The School Board considered at its April 21 meeting spending $240,000 voters at the School District’s Deliberative Session added to the operating budget to increase primary instructional assistant hours. The funding would restore a proposed $118,000 reduction in teaching assistant hours and increase the number of hours aides are in first and second grade classrooms
To boost participation in lunches at the high school, Business Administrator Peter Curro recommended the School District leave the Federal Lunch Program. The School Board considered the costs and benefits of leaving the Federal Lunch Program at the high school during its Dec. 18 budget workshop, with members expressing a strong desire to break free.
A training exercise at Granite Ridge Energy’s power plant last week provided an opportunity for local fire personnel and staff at the plant to sharpen their response skills, should an emergency arise requiring rescue from a substantial height. Londonderry Fire Battalion Chief Jim Roger said the Department’s response was “excellent,” and Granite Ridge Environmental Health