Archive for July, 2013


Local Man Becoming Racer to Be Reckoned With

Andy Seuss of Hampstead has been racing since before he started school. He recently captured a fourth-place finish at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon in the Town Fair Tire NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour 100.


Top Graduating Seniors from Chester Awarded Scholarships

Nicholas McNeill and Jessica Newnan were presented with scholarships by the Chester school board for being the top academic achievers at Pinkerton Academy from Chester. Newnan graduated this year and McNeill the year before. Courtesy photo by Chip Underhill


Passing Glance Leads to Rescue of Family Pet

Darlene Languirand visits Charlie the week after her dramatic rescue of the dog from the middle of Sunset Lake. Courtesy photo


Science Camp Popular Event With Sandown Children

Science teacher Beatrice Donohue puts the final touches on the engine of Madeline Zambrowicz’s model rocket in the grand finale of last week’s science camp at Sandown Public Library. Photo by Matt Rittenhouse



Derry Medical Center/Londonderry Family Practice recently awarded the 2013 recipients of its annual high school scholarship program, with a $1,000 scholarship going to a 2013 graduate from each of four area high schools – Pinkerton Academy in Derry, and Londonderry, Windham and Salem high schools. Winners graduated in the top 25 percent of their class […]


Hampstead Youngsters Enjoy Summer ‘In the Pit’

In the Pit campers at the Hampstead School District summer camp get ready for the race. The front four were ready to roll while the rest were anxious observers. In front are Garrett Pintal, Nicolai Crescenzi, Nate True, Matt Schumacher, and Jeff Reuter, and in back are Owen Remillard, Jack Berrigan, Kenny Houle, and Alex […]


Hampstead Fire Demonstrates New Rescue Equipment

Firefighters familiarize themselves with the newly acquired “Res-Q-Jack system last week during an extraction training exercise session.

Keep Your Comments Civil

Members of the Derry Town Council were correct when they said council meetings are their business meetings, not a meeting of the public. But that doesn’t mean councilors or selectmen have the right to ignore their constituents. And it also doesn’t mean that individual members should denigrate the comments of their fellows. At the July […]