EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

April 5, 2013

DOT plans night work next week on I-93

The Eagle-Tribune

---- — SALEM — The New Hampshire Department of Transportation plans night work next week associated with the construction of the new Interstate 93 Exit 2 Interchange in Salem.

Weather permitting, the installation of portable concrete barrier along I-93 southbound will take place from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., Monday through Friday.

It’s anticipated this work will take five nights to complete, although additional days may be required.

Construction operations will require traffic on I-93 southbound to be reduced to one lane. Motorists should remain alert while traveling through the construction zone and obey all posted signs.

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

Blood donors could win Red Sox tickets

LONDONDERRY — Donate blood in April and earn a chance to win two Red Sox tickets and to be honored at Fenway Park as the Blood Donor of the Game.

To make an appointment, call (800) 733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org.

There will be a blood drive Tuesday at the Londonderry Lions Hall on Mammoth Road from 1 to 6 p.m.

‘A Wrinkle in Time’ at Hampstead library

HAMPSTEAD— Hampstead Public Library will have several events related to “A Wrinkle in Time,” the first of which is on Monday at 6:30 p.m.

Professor Melissa Juchniewicz from Northern Essex Community College will discuss the original reception of the book, its place in the world of science fiction,and its present day context.

On Thursday, April 18, at 1 p.m., the library will host a discussion of the book. On Friday, April 19, at 4 p.m., the library will show the film based on the novel. Kids and adults are invited to this adventurous movie, and snacks will be served.

Retirement party set at Plaistow library

The public library will be hosting Carli Malette’s retirement party on Thursday, April 11, from 3 to 6 p.m.

Malette has served the town of Plaistow in various capacities for more than 20 years as both a Recreation Director and member of the Board of Selectmen.

Refreshments will be served. The library is located at 85 Main St.

Shaheen staffers in Pelham next week

PELHAM — Members of U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen’s staff will hold office hours on Thursday from noon to 1 p.m. at the Pelham Town Hall.

Staff members will be available to speak one-on-one with area residents who are seeking help with federal agencies on issues such as veterans’ benefits, federal taxes, housing, immigration and Social Security.

All area residents are encouraged to attend. For more information on the services available, call 647-7500.

Sign up now for ballroom dance

SANDOWN — Sign up now for the eight-week session of ballroom dance classes, the last until fall, offered by Sandown parks and Recreation.

Classes start April 21. A partner is require and that person must be over the age of 16.

The cost of the eight-week session is $92 per couple for residents, $102 for nonresident couples.

Visit sandown.us or call the recreation office at 887-1872.