The Derryfest is the victim of an ugly budget battle in Derry, with the Recreation Dept. claiming budget cuts no longer allow the expense. To date, over 400 signatures have been collected in an attempt to repeal the cuts. And this development appears to be purely political, and not the rec. department’s inability to fund the event, which amounts to a fraction of 1% of the budget. Listen in for the details. Also, Manchester receives 110 musical instruments, valued at $25,000 from the “Music Drives Us” organization.