Derry will go forward with a Special Election Oct. 13, after the Town Council unanimously approved it in a Sept. 23 special meeting. With Vice-Chair Albert Dimmock in charge and Chair Tom Cardon participating by speakerphone, the Council voted on a date for the election so residents can make their opinions known on eight “referendum
The Derry School Board and administration will continue to work with a moving target of enrollment, while endeavoring to keep taxes under control. Superintendent Laura Nelson gave her enrollment report at the Sept. 22 School Board meeting. While numbers continue to decline, they are not dropping drastically, Nelson and the board agreed.
We can’t count the number of times suggestions have been made to “fix” downtown Derry so that it will attract more foot traffic and more customers. Consultants have been hired and let go, locals and non-locals have offered their advice, yet nothing seemed to stick. But there’s a change in the air, and it’s not