New Hampshire State Police are investigating an accident Monday that caused a Derry woman to lose control of her car and to be MedFlighted to a Boston hospital. Nancy McEvoy, 65, was headed north on Interstate 93 in her 2003 red Honda Civic when she apparently lost control of the vehicle, according to information provided […]
The Rockingham County Commissioners, in a 2-1 vote last week, decided to shut down the county’s Adult Medical Day Program. On one side of the issue, commissioners point to low use of the program and consistent funding shortfalls, and on the other side the lone dissenting commissioner notes the quality of service the program offers […]
Three of Pinkerton Academy’s sending districts will receive an early Christmas present, according to Glenn Neagle, financial administrator for the semi-private school. Neagle announced this past week that Chester will receive a refund of $29,359.91, Derry a refund of $22,401.33 and Hampstead a refund of $24,143.61.
Though the number of Derry students on the Federal Free and Reduced Lunch Program is down from October, School Administrative Unit (SAU) 10 Business Manager Jane Simard cautioned that it doesn’t mean there aren’t hungry kids out there.
The Derry Planning Board has accepted jurisdiction of an 11-lot subdivision planned for Bartlett Road. The board continued discussion on the proposal from Oct. 2, pending a site walk Oct. 26. The property is 1 Bartlett Road, PID 04084, and is owned by BR-10, LLC. The property is 37.94 acres, zoned LDR (low-density residential). It […]
In the next few months, the Derry Planning Board will be considering the ramifications of mixed-use development. Planning Director George Sioras and assistant Elizabeth Robidoux presented a fact sheet on mixed-use development during a workshop at the Nov. 6 meeting. The town could have either a mixed-use district or a mixed-use overlay on existing districts, […]
Opponents of the proposed Dumpster Depot off Ashleigh Drive will receive no official support from the Derry Town Council, after being told that the Council has no jurisdiction over the proposal. Residents of the neighborhood have been fighting the proposal since this past spring, when Depot owner David Paul made known his intent to move […]
While Acting Town Administrator Larry Budreau will receive his annual performance bonus, the Derry Town Council stopped short of granting him a temporary raise until a permanent Administrator is found. Budreau, also Human Resources Director for the town, stepped into the Administrator position this July when then-Administrator John Anderson was placed on administrative leave. He […]
A divided Town Council put the brakes on a possible grant from the New Hampshire Department of Safety for peak-traffic hour extra patrols. Police Chief Ed Garone presented the grant at the Nov. 5 Council meeting. The grant, part of Operation Safe Commute, would have given the town more than $5,000 to place extra patrols out […]
Crews from Public Service Company of New Hampshire (PSNH) have been busy installing new cable on North Main Street, adjacent to Pinkerton Academy. Michael Skelton, a spokesperson for the utility, said this week that crews are installing new cable along existing lines. It is routine maintenance, Skelton said, designed to improve reliability.