Archive for February, 2013

Prepare to Vote

Election Day is March 12. In the days between now and then, we hope you’ll listen to candidates speak, read their words, and ask them about the issues that concern you. The March election has no state or national candidates, and that’s traditionally bad news for voter turnout. We remind you, however, that your vote […]

Discipline Incidents Decline at High School, Middle School

Discipline incidents are going down at both Londonderry High School and Londonderry Middle School, according to reports presented to the school board by school staff. Londonderry High School House 4 Assistant Principal Katie Sullivan and Londonderry Middle School Assistant Principal Wendy Hastings gave the school board reports on discipline at the two schools at the […]

Londonderry Bank Robbery Suspect Indicted

Jason Enwright, 38, of 78 1/2 Vine St., Nash- ua has been indicted in Rockingham Superior Court on charges that he robbed Citizens Bank on Nashua Road at 4:05 p.m. Dec. 4, 2012. According to police reports, Enwright robbed the bank and went to the nearby Café Theresa, where he appeared intoxi- cated. Enwright said […]

Workforce Housing Developer Argues for Larger Number of Units

The Zoning Board of Adjustment heard a financial feasibility report from Russell Thibeault of Applied Economic Research, hired by the developers seeking to build a workforce housing project called Wallace Farms at 48 and 62 Perkins Road. Project developer Thomas Monihan wants to put ten 24-unit buildings at the site and is requesting several variances. […]

Search For Fire Chief To Begin Soon

Acting Town Manag- er William Hart said the search for a new fire chief to replace retiring Fire Chief Kevin MacCaffrie will begin soon. “Right now we have an acting fire chief in Battal- ion Chief Darren O’Brien, and in the next several weeks we’ll be looking to fill the position,” Hart said. Fire Chief […]

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Happy Ending for Owner of Dog Lost in Londonderry

Elizabeth Standow of Bedford commutes to work in Boston from the Park and Ride at Exit 5 in Londonderry, and on Jan. 27, she went to the bus station to pick up her tickets. That day she decided to bring her German Shepherd dog, Max, along for the ride, and when she opened the back […]

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Maple Syrup Season Ready to Go

Hank Peterson has been “sugarin’” in Londonderry for 30 years and owns and operates Peterson Sugarhouse at 28 Peabody Row. Saying that the right mix – cold nights and warm days – are needed to get the sap running, he is getting ready for this spring’s sugaring season. “On a warm day, these buckets will […]