Town offers book recycling
The town of Londonderry is now using the company Discovery-books.com to collect books. Two book bins are now located in the back parking lot behind Town Hall, all in an effort to keep unwanted books out of the landfill. Items accepted include hardcovers, paperbacks, textbooks, and encyclopedias. No magazines are accepted. For information contact the Public Works Department at 432-1100, ext. 13.
Free community meals continue
The Greater Derry Community Meals Network offers a full schedule of free meals at area churches. Upcoming meals include: dinner at First Parish Church in East Derry, Dec. 28, 5 to 6:30 p.m.; lunch at St. Jude's in Londonderry, Dec. 30, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., and dinner served on Jan. 13 at Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration in Derry, 5 to 6:30 p.m. For information visit http://freemealsinderry.blogspot.com.
Supervisors of Checklist to meet
The Supervisors of the Voter Checklist will meet at the town clerk’s office Wednesday, Jan. 9 and Thursday, Jan. 22, from 6 to 7 p.m. to correct the checklist and register voters.
To register to vote, one must provide proof of Londonderry residency, proof of citizenship (passport, birth certificate, naturalization papers, photo ID. Qualified applicants who don’t have proof may register if they sign an affidavit saying they are qualified for identify, age, citizenship and residency.
Filing period opens Jan. 23
It’s not too early to think about running for office and the filing period for candidates hoping to run for town or school district office opens Jan. 23 and ends Feb. 1.
For the school district, open spots are school board member for three years; school district clerk, three years; school district moderator, three years; school district treasurer, three years. To file for school office, contact school district clerk Mary Wing Soares at 247-1679 or stop by the school district office from 3 to 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 1 for final filing.