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January 11, 2013

Budget hearing set for Monday

The Budget Committee on Monday night will hold its public hearing on its proposed budget for 2013. The meeting will start at 6 p.m. at Seabrook Community Center on Route 1.

The hearing will focus on the committee’s recommended $18,711,049 budget, which is less than the 2012 budget of $18,853,820.

Selectmen recently approved a default budget of $18,696,705. The default budget will take effect only if voters at the polls March 12 reject the budget proposed by the Budget Committee.

Also on Monday, the Budget Committee will hold a hearing on the proposed Seabrook School District budget.

At 5:30 p.m., the committee will discuss money-related budget questions proposed by selectmen, department leaders or those submitting certified citizens’ petitions requesting money.


The Rand Church Ladies Aid hosts its monthly bean supper tomorrow from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the 134 South Main St. church. The menu will consist of hot dogs, ham and beans, potato salad and coleslaw, along with homemade desserts including Indian pudding.

The cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children.

The Ladies Aid hosts its monthly suppers the second Saturday of each month.


Seabrook Happy Senior Citizens will host a trip to the Danversport Yacht Club on Wednesday, Feb. 20. The excursion includes a meal with a choice of fried chicken or steak, plus entertainment.

The cost is $29; the bus leaves the Recreation Center at 10:30 a.m.

For more information or to make a reservation, call Helen at 603-474-8932.


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

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