Archive for May, 2013

School Board Approves Increase in Lunch Prices

The School Board approved raising lunch prices for the coming year and purchasing two new ovens to replace failing equipment at Londonderry Middle School. School District Business Administrator Peter Curro presented an update on food service numbers at the school board meeting on Tuesday, May 7. Curro reminded the board that the federal government has […]

Sixty Hooksett Students to Attend Londonderry High

In an ongoing feud with the Manchester School District over overcrowding in its classrooms, Hooksett school board members have said the district remains in compliance with its contract with Manchester, even as it allows parents to send their children to other schools. Hooksett tuitions its high school students to Central High School in Manchester. Recently, […]


Lady Lancer Softball Squad Scores a Dozen vs. Pinkerton

It was a game that had a little bit of just about everything, including the storied rivalry that has been built up be- tween Londonderry High School and Pinkerton Academy over decades. And in this chapter of the softball story between the LHS Lady Lancers and Pinkerton’s Lady Astros, the visiting Londonderry crew strode away […]


LHS Lady Lancer Stickers Sting a Pair of Opponents

First-year coach Mike Boyle watched his Londonderry High girls’ lacrosse squad catapult itself over the .500 mark with a pair of impressive victories late last week. The now 6-4 Lady Lancers were some 21 goals better than a Man- chester opponent on the road last Friday, May 3, and after spotting the rival Pinkerton Academy […]


Richard Higgins

Richard G. Higgins, 71, of Londonderry died May 4, 2013 at his home in Londonderry. He was born in Medford, Mass., on Oct. 28, 1941, a son of John E. and Catherine (Grant) Higgins. A resident of Londonderry since 1982, he formerly lived in Boston, Mass. He was raised in Melrose, Mass., and was a […]

With Adams Pond Dam Cleaned Out, Water Level is Low

Adams Pond, located behind Moose Hill Orchards near Adams Road, is at its lowest level in years, but that’s likely to change. Brian Desfosses, the state dam engineer with the Dam Bureau of the New Hampshire Depart- ment of Environmental Services, said the water level is the result of the state-requested removal of logs and […]

Planning Board to Consider Commercial Kennels

The Planning Board plans to continue discussions of possible ordinance provisions that would allow commercial kennels. “I think it’s just something for the board to consider,” said Building Inspector Richard Canuel at the board’s May 1 meeting. “There really is no urgency, but we don’t currently have any provisions in our ordinance that address kennels […]