The Town Council voted unanimously Monday night to establish a Development Program and Tax Increment Finance (TIF) district plan for about 1,000 acres south of the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport. The area includes what has come to be known as the Pettengill Road project.
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There will be no public readings of emails and letters received by the planning board. In a conversation between board member Maria Newman and Chairman Arthur Rugg during the last Planning Board meeting, Rugg told Newman that emails and letters that were pertinent to a public hearing on the agenda would be read into the […]
Projects considered to be “urgent” will likely go before voters in March under the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP). A public hearing was held at the Wednesday, Oct. 9 Planning Board meeting on the 2015 to 2020 CIP. Geographic Information Systems Manager and Comprehensive Planner Jon Vogl explained that the CIP covered projects valued at greater […]
Superintendent of Schools Nathan Greenberg answered questions that school board members had raised when the official policy presentation on concussions was made by Athletic Director Howard Sobolov and Athletic Trainer Michelle Hart-Miller the previous month.
Londonderry-based Nutfield Publishing, which owns the Londonderry Times, and the Greater Derry Londonderry Chamber of Commerce present a community-wide Harvest Fest on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Historical Society’s Morrison House on Pillsbury Road.
Governor Maggie Hassan and the Executive Council brought their regular meeting to Londonderry last week. Town Manager Kevin Smith introduced the Londonderry High School a capella group Rising Harmony, composed of Erin Conti, Rachel Hansen, Stephanie Conti and Cailey Blatchford, who sang “The Star Spangled Banner” and “Amazing Grace.”
Resident Mike Speltz went before the Town Council Monday night to express his disappointment that the Council had accepted the 600-plus-acre Woodmont Commons Planned Unit Development (PUD) Development Agreement without holding a public hearing on the matter (see related story page 2). “I am profoundly disappointed that the Town Council entered into a 20 year […]
The forensic audit of impact fees on the town’s books since 1994, the result of an order issued by Superior Court Judge Marguerite L. Wageling in a December 2012 ruling, will cost $209,385.27. The audit was ordered because the court found that the town’s impact fee program had at times been illegal and that refunds […]
Using a spreadsheet and map provided by Geographic Information Systems Manager and Planner Jon Vogl, School District Business Administrator Peter Curro outlined for the School Board the future growth anticipated for the town, based on a projection of residential projects that would be “substantially” completed in three to five years. The projections anticipate a large […]
Though they agree on its importance to the region, state transportation officials said the widening of Interstate 93 as far as Manchester and the related Exit 4A project will not happen until there is a dedicated funding source. New Hampshire Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Chris Clement; Bill Cass, Director of Project Development for the […]