Mason

New Ipswich: Groups raise funds to fight KM pipeline

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Several benefit events will be held this weekend to raise funds for anti-pipeline campaigns, including a motorcycle rally, and a barbecue and music festival at Winter’s Summer Home Farm in New Ipswich. N.H. Spirit, a nonprofit formed to raise funds for pipeline awareness campaigns, will be holding a benefit Saturday in New Ipswich. The group has been organizing with the community and participating in awareness education since the announcement last … 0

Milford: music makes a difference

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Folk music has often been a force for social change. It’s been used to protest war, address political issues in both a satirical and serious light, and now, concert organizers hope it can help stop a natural gas pipeline. Singer Tom Rush, a frequent visitor to the former Folkway in Peterborough and an … 0

New Ipswich: Task Force members resign

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Two members of the town’s Pipeline Task Force submitted hand-written resignations and walked out of a meeting between town officials and representatives of the Southwest Region Planning Commission last week. The meeting was intended for town officials to meet with SWRPC representatives to talk about specific issues — cultural, environmental or otherwise — … 0

Graduation:

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Aimee LaLancette of Mason graduated from Saint Anselm College, Manchester, on May 17, earning a Bachelor of Science in nursing. … 0

Mason: ZBA silences concerts at driving range

Monday, June 15, 2015

The owners of Marty’s Driving Range have not given up on their annual summer concerts, which were shut down by a Zoning Board of Adjustment decision last month. Marty’s has held concerts weekly during the summer since 2011 — a change in use that the business never received … 0

Mason police log: June 13, 2015

Monday, June 15, 2015

Mason Wednesday, June 10 Possession with intent: Police arrested Joshua Wright, 29, of Fitchburg, Massachusetts, and charged him with possession of drugs, believed to be marijuana, with intent to distribute and driving after suspension or revocation. Wright was transported to the Hillsborough County House of Correction in lieu … 0

Mason: New principal will run her hometown school

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Mason Elementary School will have a new, homegrown principal next school year. Special Education Director Kristen Kivela will replace Principal and Superintendent Jim McCormick as he nears retirement. “I grew up in Mason,” said Kivela, expressing her excitement. “I will be giving back to the community I got … 0

Mason: Community supper tonight with FD

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Skip cooking and bring the family to greater downtown Mason for supper tonight. Members of Mason’s Fire Department will be grilling burgers, hot dogs and veggie burgers for June’s Community Supper from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the church in the middle of town. Salad, fruit and homemade … 0

New Ipswich: Compressor station sited in New Ipswich

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — On the heels of an announcement by Tennessee Gas Pipeline Inc. that it will build an 80,000-horsepower compressor station at 40 Skinny Cat Road, more than 50 residents — a tenfold increase for a regularly … 1

Mason: Man wanted for weeks nabbed

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

A Mason man has turned himself in on a warrant related to an alleged domestic dispute, after refusing to submit to police custody for several weeks, according to authorities. The Mason Police Department investigated a domestic disturbance May 1, when a woman reported her former boyfriend, James Beers, … 0

Achievement:

Monday, June 1, 2015

Alex Spacht of Mason will begin studying medicine at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine in August. Alex was a student at the Pine Hill Waldorf School, Wilton, and St. Paul’s School, Concord, and graduated cum laude from the University of Chicago in 2012. … 0

Mason: Concert variance denied

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

The summer concert series at Marty’s Driving Range may be a thing of the past. The Mason Zoning Board of Adjustment denied a request by Martin Ruggiero, the owner of Marty’s Driving Range and Marty’s Ice Cream at 96 Old Turnpike Rd., for a variance that would have … 0

Health services still underfunded

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

While the Senate Finance Committee’s budget restores what advocates say is critically need edin terms of Health and Human Services funding, it still falls short of Democratic Governor Maggie Hassan’s plan. The $11.3 billion biennium budget will go to the full chamber for a vote this week. Once … 0