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June 11, 2014

Blood drive scheduled in Plaistow

PLAISTOW — Sullivan Tire in Plaistow will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Every donor will receive a coupon for $20 off any auto service; refreshments will be served. The store is located at 126 Plaistow Road.

A long-time supporter of the American Red Cross, Sullivan Tire often hosts mobile blood drives at its locations. According to Red Cross statistics, one pint of blood can save up to three lives and someone needs a blood transfusion every two seconds.

Windham beach to close for treatment

WINDHAM — The town beach will be closed Monday while Cobbetts Pond is treated for milfoil.

Portions of the pond will be treated with the herbicide Reward, also known as Diauat.

No swimming is recommended for 24 hours. The treatment will be performed by Aquatic Control Technology of Sutton, Mass.

For more information, contact Aquatic Control Technology at 508-865-1000.

Flag retirement ceremony set in Sandown

SANDOWN — Boys Scouts will properly dispose of old and worn flags during a ceremony Monday.

The ceremony begins at 6:30 p.m. at the rear of the fire station. The station is at 314 Main St.

Hampstead Republicans meet June 19

HAMPSTEAD — On Thursday, June 19, the Hampstead Republican Committee will hold a monthly meeting 6:30 p.m. at Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive.

The agenda includes a presentation by a yet-to-be-confirmed state office seeker, planning for thebooth at the Hampstead Independence Day Celebration on June 28, and initiatives from the State Republican Committee.

All Republicans and Independents are welcome and encouraged to attend and participate. For more information, write to HampsteadGOP@gmail.com.

Pond to be treated for exotic weeds

SANDOWN — Phillips Pond will be treated for exotic weeds Thursday, June 19.

The treatment will be conducted by Aquatic Control Technology of Sutton, Mass., to control milfoil and fanwort. Aquatic Control has been contracted by the Phillips Pond Protective Association.

Portions of the pond will be treated with the herbicide Clipper, also known as Flumioxazin. No swimming is recommended near the treatment area within 24 hours, according to the company.

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