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June 6, 2013

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Transfer station sets summer hours

The town’s transfer station’s hours are as follows: Monday and Sunday, closed; Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; and Wednesday, 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. June 5 through Oct. 22.

Call recycling coordinator Joanie Cornetta for information at 432-4650. The transfer station is closed July 4.

Check out the Boy Scout yard sale

Boy Scout Troop 98 will hold its 14th annual yard sale Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The sale will be held at the Derry Masonic Temple, 58 E. Broadway.

In case of rain, the sale will be rescheduled to June 22.

Technology Thursdays at Derry Public Library

Derry Public Library offers classes and drop-in times for people who find themselves “technologically challenged.”

A series of Technology Thursdays provide information on getting over a fear of computers or give that extra know-how to help better use a system or new device.

There are also drop-in times where library staff can provide individual instruction based on individual needs. The next session is set for June 6 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. for individual instruction.

Upcoming sessions are June 20 for Introduction to Microsoft Word and June 27 for Computers for Beginners. Call the library for information at 432-6140.

Salvation Army offers free doughnuts

The Salvation Army celebrates National Doughnut Day on Friday, June 7, with free treats offered from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. at the Salvation Army location at 18 Folsom Road.

The first national day of doughnuts was celebrated in 1938 to help raise money during the Great Depression and to commemorate the work of the “doughnut lassies” who helped make the fried treat what it is today.

Elijah’s Table meals planned

Elijah’s Table, a joint project of the Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration and Etz Hayim Synagogue, hosts free meals for the community.

A free dinner will be held June 9 at the Episcopal Church, 1 Hood Road. On June 23, the meal will be held at Etz Hayim, 1 1/2 Hood Road. Dinners are held from 5 to 6 p.m. All are welcome to attend.

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