Archive for May, 2013

Prepared to Honor

Members of Boy Scout Troop 521 Patrick Carney and Matthew Nutt stand at attention as Carney prepare to place a wreath at the Greeley grave during the end of the Memorial Day serv- ices in Londonderry on Monday, May 27.

Infrastructure Plans for Woodmont Go to Planning Board

The team from the Woodmont Commons Planned Unit Development (PUD) has presented its conceptual plans for water, sewer and ancillary utilities. Development team member Joe Ducharme told the Planning Board at its Wednesday, May 22 meeting that water would be coming from Lake Massabesic in Manchester, supplied by Manchester Water Works and distributed by Pennichuck […]

School District Wellness Committee Honors Stonyfield

The School Board recognized school psychologist Carol Van Loon, who is retiring, and the Wellness Committee’s honoring of Stonyfield Farm employees for their respective work with the district. School District Director of Pupil Services Kim Carpinone introduced Van Loon to the board and outlined her career at the Tuesday, May 21 school board meeting. “There […]

Heritage Commission Reviews Whittemore Estates Plan

The Heritage Commission met with Neighborworks a non-profit community development corporation based in Manchester that develops workforce rental housing and is looking to build 78 rental workforce housing units on the site of the former Whittemore Estates. According to Neighborworks Executive Director Robert Tourigny, the plan is to subdivide the Mammoth Road property and to […]

Saturday Budget Meeting Considered by School Board

The School Board is considering holding one of its budget workshops on a Saturday. Superintendent Nathan Greenberg told the board at its May 21 meeting that he had provided members with two schedules for budget sessions. “The first is the traditional one, and the area that I’d like you to look at starts in November […]

Honesty Works Best

Maybe it’s the Live Free or Die philosophy gone haywire, but the State of New Hampshire does not have an ethics code or disciplinary mechanism for local officials. That’s left to individual municipalities, and many have none. Even in towns with written ethics codes, it’s not uncommon to hear a local official take a swipe […]

Nevins Community Honors War Dead for Memorial Day

The Nevins Adult Community Clubhouse was filled with veterans and their families for a Memorial Day ceremony honoring the dead of all United States wars and conflicts, and paying tribute to Nevins residents who were veterans and who died in the past year. Featured speaker at the Sunday, May 26 ceremony was Major General William […]