Speed limit reduced on Mitchell Hill Road

Please be advised that, effective immediately, the speed limit on Mitchell Hill Road has been reduced to 25 MPH.

At the Board of Selectmen’s meeting on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, the Board issued the ordinance that changes the speed limit on Mitchell Hill Road from 35 to 25 MPH. The authority for this measure is conferred upon the Board of Selectmen under RSA Chapter 31, Section 39, and RSA 265, Section 63. The road agent has been directed to post signage.


Town Meeting results

The annual Town Meeting was on Saturday, March 18, 2017. Town Clerk Debra Morrison announced the following results:

There were 1,036 on the checklist with 70 voters attending resulting in a 7 percent turnout.

  • Article 2 – Highway Building Bond, carries (ballot vote: Yes – 59, No – 10)
  • Article 3 – Accept Reports, carries unanimously
  • Article 4 – Operating Budget, carries unanimously
  • Article 5 – Police Cruiser, carries unanimously
  • Article 6 – 250th Anniversary Celebration, carries unanimously
  • Article 7 – Paved Road Maintenance, carries unanimously
  • Article 8 – FD Airpacks, carries unanimously
  • Article 9 – Upgrading Communication System for FD, carries unanimously
  • Article 10 – Discontinue K9 Expendable Trust Fund, carries unanimously
  • Article 11 – Establish Mason Police Equitable Sharing Expendable Trust Fund, carries unanimously
  • Article 12 – Establish Police Supplemental Expendable Trust Fund, carries unanimously
  • Article 13 – Return Unused Funds to National Assoc. of Chiefs of Police, carries