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September 20. 2013 1:30PM

Hampton Beach parking revenue up 25% in a year; director asks for raises for enforcers


HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — The municipal parking lots at New Hampshire's Hampton Beach had their best season ever this year, drawing more than $518,000 in revenue.Director of Parks and Recreation Dyana Martin said the figure beats last year's revenues by more than $100,000.



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