The moratorium, which starts April 16, will apply to lodging units within 1,000 feet of Route 1.
A Facebook post says Bull Jagger will close, but its lagers will be sold in Maine while supplies last.
Environmentalists and industry set up stringent, but voluntary, guidelines for gas and oil drillers.
Stocks rise after Bernanke says interest rates will be kept low at least until the jobless rate hits 6.5 percent.
Economists say low-wage workers were hit particularly hard by an increase in Social Security payroll taxes resulting from "fiscal cliff" negotiations late last year.
Civilian employees at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard will rally Thursday against across-the-board budget cuts.