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Mason NH Gazette Feature Stories

Remember Winter?

Remember winter? Seems like it was not too long ago while we now enjoy the summer sun and heat. This beautiful picture was taken by Melissa Woods of Around the Corner Photography in Mason.

Poison Ivy

Facts and Myths POISON IVY IS A HARMFUL VINE OR SHRUB in the cashew family. It grows plentifully in parts of the United States and southern Canada. Poison ivy usually grows as a vine twining on tree trunks or straggling…

Did You Know… Cucumbers

Here Are Some Amazing Facts About the Humble Cucumber 1) Cucumbers contain most of the vitamins you need every day. Just one cucumber contains Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Folic Acid, Vitamin C, Calcium, Iron,…

What Is Outdoor Air Pollution?

Outdoor air pollution is what results when harmful chemicals, particles and gases are discharged into the air we breathe. Most outdoor air pollution is caused by human activity. Outdoor air pollution comes from many different sources including factories, power plants…

New Year Superstitions

There are many superstitions with ancient origins that are still held by some today. For example: Empty cupboards on New Year’s Eve mean a year of poverty ahead. To drive away evil spirits, make as much noise as possible beginning…

Holiday Traditions

Long before the advent of Christianity, plants and trees that remained green all year had a special meaning for people in the winter. Just as people today decorate their homes during the festive season with pine, spruce and fir trees,…