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A look back at the ice storm of 2008

On the morning of Dec. 12, 2008, people over much of New England and upstate New York woke up to a changed world. Overnight, freezing rain fell on trees, twigs, branches and utility wires, and everything was encased in silvery ice. The ice-laden trees, branches and poles fell over roads, ...

LURGIO SEISMOGRAPH

Ross A. Lurgio Middle School (Bedford) has partnered with the Boston College Weston Observatory through their Educational Seismology Project (BC-ESP) to bring authentic scientific learning to students. Through the generous support of the Bedford Education Foundation (BEF), we were able to ...

Bedford Garden Club Lights Memorial Tree

Each holiday season, the glowing lights on Bedford’s Memorial Tree remind us of our men and women who have served in the armed forces. Thanks to the efforts of Bedford Garden Club members John Herper and Kathy Nelson (Community Gardens Chairperson), the Town Memorial Tree has been trimmed ...

LaBelle honored

Amy LaBelle, LaBelle Winery’s founder, co-owner and winemaker, was honored with the Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Excellence in Business award on Friday, Nov. 16 at the Inaugural Women’s Entrepreneurship Day New Hampshire’s High Tea in Henniker, New Hampshire. Heidi Solomon, a member of ...

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Excitement abounds as season opens

At Bedford High School, athletic expectations tend to run high. So when the word starts to circulate around the Granite State that the Bulldogs might be down a bit in boys basketball this winter, it does no tend to sit well. “We have been very busy in the preseason and the kids have shown ...

Barad delivers for RJG Universal in win

Boys Grades 3-4 MegaX 15, TFMoran 9 Mega-X got nice buckets by Stefanos Peters-Demetrio, Zach Pickett, Jacoby DeJesus and Cole Sufat. Bradley Bourcier, Charbel Elchalfoun and Ike Corbett played strong defensive games. Owen Sprague, Jack Bergeron and Eddie Bishop helped keep TF Moran in ...

Barracudas successfully defend title

The Bedford Swim Club Barracudas captured the Division I championship at the recent Granite State Swim Association Championship Meet in Manchester. The defense of their state title capped off a successful summer season for the Barracudas with several individual and team records broken over ...

Bedford righty Harrington carries Merrimack Legion on playoff bid

By HECTOR LONGO Staff Writer MERRIMACK – The Merrimack American Legion team dropped a tough doubleheader Wednesday, but remains right in the thick of the playoff chase. Bedford’s Pat Harrington is a major reason why. The Assumption-bound righty has been impeccable on the hill this ...

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Levesque declares victory

On Tuesday, New Hampshire state Senate Democratic candidate Melanie Levesque declared victory over Republican incumbent Kevin Avard and issued the following statement: “I’m incredibly honored to have earned the trust of New Hampshire voters and the opportunity to represent them in the ...

Bi-Partisan approach: When only the best will do

Greetings from Colorado. Seven states in 80 years, but New Hampshire is still the state I love most. While serving six years on the Bedford Town Council and as chairman for one year, I worked with public officials across the state, including Sens. Hassan, Shaheen, Ayotte and many others. I ...

Chris Pappas is the best choice for U.S. Congress, ‘a true statesman’

We urge every Democrat, Independent and even Republicans, to vote for Chris Pappas in the upcoming Democratic primary. Chris is a true statesman with a devotion to public service, something we find too little of in Washington these days. Chris is very bright. He listens. He understands all ...

Compromise, understanding needed to achieve country’s goals

Perhaps, we have all forgotten the lessons of the past. Our country and our state were founded by people determined to put in place a government of checks and balances, so that we could avoid an autocratic, undemocratic society. At the same time, frightened by the effective anarchy of the ...

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Eugene J. Carlin

Eugene J. Carlin, 91, of Bedford, NH passed away Saturday, January 27, 2018. He was born on December 20, 1926 in Brooklyn, NY, to Eugene J. Carlin Sr. and Mabel O’Brien. He attended the St. Vincent Ferrer Elementary School, Brooklyn Technical High School and the Polytechnic Institute of ...

Deborah L. (Burns) Fenton

Deborah L. (Burns) Fenton 64, of Bedford, NH died Wednesday, October 4, 2017 in Burlington, MA after a period of failing health attributed to her years of battling Crohn’s Disease. Debbie and her twin brother, David, were born prematurely at Wheelus AFB, Tripoli, Libya on July 2, 1953. ...

Cindy Lynn (Teschner) Loefstedt

Cindy Lynn (Teschner) Loefstedt, 55, of Bedford, died July 31, 2017, at her residence, after a courageous battle with ovarian cancer, surrounded by her loving family. All who saw her were inspired and humbled by the strength and the abiding sense of peace she demonstrated throughout her ...

Theresa Mary (Tremblay) Cadden

Theresa Mary (Tremblay) Cadden, 86, formerly of North Chelmsford died on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 surrounded by her loving family at Harbor Point at Centerville in Centerville, MA. She was married to the late Paul F. Cadden, who died on Oct. 12, 2011. Born in Lowell, she was the daughter of the ...