Daily Archives: July 10, 2011

Londonderry Breaking News for July 3rd – July 10th 2011

  • WOW did you hear those fireworks all the way down in Windham last night? Tonight closest is Manchester. http://bit.ly/mvRay2 Derry on 4th #
  • You have a good chance to win! only a few entries! GAS GRILL GIVEAWAY – 4th of July Raffle – Londonderry News http://bit.ly/mlADpT#
  • Weather ALERT:Special Weather Statement from the NWS severe thunderstorms possible this afternoon & evening, pos. hail, winds and lightining #
  • 2011 Londonderry graduate Michelle Mayer crowned Miss Kingston last night. #
  • Weather ALERT:NWS upgraded to Watch (593) to 8pm Severe Thunderstorm, Large Hail Pos. Winds, hvy rain and Lighting. http://1.usa.gov/l46fth#
  • A little known fact. Freedom of press has a lot to do with President Jefferson. Londonderry News honors him and our son. RIP best friends #
  • Weather:Large Cells just building in Manchester to our North. 4:55pm #
  • Fireworks Tonight, the closest is Derry. http://bit.ly/mvRay2 Many other choices check our table. (Homebound Ltown Fireworks not included) #
  • Weather more small cells building to north west traveling south east, hard to tell if we will get some rain today. http://bit.ly/LDweather#
  • Cells at 8:20pm passing to the south of Ltown this time. Looks good for all the hometown fireworks street side. Send us your pics! RT 2 1.5K #
  • Fun Fireworks on the Fourth? Don’t forget this is your Trash Day for Robo Trash and recycle if your pickup was Monday! out by 7am! #
  • LFD toned out to Nu-Cast on Grenier Field Road, unknown problem. Time 11:09 AM #
  • LFD en route to 29 Grenier Field Road, Nu-Cast for 30 y/o male with leg injury. Time 11:11 AM #
  • Breaking News I93 southbound MM13.4 north of E4 responding for choking in a car on side of road SP on scene LPD enroute 7:02pm #
  • Londonderry PD report that child was sick and not choking LFD on scene 7:10pm #
  • Breaking News: ENG1 MED2 Responding to Mallard Lane to assist the police. Time out 8:09 p.m. LPD on scene. #
  • It’s Wednesday morning… But not if you have a big green container of trash! Tuesday Trash pickup is today! “If it fits it ships (dumps)” #
  • Found Kitten! Is it yours? In the Kings. http://bit.ly/mTKLNf Info in our FREE classifieds #foundkitten ~ Great for any item or service #
  • LFD toned out for man with abdominal pain on Rockingham Road in car outside of Thibeault Construction. Time 2:01 PM #
  • LFD on scene outside Thibeault Construction on Old Mammoth Road. Time 2:05 PM #
  • Old Mammoth Medical Emergency: LFD reports under control, transporting patient shortly. Time 2:10 PM #
  • Weather no alert but we are seeing line of storms on our radar high atop Macks U-Pick2 passing through NY, should reach us btwn 5- 8pm #
  • Weather:Rain is about one hour away, Heavy Bands about 2 hours away from Ltown. Should last about an hour unless we see some cooling. 7:15pm #
  • Rain 8:22pm starting looks like good hour or more. U-pick2 forecast does not always work out that well… First lightning in West Ltown 8:28 #
  • Big Lightning Strike in the Mack’s Orchards or near the center of town. 8:30 @PSNH showing no outages <1% in Manchester 84 homes in Hudson #
  • Big Boom followed by rain bust last night South .03 inches, Central .07, North .26 Pumpkins are about 2-4 inches in some places (the plant) #
  • Only 2 days left on 20% off Blow out Fourth Sidewalk Sign A-Frame Sale. Great savings on Sign Kits! http://OnTheStep.com In Stock! #
  • Breaking News:LFD responding to 362 Mammoth Road for a Oven FIRE just north of Bankroft. Time out 5:10pm LPD also enroute 6 trucks/eng/medic #
  • LFD on scene E3 in the driveway 5:13pm investigating. Nothing showing, canceling standby units. 5:14pm #
  • Breaking News:LFD and LPD enroute to 37 Litchfield Road for a HOUSE FIRE time out 7:18pm called into LPD residents told to evacuate. #
  • Update on Litchfield fire Third on the left after Kelley Road. E1, E5, T1, Medic, Car2 nearest Hydrant Corner Litchfield and Mammoth…. #
  • Update Command requests Litchfield Tanker… LPD on scene 7:21pm reporting a small fire above the stove. LPD knocked down fire, extingusher #
  • E3 on scene light smoke side 1 7:22, T1 on scene 7:23, Car2 w/command on scene. 37 Litchfield Road. FIRE in the wall LFD working. 7:24pm #
  • Listen in to the working FIRE on Litchfield Road http://t.co/5IfTk5K LFD reports investigating extension into wall, E5 on scene Car 5 enrt #
  • Traffic Alert Litchfield Road Will be Shut down. Time now 7:27 Litchfield Tanker enroute. Command reports fire in wall contained overhauling #
  • Update on Litchfield Road fire. 7:29 Litchfield Tanker canceled, Litchfield open to one way traffic with detour. Follow LPD instructions. #
  • Some units departing 37 Litchfield Road Fire, Westbound Traffic only Eastbound traffic detoured by LPD 7:31pm T1 in service E1 soon overhall #
  • Breaking News:LFD and LPD enroute to 107 Willey Hill Road for a unconscious person, not know if breathing time out 7:44pm #

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Massabesic Audubon to Host Summer Garden Party

Summer isn’t summer without a Garden Party and you’re invited!  The 4-H Children’s Teaching Garden, located at the Massabesic Audubon Center, is having its annual Garden Festival on Saturday, August 20 from 9 AM to 3 PM. The Festival is a special celebration to pay tribute to the more than 150 4-H youth, their adult mentors and volunteers who have planted, tended and will harvest the gardens for the NH Food Bank (6,000 lbs of produce is the target for 2011).  Children will be treated to ongoing free, fun garden activities, and adults, families and the young’uns can participate in short tours and scavenger hunts in the garden held throughout the day.

Two workshops will also be offered for adults. “Extending Your Season” will be presented by Master Gardener Coordinator Ron Christie from 9 AM to 12 noon and “It Doesn’t Take All Day to Cook Gourmet with Herbs from the Garden” with Master Gardener Ken Holbrook from 1 PM to 3 PM. Workshops have a $15 per family fee and reservations are required. Please call Ron Christie at UNH Cooperative Extension, 603-679-5616.

The highlight of your day will be experiencing this beautiful garden that has been tended by the 4-H Green Thumb Team youth of the Greater Manchester and Nashua area. Bring a picnic lunch and a blanket (we also have picnic tables) and enjoy the beauty of this setting. Entry to the garden and the ongoing programs are free, but if you can, bring a canned good or boxed food to donate to the NH Food Bank and become a part of this community effort to help feed those in need. The NH Common Ground Garden project is sponsored by UNH Cooperative Extension 4-H and the Massabesic Audubon Center.  Massabesic Audubon Center is located at 26 Audubon Way in Auburn, NH, next to Massabesic Lake. For additional information call (603) 641- 6060 or visit the Hillsborough County Cooperative Extension website.


Toasters and Candle Holders Recalled Due to Fire Hazard Risk

The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (USCPSC) has issued a recall for toasters and glass votive candle holders due to fire hazards. Consumers should stop using these products immediately. The USCPSC would like to remind consumers that it is illegal to sell or attempt to sell a recalled product.

Hamilton Beach Recalls Toasters

About 300,000 toasters, imported by Hamilton Beach Brands Inc. of Glen Allen, Virginia, have been recalled due to a malfunction with the heating element. The heating element can remain energized indefinitely when an item is placed in the toaster which may ignite the contents, posing a fire hazard if the toaster is near flammable items. Hamilton Beach has received 15 reports of toasters that did not pop up as intended, including three reports of minor damage to kitchen cabinets. There have been no reported injuries.

The recall involves model 22600 toasters with specific series codes. These codes begin with the letters “C” or “D” and have the format of CXXXXBI or DXXXXBI, where “XXXX” represents a four digit number ranging from 0190 through 5290. The model number and series code are printed on the bottom of the toaster. The toaster has a chromed steel exterior, a front control panel with a rotary toast shade selector and function buttons arranged in an arc, a front removable crumb tray and Hamilton Beach printed across the front of the toaster.

The toasters were sold at mass merchandisers, department, grocery, and home center stores nationwide, as well as various online retailers, from February 2008 though June 2011 for between $30 and $40. They were manufactured in China.

Consumers should stop using the recalled toasters immediately and contact Hamilton Beach to receive instructions on how to obtain a free replacement toaster. To contact Hamilton Beach, call 800-379-2200 anytime or visit the firm’s website. Visit the USCPSC website to view this recall.

Dollar Tree Recalls Glass Votive Candle Holders

About 117,000 glass votive candle holders, imported by Greenbrier International Inc. and sold by Dollar Tree Stores Inc., both of Chesapeake, Virginia, have been recalled. The candle holders can shatter while in use, posing a fire and laceration hazard to consumers. There has been one reported incident of a shattered candle holder, but no injuries have bee reported.

The recall includes frosted and clear glass votive candle holders with French Vanilla scented candles. The holders are 2.5 inches tall. The model number 976127 and date code 1010 are printed on the bottom of the candle holders.

The candle holders were sold at Dollar Tree, Dollar Bill$, Deal$ and Dollar Tree Deal$ stores nationwide from December 2010 through April 2011 for about $1. They were manufactured in India.

Consumers should stop using the candle holders immediately and return them to the store of purchase for a full refund. For more information, contact Dollar Tree Stores Inc. at 800-876-8077 between 9 AM and 5 PM ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website. To see this recall on the USCPSC’s website, click here.


Not for Profit Dissolved by the State Continues to Request Donations

A organization representing itself as the Cairn Rescue League of Kingston, continues to request donations even after the state of New Hampshire dissolved the nonprofit in February of this year. Since 2010 the state has requested in writing and in phone conversations that the Cairn Rescue League to file reports and be properly registered in the state of New Hampshire. Other than one return phone call from the head of the organization all other contacts were ignored.

Attorney General Michael A. Delaney issued the following consumer alert to citizens in the State of New Hampshire:

Nonprofit organizations soliciting donations in the State of New Hampshire are required to register with and report to the Attorney General. Cairn Rescue League of Kingston, a nonprofit, charitable organization, has not registered with the Attorney General’s Charitable Trusts Unit despite repeated requests to file the required documentation. As a result, Cairn Rescue League of Kingston is in violation of New Hampshire law, including, but not limited to, RSA 7:28, I (registration requirements), RSA 7:28, II (reporting requirement), RSA 7:28, VI (breach of trust), and RSA 7:28-f (penalties).

Cairn Rescue League (“the organization”) was formed in 2000, “[t]o facilitate the pick up, transport, medical care, rehabilitation, fostering, and adoption of homeless or soon-to-be homeless Cairn Terries and Cairn Terrier mixes and to educate the public about responsible Cairn Terrier care and ownership.” The organization is subject to the jurisdiction of the Charitable Trusts Unit pursuant to RSA 7:21, II(b)(2) (“…established, in whole or in part, for any benevolent, philanthropic, patriotic, educational, humane, scientific, public health, environmental conservation, civic, or other charitable purpose or any person who in any manner employs a charitable appeal as the basis of any solicitation or an appeal that suggests that there is a charitable purpose to any solicitation …”).

On March 9, 2010, the Charitable Trusts Unit requested the organization to file an application for registration. The Charitable Trusts Unit sent another request on May 13, 2010, via certified mail addressed to all board members. Thereafter, on June 10, 2010, the head of the organization called the Charitable Trusts Unit regarding the registration requirements. Despite the telephone communication, and follow up letters sent by the Charitable Trusts Unit, no further response was received from the organization.

On February 15, 2011, the New Hampshire Secretary of State administratively dissolved the entity’s corporate charter for failure to file a required report.

The entity’s website www.cairnrescueleague.com appears to be current, and donations are requested on that website.

Attorney General Delaney asks potential donors to exercise extreme caution before donating to the Cairn Rescue League and, if any citizen receives a request for donations from this organization, please notify the Charitable Trusts Unit at (603) 271-3591 immediately.