Upon college graduation, he will commission with the U.S. Marine Corps; he has been selected for their aviation program. Lannin is a licensed private pilot as well as a certified personal trainer. … 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

Mason: Man in chief’s assault arrested

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

The man who allegedly injured Police Chief Barry Hutchins in an altercation on Friday night is now in custody, after turning himself in to Fitchburg police on Tuesday. While attempting to arrest Russell Monbleau, 38, of Fitchburg, Mass., for possession of controlled drugs, believed to be crack cocaine, … 0

Greenville: Lions raise $1,000 for food pantry

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

The Souhegan Lions Club continued its support of the St. Vincent de Paul food pantry, with a donation of over $1,000. The money came from individual donations at the group’s annual Christmas party, with the donations being matched by the club. The Food Bank serves the towns of … 0

Viewpoint: We should learn issue from afar

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

As a long time hospice nurse, I have been a supporter of legalizing marijuana for medical use. Last year New Hampshire became one of 21 states to authorize legal use of marijuana for pain in the terminally ill and other medically diagnosed conditions. NH is now implementing the … 0

Mason: Suspect escapes into the woods

Monday, January 27, 2014

MASON — Police are searching for Russell N. Monbleau, 38, of Fitchburg, Mass., who they say injured Mason Police Chief Barry Hutchins during a traffic stop Friday night. After the altercation, Monbleau fled into the woods. And Mason … 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