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Derry Public Library staff, trustees and supporters gathered Oct. 5 to receive a “Library of the Year” award presented by the New Hampshire Library Trustees Association. The library was selected after being unanimously nominated by members of the Board of Trustees. Library Director Eric Ster…

EAST DERRY — The library on the hill in East Derry continues to offer families an intimate setting and big opportunities to enjoy reading, programs, children’s activities and special events.

DERRY — Pinkerton Academy Headmaster Timothy Powers and Dean of Students Susanne Tartarilla announce that two Pinkerton Academy students have been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program for exceptional academic performance.


DERRY — A group of Derry police officers were honored for their service and heroic actions during the past year, putting their lives on the line to save others.

DERRY — An Army veteran and his family have received a new home thanks to an organization known for its service and support.

DERRY — An upcoming special election in town will choose a new state representative to represent Derry in Concord.

It was a celebration of community with a spotlight on much local talent singing, dancing and twirling batons throughout the day.


DERRY — A new mural in town pays tribute to the area’s rich aviation history, including Derry’s own first American in space.

DERRY — The community’s two Rotary clubs are banding together to help make sure no child is without a warm bed to call their own.


Members of the Derry Garden Club gathered at the Marion Gerrish Community Center to create colorful florals for the recent Derryfest celebration. The club had a booth at Derryfest to offer information about its mission. All donations from the flower arrangements will support community beauti…

DERRY — A decision on whether to ban parking on sections of East Broadway was tabled a second time as town councilors hope to get more information before taking a final vote.

DERRY — The Derry Town Council faced an agenda at its Sept. 21 meeting that included a reconsideration of a preview vote, added efforts to support election workers and an approval for police to use grant funding for various law enforcement patrol efforts.

In the recent Best of Derry News 2021 contest, one local business was omitted from the final list of winners.

LONDONDERRY — After months of discussion and study, the town’s task force on community water concerns offered information and recommendations to Town Council.


DERRY — The town’s biggest party returned to MacGregor Park last Saturday as the 32nd annual Derryfest joined families, businesses and organizations together for a day of community spirit.

DERRY — Members of Derry’s Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1617 and Auxiliary recently supported the community’s fire and police departments, handing out gift cards worth $100 each from Chen’s Chinese Restaurant and Pisano’s Pizzeria.

DERRY — The Zoning Board paved the way for a local tailor business to open on Lenox Road, but said no to allowing a property on Kendall Pond Road to be used as a car dealership.

New toddler playground up and running

DERRY — September is Suicide Awareness Month and as part of its efforts to spread awareness and offer support, Pinkerton Academy has had a peer-led suicide prevention program.

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