Archive for February, 2013

Dental Services in Schools Recognized

The Greater Derry Oral Health Collabo- rative Corporation announces that based on a report released in January by the Pew Center for the States, New Hampshire and Maine are the only states with a perfect score in providing dental seal- ants for low-income youth. Dental sealants are a coating that takes a few minutes to […]

Few Seats Face A Challenge in March 12 Election

The March 12 elec- tion is near, and this year, many races are unopposed. Candi- dates for both School Dis- trict and Town seats were asked why they chose to seek public office and whether they had ideas about why so few candidates filed. Two three-year seats are open on the Town Council. Incumbents Tom […]

Test Results Reviewed With Londonderry School Board

Assistant Superinten- dent of Schools An- drew Corey present- ed the school board with the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) results from the most recent testing last fall. He told the board at its Tuesday, Feb. 19 meeting, that reports were to go home to parents last week, either in backpacks or in the […]

My Life Church Denied Variance for Industrial Zone

My Life Church, which currently meets in Bedford, was unsuccessful in its effort to obtain a variance to move to 136 A and B Harvey Road in Londonderry, property owned by Woodhaven Limited Partnership. The church’s move was intended to bring it closer to major highways and to be centrally located for its members. The […]

Search Reopened for Town Manager

While the Town of Londonderry re- ceived “outstand- ing candidates” in its search for a Town Manager, “the most probable candidate found an op- portunity elsewhere,” Act- ing Town Manager William Hart said. In an announcement at the end of last week, Hart said the town has therefore reopened its search to fill the position, […]

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Local Mom Honored As Unsung Hero by Governor Hassan

Tara Pitarys, a moth- er of four, stood by the glass at a hock- ey rink in Hudson’s Cyclones Arena, where on the ice, her 11 year old son Nick, playing defense- man for his team the Cyclones, was scurrying to get the puck. His mother cheered him on, the score at 5-0, and the […]

Tapping The Maple Tree

Hank Peterson, center, with the help of Andrew Perry, left, and Stephanie Marcoux tap into a maple tree on Buttrick Road last Friday, Feb. 22 to start the process of making maple syrup.