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Dust Clouds Over Mason

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We were out trying to take some sun lit photogenic stills this morning. These pictures are not really out of focus, but we don’t appear to have the appropriate camera filter for the conditions. We just call them “Dust Clouds…

Christmas Spring Thaw

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Pictures of potholes on Mason’s roads are not that unusual, but for us, this picture is special… in the space of 5 days this road went from potholes, to repaired, back to potholes. The picture is from day 3 of…

Highway Dept: A Mail Box Saga

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You may have seen Mason’s ad for snowplow drivers. Things are apparently working out really we’ll with the new guys breaking in their wings. These photos are from a resident who is somewhat irate about the removal of a swatch…

Mason Rock Showers

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This post is not critical of our new road agent. With only a few days on the job he hasn’t had time to analyze Mason’s road issues and get the lay of the land. However, that doesn’t make us feel…

Mason’s New Road Agent

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Mason Selectmen’s Work Session, October 21, 2014. After several weeks of waiting, the selectmen appointed Mason’s new road agent, Gary Lizotte from New Ipswich. The selectmen will post a proper introduction on the town web site shortly. Gary was sworn…

The (Unintended) Cost of Graffiti

We are frequently amused by reading the selectmen’s minutes for meeting we aren’t able to attend. The following from the September 23, 2014 staff meeting might be better filed under “weird news”: On Greenville Road, highway department covered graffiti with…

Another Dirt Road Creep Complaint

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Mason Selectmen’s meeting, October 14, 2014. A resident appeared before the board of selectmen to complain of road widening at the intersection of Sand Pit and Black Brook Roads. This is the third “road creep” complaint in recent memory and…

Almost Filled Mason Positions

Tuesday October, 7, 2014 Selectmen “Work Session”. The selectmen went into executive session to select Mason’s new road agent from a pool of five applicants. They declined to reveal their decision until notification had been made to the applicants. No…