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Catholic Charities gets $25K grant to assist immigrant crime victims

MACHESTER – Catholic Charities New Hampshire received a $25,000 grant from the Norwin S. & Elizabeth N. Bean Foundation to provide immigrant victims of crime with the full legal benefits available to them under immigration law. This grant will serve as matching funds for a recent New ...

Bedford High School 3Q honor roll for 2017-18 school year

Bedford High School has announced its honor roll for the third quarter of the 2017-18 school year. HIGH HONORS GRADE 9: Lia Berman, Hannah Burdick, Laura Callahan, McKenna Casey, Carley Citron, Rachel Citron, Daniel Cronin, Thomas Crowther, Katherine Davis, Meghan Farnum, Madison Frost, ...

Meeting to update public on Bedford waterline extension projects

CONCORD – The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) announced public meetings have been scheduled in Bedford and Merrimack to provide updates on the waterline extension projects in those towns. Affected Bedford property owners will be contacted and invited to the ...

Radio Thon raises $140,000 for Veterans Count organization

MANCHESTER – The 4th annual “Make 12 Hours Count” Radio Thon for Veterans Count raised more than $140,000 for veterans, service members and their families. This annual event hosted by NH Today’s Jack Heath, in conjunction with iHeartMedia, News Radio 96-7 and WGIR-AM 610. The Radio ...

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Bedford Athletic Club hosting FUN youth soccer program

Bedford Athletic Club is offering its 2018 Spring Soccer FUNdamentals program for six weeks, beginning on April 30 and running through June 11. Players from pre-kindergarten through eighth grade are welcome to play in the program. Skills like passing, receiving, dribbling and shooting will be ...

Merrimack’s Schaller having major playoff impact for B’s

The TD Garden crowd roared. Merrimack’s Tim Schaller was on the ice, pummeling Toronto’s Ron Hainsey in the first period of Saturday night’s Eastern Conference Quarterfinal Game 2 7-3 destruction of the Maple Leafs. It was his second altercation of the game, as he also had taken on ...

Bulldog baseballers ripping up all opposition in 5-0 start

The Bedford High baseball program simply won’t let spring, and this slew of uncooperative weather, drag it down. Coming off a state runner-up season, Bedford is back at it again, 5-0 in the early going, a point that coach Billy Chapman has to be happy about. “We have plenty of room for ...

Bedford Barracudas hosting swim team signups

The Bedford Barracudas is hosting the 2018 Bedford Barracudas Swim Team Registration and Open House, Tuesday, April 3 and Tuesday, May 1, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the McKelvie Intermediate School Cafeteria. Anyone interested in learning about the program is encouraged to attend one of the sessions.

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Selectmen, take note

The need for a new library has been discussed off and on for over thirty years. Over two decades ago a plan was developed to preserve the existing Arts and Crafts library as a stunning reading room in a new structure adjacent to Carlton Pond. The rationale was the room was too good to lose and ...

Vote for Walter Gallo for Bedford library trustee

Bedford voters interested in the quality of our Bedford Public Library should vote for Walter Gallo as library trustee in Bedford’s town elections on March 13. A retired U.S. Marine Corps Col., Walter’s life has been all about service. He is a long-time member and board director of the ...

Jay Nash seeks vote for school board, wants to add a new voice

Citizens of Bedford, My name is Jay Nash and I’m asking for your vote for a seat on the Bedford School Board. As a longtime resident, and parent of four children in the schools, I’m running to add a new voice to our education table. Having met many of you over the years through ...

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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 ...