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Mason

NED opponents won’t ‘take it on the chin’

Monday, August 3, 2015

When given his few minutes at the mic at the pipeline scoping session in Milford Thursday, state Rep. Jim Parison didn’t ask about wetlands or aquifers or the New England energy grid. Amid the talk of pipeline diameter and compressor size, his was a simpler question. What about the impact on people? Representatives from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission were … 0

Mason: Everything is awesome at library

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Calling all Lego fans! On Saturday, the Mason Public Library sponsors Lego Fun Time from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Come and explore the possibilities of 10,000 Legos. … 0

Mason police log: Aug. 4, 2015

Monday, August 3, 2015

Mason Sunday, July 19 Criminal trespass: At 1:43 p.m., police responded to Scripps Lane and Brookline Road for a report of trespassing at the town quarry. Police issued warnings. Unsecured premise: At 2:40 p.m., police responded to the Georgia Stone Quarry on Starch Mill Road for a report that the gate was open. Police secured the gate and removed several people from the … 0

Viewpoints: A pipeline of your own

Friday, February 27, 2015

You may think that only multinational corporations can own a pipeline. Regular people can own a pipeline without laying out a dime of their own money. There’s a federal agency called the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission that makes it easy to own a pipeline. Just draw some lines … 0

Editorial: What to do about NH’s drug problem

Monday, May 4, 2015

It’s an epidemic, Gov. Maggie Hassan told a Ledger-Transcript reporter in a recent interview, referring to opioid use in the state. Drug overdose claimed the lives of 27 people in Cheshire County alone in 2013 and 2014. The question is: What are we going to do about it? … 0

Mason: High school grads eligible for $500 award

Monday, April 20, 2015

The Souhegan Lions Club will present at least one $500 Citizenship Award to a 2015 graduating high school senior from Temple, New Ipswich, Greenville, or Mason. The application deadline is May 18. For more information, contact Brenda Salmonson at 924-2288 or bls@wjplaw.com. … 0

Mason: Clay sculptor exhibiting

Monday, April 27, 2015

Liz Sibley Fletcher of Mason will be showing work at the N.H. Sculptors on Review at the R.J. Finlay Building in Nashua on Sunday. A long-time exhibiting member of N.H. Art Association and the League of N.H. Craftsmen, … 0

Letters: Potential for bias in pipeline study

Monday, April 27, 2015

To the editor: The New Hampshire Center for Public Policy Studies, a non-profit “think tank,” was created in 1996 to provide a source of independent, nonpartisan information to inform state legislators on important public policy matters. Because of the organization’s charter focus on independence, I was shocked to … 0

New Ipswich: Trail stewards decry pipeline

Monday, April 27, 2015

The Friends of the Wapack Trail have concerns about a proposed natural gas pipeline that could affect the trail in at least three locations. The trail, first cut in the early 1920s, is a popular hiking destination. A pipeline, proposed by Tennessee Gas Pipeline Inc., a subsidiary of … 1

Mason: Hutchins celebrates 15-year tenure with force

Monday, April 20, 2015

MASON — When Barry Hutchins first became police chief, the department did not have its own building, so he processed arrests across from the Town Hall bathroom and the stairway there served as his evidence room. Residents and … 0

Mason: Board names new chief

Monday, April 20, 2015

The town will be saying goodbye to its K9 program and looking to hire more part-time officers, as newly appointed Chief Kevin Maxwell takes the reins. Maxwell is no stranger to the Mason Police Department, being promoted to … 0

Letters: SB 136 needs your support

Thursday, April 16, 2015

To the editor: Our representative, Jack Flanagan, sits on a New Hampshire House committee which will soon vote on bill SB 136. His vote is crucial for passage of this bill, which addresses the increasing encroachment of outside interest groups into our local politics. So far, he has … 0

Mason: Rabies clinic set for Saturday

Friday, April 3, 2015

The town’s rabies clinic is scheduled for Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at the Mann House. Dr. Christine Schlupf, a former Mason resident, from the Humane Society for Greater Nashua will be administering vaccinations. All dogs must be on leashes and all cats in carriers. Bring prior … 0