EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

June 21, 2013

Salem bridge to close until August


The Eagle-Tribune

---- — SALEM — The Providence Hill Road bridge over Providence Hill Brook will be closed for reconstruction from July 1 to late August.

Providence Hill road will be closed to through traffic from Atkinson Road to Shannon Road, according to the town Engineering Department.

Motorists are encouraged to seek alternate routes. Truck drivers are advised there is a 10-ton weight limit on the Shannon Road bridge. Truck detour routes will be posted.

For more information on the bridge project, go to salemnhprojects.org and click on the engineering page. Engineering director Robert Puff can be reached at 890-2033 or rpuff@ci.salem.nh.us

Concert presented in Windham

WINDHAM — The Blues Brothers: The Next Generation Band, will perform 7 p.m. on June 29 outside Windham High School.

A fireworks show will be at 9:15 p.m. The parking lot opens at 5:30 p.m.

Call Windham Recreation, 965-1208, for more information.

Newton sells discounted park tickets

NEWTON — The Recreation Commission is offering town residents discounted tickets to Water Country and Canobie Lake Park.

The tickets are available at Town Hall. Canobie Lake Park tickets are $29 and Water Country tickets are $28 for anyone over 48 inches tall.

The tickets are good for any day of the 2013 season. Checks can be made payable to Newton Recreation and must include name, address and phone number.

Tots summer camp offered in Pelham

PELHAM — A summer camp for tots starts July 9 at Elmer G. Raymond Memorial Park Lodge.

The cost is $225 per resident, $250 for nonresidents. Discounts are available for additional family members.

Register at webtrac.pelhamweb.com.

Silent basket auction slated in Salem

SALEM — The sixth annual A Tisket, A Tasket is June 27 at Greystone Farm at Salem.

The silent basket auction benefits the American Legion Post 63 Auxiliary. Bidding is from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

There will be picnic fare and the chance to bid on 40 baskets donated by local businesses.

The baskets include everything from electronics and gift certificates to toys and vacation giveaways. There is also a grand raffle.

Admission is $5. Greystone Farm is at 242 Main St.

For more information, contact Tracey Hamlin-Landry at 898-5393 or edgfs@benchmarkquality.com.