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New Hampshire

October 3, 2013

Hampstead church hosts international dinner


I-93 painting planned today in Salem

SALEM — The New Hampshire Department of Transportation announced paint crews are scheduled to work today on Interstate 93 in Salem between the Massachusetts state line and the Exit 2 Interchange.

Work will take place between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Motorists traveling through the work zone can expect minor delays while the paint pavement markings are allowed to dry. State Police rolling roadblocks will be used to complete this work.

Uniformed officers and traffic control devices will be used to assist motorists through the work zone. Minor traffic delays can be anticipated. This work is weather dependent.

Get Affordable Care Act answers

HAMPSTEAD — On Thursday, Oct. 10, at 6:30 p.m., Hampstead Public Library hosts a free educational program about the new Affordable Care Act.

While the new marketplace has the prospect of quality, affordable healthcare, you may have questions such as: Who will be eligible for premium credits and cost sharing subsidies? Will we have Medicaid expansion in New Hampshire and what will be the impact? Who will assist consumers in purchasing on-line?

There will be plenty of time for questions and discussion at this free event. The presenter is Karen Kelly, community organizer for Health Care from the nonprofit NH Citizens Alliance.

Salem Fire Dept. offers open house

SALEM — The Fire Department will have its annual open house Saturday, Oct. 12.

The open house will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Central Station, 152 Main St.

Activities include demonstrations involving extrication equipment, fire extinguishers and an accelerant-detection dog.

There will be food and drinks, a bounce house from children and music performed by the George Williams Band.

A drawing will be held for a firetruck ride to school, and tickets will be sold for another drawing Oct. 14 for a John Deere tractor and loader. Proceeds will go toward fire Capt. Steve McKenna, who is battling cancer.

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