BIG BEAR HUGS

Smokey Bear made an appearance last week at the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Derry with Forest Ranger Neil Bilodeau in recognition of the 12 club members who entered this year’s Poster Contest. A total of 354 kids from…

College News 2012

College Graduations- 2012: • Assumption College, Worcester, Mass., May 12, 2012 – Michael Richelson, Bachelor of Arts. • Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine – May 26, 2012 – Kelsey Flagg, Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Spanish, with minor in Education…

On 4-3 Vote, Return of iPad will be Requested

The Derry Town Council has agreed to put the issue of a retiring Councilor’s gift of an iPad to rest, after Chairman Michael Fairbanks makes one more attempt to retrieve the device. The Council discussed the issue under “old business”…

Town Council Cuts Overtime Budget for Police Force

Police Chief Ed Garone has presented his 41st budget to the Derry Town Council. The original working budget for the Derry Police Department was $9,159,818, an increase of $615,506 over 2013’s $8,544,312. During the Thursday, April 18 budget meeting, $50,000…

WINTER BREAK

The students at Gilbert H. Hood Middle School had a day to cut loose before their vacation week. Nikki Arnold, Myssa Duong, Erin Dellorusso and Lacey Cheney participate in the Iditarod Race that was set up on the athletic fields…

Carmela “Mickey” Conway

Carmela “Mickey” Conway, 81, of Derry, died Feb. 25, 2013, surrounded by her family. She was born March 7, 1931 in South Medford, Mass., the daughter of Joseph and Rosa (Fareri) Micale. She was raised and educated in Medford, Mass.,…

Doris Birchander

Doris K. Birchander, 91, of Derry, formerly of Saugus, Mass., died Feb. 22, 2013 at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House, surrounded by her family after a lengthy illness. Born Dec. 14, 1921 in Forties Settlement, Nova Scotia, Canada, she was…