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March 10, 2014

Polls open tomorrow at 7 a.m. for town election

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The NRC regulates and inspects all the nation’s nuclear power plants.

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At 6:30 pm on Thursday, Seabrook Library will present, “The Last of the Doughboys: The Forgotten Generation and Their Forgotten World War.”

The book’s author Richard Rubin, will be at the event to bring out the individual voices and individual experiences to one of humanity’s most devastating conflicts, the Doughboys, the name given to WWI soldiers.

Rubin, who lives in New York and Maine, is the author of the best-selling “Confederacy of Silence.” He has written for magazines such nationwide magazines as the Atlantic, the New Yorker, and Smithsonian.

The program is free and open to the public; light refreshments will be served. For more information, call the library at 474-2044.

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Seacoast native and comedian, Jon Rineman, is returning home on Saturday, March 29 to do a fundraiser for his alma mater Winnacunnet High School. Rineman is the head monologue writer for Jimmy Fallon, Jenny Z from the Boston Comedy Festival, and Anthony Scibelli, writer from Cracked.com.

Proceeds raised will support the non-profit Friends of Winnacunnet Foundation and the Winnacunnet High School Alumni Association with their annual scholarships. Ticket costs are $20 per ticket. With a limited quantity, advance purchase is recommended.

The show takes place at the Ashworth Hotel at Hampton Beach, starting at 8 p.m. with the doors opening at 7 p.m.

For reservations, contact HAWHSAlumni@atown.com or www.winnacunnetalumni.org.

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Selectmen have rescheduled their second meeting this month to March 24, at 10 a.m. The meeting was previously scheduled for March 17.

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Angeljean Chiaramida covers Seabrook for the Daily News. She can be reached at achiaramida@newburyportnews.com or at 978-961-3147.

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