This Year’s Winner The Miss Greater Derry Scholarship Program crowned Megan Cooley of Auburn as the 2014 Miss Greater Derry on Friday evening at the Opera House downtown. The evening featured 10 contestants, five of them from Derry. Pictured with Cooley are Miss New Hampshire, Samantha Russo, left, and last year’s Miss Greater Derry, Kendall
With the end of school nearing at Sandown Central School, the annual Wacky Water Day took place Friday, June 21, allowing fifth graders an afternoon of watery fun and activities orchestrated by fifth grade teacher Stanley Stone. Brianna Brown passes a sponge to her fellow students, as classes squared off in a water relay.
There was no mistaking the arrival of summer this year, with its intense temperatures and humidity. What a welcome prelude to the Fourth of July celebrations coming up next week. Whether those celebrations take place at backyard parties, state parks, nearby beaches or at town-wide events, most feature fireworks prominently. And we’re all for fireworks