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Season’s End

The Pinkerton Academy Marching Band traveled to Londonderry for the school’s football team’s final game of the season. Members of the band dueled with the Londonderry Marching Band to help keep the spirits up of the Astros fans and players…

At the Polls

A steady stream of Derry voters made their way to Calvary Bible Church on Tuesday, Nov. 8, to cast their ballot in the mid-term election. With the polls down to just one location from three in town, there were times…

Scaring Readers

Chester Public Library Director Kandace Knowlton was one of the many one-night occupants at the library’s annual Haunted House. Spooky sights were set up throughout the library for escorted groups to see that evening. More photos on page 7. Photo…

Toy Chest Terror

Two-year-old Jasselle Cassen won a first-place prize in her age group for her scary toy box during the annual Costume Contest at Hood Park Saturday morning. The annual contest is hosted by Derry Parks and Recreation Department. See more photos…

Fall Clean-Up

Chester residents Kim and Tom Rairdon volunteered to help clean up along Route 102 in Chester on Saturday morning. The trash was surprisingly on the light side, making for a quick pace toward the Chester town line. See more photos…

Familiar Faces

The Chester Village People have been out in full force again this year carrying on the annual fund raising tradition for the Chester Historical Society. This friendly farmer sits along Chester Road on the way to Auburn. See more photos…

300th Finale

Mickey and Minnie Mouse welcomed attendees to Chester’s Tricentennial Grand Finale on Saturday, Sept. 24. Residents gathered at the fair grounds near Chester Academy after an impressive parade that marched down Chester Street to help celebrate the 300th anniversary of…

Derryfest Day

The annual day of fun on MacGregor Park took place on Saturday, Sept. 17, with plenty of activities to entertain families. Longtime Red Star Twirler and current Miss Portsmouth, Morgan Torre helped to kick off Derryfest. See more page 8.…