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Mason NH Conservation Commission

Mason Drug Take Back Day

Drug Take Back Day in Mason, NH, will be held on Saturday, September 26, from 10 AM until 2PM at the Mason Police Department, 38 Darling Hill Road. Residents are invited to return their unwanted, unneeded, or expired prescription drugs…

Mason Conservation Commission

Mason, NH September 9. 2015, Conservation Commission – The commission spent much of its meeting discussion ongoing issues at the quarry and possible changes to the existing use ordinance to achieve greater compliance. No specifics were finalized. In a bit…

ConCom Meets with Governor’s Office

Wednesday, August 12, 2015, Mason, NH. The Mason Conservation Commission met with Kerry Holmes, Policy Advisor Office of Governor Maggie Hassan, at their August 12, 2015 meeting. Apparently this was a closely guarded event since only a few of the…

Town Land Issues

Every new ordinance requires enforcement. The Mason Town selectmen found this out the hard way when the “unintended consequences” of the town’s new “residents only” quarry policy came into effect. At the August 11 selectboard meeting, both selectman Lavioe and…

Who Shall Use Town Land?

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Susan O’Brien appeared before the Mason select board Tuesday July 27, 2015 and spoke on behalf of her son and former resident Corey O’Brien who used to enjoy the quarry with permission and without issue before it was transfered to…

55 Gallon Turtles

Mason, NH, July 14, 2015 – Mason Conservation Commission member Liz Fletcher presented a proposal from an environmental cleanup company for $2300 to remove two 55 gallon drums from tax map lot A-13. Testing the soil for the exact contents…

Soil Stabilization Mixture #3

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It’s the middle of winter and we’re getting cabin fever… we thought you might be feeling the same and enjoy this article which never got posted last summer: The soil stabilization mixture #3 headline may be a stretch; but we…

Town of Mason: Beavers Be Damned

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Hydrology is a complicated business. We are not experts, but do know that something is wrong when the sump pump in our basement starts to bilge in the middle of December. Moose and deer, wood frogs and salamanders, mergansers and…