Archive for November, 2013

Fire Explorers Train on Mammoth Road

The house at 381 Mammoth Road had thick white smoke billowing from the doors and windows, while youths ages 14 to 18 were entering the structure, all of them members of the Hudson Firefighter Explorer Post, training to be future firefighters. The smoke, created from a machine that produces a thick, non-toxic vapor, simulated the […]

School Board Drafts ‘Memorandum of Understanding’ with Hooksett

The school board has drafted an agreement to be presented to the Hooksett school district that allows some Hooksett students to attend Londonderry schools. Hooksett is expected to vote on the memorandum in early December. Up to 40 Hooksett students would be accepted under the agreement. Called a Memorandum of Understanding, it outlines the agreement […]

Londonderry High Pantene Donors Take ‘Before’ Photos

The eighth annual Pantene Beautiful Lengths hair cutting for cancer patients’ wigs will be Jan. 10 at the Londonderry High School gym, but last Friday, participants arrived for a “before” picture, showing the length of their hair before it gets cut in January.

Memorandum of Understanding

This Memorandum of Understanding (“Agreement”) is effective as of ______________ (the “Effective Date”) between the Hooksett School District (“Hooksett”) and the Londonderry School District (“Londonderry”) regarding the terms for certain grade 9-12 students who reside in Hooksett to attend Londonderry High School (the “School”).

Giving Thanks

When schoolchildren are asked what Thanksgiving means, they usually mention food or being thankful. They don’t tend to say “shopping.” But Black Friday has been in the news for weeks, and it’s only going to get worse. It shifts focus to getting a head start on Christmas gifts, rather than visiting Grandma for family time. […]

Wallace Farm Workforce Housing Faces Conservation Questions

Karl Dubay of Dubay Group Civil Engineers and Luke Hurley of Gove Environmental Engineers met with the Conservation Commission to discuss the planned workforce housing rental unit property known as Wallace Farm, set for 25 acres on Perkins Road, and faced questions about wetland and buffer impact. Dubay told the Commission at its Tuesday, Nov. […]

Zoning Ordinance Audit is Planned for Near Future

The Planning Board had a brief discussion of the zoning ordinance and whether changes in wording should take place. A zoning audit will be taking place to review the ordinance. “The idea of a zoning audit wasn’t to go in and just change things, which would be silly, but to look at what you have […]