Archive for July, 2013

Woodmont Developers Outline Future Master Plan

The Woodmont Commons PUD (Planned Unit Development) team outlined its forthcoming Master Plan and what it would include. The Woodmont team presented a brief look at the proposed Master Plan at the Planning Board’s Wednesday, July 10 meeting. Woodmont Attorney Ari Pollack said the Master Plan will be “a user friendly guide. “The Master Plan […]

Market Basket Employees Petition To Save Their Boss

A Market Basket employee stood outside the entrance to the Londonderry store on Monday afternoon asking shoppers to sign a petition to keep Arthur T. Demoulas from being replaced as Chief Executive Officer of the company his father co-founded. The person trying to oust him is also named Arthur – Arthur S. Demoulas, and he […]

Summer Fun

Ryan Pemberton, 7, leap frogs over Tommy Martin, 7, with teammate Jayden Hamilton, 6, waiting for his turn, as teams race toward the finish line in the Londonderry Recreation Department Summer Program’s Relay Race Day. See more photos on page 19.

Finance Director Appointed To Be Interim Town Clerk

Acting Town Manager William Hart named Finance Director Susan Hickey as interim Town Clerk/Tax Collector at the July 15 Town Council Meeting. With last month’s surprise resignation of Meg Seymour as Town Clerk/ Tax Collector, a position she had held for 13 years and was reelected to in a contested race in March, the post […]

Letters Question, Defend Planning Board on Woodmont

Two letters questioning Planning Board behavior and Woodmont Commons’ attitude, as well as a response from Planning Board member Tom Freda, were read into the public record last week. Planning Board Chairman Arthur Rugg read a letter from Walter and Marilyn Stocks of 39 Gordon Drive into the record that speaks out against the town […]

Junkyard License Hearing Leads to Heated Debate

Edward Dudek, owner of Murray’s Auto Recycling at 55 Hall Road, returned to the Town for the third time this year to seek renewal of his junkyard license, only to face opposition again from two Hall Road neighbors. Richard Bielinski of 89 Hall Road told the council Dudek can only run one business at the […]


The Summer Reading Program at the Leach Library is in full swing again and dozens of children took advantage of getting some new books during the annual Beach Blanket Bingo event held on Monday. Pictured, Owen Ferreira, 3, wins a book with BINGO.