Today is Halloween, and if you did a quick survey of people you know, you’re likely to find that it’s the favorite holiday of many of them. Most of us harbor plenty of good memories of trick-or-treating amidst the fall leaves, more candy than we could easily consume, and the fun of dressing up and, […]
Archive for October, 2013
Town Manager Kevin Smith told the Town Council at their last meeting that businesses have gone elsewhere because Pettengill Road was not completed. He cited a new development along Route 114 near the Bedford Village Inn, noting a Copper Door Restaurant, an assisted living facility and a medical office.
The status of a school auditorium – its cost, whether it would ever be built – continues to be a topic of discussion in town. At the Tuesday, Oct. 22 School Board meeting, board member John Robinson noted that the most recent NEASC (New England Association of Schools and Colleges) evaluation of Londonderry High School […]
Restaurant Depot continues in talks with Londonderry officials regarding its hoped for location at Meadow Lane and Button Drive. Attorney Morgan Hollis, who represents the restaurant supply wholesaler, said discussions are ongoing.
It won’t happen to me? That’s not the way to face a disaster, and a presentation sponsored by the Londonderry Elder Affairs Committee offered pointers and concrete information for people who plan to take a different response to potential emergencies. Garrett Simonsen, regional coordinator of the Greater Derry Public Health Network, which includes Londonderry, visited […]
This year, the Londonderry School District is not sending buses into cul-de-sacs, requiring children to meet the bus on the corner. School District Business Administrator Peter Curro updated the School Board about the bus situation on Tuesday, Oct. 22.
The wooded area near Londonderry High School was full of frightening scenes last week as the school’s Drama Club held its abbyak “Haunted Woods” fundraiser. Residents lined up Tuesday through Thursday, Oct. 22-24, to be scared by the many displays set up by the students. See additional photos on page 6 in this weeks edition.
Last March, voters turned down a warrant article for a 10-year bond to pay for roofing and paving projects and renovations in the school district. Now district officials want to bring the matter before the voters again this coming March. Bond articles require a 60 percent supermajority to pass, and voters turned it down by […]
The Londonderry School District will be asking State Commissioner of Education Virginia Barry for permission to use the PSAT and other tests in lieu of the planned Smarter Balanced test for students in grades 8-11.
Attorney Patricia Panciocco, representing a group of developers, has responded to the ongoing impact fee litigation in Rockingham Superior Court by filing for both Attorney’s Fees and a Respondent’s Statement of Claims.