Archive for August, 2013

Murray’s Auto Recycling Granted License Unanimously

After a long and at times contentious procedure, Murray’s Auto Recycling at 55 Hall Road received a new license to operate from the Town Council. The junkyard, owned and operated by Edward Dudek Jr. , has been seeking its annual license, and for the past several months has been under fire by several neighbors who […]

Trust Funds Go to Library, Drop Off Center, Access Center Work

The expenditure of $18,282.17 was approved by the town council Monday night for various projects, including $752.17 for two additional servers for the Access Center and the repair of two outlets at the center. The Leach Library air conditioning unit number two had been experiencing “multiple issues” and the age of the unit – more […]

Town Council Looks at Possibility of TIF District

The possibility of a TIF (Tax Incremental Financing) district located in the north of town was discussed at Monday night’s Town Council meeting. “In order to keep the momentum, we felt it was important to bring forward to the council what those things might look like,” said William Hart, who served as acting town manager […]

Congresswoman Answers Questions on GMOs, Social Security

Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter, D-1st Dist., toured the MegaFoods plant at 11 Delta Drive on Monday, as Chief Executive Officer Robert Craven discussed with the Congresswoman how food comes from the farm and is turned into vitamin tablets. Craven said the facility has 165 employees and has been in business for 40 years. “We have 130 […]

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Super Time

The annual Londonderry Old Home Day celebration featured unusually pleasant weather conditions last week, with most activities centered on the Town Common. Thursday night, Aug. 15, was the annual Kidz Night, where children took over the Common to take part in a variety of fun activities. William Garrity, 3, enjoys an ice cream while he […]

Londonderry Orchards Expect Stellar Apple Crop

After talking with several Londonderry orchard owners and managers, there is only one conclusion to reach – the upcoming and almost upon us apple season is expected to be outstanding. The weather between May and the present hasn’t been particularly kind to strawberry, blueberry and vegetable growers but it has been great for the apple […]

Impact Fee Audit Complete, Panciocco Has Questions

Town Attorney Michael Ramsdell advised the Town Council on Monday that the Dec. 31, 2012 court-ordered audit of the town’s impact fee assessments dating back to 1994 has been completed. Ramsdell said a petition had been filed with the Rockingham Superior Court after town officials discovered “issues with the impact fee program that had been […]