Appearances count. Much as we’ve been trained to judge people by their words and what’s in their heart, we all pay attention to appearances every day. And it’s a good thing for people who serve on elected and appointed boards to take appearances seriously as well. Sadly, Derry doesn’t have an ethics policy. It should. […]
Archive for June, 2013
Historic Taylor Mill on Island Pond Road has gone through some repairs on its roof and on the dam in recent months and is expected to open for visitors sometime this month.
The Taylor Sawmill on Island Pond Road is expected to open for the season in late June. A.J. Dupere, a staff member of the New Hampshire Department of Forests and Lands who oversees the site, said while the grounds are currently open to the public, the structure is undergoing renovations. The mill is usually open […]
The Derry School District’s renegotiated contract for paraprofessionals will go before voters on June 25, after withstanding a challenge to eliminate funding in the May 28 deliberative session. While a public hearing May 14 brought little comment from residents, the deliberative session drew a number of people who asked that the amount in the contract […]
“It’s a beautiful night,” one man standing in line at the annual Veterans Cookout said to the man behind him. “Any day on your feet is a good day,” the other man replied. The answer wasn’t just a glib wisecrack. The veterans who gathered at the Boys and Girls Club this past Thursday night risked […]