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February 5, 2014

All-day kindergarten proposed in Seabrook


For the 2015/16 school year the results of the new contract would add a total of $147,589 to the school budget. The School Board and the Budget Committee recommend this appropriation.

Article 4 requests $85,224 to carry out long-term maintenance and modernization work in the Seabrook school buildings, which includes a standby generator, sprinkler system pipe replacement and entrance rails.

Article 5 would appropriate up to $20,000 for the existing Special Education Expendable Trust Fund.

Article 6 requests $25,000 be added to the existing Building Maintenance Expendable Trust Fund.

Article 7, a citizen’s petition that has been approved in previous years, asks that $33,620 be raised to provide services for Seabrook students attending Sacred Heart School located in Hampton.

Seabrook School District candidates

Three residents are running in the races for two, 3-year seats on the five-member Seabrook School Board. The candidates are: Maria Y. Brown, Michael Chase (an incumbent) and Michael Kimball.

Running unopposed for the office of school district clerk is Elizabeth A. Ross; John Lannan is running for district treasurer, and Paul Kelley for district moderator. All are 3-year terms.

The polls are open on Tuesday, March 11, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Seabrook Community/Recreation Center, located on Route 1. Voters are reminded they are required to show a picture ID at the polls to vote.

Those who have not yet registered to vote may do so at the town clerk’s office or at the polls at election day. Bring a picture ID, along with proof of age and residency when registering to vote.

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