Archive for October, 2013

Scary Times Ahead

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, […]

Lack of Road, Infrastructure Send Development Elsewhere

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.

School Auditorium Concept Remains with Uncertain Future

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 Still Considers Londonderry Location

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.

As Winter Approaches, Preparedness Emphasized

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 […]

Parents’ Concerns Raised by Keeping Buses Out of Cul-de-sacs

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.

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Walkers in the Woods

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.