The Derry Town Council will hold a public hearing on its proposed 2017 budget in a special meeting Thursday, May 19 at the Municipal Center. The budget, if passed by the Council, will reduce the tax rate by 1 cent, while maintaining and in some cases enhancing the current levels of service.
The State of New Hampshire began work this month to compile data on all town roads and properties, in preparation for E 9-1-1 mapping. A notice from the Bureau of Emergency Communications on the town Web site stated that the effort will “enable us to provide exact location information to dispatch agencies, should an emergency
The Derry Cooperative School District is awaiting the results of a soil sampling taken during April vacation, during the removal of an oil tank from the Grinnell Elementary School property. The tank was being removed as part of the school’s conversion to natural gas along with the neighboring Gilbert H. Hood Middle School.