Derryfest brought in a number of acts Saturday to entertain the crowds gathered to celebrate the town. Pictured, “2 Legit 2 Quit” members, from left, Michael Crowley, Tyler Collins and Christopher Miller perform one of the dance routines that brought them second place at the annual Derry’s Got Talent competition. See more photos on page […]
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Members of the Derry Fire Department gathered on Wednesday, Sept. 11, to pay tribute to those who lost their lives during the 9/11, 2001 attacks. Firefighters Mike Lavalley and Skip Wedge lower the flag in front of the Central Fire Station to half mast as fellow firefighters join in a moment of silence. The department […]
The Derry Garden Club held a Standard Flower Show on Saturday at the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Derry with a “Children – Seeds of the Future” theme. Pictured, Janet Conroy, left, admires one of the blue ribbon winners by Sylvia Roberts in the “Just Hanging Around” category. See additional photos of the event […]
Staff members at South Range Elementary School spent some time at the start of school demonstrating how not to behave. Students from all grades assembled last week to watch staff acting out unacceptable behavior while students showed how to behave. See story on page 2.
Hundreds of items went to the high bidder at the annual Derry Rotary Club’s Auction on Saturday. Everything from light fixtures to doll houses brought in lots of cash for local charities. Items sold had been donated to the club over the past several months. The event also featured a large yard sale for some […]
Seven teams of children at the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Derry were busy last week building fairy houses to be entered into the upcoming Derry Garden Club Flower Show. Olivia Perault and Jacob Parrino work together on the two day project. See more photos on page 14.
Isabel Pfeifer, 7, has quite a batch of bubbles going at the Derry Public Library’s Children’s Summer Reading Program finale. Joshua Linton, 15 months, gets ready to try his hand at bubble making. For more photos, see page 10.
Wendy Booth, at left, with the New Hampshire Beekeepers spent Friday morning at the Robert Frost Museum with the Derry Garden Club sharing the finer points of the life of a Honey Bee. Booth points out the queen bee in her portable bee hive to club members Edith Nun and Randee Martin.
The Derry Recreation Department’s Summer Activities Program was moved to Gallien’s Town Beach from Hood Park for a few days this week, where on Monday, participants made “slimy oobleck” for Seussical Week. Johnna Smith, 8, displays her dripping concoction.
Last week’s heat wave brought area children to the town’s Recreation Program at Hood Park for an opportunity to beat the high temperatures. Zachary Porcelli, a lifeguard at Hood Park, bursts a water balloon over the head of Devin Carter during the weekday program.