The Derry Planning Board has accepted jurisdiction over a proposed two-lot subdivision on Lane Road, after learning that the developer and an abutter have worked out their issues regarding drainage. Richard Murdoch, who is proposing to divide 23 Lane Road, Parcel ID 05074, appeared before the board Aug. 21 at a continuance from July 17.
The town’s two TIF (Tax Increment Financing) districts are working as intended and will bring both new business in and the money to pay for infrastructure improvements. That’s the opinion of Chief Financial Officer Frank Childs, who said that in a TIF district, the tax revenue from a property goes directly to paying for improvements
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