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August 22, 2013

LONDONDERRY BRIEFS


Derry News

---- — New office hours set

The Londonderry Building, Health and Zoning Enforcement offices offers revised hours.

This is an effort to address a gap in administrative services and provide opportunity for staff to maintain office efficienty.

The department will be closed to walk-in customer service on Wednesday of each week. All other functions of the department will continue as usual including normal construction inspections.

Office hours will be: Monday and Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday, closed; Thursday and Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For information, call 432-1100, Ext. 115, or the town manager’s office at 432-1100, Ext. 120.

Drop Off Center accepts tanks

The town’s Drop Off Center is now accepting small propane tanks for disposal, according to the Public Works Department.

Tanks weighing 20 pounds will be accepted for $4. Tanks weighing 1 or 2 pounds will be accepted for free.

Residents should secure the tanks in their vehicle in an upright position to avoid damage while transporting them. Tanks should not be de-valved or emptied further.

The Drop Off Center staff will show residents where they should remove their tanks.

The center is open Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., from April to November. Payment should be by check only.

For more information, contact environmental engineer Bob Kerry at 432-1100, Ext. 137.

Fall bulb sale is underway

Friends of the Leach Library’s fall bulb sale is now underway.

This year, there are 27 varieties of spring and summer flowers available including a new “Spring Garden Collection” and a “Rock Garden Collection” along with daffodils, iris, and tulips.

Orders can be placed at the library through Sept. 28.

Bake sale planned Sept. 1

St. Jude’s Women’s Guild hosts its annual bake sale on Sept. 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Mack’s Apples on Mammoth Road.

There will be homemade pies, cookies, cakes and other fall treats for sale.

Calling artists to the Common

The ninth annual Art on the Common art show is set for Sept. 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

All area artists are invited to get involved in the annual show, that features many forms of art media, including watercolor, oils, acrylics, colored pencil, and sculpture.

The rain date is Sept. 8. For information or to register, call Barbara Scott at 434-4799 or Jason Williams at 845-9974.

Visit LondonderryArtsCouncil.org for an application.