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May 14, 2013

Memorial Day parade steps off May 26

Plans are in the works for one of the town’s most anticipated events, the annual Memorial Day parade.

The parade will be on Sunday, May 26, with the event beginning at Town Hall at 9 a.m. when everyone gather to pay tribute to those who have fought for the country over the centuries.

Following the ceremony, floats, bands, elected officials and others step off in the parade that winds its way through town streets.

To participate or for more information, contact the Seabrook Recreation Department at 603-474-5746.


The Recreation Department has set the dates for Seabrook’s Old Home Days. This year, the week-long festival runs from Aug. 10 through Aug. 18.

The event includes pageants, a dance, 5K walk/run and softball tournament, as well as a slide show highlighting the town’s history, the Main Event, an all-day fair on Aug. 17, and musket and turkey shoots.

More information will be coming soon from the Recreation Department.


The Seabrook Beach Village District recently elected new officers. This year, the beach commissioners are Dick Maguire, Ted Xavier and Joseph Giuffrey.


Tax abatement forms for income-qualified low- to moderate-income property owners are available at the assessor’s office, located on the first floor of Town Hall. They’re are also available online on the assessor’s page on the town’s website,

Completed abatement application forms are due at the assessor’s office no later than June 30. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1 to 4 p.m.

To learn of income qualification or for more information, contact the assessor’s office at 603-474-2966.


Seabrook Happy Seniors will hold a Mystery Trip on Wednesday, June 19. The very full day of mystery fun begins when the bus leaves the community center at 8:30 a.m. The cost is $29 per person.

For more information, contact Helen at 603-474-8932.


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

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