According to the Mason Web Site, the town of Mason is seeking a replacement (or additional) highway employee.
We presume this decision happened in executive session, or we missed the meeting or minutes where it was discussed.
However, the selectmen also seem to be missing the general “right to know” point. The status of a specific employees is not subject to right to know, but whether or not a general hiring is to occur is.
Who knows, maybe another employee was thrown under the bus? Or the department is suddenly understaffed? Or maybe an employee just left?
Good luck to the successful applicant.