Chief Financial Officer Susan Hickey will serve as Interim Town Administrator in the wake of the departure of Town Administrator Galen Stearns for medical reasons. Hickey, who has worked for Derry since December 2014, was appointed in a two-hour closed session Wednesday night, July 22.
Fire Chief Michael Gagnon has confirmed that a member of his staff was responsible for information leading to the posting, and subsequent removal, of fliers referring to a Town Councilor’s arrest 30 years ago. Gagnon read a statement Wednesday, July 22, saying, “I have been notified that a member of the Derry Fire Department may
Resident Marc Flattes is hoping to see a change in Derry’s government, with the ultimate goal of lowering taxes. Flattes has asked the Town Council to look into the possibility of changing the charter from a town to a city, and bringing the Derry Cooperative School District under Town control.