Posts Tagged ‘board’

School Board Continues Review of Policy Updates

The Derry School Board conducted first readings on several policy updates at its April 8 meeting. Superintendent Laura Nelson presented the policies. In most cases, she said, the policies clarified language; in some cases they condensed it. One policy, BEDC, is new, she said and establishes the rules for a quorum. “The rest are small […]

Hooksett Voters Say
No to Pinkerton Academy

Hooksett voters sent their School Board back to the drawing board for high school options, after a two-thirds majority of voters rejected a 10-year contract with Pinkerton Academy. The contract was Article 3 on the warrant voted on March 11. The vote was 1,096 no to 792 yes. The two boards began talking last year, […]

Details Sought for Retreat
Center Organic Farm Proposal

A longtime Derry resident was asked to fine-tune his plans for a Unitarian-Universalist retreat center on his property before the Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA) endorses them. Paul Doolittle of 33 Old Chester Road appeared before the Zoning Board of Adjustment Feb. 20 to appeal an administrative decision by Code Enforcement Officer Bob Mackey. Mackey […]

Proposed Dumpster Depot
Site Changes Hands

The site of the proposed Dumpster Depot at 41 Ashleigh Drive has changed hands. Assessor David Gomez and Morgan Hollis, an attorney for Dumpster Depot owner David Paul, confirmed last week that the property has passed from the Yvon Cormier Construction Co. to 41 Ashleigh Drive LLC, a Limited Liability Company in which Paul is […]

Council Rates Goals for New Town Administrator

The Town Council is closer to determining what it wants in the next Town Administrator, thanks to a menu of options prepared by Acting Town Administrator Larry Budreau. Budreau, who is also Human Resources Director for the town, presented a list of three goals and 21 qualifications to use in the search process for Derry’s […]

Dumpster Depot Sues Town
Over Zoning Board Decision

The Town of Derry, in particular its Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA), has been served papers in a lawsuit filed by the Dumpster Depot, doing business as Accurate Transport Inc. Dumpster Depot owner David Paul is contesting a Nov. 7, 2013 decision by the Zoning Board that the Planning Board erred in accepting jurisdiction for […]

Dumpster Depot Decision
Heads to Superior Court

A frustrated advocate against the Dumpster Depot plans for Derry got answers at the Jan. 22 Town Council meeting, though they weren’t necessarily the ones she wanted. Brenda Wilson of Greenwich Road appeared before the Council in the public forum part of the meeting to ask for answers regarding the Dumpster rental firm and its […]

Griffin Morse to Succeed Mary
Anderson as Pinkerton Headmaster

Pinkerton Academy’s new Headmaster will be a man with New Hampshire roots and global influence. The Board of Trustees announced Thursday. Jan. 23, that Griffin Morse will assume the role of Headmaster upon Mary Anderson’s retirement this June.