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December 4, 2013

Old I-93 bridge coming down tonight

SALEM — The old Interstate 93 southbound bridge over Pelham Road will come down tonight, weather permitting, according to the New Hampshire Department of Transportation.

Traffic on Route 97/Pelham Road will be detoured from about 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. tomorrow to prevent traffic from moving under the bridges during demolition.

The detour route will be South Policy Road to Lowell Road to Stiles Road. No impacts are anticipated to I-93 traffic.

Message boards and detour signs will be in place.

The bridge being removed will be the 18th red-listed bridge that has been removed under the overall I-93 widening project.

The last remaining red-listed bridge is scheduled to be removed in the fall of 2014.

This is part of the I-93 widening and reconstruction project around Exit 2.

The general contractor for the $41 million project is George R. Cairns & Sons Inc. of Windham.

Learn how to get news into the paper

SALEM — The Greater Salem Chamber of Commerce, together with The Eagle-Tribune, will host a free workshop to learn “How to Get Your News Into the Newspaper.”

Led by Karen Andreas, regional publisher of The Eagle-Tribune and North of Boston Media Group, the session will offer insight and tips for writing effective press releases, pitching stories to reporters and editors, and general tips for working with the newspaper staff.

The session will also include special advertising ideas and incentives for Chamber members.

The workshop will be held Friday at the Brookstone Event Center, 14 Route 111, Derry.

Coffee will be served beginning at 7:30 a.m., with the program running from 8 to 9 a.m.

Register in advance by calling the Greater Salem Chamber at 893-3177 or by emailing donna@gschamber.com.

Sandown PTA hosts Holiday Auction

SANDOWN — The Sandown PTA holds its annual Holiday Auction tomorrow from 6 to 9 p.m. at Sandown North School.

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