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New Hampshire

November 4, 2013

Bass won't run for U.S. Senate

Former Congressman Charles Bass announced yesterday he won’t seek the GOP nomination for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Jeanne Shaheen.

“After much thought and several discussions with my family, friends and colleagues, I have decided that I will not be a candidate for U.S. Senate in 2014,” Bass said.

He said personal and professional responsibilities will preclude him from running, but thanked those who had encouraged his candidacy.

Live Free or Diner collects food

PLAISTOW — The Live Free or Diner is collecting nonperishable food items for Holy Angels Food Pantry.

The diner’s record in previous years was 300 pounds, but this year they have set a goal to collect 800 pounds. Donations can be dropped off during normal business hours; Monday through Friday, from 6 a.m.to 3 p.m., or Saturday and Sunday, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Donations will be accepted continuously until Christmas. Live Free or Diner is located at 5 Plaistow Road.

Tweens, celebrate at Plaistow library

Tween Town for grades six through eight meets today at 4 p.m at Plaistow Public Library

Celebrate the Hunger Games movie, coming out this month with a themed activity presented by Ms. Cara. Enjoy crafts and refreshments relating to the movie. For more information, call 382-6011.

Train to be a babysitter in Hampstead

On Saturday, Hampstead Public Library will offer a Red Cross certified babysitter training class for students ages 11 to 15.

Through hands-on activities, interactive video and lively discussions, the course teaches young people how to care for children and infants, be good leaders and role models, make good decisions, and handle emergencies.

Each student will receive a training guide, and CD-ROM which provide tools to help run a babysitting business.

Advanced registration is required. The cost for training and materials is $85 and must be paid at the time of registration.

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