Posts Tagged ‘election’

Voter Turnout Lowest in Eight
Years for March Election

Derry Town Moderator Margaret Ives couldn’t help being facetious as she reviewed the voter turnout Tuesday, March 11, at Calvary Bible Church, the District 2 polling place. “Did you have trouble finding a place to park?” she asked. “Did you have to walk far?” The answer was “no” and “no,” as Ives and her staff […]

Derry Goes to the Polls on March 11

Derry Town Moderator Margaret Ives has seen her town grow from paper ballots, a chore to count, to the current electronic voting machines. But one thing hasn’t changed, according to Ives: the need for citizens to get out and cast those ballots. “We have the right to vote and we need to exercise it,” Ives […]

Make It More Than a Slogan

Londonderry Supervisor of the Checklist Geraldine “Gerry” Van Grevenhof wants people to come out and vote March 11. “The elections affect everybody within the town,” Van Grevenhof said. “The money that’s being spent is their tax money and they should have a say in it.” Next door in Derry, Town Moderator Margaret Ives gives her […]

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 […]

Playing an Active Role

Deliberative sessions are the times specifically set aside to discuss and potentially change warrant articles. Residents don’t vote on whether or not to approve the warrant article at deliberative session – they vote instead to send the article to the warrant, and on Election Day, they vote the warrant article up or down. At deliberative […]