Four horses belonging to a Derry family are in relatively good shape at the New Hampshire Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) in Stratham, after being surrendered by their owners Friday, Oct. 25.
Chris Harper, academic dean for Pinkerton Academy, stood before a roomful of parents, teachers and Derry School Board members and district administrators. “The rigor,” he said, “is in the relationships.”
Students at Pinkerton Academy will get a chance to do some class work on so-called “snow days,” and during hurricanes, ice storms and power outages, with the goal of getting out earlier in June.
Brian Jarvis makes his Introduction to Manufacturing class at Pinkerton Academy as real-world as possible. He’s formed a mini-factory with his 14 students in the inaugural program, and had them run the numbers on a theoretical business. After figuring out that it would cost $190 per day to pay the “employees” and $35 for materials […]
The Derry Cooperative School District is proceeding with its Strategic Plan and with specific action items for each segment of the school population. Superintendent Laura Nelson presented the latest iteration of the plan in a quarterly report at the Oct. 22 School Board meeting.
A 20-minute lockdown at Pinkerton Academy went smoothly, according to the administration. The semi-private high school, which serves Auburn, Chester, Derry and Hampstead, went into lockdown mode at about 8:55 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, after reports that Thomas George, a Salem man who allegedly attacked his mother, was visiting friends in Derry. “Mr. George fled […]
The Derry Town Council has unanimously approved the acceptance of funds from the United States Department of Justice to allow Police Chief Ed Garone to replace aging body armor and outfit new recruits.
The Town of Derry will hold two public hearings on its plan to market the former Pinkerton Tavern site on Old Manchester Road. Acting Town Administrator Larry Budreau made the announcement at the Oct. 15 Town Council meeting.
Restoration of a town treasure is almost complete, the Derry Town Council learned in a recent meeting. Paul Dionne, president of the East Derry Village Improvement Society (EDVIS), attended the Oct. 15 meeting to report on repairs to the historic Upper Village Hall. Dionne reported that the Society has almost completed a checklist of items […]
The Derry Highway Safety Committee has taken no action on one request to lower the speed limit in a neighborhood, and referred a second request to the Public Works Department.