In a split vote, the Derry Town Council has approved a new ambulance fee schedule. The Council heard from Charles “Chuck” Hemeon, EMS (Emergency Medical Services) director, at its Aug. 16 meeting. While two Councilors expressed concern about various aspects of the plan, the 4-2 vote passed it. Hemeon said the town’s charges for using
Citing an unfunded government mandate, the Derry Town Council voted to remove a provision from the revised Fire Prevention Code that would have required “places of assembly” with more than 50 people to invest in AEDs or Automated External Defibrillators. However, Councilors also made an informal pledge to help those churches, clubs and meeting halls
The Derry Cooperative School District may need to shuffle a few positions in order to cope with a larger-than-recommended number of students in the early elementary grades. At the Aug. 16 School Board meeting, Superintendent Laura Nelson gave a real-time enrollment report, her next to last before the Kindergarten-Grade 8 district opens Aug. 31.