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Matthew Delamater is promoted to Eagle Scout

On Saturday afternoon, April 1, there was an Eagle Scout Court of Honor held at the Bedford Presbyterian Church. The ceremony was held at 3 p.m. in the sanctuary of the Bedford Presbyterian Church to present the award of Eagle Scout to Matthew Delamater. Matt is Eagle number 106 in Troop ...

Local student aids Honor Flight

Nicholas Cannone, a senior at Bedford High School, is assisting Honor Flight New England through his Senior Project. Honor Flight New England is a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to sending our nation’s veterans to Washington D.C. free of charge. Nicholas has been raising funds and ...

Trader Joe’s to open location at Bedford’s Market and Main

MONROVIA, Calif. – Trader Joe’s, a unique, neighborhood grocery store with foods and beverages ranging from the everyday to the exotic, has signed a lease for a new location in Bedford. The store is scheduled to open in the second half of 2018. The store will be approximately 13,000 square ...

How your garden grows

AMHERST – A garden isn’t just for growing food, it’s also a place to renew your body, mind and spirit. That was the gist of Ellen Ecker Ogden’s recent talk to the Amherst Garden Club. Ogden is a garden artist, speaker and cookbook author based in Manchester, Vt. Her slide presentation ...

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Barracudas registration

Registration for the summer 2017 Bedford Barracudas Swim Team will be held on two nights: The first was April 4 and the second will be Tuesday, May 2, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the McKelvie Intermediate School Cafeteria at 108 Liberty Hill Road in Bedford. Returning and new swimmers must register ...

Hussain finalist for award

NASHUA – On Thursday, May 25, the top student athletes from across New Hampshire – including Bedford’s Shahrukh Hussain – will be honored at the Derryfield Restaurant in Manchester at the 2017 Apple Therapy Student Athlete of the Year Banquet. Two high school seniors, one male and one ...

Bedford Barracudas registration

Registration for the summer 2017 Bedford Barracudas Swim Team will be held on two nights: The first was April 4 and the second will be Tuesday, May 2, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the McKelvie Intermediate School Cafeteria at 108 Liberty Hill Road in Bedford. Returning and new swimmers must register ...

Bedford Bulldogs information night

Bedford Bulldogs Football & Spirit will host their annual Registration & Information Night on Wednesday, April 12 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the McKelvie Cafeteria. Football and cheer athletes should plan on attending to complete registration, get sized for football equipment, meet their ...

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Local woman to run in Boston Marathon for Mass. hospital team

Bedford resident Charla Stevens will run in the 121st Boston Marathon on April 17 in support of Massachusetts General Hospital’s Emergency Response Marathon Team. Charla will join an estimated 30,000 runners along the 26.2 mile course that spans from Hopkinton to Boston’s Boylston Street. ...

Our Promise to Nicholas Easter Egg Festival set for April 15

BEDFORD – That’s right, 10,000 eggs will be ready for your little ones to gather up at this year’s Easter Egg Hunt Festival scheduled for 8:30 a.m.-noon on Saturday, April 15, at the N.H. Sportsplex in Bedford. This popular family fundraising event from the OPTN, now in its ninth year, ...

Dispute on climate change goes well beyond just the climate

To the Editor: Although there are good reasons to be skeptical of many climate change claims, the real conflict concerns the implication that climate change then requires full political control of the environment, the economy and the discourse by climate change advocates. A historical record ...

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Susan Joy

Susan Joy of Londonderry died March 9, 2017 at the age of 86. She was the loving wife of the late Graham W. Joy and a former resident of Sudbury MA and Bedford. Born in Budapest, Hungary, she was very proud of becoming an American citizen after coming to Boston in 1946. She attended Regis ...

Myles M. Walker Sr.

Myles Milton Walker, Sr., 95, of Bedford, died peacefully on Feb. 13, 2017, at the Genesis Healthcare Ridgewood Center, after a short illness. Born June 21, 1921 in Clinton, MA, Myles was the 11th and youngest child of Grace Luella Montgomery Walker and James Edward Henry “Harry” Walker. He ...

Gwendolyn Jones Mackey

Gwendolyn Jones Mackey, 91, a longtime resident of Nashua, passed away peacefully on November 25, 2016 and took the heart of the party with her. Known as G-Ma to her children and grandchildren, she continued to dress in silly hats, dance with wild abandon, and yell furiously at professional ...

Jacqueline A. (Quinn) Aiken

Jacqueline A. (Quinn) Aiken, 79, resident of Bedford, NH, died on January 11, 2017 in Cambridge Hospital, Cambridge, MA surrounded by her loving family following a lengthy illness. She was born in Arlington, MA on June 9, 1937, a daughter of the late James and May (Manning) Quinn. Jackie was ...