This intense and talented multi-sport athlete tore through the Billerica defense, finishing with seven goals and three assists in helping his Astros to a 20-12 win over the Bay State squad.
Two faucets at East Derry Memorial Elementary School will continue to be observed and sampled after being determined to have more than the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) recommended level of lead, which is 15 parts per billion (ppb).
Superintendent Laura Nelson gave a report on the water situation at the April 12 School Board meeting. A letter went out to parents dated April 5.
On Nov. 25, a routine lead and copper screening by the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (DES) revealed inconsistent results compared with prior screenings. East Derry Memorial’s library workroom, room 103 and room 110 were reported to have more than 15 parts ppb of lead. Continue reading
Police Chief Ed Garone presented his 43rd budget to the Derry governing body on April 12, in a world vastly changed from that surrounding his first ones.
The world Garone works in now includes a heroin epidemic and the ripple effects of burglary, shoplifting and more domestic violence.
Garone is requesting a budget of $9,567,323 for 2017. The budget recommended by Acting Town Administrator Stephen Daly is $9,564,803.
Highlights of Daly’s budget include:
- Personnel, $8,239,478;
- Capital Expenses, $652,530;
- Operations and Maintenance, $520,985; and
- Debt Service, $159,384. The net of the expenses is $8,520,143, but with projected revenues of $1,044,660 included it is $9,564,803.