Tag Archive for Education

Things That People Say

We don’t usually review past Vice Presidential candidates statements as a worthwhile effort, but we ran across the following in Reuters and it was just too good to pass up: Palin told CNN she took Spanish classes in high school.…

Open Letter to Mason School Board

Robert Doyle Chairman Mason School Board Bob, Remember my “humorous” comment after the last school board meeting about how the school district would surely take electronic documents, print them, then scan them back in for posting on the web as…

New School Bus To Come To Mason?

According to Mason Superintendent James McCormick, Student Transportation bought out Mason’s current bus provider First Student. The names of student transportation service companies and the services they provide are all so similar we couldn’t confirm any more details using the…

Broadband, Education and McDonalds

NRPC

FCC commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel “references a story in the Wall Street Journal earlier this year that revealed a lot of kids with parents who are making ends meet were doing their homework in McDonalds because the fast-food “restaurants” offer free…

John Boynton

John Boynton of Templeton was born in Mason and a successful tin merchant (see also the other notary, a beef merchant whose house is depicted on the town web site). Boynton gave his life savings to fund WPI. John Boynton…

College isn’t for everyone

The Grapevine occasionally scours the local papers for items of interest to or by Mason residents. Following was printed in the Monadnock Ledger, July 11, 2012 This letter is in response to a viewpoint by Congresswoman Annie Kuster printed in…