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March 22, 2013

Bridge repairs to slow traffic

Bridge repairs to the Route 101 bridge over the N.H. Railroad in Hampton will begin on Monday and continue for the next two months, slowing traffic on that portion of the state highway.

The New Hampshire Department of Transportation issued an alert that traffic will be limited to a single lane westbound over the Route 101 bridge. Eastbound traffic on Route 101 will be detoured to Route 1 south, then back up to Route 101 after the bridge.

Motorists are asked to use caution when proceeding through this work zone.


Seabrook’s Community of the Churches has announced its schedule for Holy Week.

Palm and Passion Sunday services will be held at Trinity United Church at 11 a.m., led by Pastor Bill Beddie and will include the traditional distribution of palms.

Maundy Thursday service will be offered at 7 p.m. at Trinity United Church, with Pastor Beddie providing worship leadership.

Good Friday worship will take place at Four Corners Advent Church with Pastor Bruce Small.

Sunrise Easter Service will be at 6 a.m. on Seabrook Beach. Pastor Beddie will lead the service.

Traditional Easter Resurrection Celebration will take place at 11 a.m. at Trinity United Church. An abundance of special music and something for the children are planned.


News from the Seabrook Public Library:

The American Association of Retired People offers tax help to residents on Mondays from noon to 7 p.m. at the library. Those interested must make appointments by calling the New Hampshire State Help Line at 211.

The After-School Players theater group will meet at the library April 2 through 5 from 3 to 6 p.m and on April 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Old-Time Radio Players will perform at the library on April 10 at 3:30 and 6:30 p.m.

For more information, call the library at 603-474-2044 or visit


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

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