Banned Books Week is here again, with the week of Sept. 27 through Oct. 3 devoted to celebrating the freedom to read what you want. The oddly named week draws attention to censorship efforts that continue to this day, and many libraries feature displays of books that people have attempted to keep everyone else from reading. Among the
Many classrooms across Southern New Hampshire are not air conditioned, and that usually makes for a few uncomfortable days at the end of the school year, and maybe a few at the beginning. But last week the level of discomfort rose considerably, with some classrooms in Hampstead, for example, registering 80 degree or higher temperatures.
The Derry Town Council might get some help in the next year or two when it comes to developing a budget – it established a budget advisory committee at its most recent meeting. Unfortunately – and flying in the face of a suggestion made by a resident at a previous Council meeting – the make-up