EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

November 25, 2013

Night work planned on I-93 in Salem

The Eagle-Tribune

---- — SALEM — Night work is planned at the new Exit 2 interchange on Interstate 93.

Weather permitting, work will take place today from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

The southbound off-ramp will be realigned after painting has been done. The new off-ramp is north of the existing one.

Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane during the work, according to the New Hampshire Department of Transportation.

This work is part of the $41 million I-93 widening and reconstruction project in the vicinity of Exit 2. The general contractor is George R. Cairns & Sons Inc. of Windham.

Fill up on pancakes in Plaistow

PLAISTOW — The Lions Club will host a pancake breakfast Saturday from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Fish and Game Club on May Ray Avenue.

Enjoy a choice of pancakes, sausage and beverages.

Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for children. proceeds will benefit the Lions Club’s Santa Fund.

Donate blood in Londonderry

LONDONDERRY — The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Londonderry Lions Hall, 256 Mammoth Road. All donors will receive a commemorative T-shirt.

This holiday season the Red Cross is asking people to give something that means something. Give a gift that can help save a life. Give a blood donation. For families dealing with a cancer diagnosis or other major illness, the holidays can be a difficult time.

Donors of all blood types — especially O negative, A negative and B negative — are urged to schedule an appointment to donate blood.

Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments can be made by calling 1-800-RED CROSS or visiting redcross.org prior to that date.

Do some shopping at Leach Library

LONDONDERRY — The Friends of Leach Library are holding a holiday craft sale at the library.

Items for sale include chocolate-covered pretzels, decorative handmade poinsettias, all-natural dog treats, good luck birdseed and handmade beaded angels.

All proceeds go to support the Friends and library missions and projects. Stop by the library’s front desk. There are also tote bags for $15 each.

Brighten the holidays for local seniors

HAMPSTEAD — There is a giving tree inside Hampstead Public Library just for senior citizens.

Rockingham Nutrition and Meals on Wheels sponsors a Santa for Seniors program which provides gifts for Hampstead home-delivery seniors.

Select a card from the tree, purchase the item on the tag, wrap it and bring it to the library by Dec. 18.

Stock up for winter reading at book sale

KINGSTON — Kingston Community Library will hold a book sale Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kingston Recreation Center, 24 Main St.

There will be more than 5,000 books for sale, all from the Hanscom Air Force Base Public Library. Most are nonfiction.

Hardcovers and trade paperbacks are $1, paperbacks and children’s books are 50 cents, and coffee-table books are $2.

Ready to enroll in ‘Monster University?’

KINGSTON — Head to Kingston Community Library Friday evening for a family movie night.

“Monster University” is rated G and appropriate for the entire family. It starts at 5:30 p.m.

Bring a potluck snack to share. The library provides the popcorn.