Mason

Mason: Dead-themed show Saturday

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The Garcia Project will play a free concert at Marty’s Driving Range on Saturday with Acoustically Speaking opening the show at 7 p.m. The Garcia Project is a New England tribute band to The Jerry Garcia Band, covering the wide variety of music that the Jerry Garcia Band played including Motown, gospel, blues, folk, rock. The Garcia Project will follow a set list from either the 1970s, ’80s, or ’90s. … 0

mason: Coping with vacant positions

Monday, August 25, 2014

MASON — What happens when someone calls the Mason town offices these days? The town of Mason has yet to fill its vacant administrative assistant position, often leaving the town offices barren during regular business hours. When the Ledger-Transcript called on Friday at 11:30 a.m., Treasurer Pat Letourneau answered the phone. “I usually work a few hours on Friday as treasurer. Because we … 0

Letter: Our legislators deserve thanks

Friday, August 22, 2014

To the editor: As a female college student ready to enter the workforce next year, I am incredibly concerned with the gendered pay gap which still exists in the state, as well as in the rest of the country. Last week, I was happy to see that a ceremony was held to thank state Sens. Peggy Gilmour and Bette Lasky, among other Nashua-area … 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

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