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Hundreds of children enjoyed the ideal winter conditions at Alexander-Carr Park on Sunday during the annual Frost Festival. Along with sledding, a variety of winter activities took place throughout Derry’s many park locations.

Frost Filled Fun

Taylor Grant, 6, and Cahner Brunswick, 6, were just two of the hundreds of children who enjoyed the ideal winter conditions at Alexander-Carr Park on Sunday during the annual Frost Festival. Along with sledding, a variety of winter activities took place throughout Derry’s many park locations.  Photo by Chris Paul

Cambridge, Mass.-based band “Darlingside” band member Auyon Mukharji signs autographs after a rehearsal with students.

Middle School Music

Music students at Gilbert H. Hood Middle School were treated to a special day on Wednesday, Feb. 5, with music teacher Kate Boisvert arranging for the Cambridge, Mass.-based band “Darlingside” to perform a concert for students during the day and another with students that evening. Band member Auyon Mukharji signs autographs after a rehearsal with […]

Attendees at the ninth annual Potter’s Bowl, a fundraiser for Community Caregivers, had lots of hard choices to make on Friday night.

Soup-er Bowls

Attendees at the ninth annual Potter’s Bowl, a fundraiser for Community Caregivers, had lots of hard choices to make on Friday night at Promises to Keep. There were over 60 auction items, hundreds of handcrafted bowls and many unique soup selections offered. Pictured, Ginnie Bottino, left, and Jan Seeger compare bowl selections. Photo by Chris […]

Cast members in West Running Brook Middle School’s performance of “Annie Jr.” rehearsing for the musical’s opening night at Pinkerton Academy’s Stockbridge Theatre.

Next Stop, Stockbridge

Cast members in West Running Brook Middle School’s performance of “Annie Jr.” were busy rehearsing last week for the musical’s opening night this coming Friday at Pinkerton Academy’s Stockbridge Theatre. The play, directed by Blake Leister and Jennifer Ciarla, is an adaptation of the Broadway hit “Annie.” Photo by Chris Paul    

Tim Antonellis mans the saw as he begins the process of rebuilding Linda Boutot’s ramp.

Time to Care

Tim Antonellis mans the saw as he begins the process of rebuilding Linda Boutot’s ramp on Walker Street last week. Materials were donated by the Londonderry Home Depot and time was donated by the workers when they heard of Boutot’s problem.  Boutot is at right.   Photo by Chris Paul

Eric Winsper pulls his fishing gear on Beaver Lake.

Haulin’ on Ice

Derry resident Eric Winsper pulls his sled full of fishing gear onto the 10-inch-thick ice of Beaver Lake on Sunday afternoon. The warm temperatures made for comfortable conditions, as ice fishermen spread out across the lake. Photo by Chris Paul

Broadway in Derry was one of the many streets in town left with a healthy coating of snow

Travel Plans

Broadway in Derry was one of the many streets in town left with a healthy coating of snow on Friday and into Saturday, as the first major storm of the new year brought significant snow totals and frigid temperatures.     Photo by Chris Paul

Derry Senior Amy Maxwell high fives Luke at Little Astros School

Little Astro

A preschool program at Pinkerton Academy teaches Child Development students the basics of lesson planning, teaching skills and organization. Pictured, Amy Maxwell, a senior from Derry, high-fives Luke for knowing his numbers at the Little Astros preschool. See story page 10.  Photo by Kathleen D. Bailey