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The Mt. Monadnock District Boy Scouts'  13th annual Merit Badge College was in full swing at Mason Elementary School Saturday morning.

Mason: Scouting for badges at Boy Scout College

Monday, February 23, 2015

MASON — It may have been a bleary-eyed Saturday morning for some, but for over 100 Boy Scouts from around the Monadnock region, the 13th annual Mt. Monadnock Boy Scout Merit Badge College held Saturday in Mason was their next step towards Scouting fame and fortune. Boy Scouts from all around the Monadnock region, representing troops from Keene to Nashua … 0

Achievement: Locals make St. Anselm’s Dean’s List

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Saint Anselm College, Manchester: Aimee LaLancette of Mason and Victoria Roach of Rindge. LaLancette, class of 2015, is a nursing major. Roach, class of 2017, is a psychology major. … 0

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Monday, February 23, 2015

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the Rochester Institute of Technology: Local residents made the Dean’s List for fall 2014-2015 semester at Rochester, New York, Institute of Technology: Rachel Doucet of Mason, second-year student in the advertising and public relations program in the College of Liberal Arts; and Joseph Yeiter of Rindge, second-year student in … 0

Mason: Forum on broadband expansion set for Tuesday

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

A state agency will be working with town officials and residents to achieve the goal of extending broadband coverage across the entire town of Mason, beginning with a forum Tuesday to discuss possible solutions. The forum in the Town Hall will cover some initial steps to improving the … 0

Mason: Tax rate drops more than $1

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

The tax rate for Mason is down this year, shrinking by $1.09; it’s set at $23.81 per $1,000 of assessed value. While rates are down across all four portions of the tax rate, the town’s rate is primarily the source of the decrease. A resident whose home is … 0

Mason: ConCom says no to pipeline

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

MASON — The Mason Conservation Commission has come out in opposition to a proposed natural gas pipeline that could run through southern New Hampshire, saying that the pipeline could impact several parcels of conserved land and threaten the … 0

Editorial: Retail store owners mean business

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

This weekend retailers across the country are competing for your dollars, including our downtown merchants and other locally owned stores. The Plaid Friday and Cider Monday campaigns, designed to win over shoppers for the independently owned shops the weekend after Thanksgiving, have been making strides in recent years. … 0

‘It could be the primary route’

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Groups of residents in Mason and Rindge are beginning to band together in opposition to a proposed natural gas pipeline that could be routed through their communities, as well as New Ipswich and Greenville. The Rindge Select Board has come out firmly in opposition to the project, while … 0

Reimers Reason: Just passing through: the story of fracked gas, the Northern Pass, and tar sands in New Hampshire

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

With no east-west interstate and a wild northern section, New Hampshire has long been more of a destination than a pass-through state for human travelers. However, fossil fuels are passing through all the time. Several existing pipelines already … 0

Editorial: The 2015 ‘In the Spirit of Giving’ campaign is on

Monday, November 24, 2014

Now in its fifth year, the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript’s “In the Spirit of Giving” campaign aims once again to help connect readers with local nonprofits in need. This year, we’re focusing on the people who are helped by their efforts. This holiday season leading up to the New Year, … 0

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Monday, November 24, 2014

Aimee LaLancette of Mason, a senior nursing major at Saint Anselm College, Manchester, was inducted into the college’s chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society at a ceremony in the Dana Center on Oct. 26. LaLancette pledged her commitment to nursing excellence, knowledge, service, and learning … 0

Viewpoint: About the pipeline, whom can you believe?

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

These days we’ve been hearing a great deal about two power projects: Northern Pass and the natural gas pipeline. We hear a lot of conflicting opinion about whether these projects are good or even necessary for New Hampshire and New England. Last January, the six New England governors … 0

Mason: Broadband forum to be held Dec. 9

Friday, November 14, 2014

A broadband forum will be held on Dec. 9 at 8 p.m. at the Mason Town Hall, during the regularly scheduled Board of Selectmen meeting. Carol Miller, director of Broadband Technology with the N.H. Division of Economic Development, will present on broadband data gathering and identifying funding sources. … 0