This standout helped her Astros to a superb finish in their meet, serving as an integral part of the 4×100 relay while also excelling in the 200.
The Derry Town Council has tentatively approved the bottom line for each town department, pending a public hearing May 17.
The Council reviewed Acting Town Administrator Stephen Daly’s proposed budget for 2017 at its May 3 meeting. Daly’s budget if adopted will drop the tax rate by 1 cent.
Many of the town departments came in as level-funded or lower than last year, due to staff reorganizations and aggressive wielding of the red pencil. Councilors praised the staff for the effort and urged them to continue. Continue reading
While a Derry School Board member has expressed frustration with the process used for removing lead from the water system at East Derry Memorial Elementary School, and with bureaucracy in general, district officials say the protocol they’re following is the one recommended by the state Department of Environmental Services (DES) and federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Superintendent Laura Nelson gave an update on the process at the May 3 School Board meeting.
Lead was found in the water from seven faucets during a routine state test in November. Additional tests were done in January and showed a higher than standard concentration of lead, more than 15 parts per billion (ppb). The faucets were replaced and a phosphate water treatment system was installed over February vacation. Continue reading