DerryNews.com, Derry, New Hampshire

September 6, 2012

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---- — As the fur flies ...

A motorcyclist heading up the highway was spotted recently with a very special passenger on board.

A tossled white head of fur was spotted blowing in the wind as the bike flew Cars getting a bit closer noticed a perky pup all strapped in and enjoying the ride — complete with a pair of doggie goggles.

Come home to Derry

The annual Derryfest celebration is set for Sept. 15 at MacGregor Park.

For more than 20 years, the daylong celebration has offered information, entertainment, activities and plenty of town spirit. This year, the event is set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

”It’s a great way to kick off the beautiful fall season and get to know your neighbors,” Derryfest committee member Mike Gendron said.

More information is available at derryfest.org.

St. Luke’s celebrates ‘Side by Side’

St. Luke’s United Methodist Church is undergoing a face-lift and will get new exterior siding.

The church at 63 East Broadway was incorporated in town in 1888.

Members will be raising money to support the “Side by Side” project.

Fight or flight

A Federal Aviation Administration official called the Londonderry Police Department last week.

The caller was concerned trespassers were trying to gain entry into the FAA building on Sargent Road. The building holds equipment responsible for coordinating planes with the nearby Manchester-Boston Regional Airport.

No religious persecution

On two separate occasions during recent town board meetings, Rotarian Reed Clark needed to thank his new saviors.

During a Town Council Meeting earlier this month, Clark said, “I thank the Rain God, my rain dance worked nicely and the Wood Chip God.”

Clark was referring to the nice weather and extra land provided by new mulch for Old Home Day festivities.