Filing period open

Anyone wishing to sign up to run for open school board or town positions can sign up through Jan. 31. On the school side, there are two open positions, each for three years, up for election at the polls in March. On the town side, there are various open positions including two town council jobs. To make arrangements to file, contact Mary Wing Soares, school district clerk at 603-247-1679. Soares will also be at the school district office on Friday, Jan. 31, 3 to 5 p.m. for final filing. For open town positions and information on signing up to run, contact Londonderry town clerk’s office at 603-432-1100, ext. 199 or email to Town Clerk Sherry Farrell at

Supervisors in session

Supervisors of the Checklist meet at the town clerk's office on Feb. 5, 6 to 7:30 p.m., and Feb. 29, 10 a.m. to noon to correct the checklist and register voters. Feb. 5 is the last day to register prior to the New Hampshire primary election on Feb. 11 and Feb. 29 is the final time to register before town and school district elections on Tuesday, March 10. To register, bring proof of citizenship, proof of age or photo identification. Qualified applicants without proper documentation can sign an affidavit to register. For information, contact Supervisor Kristin Grages at 603-432-1100, ext. 198.

Hospice seeks volunteers

Compassionate Care Hospice, 18 Orchard View Drive, seeks volunteers to join the organization. Training is included for anyone interested in finding out how to serve clients in need of support. Anyone interested in learning more about becoming a hospice volunteer can call volunteer coordinator Andrew Bobo at 603-421-9887.

Leach hosts ‘Living With Bears’

Leach Library hosts a program “Living With Bears” on Thursday, Feb. 13, 7 p.m. and featuring Andrew Timmins, a wildlife biologist with New Hampshire Fish and Game. He serves as a bear project leader with Fish and Game.

Timmins will teach attendees about bear biology and management in New Hampshire with a focus on the challenges of bear management, the issue of bear cultural carrying capacity and bear/human conflict avoidance and management. The program is free and open to the public with seating limited to the first 90 individuals. The program is held in the lower level meeting room at the library.

Arts Cafe features area talent

The Londonderry Arts Council hosts the sixth annual Arts Cafe on Saturday, Feb. 15, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Orchard Christian Fellowship, 136 Pillsbury Road. Area artisans are invited to exhibit and sell their art work and crafts and can register for space by visiting The Arts Cafe is free to the public and also features musicians. Refreshments will be available.

Romping Reads offered

Leach Library offers a new half-hour program, Romping Reads, open to participants of all ages. Each week, participants will enjoy songs, interactive stories and games. Program is Wednesdays, 4:15 to 4:45 p.m. Advance registration required by calling the library at 603-421-1127. Program dates are Feb. 6, 13, 20 and 27.


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