We can’t count the number of times suggestions have been made to “fix” downtown Derry so that it will attract more foot traffic and more customers. Consultants have been hired and let go, locals and non-locals have offered their advice, yet nothing seemed to stick. But there’s a change in the air, and it’s not
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.