A special election to decide the fate of eight referendum petitions will go forward after the New Hampshire Supreme Court denied the town’s motion to stay a lower court’s ruling until the town’s appeal of the ruling is concluded, and also gave the Superior Court jurisdiction to rule on the election date. The New Hampshire
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.