DerryNews.com, Derry, New Hampshire

March 27, 2014

DERRY BRIEFS


Derry News

---- — Genealogy Roundtable to meet

The monthly meeting of the Genealogy Roundtable is April 1 at 7 p.m. at Derry Public Library.

Meetings are informal and allow participants to discuss research.

All are welcome, regardless of experience level.

Garden club presents ‘Seeds’

The Derry Garden Club meets April 4 at 10 a.m. at the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Derry, 40 Hampstead Road.

The program is “All About Seeds” led by Kari Allary-Moyer, owner of Tulip Tree Farm in Hampstead. The public is welcome to attend.

Visit derrygardenclub.org or call 434-0578 for information.

Road weight limits posted

Derry’s Public Works department has listed roads that cannot exceed a 20-ton limit until the weather gets warmer.

Roads affected by this limit are: Adams Pond, Cemetery, Drew, Floyd, Gulf, Kilrea, Pingree Hill, Warner Hill, Back Chester, Cole, English Range, Frost, Hemlock Springs, Old Auburn, Pond, Windham Depot, Bartlett, Damren, Ermer, Goodhue, Humphrey, Old Chester, Walnut Hill and Young.

Kendall Pond Road and Fordway Extension are posted at a 20-ton weight limit all year long.

This is an annual occurrence and may last until late April or early May.

Library hosts ‘History of Derry’

Derry Public Library hosts a program “A History of Derry” April 14 at 6:30 p.m. The program was created by library trustee president Elizabeth Ives and features a cast of six performers who will relate the history of the town in song and story.

Hear about Derry’s patrons, scholars, educators and benefactors. Music will be offered by a descendant of the town’s founding father the Rev. James MacGregor.

No registration is required. Call 432-6140 for information.

Hazardous waste collection set

Residents of Londonderry and Derry can participate in a household hazardous waste collection event May 3 from 9 a.m. to noon at West Running Brook Middle School in Derry.

Materials including pesticides, cleaners, photo chemicals, poisons, pool chemicals, solvents, antifreeze, gasoline, oil-based paints, thinners and driveway sealer are among the items accepted. Items not accepted include batteries, latex paints, explosives, ammunition, used oil or infectious waste.

For information on the collection, visit derry-nh.org.