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June 3, 2013

Traffic shift on Rt. 28 tomorrow

LONDONDERRY — A traffic shift is planned for Route 28 tomorrow.

State transportation officials said the move is associated with construction of new Interstate 93 bridges at Exit 5.

The work is slated for 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., weather permitting.

Traffic delays are expected, with flaggers and officers occasionally stopping northbound and southbound traffic on Route 28.

Ongoing work will require a detour at Auburn Road for about two weeks, due to reconstruction of that intersection. Traffic will be detoured to Route 28 and Liberty Drive via Independence Drive.

This concert’s justfor the children

WINDHAM — Rick Goldin will puts on a concert for children Friday at 10 a.m. in Griffin Park.

The event is hosted by Windham Recreation and promises movement, participation and lots of fun.

In case of bad weather that day, call 603-965-1208.

Strawberry Festival coming soonto Hampstead

HAMPSTEAD — Hampstead Congregational Church is hosting its annual Strawberry Festival on Saturday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Shop the craft fair for handmade special teacher gifts or Father’s Day gifts. There will be games with prizes for kids, along with delicious baked goods.

There will also be a fundraising raffle with many items, including baskets and garden items.

Hampstead Congregational Church is at 61 Main St.

Andover Chamber to honor service clubs

ANDOVER - The Andover Chamber of Commerce will hold its 2013 annual Community Service Awards Ceremony and Breakfast on Thursday from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at Indian Ridge Country Club in Andover.

The morning’s program will include recognition of the five service clubs that benefit Andover: The Exchange Club of Lawrence, The Kiwanis Club of Greater Lawrence, Quota International of Andover, The Rotary Club of Andover and The Service Club of Andover.

Guest speaker will be Andover police Chief Brian Pattullo, who is stepping down from his position on July 31, after 15 years of leading the department.

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