Derry After Dark tickets go on sale

Tickets for the 2020 Derry After Dark will be sold Sunday, Nov. 10, starting at 11 a.m. at Rockingham Brewing Company, 1 Corporate Drive, Unit 1.

Tickets to be sold include VIP for $50; general admission for $30; $10 for DD, along with a canned good to be donated to Sonshine Soup Kitchen. Another $5 from each VIP ticket and $1 from each general admission will be donated to the nonprofit New Hampshire Brewers Association. Tickets are sold for cash only. Maximum four tickets per person, VIP/general admission, DD combined.

Derry After Dark 2020 takes place on Saturday, Sept. 19, 6 p.m. on Manning Street in downtown Derry. General admission ticket includes samples from all breweries attending, along with access to purchase food from local vendors. VIP ticket holders get admitted at 5:30 p.m. and also get a commemorative glass and samples from all breweries attending along with access to purchase food.

Town snow rules announced

The town is reminding residents that the ordinance regarding snow on the street and parking is in effect Nov. 15 through April 1. During that time, no person shall park any motor vehicle on any public road between midnight and 6 a.m. Any vehicle parked in violation will be towed. Vehicles towed shall be stored and released to the owner only upon payment of the cost of towing. No person is allowed to place any snow or ice upon the surface of the traveled portion of any town maintained portion of road or highway. Blowing, shoveling or plowing snow into the street creates a very dangerous situation that can cause accidents. Any person violating this ordinance will be subject to a fine.

As a friendly reminder, all mailboxes and newspaper boxes are allowed to be located within the town right-of-way at the owner’s risk. The removal of snow around mailboxes and maintenance of the mailbox and post are the responsibility of the owner. Residents are asked not to place any permanent or temporary structures, sprinkler heads or landscape items within the town’s right-of-way. The Town does not repair mailboxes damaged during snow removal operations.

Derry teen honored

Planet Fitness announced that Marisa Douglas of Derry received a $500 scholarship as part of the Planet Fitness Teen Summer Challenge.

The Teen Summer Challenge took place May 15 through Sept. 1, during which Planet Fitness opened its doors to high school teenagers ages 15-18 to work out for free at any of its more than 1,800 locations in the United States and Canada. All teens who signed up for the Teen Summer Challenge were automatically entered into Planet Fitness’ Scholarship Sweepstakes. In the United States, 51 lucky teens across all 50 states and Washington, D.C., were randomly selected to receive a $500 scholarship, and one teen received a $5,000 grand prize.

"We are excited to present Marisa Douglas with a scholarship on behalf of Planet Fitness and the Teen Summer Challenge,"said Rich Childs, Planet Fitness senior director of corporate club operations. "The Teen Summer Challenge surpassed our expectations, and we’re pleased that so many teens incorporated fitness into their routines and some were even rewarded for it with a scholarship."

In its inaugural year, the Teen Summer Challenge saw more than 900,000 teens sign up for the program and log nearly 5.5 million workouts. In New Hampshire, 5,541 teens completed 29,528 workouts this summer.

Hazardous waste day set

Derry joins with Londonderry for the annual fall Household Hazardous Waste Day on Saturday, Nov. 23, from 9 a.m. to noon at Nelson Fields in Londonderry.

Residents can bring materials from their home to dispose of safely, including oil based paints, pesticides, herbicides, solvents, degreasers, household cleaners, pool chemicals, old gasoline or antifreeze.

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