Posts Tagged ‘taxes’

A Sign of Change?

Deliberative Attendance: Sandown Town 116 voters out of 3,643 registered. Sandown at Timberlane School 278 out of 3,643. Hampstead School 70 voters out of 6,033. Hampstead Town 44 voters out of 6,033. Derry School 245 voters out of 20,115. Londonderry Town 71 out of 15,944. Londonderry School 90 out of 15,944. Look at the Timberlane […]

Town Council Sets Goals

The Derry Town Council has finalized its goals for 2014 and unanimously accepted them. The goals, originally drafted in November, were reviewed by the Council and approved 7-0 in the first portion of a Special Meeting Jan. 28. Acting Town Administrator Larry Budreau presented the goals, codified into a report by the Primex insurance company. […]

Enough is Enough

A few months ago, we wrote about town officials’ “golden parachutes,” negotiated deals that allow high ranking officials to leave office but continue to collect their salary, receive medical benefits, and get other perks. We noted that plenty of taxpayers who don’t work for the public don’t use their job interview to negotiate their last […]

Residents Ask School Board
to Make More Budget Cuts

While the Derry Cooperative School District is proposing a budget lower than both last year’s approved budget and its default budget, residents at the Jan. 21 public hearing implored them to cut even more, including the possibility of closing a school. The working budget for 2014-15 is $80,817,146.18, including Food Service and federal funds, which are […]