Archive for September, 2013


Tight Space Rescuer

Londonderry firefighter Brian Young approaches the mannequin used for a rescue drill at the underground Pennichuck Pumping Station on Gilcreast Road on Tuesday. See story and additional photos on page 6 of this weeks edition.

Voters Could Split Town Clerk/Tax Collector Job

Town manager Kevin Smith presented the Town Council with an update on splitting the currently combined Town Clerk/Tax Collector position. Following up on discussions at the previous meeting, Smith told the Council on Monday night that he researched the matter and consulted with the town attorney. “He said that if the council would like to […]

Dolan Wants More Review of Nevins Trail Removal Request

The Town Council faced a packed Moose Hill Conference Room as residents of the Nevins Retirement Cooperative made their wishes known that they do not want a walking trail around the perimeter of their development. Attorney Morgan Hollis of the Nashua legal firm Gottesman and Hollis said that as a cooperative, Nevins has a board […]

Council OKs Signing Conservation Land Purchase Contract with Hicks

The Town Council heard from Conservation Commissioner Paul Nickerson regarding the proposed purchase of about 12 acres of woodland at 112 High Range Road, which is being offered to the town for $60,000 by the Hicks family.

Say No to Censorship

Thomas Jefferson wrote to his friend John Adams, “I cannot live without books.” He literally spent a fortune on building a library. The author of the Declaration of Independence knew the value of free speech, and worked diligently to include it in the Bill of Rights. Books – and the freedom to read, something Jefferson […]

Police Seek Suspect in Sleep Inn Robbery Sept. 10

Londonderry Police report that on Sept. 10 at 6:15 a.m., a Caucasian male subject described as in his 20s, wearing a navy blue zip-up sweatshirt with pockets on the front, a navy blue baseball hat and a blue bandanna, western style, covering his face, entered the Sleep Inn on Perkins Road. He was described as […]

Convenience Store Robber Sentenced

A Derry woman charged with a robbery, attempted robbery of several local businesses and heroin possession has received a sentence of one to three years in prison. Rochelle Richards, 23, of Derry pled guilty to the charges Wednesday, Sept. 4, in Rockingham Superior Court in Brentwood. Rockingham County Attorney Jim Reams said Judge Marguerite Wageling handed […]