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Skilled Nursing Facility Design
Goes to Planning Board

Bronz Peterson, senior vice president of Fundamental Administrative Services, Inc., and Steve Keach of Keach Nordstrom Associates presented the Planning Board on April 9 with a conceptual design of a skilled care nursing facility proposed for 3 Grenier Field Road. The facility would house 109 beds for short-term rehabilitation care, with a long-term component included […]

Local Towns Try to Cope
as Panhandling Increases

Derry and Londonderry police are responding to an influx of panhandlers in the area, within the limits of what the law allows them to do. An increasing number of people asking for money, many with cardboard signs, has been observed in the Hood Commons area of Derry. Derry Police Capt. Vern Thomas said this demographic has […]

Dog Park Committee Mulls
Need For New Site Search

The Londonderry Dog Park Committee may be looking for a new site for a proposed dog park. The committee had previously settled on pursuit of a location near the soccer fields on West Road. “Some issues came up,” committee chair Dottie Grover said last week. “Cindy (Eaton) and I were out to breakfast a few […]

Pillsbury Realty Suing DeMoulas
For Woodmont Access Road Stall

Pillsbury Realty Development, LLC, the developer of the 600-plus-acre Woodmont Commons Planned Unit Development (PUD), is suing DeMoulas Super Markets (DSM) for alleged “purposeful, deliberate, and continuing delay in fulfilling its obligations under an Access Agreement signed by the parties in May 2011, thereby blocking Plaintiff’s ability to move forward with its development plans.” The […]

Speltz Clarifies Comments
About FedEx Development

Citing the development of land near the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport and the proposed FedEx development in the area, Town Council Chairman Tom Dolan expressed concern Monday night about a quote from Mike Speltz in the Londonderry Times. Speltz, speaking as a member of the Master Plan Implementation Committee at its recent meeting, had said the […]

Town Spending Freeze
Working But Will Continue

Town Manager Kevin Smith says the spending freeze he implemented in February seems to be working. He told the Town Council Monday night that “at the end of March, we should have been at about 75 percent. We’re at 77.4 percent, which means the gap is closing. Historically at this time of year we’re at […]

Master Plan vs. Proposed
Development at Pettengill

Master Plan Implementation Committee member Mike Speltz told the group that the airport development area should be discussed because what is going in seems to be different from what the Master Plan envisioned. “There is a lot of development going on up there and the development that’s happening is pretty much all based on warehousing […]