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February 22, 2013

Local man wins 'Unsung Hero Award'


Even DPW secretaries got a pat on the back for their phone skills with those who complained when plows hit mailboxes or left snow at the foot of driveways..

“Not everyone’s happy in a snowstorm,” Starkey said. “We have some very patient and accomplished secretaries (who listened to them).”


Seabrook’s school children are on vacation starting Monday, and the library has a number of event to keep them busy

Monday, from 10 a.m. to noon, children 8 and older can attend a sewing program, offering smocking and refreshments.

Tuesday, from 1 to 5 p.m. is Game Day, when board and Wii games will be out to play.

Wednesday at 2 p.m, Polar Bear Day commences, complete with movie and popcorn.

Thursday at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., kids can play Bingo for prizes.

Friday from 1 to 5 p.m. is Peanut Lovers day, when children can make peanut butter-based bird/animal feeders for outdoor friends.

This is also a good time to sign up for Story Times at the Seabrook Library, with the session that runs from March 4 through April 12. Parents should note that times and days have changed.

Tuesday, 10:30 a.m., is Babygarten for children up to 2 years of age.

Wednesday, 6 p.m., is Bedtime Stories for 3- to 5-year-olds.

Thursday, 10:30 a.m., is Story Time for 2- and 3-year-old toddlers.

Space is limited, so signing up early is advised. To do so, call 603-474-2044 and ask for Lisa Michaud, or email


Angeljean Chiaramida covers Seabrook for The Daily News. She can be reached at 978-462-6666, ext. 3271, or at

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