Archive for June, 2013

World War II Vet Turns 90

Alexander “Al” Peters celebrated his 90th birthday with his fellows at the Londonderry Senior Center on Friday, June 21, enjoying cake and the warm wishes of friends. The World War II veteran shared thoughts on his time of service as a paratrooper in the 509th Parachute Battalion, with whom he served in North Africa and […]

Resident Questions School Board on Security Improvements, Ballfields

Resident and retiring Londonderry Middle School custodian Bob Napolitano questioned the School Board about whether additional security enhancements have been discussed, as well as over work he has seen at the baseball field. “My question is, have we talked security above and beyond what has already been done?” Napolitano asked the board at its Tuesday, […]

Search for Londonderry Town Manager Continues

The search for a new Town Manager continues. The Town Council had whittled down the candidates in its latest search to four applicants, but since then one dropped out, according to Acting Town Manager William Hart, who is also Londonderry Police Chief. “Two out of the remaining three candidates have been interviewed and an interview […]

A Rally of Support

Friday evening brings the annual Relay for Life of Greater Derry Londonderry to the Pinkerton Academy track. From the luminaria ceremony to the crowds camped close by, the Relay is an emotional, moving and strength-filled show of support for the fight – and the fighters – against cancer. The Relay provides a triple focus – […]

Former St. Mark’s Nursery School Director Accused of Theft

Former St. Mark’s Catholic Church nursery school director Lisa Wallace, 41, 997 Main St., Apt. 15, Wakefield, Mass., has been accused of theft of St. Mark’s nursery school funds. “Lisa Wallace, who served as Director of St. Mark Nursery School from September 2008 to June 2012, was arrested by Londonderry police on June 7, 2013 […]

Former Airport Worker Arrested On Child Porn Charges

On Jan. 2, the Londonderry Police Department was notified by the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force that it was investigating Miguel Angel Quinones, 38, for possession of child pornography in his personal employee locker at Manchester Boston Regional Airport. “I didn’t know the specifics of their investigation, but they asked us to obtain […]

Town Seeks 100 Percent Federal Funding for Pettengill

Town Planner Cynthia May announced that a Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant for Pettengill Road construction has been submitted by Acting Town Manager William Hart. She made her announcement at the Wednesday, June 12 Planning Board meeting, and said the grant was submitted June 3. She said the town expects to hear the […]