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Saturday Brush Fire On South Road Threatened Vehicle

A brush fire Saturday at 2:23 p.m. at 92 South Road had Engine 1, Forestry 1 and Medic 2 responding, as well as a call for assistance to Windham, according to Londonderry Fire Battalion Chief Jim Roger. “It came at a bad time,” Roger said. “Lately we can’t get just one call at the same […]

With Spring Comes Town’s Mosquito Control Program

Spring has finally arrived and with it, the warm weather and standing water that mosquitoes use to breed. Sarah McGregor of Dragon Mosquito in Stratham, the contractor Londonderry uses for mosquito control, said the swamps are still melting, but in areas that have standing water, her crews are looking for the larvae of mosquitoes. “We […]

Small Fire in Bathroom at Matthew Thornton School

The Londonderry Fire department responded to what Battalion Chief Jim Roger described as a “very small” fire in a second grade lavatory at Matthew Thornton Elementary School. The fire occurred at 9:47 a.m. Tuesday, April 8. “We responded to a fire alarm activation and we were notified that there was a fire in the second […]

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Hurler Hunt Helps Her Lady Lancers to Huge Win in Opener

Senior pitcher Leah Hunt contributed a superb, two-hit pitching performance and also rapped two hits that drove in two teammates in the Londonderry High softball team’s 13-0, season-opening victory over Manchester Memorial at LHS this past Monday, April 14. It would be hard to imagine a better way in which veteran coach Wayne MacDougall’s Lady […]

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LHS Boys’ Tennis Bounces Spaulding 6-3, Lose 5-5 to Concord

The Londonderry High boys’ tennis team pushed its season record up to 2-0 last Friday, April 11, by thumping the visiting Spaulding High Red Raiders of Rochester by a 6-3 tally in Londonderry. The Lancers snared victories in four of the six singles contests and then put the win to bed by claiming two of […]

Lady Lancer Tennis Starts with Wins Against Rochester, Concord

The Londonderry High girls’ tennis team got its 2014 season officially under way last Friday, April 11, with a resounding victory over the host Spaulding High Lady Red Raiders in Rochester. Coach Tom Meighan’s Lady Lancers – who enjoyed an exceptional 2013 season before falling to Bedford in the Division I tournament semifinals – thumped […]

Residents Continue to Question Smarter Balanced Testing

Londonderry resident Laura El-Azem asked the school board for a status update on a waiver of the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) testing that is scheduled for next year. The tests replace the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP). Superintendent Nathan Greenberg told El-Azem at the Tuesday, April 1 School Board meeting, that the waiver […]