Archive for September, 2013

Attorney Questions Impact Fee Ordinance Proposal

Attorney Patricia Panciocco, who has consistently raised concerns about Londonderry’s use of impact fees, was back at the Planning Board to question proposed changes to the impact fee ordinance. She also sought confirmation that the town would “clean up the mess” that exists with its earlier implementation of impact fees.

CIP Workshop Held At Planning Board Moves to Public

GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Manager and Comprehensive Planner Jon Vogl briefed the Planning Board on the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) for FY 15 to FY 20. “This year we received 14 applications for projects to be put on the CIP, 13 of those were included in the plan. The one that was not was an […]

Woman Arrested For Unarmed Robbery

According to Lieutenant Timothy Jones of the Londonderry Police Department, on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at approximately 9:50 p.m., Londonderry Police were dispatched to Memorial Drive for a report of a robbery. The reporting party, Eric McCann, indicated that a white female attempted to rob him and two of his friends. The suspect was described […]

Bring Your Own Device Policy Discussed At School Board

Assistant Superintendent of Schools Andy Corey updated the school board on the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program being instituted in the district which will allow teachers and in the near future, students to bring their own laptops and devices to school.

Media Specialist Declared a Critical Need Area

According to Assistant Superintendent of Schools Andy Corey, the Department of Education conducts a yearly critical shortage survey regarding teaching areas where it has become difficult for the state and local districts to attract candidates. Corey told the school board at its Tuesday, Sept. 3 meeting that the only such area in Londonderry is Library […]

Date for Town Deliberative Session Changed to Feb. 8

The council has decided to change the date for the deliberative session to Saturday, Feb. 8, following input from town manager Kevin Smith. At the council’s Monday, Sept. 9 meeting Smith reported that dates for changing the deliberative session were limited. Smith explained that use of the meeting space is heavy, and the only option […]

Londonderry School Security Updates Nearly Complete

Londonderry School District Facilities Director Chuck Zappala briefed the school board on updates to school security that have been put into place for the beginning of this school year. “Last year the board approved spending some money out of the Fiscal Year 13 budget for two-way radios so that we could talk to each other […]